As soon as London’s first coronavirus lockdown ended last summer, Abbie Sheppard, 24, took a quick vacation to the island of Bermuda.Four months later, the vacation is long over but she’s still there -- one of the thousands of people lured to islands in the Caribbean and the...
Whether you love it or hate, COVID-19 has brought on a new reality for many people. This includes working from home and effectively reducing office...
We Need a Remote Work Commute. Perhaps commuting wasn’t so bad after… | by Stephen Moore | Nov, 2020 | Medium
Your train is running behind schedule, and you’re going to be late for work for the second time this week. Worse, you got drenched on the walk to the station, and you can already smell the damp from…
The World Economic Forum predicts that automation efforts accelerated amid the pandemic will displace 85 million global jobs by 2025.
Whenever you find it hard to get started on a task, consider scaling it down into a 2-minute version. For example, Read a book → Read one page Write an essay → Write one sentence Run 10 miles → Wear my running shoes Do 100 push-ups → Do 1 push up Eat more vegetables → Eat an...
The shift to working from home has mostly been positive for knowledge workers, but the challenges reveal a $1.2 trillion opportunity.
A director at Facebook recently redid his remote work setup to include a DSLR camera, standing desk, and Samsung Frame TV. Here are his recommendations for an office that will make you look—and feel—good on Zoom.
We’re working longer days and juggling more meetings. Here’s how to cope with ‘Zoom Fatigue’ and more.
Nonverbal communication online - Even as online meetings become more common, they can’t always capture the nuances of nonverbal interactions.
For Some, New WFH Policies Mean a Chance to Explore America | by Flora Tsapovsky | Oct, 2020 | The Bold Italic
This week in The Bold Italic, we are publishing The Californian’s Dilemma, a series that goes beyond the headlines about the “California exodus,” featuring essays from San Franciscans about why…
Airbnb says the home-share company is seeing an increase in digital nomads booking long-term stays as well as in hosts offering those types of stays.
Google's CEO says the future of work involves a 'hybrid model' and the company is already reconfiguring its offices for employee 'on-sites'
"I see the future as definitely being more flexible," Pichai said during a video interview for Time 100 this week.
The pandemic lockdown has killed the work commute. And as the number of miles people travel every day has collapsed, commuters have saved themselves billions of dollars.
The streaming giant’s leader says not being able to get together in person, particularly internationally, makes doing business harder and that he is eager to have staff back in the office once a coronavirus vaccine is available.
Alphabet Inc’s Google unit walked away from a plan to rent space in Dublin for as many 2,000 workers, shelving one of the city’s biggest real-estate deals in recent years.
How I got, handled and aced UX Interviews at companies like Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and more! | by Aaditya Ailawadhi | Prototypr
It’s interview season again, and you know what that means — That crippling feeling of not knowing how to actually handle and ace your interviews. Well, fret not, because it isn’t quite as challenging…
Spain, Greece, Ireland and other countries are trying to preserve work-life balance.
Pinterest terminated its massive 490,000-square-foot lease at San Francisco’s unbuilt 88 Bluxome project, citing a shift towards a more distributed workforce.
A new survey suggests that at least 16 percent of employees will remain at-home workers long after COVID-19 recedes, report researchers Christopher Stanton, Zoe Cullen, and Michael Luca.
Some tourism destinations are pivoting their offering to cater to the recently-expanded market of digital nomads, freed up for remote work by the pandemic.
For a decade, Carlos Silva has been gluing, nailing, and re-zippering shoes and boots at Stern Shoe Repair, a usually well-trafficked shop just outside the Metro entrance at Union Station in…
German software maker SAP has hosted virtual wine tastings and BBQs—and even designed a Tinder-like app for lunch dates.
Thinking of yourself as a separate entity can reduce anxiety, while also kicking up some major benefits for your confidence and determination.
Several countries with fragile tourist economies have started to offer visas that allow foreign nationals to live and work for a period of at least six months.
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