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Working Remotely

Begin Your Next Entrepreneurial Project with a Getaway

M. Shannon Hernandez | Posted 06.19.2016 | Technology
M. Shannon Hernandez

Working and living in Bali may seem like the perfect situation--one that is too good to be true. If you've never dreamed about it, dream bigger. If you think it's not possible, think again.

Managing Security in a Changing Workforce

Tanya Williams | Posted 06.17.2016 | Business
Tanya Williams

One of the fastest growing trends in the workforce today is telecommuting. According to the United States Census Bureau, 35% or 13.4 million workers worked from home in 2010. The Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) reported an increase of over 4 million people between 1999 and 2010.

How to Survive Being a Digital Nomad

Dainius Runkevicius | Posted 05.20.2016 | Technology
Dainius Runkevicius

I reached out to Marina Janeiko, a friend of mine who has been a nomad UI/UX designer travelling around Europe, Asia and America for about 6 years now, to ask a few questions on what to prepare for before going nomadic.

5 Tips to Leverage Your Remote 'Telecommuting' Team

David Finkel | Posted 06.08.2015 | Small Business
David Finkel

There are many advantages to a remote workforce. Since 2005, tele-community has grown by nearly 80 percent. Forrester Research's US Telecommuting Forecast predicts 43 percent of the U.S. workforce will work from home by 2016.

Introducing PowerToFly Connect: An App For The World's Fastest-Growing Women's Placement Platform

Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.31.2015 | Women
Katharine Zaleski

Today we're introducing PowerToFly Connect, a free app on iOS and Android devices. It's clear that as we continue to match women with work that values...

Seven Must-Have Apps For Distributed Teams Doing Social Good

T.J. Cook | Posted 04.27.2015 | Impact
T.J. Cook

Last week I spoke with someone whose house was buried in four feet of snow outside Boston. A day later I joined a group discussing our creative approach for a financial literacy program for kids.

Off Roading: The Life of a Nomadic Family in Costa Rica

Findery | Posted 05.10.2015 | Travel
Findery

Many people fantasize about moving abroad and living the dream in paradise. Well, I can tell you that it doesn't just have to be a dream, because we are doing just that. Our family moved to Costa Rica two years ago, and we have managed to make this "living the dream" idea a reality.

25 Big-Name Companies That Let You Work From Home

Sara Sutton Fell | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
Sara Sutton Fell

For professionals who want to eliminate their commute, find more time for friends and family, be more productive at work, and enjoy better work-life balance overall, remote jobs can be an excellent option.

Work At home? Here's The Only Gift You Need This Year

Katherine Stanley Obando | Posted 02.16.2015 | Parents
Katherine Stanley Obando

I hadn't realized what a huge difference there is between a day in which you end up doing hardly any work by happenstance, and a day you intentionally dedicate to other things.

5 Essential Tools for When You're Working from a Remote Location

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 01.04.2015 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

Learning to work from anywhere you like isn't as difficult as it sounds. Learning to handle clients from a remote location isn't really all that hard, and once you get past that, you truly can work from anywhere you like.

How to Fund Your Travel Lifestyle

Cliff Hsia | Posted 01.02.2015 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

If the lack of money is stopping you from achieving your travel dreams, with a little flexibility, creativity, and resourcefulness, you'll be able to live your travel dreams on any budget.

My Summer Work-cation

Jim Joseph | Posted 11.15.2014 | Parents
Jim Joseph

Just because we decide to take PTO doesn't mean the rest of the working world acknowledges it. The demands keep coming, even with an OOO message activated.

Travel Lessons: Time Is the Only Currency

Cliff Hsia | Posted 11.04.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Travel teaches you that time is really the only valuable currency in life. We all start out with the same bank account with a deposit of about 30,000 days in our lives (approximately 82 years).

Putting the 'W' Back in WFH

Jeremy Vandehey | Posted 10.21.2014 | Business
Jeremy Vandehey

For the last year, my commute was a grueling 20 feet. I showed up to work early to fight for the best parking spot (location: the couch...opponent: my dog) and put in a solid 8 hours of work (also consisting of naps, laundry, and video games). I work from home (WFH), and I'm a lot better at it now than I used to be.

Why the Future of Work Is Already Here

Sean Kim | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
Sean Kim

It's a beautiful afternoon as I write this post at the Dineen coffee shop in Toronto. I'm also instant-messaging a co-worker in New York City, about ...

Emma Plumb: Building Great Work Cultures Through Work Flexibility

Emma Plumb | Posted 09.14.2014 | Business
Emma Plumb

My boss and I have been working together for over a year, and we've never met in person. She trusts me to make the most effective and productive decisions about where I work and how I structure my time.

Stop Spreading Lies About Telecommuting

Sara Sutton Fell | Posted 08.23.2014 | Business
Sara Sutton Fell

I've been working from home for years, and I've built my company as a completely virtual one. So when I hear the pervasive myths (lies, really) that continue to exist about working from home, it gets me a little grumpy.

6 Reasons Why I Hate That My Husband Works From Home (and 6 Reasons Why It's Awesome)

Cara Paiuk | Posted 08.05.2014 | Parents
Cara Paiuk

I can hear everything he does. EVERYTHING. Sometimes I think I can even hear him breathing. The truth is I can hear every creak in the floor, toilet flush and roll of the office chair.

WATCH: The Life-Changing Decision That Gave These People More Time And Freedom

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Leading a career of freelance work means foregoing the security of knowing where that next paycheck is coming from, but it's a choice that comes with...

The Question I Couldn't Stop Thinking About

Jennifer Benjamin | Posted 03.08.2014 | Parents
Jennifer Benjamin

At this point in my life, no, I don't have much career ambition. There, I said it. It's just not in me right now and I'm OK with that (I think).

Sophie Wade: Your Diversified Career in 2014: Own It. Work It. Love It.

Sophie Wade | Posted 03.08.2014 | Women
Sophie Wade

Reframe your working experience and think about your past and potential future moves strategically, rather than as disconnected elements.

8 Tips for Running a Virtual Meeting Like a Rockstar

Jaleh Bisharat | Posted 02.11.2014 | Business
Jaleh Bisharat

Many companies now have dispersed team members. We love the freedom to hire amazing people regardless of where they live. However, how do you run meetings like a rockstar when your entire team is not around the same physical table together?

Managing Your Time at the Home Office

Linda Lauren | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Linda Lauren

By structuring your work day so that you are clocking in and out, you are opening yourself up to a more productive lifestyle and, ultimately, more free time to spend the way you wish.

Jenn Lim Talks Meaningful Workplace Culture Sharing for Distributed Teams

Jason King | Posted 10.28.2013 | Business
Jason King

There has been no shortage of web ink dedicated lately to the topic of teams having their work from home agreements limited or terminated, Yahoo! being most notable among these. But what if geographical distribution of your team is necessary for effective functioning of your business?

WATCH: The Biggest Challenges Of Working Remotely

Posted 09.26.2013 | Healthy Living

It's undeniable that working remotely offers employees more freedom, but does the flexibility make it harder to strike a successful work-life balance?...