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The 5 fail-safe ways to impress your team when starting a remote role

It can be harder to build relationships when working from home. FreshSplash/Getty Remote working is very different from in-person if you haven't worked at the company before. Starting a new job remotely can be challenging as workers adapt to building relationships online. From organizing online catch-ups to learning the company culture, you can make the process easier. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Remote work is on the rise and so many more people have to jo...
Tags: Google, Work From Home, UK, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Working From Home, Pwc, Muse, New Job, Remote Working, Nordic, Brown, Art Markman


How to use LinkedIn hashtags and resume keywords to apply for remote work

Just one in 10 companies expects all their staff to return to the office after the pandemic. Manish Rajput/SOPA Images When looking for remote jobs, it's important to tailor your résumé and cover letter accordingly. Highlighting any previous remote work or related soft skills such as Zoom could go a long way. Optimizing your LinkedIn profile and using the relevant hashtags will catch recruiters' attention. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Remote work might ha...
Tags: Google, UK, Resume, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Linkedin, Remote Work, Google Docs, Job Search, Salesforce, CV, Video Conferencing, Nordic, Remote workers


A study of 61,000 Microsoft employees suggests remote work is bad for communication between different teams

Remote workers can pose "insider threats" to companies, not always intentionally. Justin Paget/Getty Images Fully remote workers communicate less with people outside their team, a study suggests. They are also slower to engage new starters, the study found. Researchers analyzed the habits of 61,000 Microsoft staff before and after they switched to remote working. See more stories on Insider's business page. People working from home in the pandemic spoke less frequently with colleagues...
Tags: UK, News, Microsoft, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Research, University, Working From Home, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Jamie Dimon, Hybrid, Stephen Jones, Berkeley Haas


The 14 key ways to prepare for before, during, and after a job interview in 2021

Delmaine Donson / Getty Images It's obvious that the more prepared you are for an interview, the likelier you are to get the job. There are things you should bear in mind for post-interview too, however. Experts suggest you need to know the difference between listening and active listening. See more stories on Insider's business page. While job interviews are a great opportunity to move your life in a different direction, to work for someone new, to get back in the market, or push...
Tags: Jobs, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Job Search, Remote Jobs, Nordic, Job Searching, Don, Tech Insider, BI General Contributors, Qayyah Moynihan, InsiderAsia, Translation Team


There are just 4 essential skills to add to your resume to find remote work in 2021

New skills are needed to work efficiently with remote teams and to be as productive as possible. Kilito Chan/Getty Images Finding a job this year is a very different ballgame from what it was pre-pandemic. Digitization has accelerated, tech is more advanced, and remote work is more common. Here are the skills job advice blog Infoempleo says you need to include on your resume to find work. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you're looking for work, finding a job this ye...
Tags: UK, Jobs, Digital, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Job Search, Remote Jobs, Nordic, Job Searching, BI General Contributors, Strategy Contributors, International Contributors, Qayyah Moynihan


The number of bosses saying they plan to downsize their office space has dropped from last year. It's a sign that hybrid working is set be a long-term trend.

The physical office is here to stay. 10'000 Hours/Getty Images The number of CEOs planning to cut office space has decreased from last year, a KPMG study found. Instead they're favoring increased flexibility, according to KPMG's latest CEO Outlook survey. KPMG also found more than half of CEOs are looking to increase investment in shared office space. See more stories on Insider's business page. Many CEOs of some of the world's largest companies are reconsidering thei...
Tags: Real Estate, New York, News, Office, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Future Of Work, Remote Work, Ceo, Canada, Hsbc, Deloitte, Kpmg, Hybrid, WPP


The 4 essential skills to put on your resume to find remote work in 2021

New skills are needed to work efficiently with remote teams and to be as productive as possible. Kilito Chan/Getty Images Finding a job this year is a very different ballgame from what it was pre-pandemic. Digitization has accelerated, tech is more advanced, and remote work is more common. Here are the skills job advice blog Infoempleo says you need to include on your resume to find work. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you're looking for work, finding a job this ye...
Tags: UK, Jobs, Digital, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Job Search, Remote Jobs, Nordic, Job Searching, BI General Contributors, Strategy Contributors, International Contributors, Qayyah Moynihan


