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What is a Hybrid Work Schedule [With Examples]

The choice between in-office and remote operations continues to be a topic of debate in the current business landscape. Certainly, each has various advantages for workers and business leaders alike. However, it’s worth considering that the either/or approach isn’t the only option available. Many companies are currently exploring the potential for finding a good middle…

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Hot Desking vs Hoteling: What’s the Difference?

As more people embrace remote working, digital nomadism, and work-from-home setups, hot desking and hoteling have gained significant traction. But what exactly are these strategies, and how do they differ? First, let’s define each of them. What is Hot Desking? Hot desking is a workspace management system where desks are used by different people at…

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Hot Desking Advantages and Disadvantages

The hot desking concept has transcended traditional office boundaries and offers a dynamic approach to workspace utilization. As the global workforce becomes more mobile and flexible, the intricacies of hot desking may look more and more appealing to hybrid and remote workers. But first, let’s discuss the basics of what hot desking actually is… What…

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This is How Much a Coworking Membership Costs in Your State

As remote workers, we’re often alone during our workday. It’s important that we still have some type of human interaction during our work. Many of us turn to coworking spaces to provide that personal and professional connection. Having said that, the cost of a coworking membership can be a barrier to entry for some. This…

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Coworking Companies That Have an International Presence

The rise of remote work has been notable, especially with the ever-increasing number of digital nomads. The search for a reliable, flexible, and conducive workspace is critical, and coworking spaces have emerged as a viable solution. In this post, I’m breaking down coworking space companies that are in multiple countries and regions around the world….

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Hostels with Private Rooms: Why They Matter for Remote Workers

In the era of widespread remote working, the concept of a workspace has radically transformed. Gone are the days when work was confined to the four walls of an office cubicle. Today, work can happen from anywhere – a quiet café in Paris, a serene beach in Bali, or a cozy Airbnb nestled in the…

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9 Couchsurfing Alternatives in 2023

Ever find yourself daydreaming of waking up to the aroma of fresh Italian espresso in a quaint Rome apartment, or of exchanging ideas with a group of creative minds in a bustling co-working space in Tokyo? As dreamy as these scenarios sound, we know that globe-trotting doesn’t exactly come cheap. But what if we told…

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Couchsurfing vs Airbnb: Weighing Your Lodging Options

Whether you’re looking for a place to lay your head for one night, or one month, there are several options that are available to you. Whether you’re a digital nomad, freelancer, travelpreneur, on a workation, or full-time remote worker, the choice of accommodation can make a world of difference. Today, we’re putting two popular options…

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Workplace Winners: Coworking vs Working From Home

The rise of remote work has revolutionized the way we approach our professional lives, opening up new possibilities for where and how we can work. With the flexibility to choose from a range of workspaces, remote workers can now select the environment that best suits their needs and preferences. To help get insight on those…

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Workplace Winners: Coworking vs Traditional Office Space

Welcome, remote workers! Today, we’re delving into the coworking versus traditional office space debate. The workspace you choose can significantly impact your productivity, networking opportunities, and overall job satisfaction. In this post, we’ll break down the key benefits and considerations for both coworking and traditional office spaces, providing you with the information you need to…

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Working From Home with a Newborn

Navigating life with a newborn can be challenging regardless of your job. It’s hard to imagine working away from the house for long hours at a time or leaving your tiny bundle of joy with another caregiver when your maternity leave is over and it’s time to get back to work. I was lucky with my…

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Working from Home with Pets: Strategies and Tactics

Working from home has become increasingly popular over the past few years, especially with the rise of remote work opportunities. In fact, it is estimated that 25-30% of the workforce will be working remotely by the end of 2023. As a result, many remote workers are now juggling pet responsibilities alongside their professional duties. But…

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15 Healthy Work-From-Home Lunches Under $5

Roll up your sleeves and clear your kitchen countertops, because we’re about to dive into a treasure trove of scrumptious, budget-friendly recipes perfect for those work-from-home warriors! Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it too, or in this case, enjoy a delectable, nutritious meal that won’t break the bank? We’re all about…

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Unleashing the Best Home Office Video Conference Backgrounds

In the modern era of remote work and virtual meetings, your video call background plays a critical role in creating a professional and engaging online presence. With the right backdrop, you can effectively convey your personality, maintain a polished appearance, and keep the focus on the conversation at hand. Below, we’ll explore ideal home office…

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7 Ingredients of a Successful Outdoor Work Space

I probably don’t have to tell you this, but one of the benefits of remote jobs is that you can work from anywhere. You’re not restricted to a cubicle or even an indoor office. If it’s a beautiful day, you can get some vitamin D while you pop open your laptop outdoors.  But if you…

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How to Make Your WFH Office More Cozy

Part of the beauty of remote work is that you can set up shop anywhere. But you also need to find the balance between being comfortable, staying motivated, and productivity. If you pull your laptop into bed with you, are you going to fall asleep? If you work from a coffee shop, are you going…

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Virtual Coworking: Communities, Advantages and Getting Started

Coworking spaces began to gain popularity in 2005. As the workforce became global, it also became more flexible. More workers were granted the opportunity to telecommute, which made it possible to work from anywhere. But working from home is challenging, and coffee shops aren’t always conducive to holding meetings or attending virtual conferences.  Innovative companies…

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The Giant List of Public Places You Can Work Remotely

I’m constantly on the lookout for different public places to work from my laptop. I’m the kind of worker that needs new locations and environments to be productive. Because of this, keeping my eye out for places I can work from is like second nature for me (this is especially true when I’m travelling +…

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Are Coworking Spaces Worth the Money?

For the past 3-5 years, coworking spaces have been quite the rage in the remote/freelancer arena. Most businesses, however, have stayed largely out of the fray, with the exception of flexible, in-the-know small businesses. Enter covid. The pandemic left companies of all sizes scrambling to find suitable workspaces for their employees. Many were fine to…

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Working From a Bar or Restaurant

Working remotely from a restaurant and/or bar can be a great way to get away from the house and still be productive. More and more restaurants are becoming remote work-friendly. I would argue that more often that not a restaurant will have wifi available nowadays. Even with how work-friendly restaurants and bars have become in…

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Working From a Coffee Shop

I’ve been working from coffee shops for 15 years at this point. I’m not sure if that makes me an expert, but there’s at least SOME street cred there. To date, I’ve seen 2 marriage proposals, 4 ACTUAL marriages services, fighting couples, and countless job interviews. Coffee shops can take on all kinds of personalities,…

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