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Can Tech Help Busy Parents During the Long Summer Break?

In the words of Alice Cooper, “school’s out for summer” and that means a few things: a welcome break from routine and making packed lunches, but an unwelcome chorus of “I’m bored” echoing around the house every five minutes. 373 more words

When Hiring a Remote Candidate ...

Many organizations are skeptical of hiring employees who will work remotely. They think in-house personnel collaborate better with coworkers and are easier to manage. But there are benefits to having remote employees: Organizations can access larger candidate pools, managers can create diverse teams, and employees can choose their ideal working locations. 137 more words

Human Resources

Difficulties of working remotely

Although living in Portugal while earning a Dutch salary is a really nice thing, there are some downsides to having a physical distance to your employer and team. 337 more words

Remote Working

How to start freelancing, totally free!

A few days ago, I went to one of the monthly freelancer events that I attend. It’s always interesting to hear the perspectives of fellow freelancers and to understand their experiences. 827 more words

Freelance Writing Career

How to pitch your first post

So you’ve found a publication/company that you want to pitch, awesome! During my first few months, I blindly sent out thousands (yes, thousands) of emails to an assortment of magazines and companies, only to receive a handful of replies. 324 more words

Freelance Writing Career

Managing remote teams

Struggling with the practicalities of managing remote and distributed teams? Listen to our interview with a company founder who is making it work.

Flexible Boss editor Heather Greig-Smith interviews Chris Mair, one of the founding partners of technology company DADI+ which is run on an entirely remote basis. 46 more words