These are the 28 US cities where managers are the most open to letting their employees keep working remotely after the pandemic

littlenySTOCK/Shutterstock Managers in these cities are the most open to long-term remote work post-COVID, a survey found. HR consulting firm Robert Half identified the 28 US cities with managers most receptive to the idea. In Boston, which led the pack, 45% of managers will let remote work continue once restrictions lift. See more stories on Insider's business page. Many companies are in the midst of hammering out their return-to-office plans but, after a year of working remotely, a ...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Washington, Boston, US, Careers, Trends, Remote Work, Indianapolis, Features, Chicago, Washington Dc, Managers, Denver, Robert Half, Nashville Tennessee


The 4 essential skills to include on your resume to find remote work in 2021

New skills are needed to work efficiently with remote teams and to be as productive as possible. Kilito Chan/Getty Images Finding a job this year is a very different ballgame from what it was pre-pandemic. Digitization has accelerated, tech is more advanced, and remote work is more common. Here are the skills job advice blog Infoempleo says you need to include on your resume to find work. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you're looking for work, finding a job this ye...
Tags: UK, Jobs, Digital, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Job Search, Remote Jobs, Nordic, Job Searching, BI General Contributors, Strategy Contributors, International Contributors, Qayyah Moynihan


A startup CEO hired his personal trainer full-time to give exercise classes and nutritional advice to staff over Zoom. It shows how remote work is rewriting company wellbeing.

Employers are rethinking employee perks in the wake of the pandemic. Oscar Wong/Getty With remote workers commuting less and working longer, companies are changing their approach to wellbeing. Fast hired a wellbeing director in order to keep staff healthy, per the San Francisco Chronicle. It represents a wider realignment of work perks following the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. With workers stuck at home, commuting less and working longer - companies must ret...
Tags: Startups, Careers, San Francisco, Trends, Strategy, Company Culture, Remote Work, Wellbeing, McDougall, San Francisco Chronicle, Stephen Jones, Royal Marine, Tech Insider, Domm Holland, Oscar Wong Getty, Hybrid Work


Remote work is rewriting company wellbeing. One startup CEO hired his personal trainer full-time to give exercise classes and nutritional advice to staff over Zoom.

Employers are rethinking employee perks in the wake of the pandemic. Oscar Wong/Getty With remote workers commuting less and working longer, companies are changing their approach to wellbeing. Fast hired a wellbeing director in order to keep staff healthy, per the San Francisco Chronicle. It represents a wider realignment of work perks following the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. With workers stuck at home, commuting less and working longer - companies must ret...
Tags: Startups, Careers, San Francisco, Trends, Strategy, Company Culture, Remote Work, Wellbeing, McDougall, San Francisco Chronicle, Stephen Jones, Royal Marine, Tech Insider, Domm Holland, Oscar Wong Getty, Hybrid Work


These 12 cities pay software engineers the most

Maskot/Getty Images Software engineers are some of America's highest paid workers. With remote work threatening to disperse engineers across the country, we wanted to find out where they're paid the most. The highest-paid engineers are all either around Silicon Valley and San Francisco or New York City. See more stories on Insider's business page. Software programming of all stripes has become an essential part of the economy, to the point where coding has become part of chil...
Tags: Facebook, Jobs, California, New York City, Careers, America, San Francisco, Trends, Remote Work, Netflix, Silicon Valley, Salaries, San Francisco Bay, Los Gatos, Google HQ, Tech Insider


We asked baristas what annoys them the most - here are their 8 rules of coffee-shop etiquette

