Remote-How Weekly Digest #16

Remote-How Weekly Digest #16

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written on December 2018 by Iwo Szapar

Hello everyone,
I hope you all have had a great week so far – we definitely have at Remote-how! And do we have news for you! 🙂

REMOTE office

Remote companies find innovative ways for their workers to connect, whether that’s Skype pyjama parties where pizza is delivered to each worker’s home, or online book clubs with everyone comparing notes on Slack.

Remote work is the ‘new frontier’, but is it really the death of the office?

Mike Eckstein had to abandon his millennial dream in Chicago’s thriving tech scene to care for his sick Mum in Sydney. Then he found a job that’d let him work any time, anywhere in the world.

REMOTE management

A recent study by Randstad USA examined key leadership traits needed for the future. They placed near the very top of its list the “ability to keep people connected and engaged. Good stuff!

A Key Management Skill For 2019?

As the use of remote workers grows, so does the potential for some of them to feel isolated.

REMOTE isolation

Employees respond to the ability to work flexibly by exerting additional effort, in order to return benefit to their employer. That could lead to burnout.

How to help remote workers feel more connected and less isolated

It’s easy for remote team members to feel isolated. Leaders can avoid this outcome by following these tips to connect and engage with remote employees.

Remote retirement

Seven out of 10 full-time gig workers say they are unprepared to maintain their current lifestyle during retirement.

5 Ways Gig Economy Workers Can Save for Retirement

Here are five ways gig economy workers can save for retirement.