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Creative Sound Blaster Play! 4 USB DAC Review

Over the past year many people have been forced to work remotely and from home. Since then we've become very familiar with Zoom, Skype, Microsoft Teams and any other video chat app that your employer might use. While your video quality doesn't always have to be the best your audio quality definitely does. I'm sure you've experienced someone using the built-in microphone on their laptop and how annoying it is, you definitely don't want to be that person. Well Creative has a very affordable so...
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Small Ways to Make Your Home Business Stand Out

Running a home business comes with a lot of advantages. You get to work at your own flexible time. You never get bogged down by the daily commute. And you get to enjoy the benefit of not paying office rent.  But even with all these benefits, the lack of a walk-in shop or office might make it difficult for your business to stand out. In this article, we highlight to you five top home business hacks that will make you look more professional and make your business stand out.  1. Create...
Tags: Work From Home, Fashion, Home Office, Logo, Thank You Cards, Home Business, Work At Home, Stay At Home Mom, Home Life


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


Fortune 500 Clients Tell Law Firms To Go Right Ahead And Work From Home

'Yeah, we don't know what Morgan Stanley's smoking.'
Tags: Work From Home, Law, Morgan Stanley, Biglaw


Ultimate Back to the Office Clothing Haul Guide for 2021

Are you heading back into the office soon? We never thought we would see the day after we all started working remotely a little over a year ago. But whether your return back to the office has been highly anticipated or you’re dreading going back to your 9-to-5 office job, we are here to get you excited. And what could be more exciting than a clothing haul? Heading back into the office requires a new wardrobe of plus size womens clothing that makes you feel confident and sharp. And while ne...
Tags: Work From Home, Fashion, Workwear, Work Outfits, Work & Business, Work Fashion, Work Wardrobe, Work Wear, Comfortable Workwear, Mangostar Shuttestock, Pitchayaarch Photography Shutterstock, Elizaveta Starkova Shutterstock




3 Reasons Why Your Remote Workers Are Not As Safe As You Think

Strengthen your business’ security by following best practices and training your employees on security for remote workers. The post 3 Reasons Why Your Remote Workers Are Not As Safe As You Think appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Work From Home, Startups, Remote Work, Professionalisms, Business Security, Remote Workforce, Office Security


Some Apple staff have reportedly quit because of the company's stance against remote working

Apple CEO Tim Cook. Karl Mondon/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images Apple employees feel the company is cracking own on remote work, the Verge reports. From September Apple will require employees to come into the office three days a week. 10 employees reportedly said they're quitting or know someone who is because of Apple's position. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple's hard line on remote working is prompting some employees to quit and ot...
Tags: Apple, Work From Home, Facebook, Twitter, News, Trends, Remote Work, Tim Cook, Silicon Valley, Biden, Tech Insider, The Verge, Getty Images Apple, Verge Apple, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Tim Cook Karl Mondon


The Hidden Benefits of Post Traumatic Growth

No one disputes that the past 18 months have been some of the toughest that the world have ever experienced and for business leaders, their teams have been through a massive trauma.  The world has changed and life will never be the same again. So, as we start returning to work, as the COVID restrictions ease across the world, leaders need to consider the impact the pandemic has had on their team and act accordingly. Many of us are familiar with the term Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PSTD) whic...
Tags: Work From Home, Leadership, Leaders, Confidence, Growth, Reconnect, Personal Strength, Strong Relationships, New Possibilities, Post Traumatic Growth, Spiritual Changes, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PSTD


Some Apple staff have quit because of the company's stance against remote working, a report says

Tim Cook, Apple's CEO. Karl Mondon/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images Apple employees feel the company is cracking down on remote work, The Verge reports. From September, Apple plans to require employees to come into the office three days a week. Ten employees say they're quitting or know someone who is because of Apple's position. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple's hard line on remote working is prompting some employees to quit and ...
Tags: Apple, Work From Home, Facebook, Twitter, News, Trends, Remote Work, Tim Cook, Silicon Valley, Biden, Tech Insider, Getty Images Apple, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Hybrid Work


Google engineers say they're just as productive at home as in the office, but the tech giant wants them back on site anyway

