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Whether your business was already embracing remote work or if you’ve been forced to adopt new practices due to Covid-19, onboarding new workers remotely can be a challenge for any company. It’s incredibly important for a new employee to have a positive introduction to the company. Their first few days can shape their opinions about their new employer and how the business functions.   It is not unusual, given current...
More workers than ever before are skipping the commute and setting up our offices in their own homes. While there are many benefits to this, there is the risk that employees could end up feeling a little isolated if it isn’t managed properly. The social element of going into the office goes a long way to creating a cooperative team that works well together. So what can you do for a team that works remotely and where the members rarely,...
Working away from the familiarities of an office can definitely be a challenge, especially over longer periods of time. Fortunately, there are some practical steps that can be taken to make the process more productive, comfortable and enjoyable. Whether you’re a line-manager, small business owner or freelancer we have compiled some tips to help you maintain a productive home-office space and get into the right mind-set for success....
With remote working on the rise faster than ever due to the COVID-19 pandemic, workers and businesses are now facing a whole new set of challenges. One of these challenges is how to stay secure online now that technology allows us to be more mobile than ever before. Even if they’re not spending all day out of the office, workers now check their emails on the go or take their devices with them to offsite client meetings, using other...
Remote working may sound ideal on paper; no commute, a proper meal at lunch, and no arguments over the office playlist. This all goes out of the window when children are involved. Kids are unlikely to respect the rules of the working day if they’re hungry or tired, and definitely won’t know the etiquette of a conference call. With more parents working from home now due to social distancing rules, there is change and uncertainty...
Swapping the office for your living room or home office can be quite the adjustment. With no physical team to lean on in your time of need, and no face-to-face interactions to give you that much needed screen break, remote working can be isolating at times.  Luckily, there are a whole host of tools out there which can make your life a lot easier while you get used to your new working environment. With these at your disposal,...
In the last decade, more people have been working remotely than ever before. The added flexibility offered by remote work is attractive to many with our busy modern lifestyles. The benefits of remote working are far-reaching. However, remote working has its challenges too. A 2019 study found that 40 percent of remote workers felt as though they were expected to contribute more while working away from the office. On the whole, it can be...
Online recruitment experts Jamie Mistlin and Anna Taylor have announced the launch of an exciting new job site dedicated solely to remote jobs. In their 15 years in the industry, they have encouraged employers to offer remote working as a benefit to help them capture in-demand talent. However, they quickly became frustrated by the limitations of traditional jobs boards where a role is locked to a single location, usually restricting...
Since the start of 2020, companies worldwide have been forced to adapt rapidly, sending workforces home to set up their new offices at home. For those who don’t have a dedicated office space at home, this has meant that their kitchen table, spare bedroom, or living room is now their workspace.  Many businesses quickly realised that changes need to be made throughout every element of their organisation for complete remote...
Welcome to remotejobs. We’re on a mission to get employers to be more remote-friendly. Embracing remote working (some or all of the time) not only helps unlock more talent but also can help: Secure in demand talent Increase productivity Create happier employees  Improve the financial well-being of employees Reduce staff turnover remotejobs is the UK’s first dedicated resource exclusively for...
Hey they and welcome to remotejobs. Thanks for being part of our community. We want to help you find the best talent and the great news is that you're already on your way by being a remote-friendly company.  Offering just a few remote days a month can be a real game-changer and the difference between filling your vacancy, or not, and attracting talent that exceeds your expectations. At remotejobs our job search filters to help...