Zapier Interview

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Imagine…a world where apps magically talked to one another, giving you superhuman abilities to get things done efficiently. Sounds pretty awesome, right? The folks at Zapier thought it was high time that we stopped imagining such things, so they made them a reality. Anyone, anywhere now has access to technology and workflow that were once only available to people with serious programming … Read More

A Look At What Makes Buffer So Incredibly Awesome

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Have you heard of Buffer? I’m assuming that – like the thousands of people that use their service every day – you have heard of them and know they are ridiculously awesome. If you haven’t found out about them yet, then consider this your introduction to one of the most forward-thinking companies I have had the pleasure of chatting with. Like … Read More

15 Top Tools For Productive Workflow

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15 Top Tools For Productive Workflow

Productivity. More than just a popular buzzword, it’s at the heart of every effective business and it’s the lifeline of every successful individual.   Want to get more done, faster? Productivity can help you out. Want to make more money? Productivity just might be the key to your success in that area. Want to create a more efficient workflow and stay organized while … Read More

Telecommuting With Hewlett Packard: Part 2

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Telecommuting With Hewlett Packard: Part 2

In the first installment of my interview with Jen Haley – a Software Engineer with Hewlett Packard – we chatted about her history living in Montana and how she same to work for HP/EDS while living here, in Montana. In this installment we will find out how she transitioned to a telecommute position, and she will also share her thoughts … Read More

Managing A Remote Workforce Part 3: How To Effectively Manage Your Telework Team No Matter Where They Are Located

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Managing A Remote Workforce Part 3: How To Effectively Manage Your Telework Team No Matter Where They Are Located

Effectively managing a telework team is no walk in the park. While none of the rules governing traditional employee workflow will apply, there is still a need for parallel processes and protocols that will ensure everyone stays on the same page and – more importantly – to ensure that productivity stays high. There are a slew of telecommute “styles,” but … Read More

Top 65 Collaborative Work Tools of 2015

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Managing a company is hard work. Managing a remote team can be even harder. But thanks to the products, software, tools, and apps listed below, collaborating long-distance has never been easier. I am excited to highlight some of the top collaborative work tools of 2015 – some lists feature repeated resources – this is either because they did’t fit neatly into … Read More

Managing a Remote Workforce – Part 1: Hiring Remote Workers Can Tremendously Benefit Your Business

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The numbers don’t lie. According to one of the most recent comprehensive studies on telecommuting courtesy of WorldAtWork and GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com, approximately 26.2 million people telecommuted in 2010. While those numbers are 5 years old (I’d say it’s about time for another survey!) they still provide vital insight into a work trend that is proving to be much more than just … Read More