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Working Remotely

My Summer Work-cation

Jim Joseph | Posted 09.15.2014 | 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 09.04.2014 | 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 08.21.2014 | 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?...

Sophie Wade: The Changing Nature of Work (and What That Means for You)

Sophie Wade | Posted 11.13.2013 | Women
Sophie Wade

How have your work habits been changing over the last few years? What might you be enjoying or resisting and why?

Effective Communication Tips: Transforming Your Remote Workforce Into a Collaborative Unit

Syed Balkhi | Posted 09.29.2013 | Business
Syed Balkhi

Effective communication helps build trust and creates an environment where creative ideas and problem-solving are welcomed and encouraged. When there is no open communication, miscommunication or misunderstanding is often the result, causing conflict and frustration among team members.

Love on the Run

Kelley Whitis | Posted 09.28.2013 | Women
Kelley Whitis

Why was I just now seeing it? Was I too preoccupied to see it before? Had it been there all along? I finished my run with these questions lingering in my head.

Location Independence: 10 Things That Would Never Happen Working in an Office

Lindsay Hartfiel | Posted 07.11.2013 | Travel
Lindsay Hartfiel

It's 8:30 in the morning and I'm relaxed and feeling refreshed. Then again, who wouldn't be if they were in my shoes?

The (Surprising) Reality of Self-Employment

Robin Hoffman | Posted 08.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin Hoffman

The life I have created for myself is a serious blessing. It's something I worked hard for for many years and dreamed about since I can remember. I set myself up in a way that I can take care of myself, do what I love, make a living doing what I love, and still have time to experience my life.

Staying Visible When Working Remotely

Kevan Hall | Posted 07.24.2013 | Business
Kevan Hall

Many of us now work in virtual teams or multisite organizations where our work may be more visible to people in other functions or countries than to our bosses or colleagues in the same office, but what does this mean for our careers?

Designing Human Cities: Lessons Learned From Coworking

Eric van den Broek | Posted 07.01.2013 | Impact
Eric van den Broek

Two and a half years ago, a friend of mine, my brothers and I shared a common vision. It was time, we thought, to re-think the way people live and work. Technology enables us to work virtually anywhere anytime with anyone. In this context, what should workspaces look like?

The Future Of Work? Or An Unworkable Fantasy?

Posted 04.17.2013 | Business

On day one of his company’s grand work experiment, Kyle Pederson found himself more or less alone. Of the 15 full-time employees at Learner’s Edge...

Continuing the Discussion on Working From Home

Lia Seth | Posted 06.11.2013 | Women
Lia Seth

f my company or manager were not flexible about me working from home on occasion -- as long as I'm actually getting my work done -- I would not be able to keep this job. I really doubt I am the only person (or person with a disability) in the country in this situation.

Flexible Work Can Revolutionize Your Company (If You Do it Right)

Jaleh Bisharat | Posted 04.29.2013 | Women
Jaleh Bisharat

Why is Yahoo now requiring all its employees -- even those who were hired with the understanding that they could work from home -- to report to an office beginning in June? Is working from home a bad policy?

Marissa Mayer's No-Flex Policy Old School for Young Mom CEO

Jennifer Owens | Posted 04.27.2013 | Parents
Jennifer Owens

This is a tech company, right? One in which everyone is connected 24/7? By taking away employees' ability to decide how and when they work, Yahoo! has effectively shot itself in the foot as it limps into the future.