Category: Hints and Tips

Working from Home, with Kids.

Working remotely is a distinct professional skill. As with any other professional skill — like public speaking, or negotiations, or financial analysis — it’s built over time, and through experience, personal reflection, desire for...

How not to hold a Video Conference

Video Conferencing is now a part of every flexible workplace. It can be an invaluable tool for communication with remote teams. But the technology has to be reliable, or you could find yourself in...

Staying on the Radar

  One of the issues facing remote workers is how to ensure that their work is visible even when they are not. Being out of sight can lead to becoming out of mind, both...

8 Essentials for Flexible Working

Making a success of flexible working doesn’t just mean giving people a laptop and shooing them out of the office. Organisations need to plan, and put in place the tools, culture, and support to...

Pyjamas and Productivity for Remote Workers

Great work isn’t about hours spent but meaningful tasks accomplished. Greg Ciotti has spent the past 6 years as a remote worker, both freelancing and as an employee. In this Huffington Post article he...

Working Flexibly with Skype for Business

One of the basic requirements for flexible working is the ability to communicate easily with colleagues in different locations. There are many software tools available which let you do this, and one of the most...

The Constantly Connected World

We’re living in an always-on, constantly connected world.  For many of us that means the old 9 to 5 world doesn’t make a lot of sense. You don’t have to be an office worker...