Coffee shop owners and baristas Kat Möller and Luka Sanchez. Courtesy photos/Insider Insider spoke with over 15 baristas to ask about proper coffee shop etiquette. Be friendly to your barista but don't expect them to engage extensively in idle chit-chat. If you're a remote worker, be neat and courteous and purchase more items if you stay for a few hours. See more stories on Insider's business page. Being a barista can be a challenging job. They're on their feet all day, man...
Tags: Coffee, Etiquette, Careers, Jerusalem, Trends, Remote Work, Retail, Starbucks, Coffee Shop, Barista, Pittsburgh, Nordic, Don, Dino, Yellow Springs Ohio, Remote workers


8 things baristas want you to know about coffee shop etiquette

Coffee shop owners and baristas Kat Möller and Luka Sanchez. Courtesy photos/Insider Insider spoke with over 15 baristas to ask about proper coffee shop etiquette. Be friendly to your barista but don't expect them to engage extensively in idle chit-chat. If you're a remote worker, be neat and courteous and purchase more items if you stay for a few hours. See more stories on Insider's business page. Being a barista can be a challenging job. They're on their feet all day, man...
Tags: Coffee, Etiquette, Careers, Jerusalem, Trends, Remote Work, Retail, Starbucks, Coffee Shop, Barista, Pittsburgh, Nordic, Don, Dino, Yellow Springs Ohio, Remote workers


Millennials are 'questioning the wisdom' of returning to the office more than older generations, even though in-person work might benefit them the most

A generation gap is emerging over the debate over whether to return to in-person work. Hinterhaus Productions Younger workers are more likely to resist calls to return to in-person work. Like in-person work, remote work also comes with tradeoffs. Some companies are becoming more flexible with in-person work to retain employees. See more stories on Insider's business page. As companies increasingly call for employees to go back to in-person work, younger people are becoming some of the ...
Tags: Work From Home, News, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, New York Times, Millennials, Portland, The New York Times, Surveys, Times, Baby Boomers, Gen X, Conference Board, Tech Insider


How baristas really feel when you camp out all day at their coffee shop

Kat Möller is the owner of Kat's Coffee in Thalpe, Southern Province, Sri Lanka. Kat Möller As coffee shops reopen, more remote workers are returning for the strong brew and free WiFi. Writer Melissa Petro spoke to coffee shop owners and baristas about the etiquette of spending hours at their eateries. Kat Möller of Kat's Coffee says purchasing one item per hour is appreciated from remote workers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Coffeehouses have always offered r...
Tags: Etiquette, Careers, Trends, Remote Work, Barista, Digital Nomads, Nordic, Amy, Coffee Shops, Don, Sánchez, KAT, Dino, Yellow Springs Ohio, Moller, Melissa Petro


Sky-high California rents persuaded a tech exec to live in her $25K secondhand van and work remotely from national parks. Take a look at her new nomadic life.

Tech worker Erica Horn is working remotely from her van as she travels across the Southwest. Erica Horn Erica Horn bought a used Mercedes Sprinter for $25,000 and added a kitchen, bathroom, and two beds. Horn works has worked remotely from beautiful locations in Arizona, California, and Utah. Horn has no plans to return to the "vicious cycle" of renting in San Francisco. See more stories on Insider's business page. A 33-year-old tech worker who ditched sky-high San Francisco rents f...
Tags: Transportation, Utah, California, Washington, Oregon, Life, Office, San Francisco, Trends, Remote Work, Mercedes, Mapbox, Southwest, Van, Horn, Mercedes Sprinter


Tim Cook, Jamie Dimon, and other CEOs say employees should return to the office because it boosts creativity. Experts say that's a 'fairy tale.'

