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As Telecommuting Rises, Here's How To Keep Tabs On Your Team

Danielle Sabrina | Posted 02.01.2017 | Business
Danielle Sabrina

Technology is facilitating telecommuting and making the physical office a thing of the past.

8 Common Office Chair Mistakes to Avoid

Janet Miller | Posted 10.23.2016 | HuffPost Home
Janet Miller

Buying an office chair requires a lot of considerations such as comfort and security. The best office chair does not have to be hard to come by, and y...

The Versatile Employer: Retaining Employees by Meeting Their Needs

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 08.30.2016 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

Highly qualified personnel is a hard to come by -- particularly in certain industries and fields of expertise. In order to recruit and retain top talent, companies need to ensure that their employees are happy. And one way to do that is being a versatile employer.

Office Spaces: Should You Buy or Rent one?

Adeyemi Adetilewa | Posted 08.16.2016 | Business
Adeyemi Adetilewa

It is tempting to buy your own office space if the money is available. But is it really worth it in the long run?

Build Your Creative Office Space

Sophie Andrews | Posted 08.11.2016 | Business
Sophie Andrews

There are few things in life that can suck the creative energy right out of you quite like that of a drab and boring office space. Homogenous rows of cubicles completely devoid of personality might be the worst, but generic beige walls and bland carpets are horribly oppressive in their own right.

The Productivity Tool Your Employees Are Asking For (But Probably Don't Have Yet)

Krish Ramakrishnan | Posted 07.29.2016 | Business
Krish Ramakrishnan

Rolling your eyes, nodding your head or giving a friendly smile can make a major difference in how your business partners perceive you. Body language,...

Designing An Efficient Home Office From The Ground Up

Lucinda Watrous | Posted 07.01.2016 | Business
Lucinda Watrous

If you're one of the millions out there making the transition to telecommuting, it's time to turn that spare bedroom or garage space into a home offic...

These Simple Tricks Will Make It WAY Easier To Work From Home

Houzz | Posted 06.27.2016 | HuffPost Home

By Yanic Simard, Houzz Contributor A great home office balances the rigors of work and the relaxation of life in your most familiar and comfortable...

Food & Wine's Best New Chef Finds a Recipe for Relaxation

Laurel & Wolf | Posted 06.15.2016 | Style
Laurel & Wolf

Just like the Thai cuisine he's famous for, Chef Kris Yenbamroong lacks no flavor. Both of his restaurants are wildly vibrant, his menus are always bold, and he met his now-wife on a night out with friends that ended in a bar fight. Though his dishes stand alone without the help of other ingredients, it's his wife, Sarah St. Lifer who provides him with a sense of balance.  

Why the 9-to-5 Workday Should No Longer Apply

Kelly Marie Fairchild | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
Kelly Marie Fairchild

The history of the 40-hour workweek was created in the thirties, yet we are still abiding by this today. Why?

The Evolution of the Home Office

Amanda Schneider | Posted 03.11.2016 | Business
Amanda Schneider

The office is not the only work space that is evolving; a new level of electronic mobility -- coupled with intense electronic dependence -- is leading to changes in how homes are designed and how workspace is integrated into home life.

3 Tips to Design a Functional Home Office You'll Actually Use

Anna Johansson | Posted 03.10.2016 | Business
Anna Johansson

Whether you work entirely from home, or occasionally bring some office tasks back to your house, the functionality and appeal of your home office will influence whether you're productive and engaged ... or not.

5 Ways to Make Your Work Space Work for You!

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 02.17.2017 | Business
Devishobha Ramanan

In today's work world, being productive and being creative are the two important defining characteristics for success. Whether the entity is a company that supports on-site teams, or encourages remote working, the work environment plays a huge role in the quality of work and morale of the employees.

How to Work from Home and Get Stuff Done While Still Preserving Family Peace and Normal Social Behavior

Daniel Threlfall | Posted 02.12.2017 | Business
Daniel Threlfall

Working from home can produce heights of ecstasy and depths of agony.

The Modern Rules of Home Workplace Organization

Geri Spieler | Posted 02.08.2017 | HuffPost Home
Geri Spieler

Once you have a go at workplace organization, your productivity will be boosted! And the art of workplace organization is not about decluttering your messy table. It's about creating a perfect working environment. Learn above-mentioned tips to organize your workplace once and for all.

7 Reasons Why I Keep My Home WiFi-Free

Carmella Guiol | Posted 01.22.2017 | Healthy Living
Carmella Guiol

The Internet is a great tool, but it is also a risky one. We have all fallen victim to the Internet's black hole effect, reemerging hours later to wonder where the day went. We pay in time and peace of mind what we get in "convenience." These are a few reasons why I keep wifi out of my home.

UK Home Office Silent on Caribbean Passport Controls

Till Bruckner | Posted 01.21.2017 | World
Till Bruckner

The UK's Home Office seems unwilling to explain why passport holders from Caribbean countries with reportedly loose passport policies are permitted vi...

Arranging the Work-Space to Embrace Balance

Linda Lauren | Posted 01.20.2017 | Business
Linda Lauren

I create my day every day by putting out to the universe what I want to embrace and receive in return. I have discovered that balance may be the most important thing that I want to embrace.

Setting Up a Home Office: The Home Depot vs. IKEA

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 01.05.2017 | HuffPost Home
Alla Kazovsky

The other night I went to The Home Depot to challenge IKEA. In the process of setting up a home office, I wanted to see if THD can serve me better. Flat packed stuff from IKEA is too obvious. No wonder there are so many IKEA "hacks" out there.

39 Organizing Ideas That Will Actually Make Your Home Look Spotless

Hometalk | Posted 12.31.2016 | HuffPost Home

Who else is so ready for a blank slate? It's a new year, which means it's time to say goodbye to any chaotic or messy spaces and take on some killer o...

An Office Yoga Sequence To Restore And Rejuvenate | Posted 10.26.2016 | Healthy Living

When we're happy, we can thrive in our work. This practice will make your whole body happier in just a few minutes at your desk. Yes, yoga at the office -- we dare you to try it!

How to Style A Bookshelf Like You Mean It!

Decor Aid | Posted 10.26.2016 | HuffPost Home
Decor Aid

When you want to turn bookshelves from simple storage into a design statement, our designers advise, "looking beyond books for creating a bookshelf that reflects the personality of your home and your life."

A True Story: 20 Ways The Office Has Changed Since 1981

Robyn Shulman | Posted 10.04.2016 | Business
Robyn Shulman

Do you ever think about how much the average office life has changed in the past 5 years alone? How about over 30 years? A friend of mine who worked for the same company for 34 years shared his most compelling reflections and short stories.

Working From Home: How to Stay Focused in Your Apartment

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 09.25.2016 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Remember: Not all workspaces are created equal. Your home-office space shouldn't be the couch in front of the TV, and it definitely shouldn't be in bed. Ideally, it shouldn't even be in your bedroom.

6 Hacks To Organize Your Office Space

Rachel Hollis | Posted 09.24.2016 | HuffPost Home
Rachel Hollis

I don't know about you, but I cannot work in a cluttered environment. I like my desk to be tidy, my to-do list to be written and my office space to be well kept. If you're like me, you will find these tips very useful!