Once upon a time, interviewing for a job at a far-off company typically meant flying out to meet them. Now, however, thanks to Skype and other video-calling technology, hiring managers often opt for a video interview instead.
One of the hardest things about quitting your job is resisting the urge to simply stop showing up. You’ve already made the decision, so it can seem like not much is at stake. However, your job isn’t over until that last day officially ends.
In Japan, Microsoft recently tested out a four-day workweek with some of its employees. No doubt, the workers were happy to participate. However, the recently-published results should make the rest of the company just as happy because productivity increased by 40 percent!
So, you’ve found a new hobby, and you absolutely love it! Maybe you’ve discovered the thrill of snowboarding or just picked up a paintbrush. Perhaps you’ve realized you have a knack for finding the best vintage clothes at the thrift store.
Have you ever noticed the way your mindset changes on your most productive days? Instead of struggling to focus and fend off distractions, you’re locked in, accomplishing the task at hand with ease. Hours slip by barely noticed—and before you know it, your big task is complete.
By some estimates, half of the U.S. workforce will soon work remotely. Remote work is the future of work in many ways, and coworking spaces have tapped the trend by offering office space for individuals to rent. But is a coworking space right for you?
Today, about a third of U.S. workers have a freelance job. Some use it as a side hustle, while others manage the struggles and triumphs of freelancing full-time. But all of them face the same difficulty each year: figuring out freelance taxes.
The opportunity to work from home seems like a dream gig. But is it difficult to stay focused when you’re surrounded by the comforts (and distractions) of home? Actually, it’s easier than you might think.
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