A 2019 study found open floor plan offices had 70% fewer face-to-face interactions. Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock Business leaders like Jamie Dimon say office work is essential for "spontaneous idea generation." But research doesn't support many of the claims of improved creativity and productivity. The office can be a barrier to some, and 707,000 white collar workers quit their jobs in May. See more stories on Insider's business page. America's CEOs really want their wor...
Tags: Productivity, Careers, America, Trends, Remote Work, Mit, Harvard, Ford, New York Times, Times, Offices, Zillow, Jamie Dimon, Marc Andreessen, Bernstein, Jpmorgan


HR leaders at Zoom and WayUp reveal how a strong virtual recruiting process can improve diversity and inclusion

Insider's Shana Lebowitz Gaynor with speakers Lynne Oldham of Zoom (c) and Liz Wessel of WayUp Insider Adding the word "remote" to a job isn't enough - think smartly about how you recruit virtually. A thorough hiring process that's inclusive includes plenty of face time and transparency. This was part of Insider's virtual event "Transforming HR in the Digital Era," presented by Paycom, on June 15. Click here to watch a recording of the full event. Supporting new hires throu...
Tags: US, Careers, San Francisco, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Recruiting, Unilever, HR, Hiring, Oldham, Blackrock, Zoom, Nordic, Wayup, Liz Wessel


Companies could invite a 'minefield' of lawsuits if they let employees choose how often they work remotely, economist says

Tom Werner/Getty Images Hybrid work could eventually result in lawsuits, Stanford economist Nicholas Bloom told Bloomberg. Single men could return to the office full-time while working mothers may work from home some days. It could result in a difference in promotion rates and a "legal minefield" for companies, he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The future of work could bring about new challenges for employers and employees alike - including, one leading economist s...
Tags: Work From Home, Microsoft, Stanford, US, Careers, Trends, Remote Work, Bloomberg, Austin, Hsbc, Working From Home, Salesforce, Zillow, Sundar Pichai, Cnbc, Stanford University


Take a look at what Microsoft thinks the future of hybrid meetings will look like

Microsoft/YouTube Microsoft Teams released a preview of a new, Teams-enabled conference room Friday. The setup is optimized for collaboration between remote and in-office participants. Microsoft has been working to refine virtual meetings since Teams usership spiked as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. Microsoft released a video on Friday showing what the tech giant thinks the future of its Teams meetings will look like in a hybrid offic...
Tags: News, Microsoft, Office, US, Careers, Trends, Remote Work, Teams, Tech Insider, Kurt DelBene, Annabelle Williams, Hybrid Work, Microsoft YouTube Microsoft Teams


CEOs at JPMorgan and WeWork caught flak for saying remote work doesn't work for young, ambitious, and engaged staff. Surveys of Gen-Zers suggest they could be right.

Luis Alvarez/Getty Images JPMorgan's and WeWork's CEOs said remote work doesn't work for young and engaged employees. Research shows there might be some benefits to spending time in an office. But it's possible to stay engaged even while working from home. See more stories on Insider's business page. As businesses decide what the future of the workplace will look like, including whether employees will need to return to the office, two prominent CEOs have voiced concer...
Tags: Work From Home, Microsoft, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Workers, Pwc, WeWork, Fortune, Jamie Dimon, Generation, Mckinsey, Northwestern University, Alexander


JPMorgan's and WeWork's CEOs say remote work doesn't work for young, ambitious, and engaged staff, and research shows there are perks to returning to the office for young workers

Luis Alvarez/Getty Images JPMorgan's and WeWork's CEOs said remote work doesn't work for young and engaged employees. Research shows there might be some benefits to spending time in an office. But it's possible to stay engaged even while working from home. See more stories on Insider's business page. As businesses decide what the future of the workplace will look like, including whether employees will need to return to the office, two prominent CEOs have voiced concer...
Tags: Work From Home, Microsoft, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Workers, Pwc, Fortune, Jamie Dimon, Generation, Mckinsey, Northwestern University, Alexander, Jpmorgan


Managers Need To Understand The Difference Between “Working From Home” And “Remote Working”

As managers, one of our goals is to find ways to get the most out of everyone who is part of our team. One way to go about doing this is to show some flexibility in where our team members perform their work. Right now both remote working and “working from home” are popular workplace trends that can have real benefits for your team. Managers know that there are huge benefits for the company as well, especially when you think about the having ability to add team members regardless of where t...
Tags: Work From Home, Space, Environment, Careers, Management, Remote Work, Manager, Managers, Coworkers, Meetings, Jim Anderson, Office Equipment, Occasion, IT manager skills, IT manager training, IT team building


Get paid to move: 6 regions wooing new residents with cash perks

Economic councils across the U.S. are trying to lure remote workers with incentives like cash, community events with other transplants, free flights and in the case of the Northwest Arkansas Council, a bicycle. And it seems to be working.
Tags: Lifestyle, Alabama, Remote Work, Economy, Radio, Arkansas, Hawaii, Iowa, Michigan, Moving, Savannah, Incentives, Tulsa, Markets & Economy, Select, Northwest Arkansas Council


Giving employees control over when, where, and how they work is key to attracting and retaining talent, says future of work expert

BI Graphics "The next generation is looking for meaning in their work," Arvind Malhotra said. UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School Arvind Malhotra, a professor at UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School, studies the future of work. He says people want to control when they work, where they work, and what they're working on. The challenge for companies is to create jobs that reflect workers' desire for autonomy. This article is part of a series called "Future of Work," whic...
Tags: Work, Career, Colorado, Boston, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Research, Remote, University Of North Carolina, UNC, Malhotra, Burn Out, Kenan Flagler Business School, UNC Kenan Flagler Business School


The 33 most innovative HR leaders who steered employees through a global crisis - and the plans they're using to create more flexible, equitable workplaces

Insider From left: Marissa Andrada, Naveen Bhateja, Bernard C. Coleman III, and Gianna Driver are some of this year's most innovative HR leaders. Marianne Ayala/Insider The pandemic and resulting recession put talent leaders in the global spotlight. Insider asked readers to share the names of high achievers in HR. We chose the 33 most impressive. Our list of top innovators includes HR executives from Chipotle, Zoom, and Glassdoor. See more stories on Insider's business p...
Tags: Amazon, Verizon, Uber, Utah, Texas, Leadership, Yahoo, Okta, US, Careers, America, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Diversity, Hp


5 ways to impress your team if you have to start your new job remotely

It can be harder to build relationships when working from home. FreshSplash/Getty Remote working is very different from in-person if you haven't worked at the company before.  Starting a new job remotely can be challenging as workers adapt to building relationships online. From organizing Zoom catch-ups to learning the company culture, you can make the process easier. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Remote work is on the rise and so many more people have to join new...
Tags: Google, Work From Home, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Working From Home, Pwc, Muse, New Job, Remote Working, Brown, Art Markman, University of Texas at Austin, Nintex


From LinkedIn hashtags to résumé keywords, these are the best ways to tailor your application for remote work

Just one in 10 companies expects all their staff to return to the office after the pandemic. Manish Rajput/SOPA Images When looking for remote jobs, it's important to tailor your résumé and cover letter accordingly. Highlighting any previous remote work or related soft skills such as Zoom could go a long way. Optimizing your LinkedIn profile and using the relevant hashtags will catch recruiters' attention. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Remote work might have been ...
Tags: Google, Resume, International, Careers, Trends, Linkedin, Remote Work, Google Docs, Job Search, Salesforce, CV, Video Conferencing, Remote workers, BI International, Cover Letter, UK Weekend


Rising remote work is upping job inequality in European capitals and 'scarring' some sectors, says OECD report

The expansion of remote working has led to labor inequalities in major European capitals. t: Alexander Spatari/Getty Images An report by the OECD and Indeed warned that remote working may aggravate labor inequality.  Analyzing job postings for major European capitals, experts said the service sector may be scarred. The percentage of remote job postings is increasing but the job market has still not recovered. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Remote working options ha...
Tags: Google, UK, London, Labor, France, Germany, Berlin, International, Careers, Trends, Tech, Remote Work, Job Market, Spain, Economic Inequality, Paris



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