Alphabet Inc.'s Google logo. Ng Han Guan/AP Photo Google engineers reportedly feel just as productive at home as in the office, according to an internal survey. Over 75% of staff also say they want more "collaboration and social connections." Google is forging ahead with plans to have employees return to the office starting in September. See more stories on Insider's business page. Google employees say they're just as productive at home as they were working on site before the c...
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Tension at Google: The search giant wants its engineers back in the office, but they say they're just as productive working from home

Alphabet Inc.'s Google logo. Ng Han Guan/AP Photo Google engineers reportedly feel just as productive at home as in the office, according to an internal survey. Over 75% of staff also say they want more "collaboration and social connections." Google is forging ahead with plans to have employees return to the office starting in September. See more stories on Insider's business page. Google employees say they're just as productive at home as they were working on site before the c...
Tags: Google, Work From Home, News, Trends, New Zealand, Alphabet Inc, Brian Welle, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Return To Work, Urs Hölzle Google, Hölzle, CNET Google, Return To Office, Bloomberg Most


The Real Word: How is the end of remote work impacting markets?

This week on The Real Word, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss how an end to remote work is impacting real estate markets. Plus, iBuying activity and Instagram’s new focus.
Tags: Work From Home, Video, Instagram, Opinion, Service, Radio, Teams, Agent, Columns, Industry News, Nicole White, Coming Soon, Brokerage, Select, Real Trends, Byron Lazine


Google Meet vs. Zoom: Here's how the popular video conferencing tools stack up

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Google Meet and Zoom are two of the most popular video conferencing tools on the market. Google Hangouts; Zoom Alyssa Powell/Insider If you're learning or working from home, a video conferencing tool is a must. Two of the best services out there are Google Meet and Zoom. Zoom supports larger meetings, but Google Meet is conveniently packaged with other Google services. Table of Contents: Masthead S...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Work From Home, Education, Trends, Tech, Streaming, Skype, Video Conferencing, Zoom, Business Standard, SJ, Tech Insider, Google Meet, Google Hangouts Meet, Insider Picks


A senior Google executive who reportedly opposed employees working remotely has caused an internal stir by moving to New Zealand to work remotely himself

Urs Hölzle. Christoph Dernbach/Getty Images Senior Google executive Urs Hölzle is moving to New Zealand to work remotely, CNET reports. His move fueled internal uproar as he reportedly opposed remote work for lower-level staff. Google has said it is planning to have most employees start returning to the office in September. See more stories on Insider's business page. A senior Google executive has caused uproar at the company after reportedly moving to New Zealand to work remotely desp...
Tags: Google, Work From Home, California, US, Trends, Remote Work, New Zealand, Cnet, Bay Area, Urs Hölzle, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Urs Hölzle Google, Hölzle, Return To The Office, Urs Hölzle Christoph Dernbach Getty


What the Research Shows on What Employees Want When They Return to the Office

Many leaders feel confident that they know what employees want in returning to the office. Unfortunately, it’s too easy to make false assumptions about the desires of others due to a dangerous judgment error termed the false consensus effect. This problematic mental blindspot causes us to perceive others who we feel to be in our team as sharing our beliefs. That’s often not the case. The false consensus effect is one of over 100 misleading mental patterns that researchers in behavioral economics...
Tags: Work From Home, Leadership, Remote Work, Employee Satisfaction, University Of Chicago, Remote Teams, Hybrid Teams


3 Ways to Create a Healthy Working Environment at Home

Working from home has become the new norm since the pandemic hit. Though this isn’t the only reason why most people work from home, there are other contributing factors. For instance, most organizations were already on this trend, perhaps because of its benefits. Working from home allows employees to balance life and perform adequately, which is good for employers. It also allows employees to save on time and money when going to the office and buying gas. Furthermore, working from home support...
Tags: Work From Home, Employment, Jazz, Healthy Work Environment, Ergonomic Office Equipment Ergonomic


Nearly 90% of surveyed Apple employees reportedly say being able to work from home indefinitely is 'very important' as the company plows ahead with plans to return to the office

Apple CEO Tim Cook. Roy Rochlin/WireImage/Getty Images Nearly 90% of surveyed Apple employees value an indefinite work-from-home option, The Verge reports. Apple has doubled down on its plans for hybrid work, including a September return to the office. The company's workers have previously protested plans to go to the office three days a week. See more stories on Insider's business page. The vast majority of surveyed Apple employees reportedly say they value being able to work fr...
Tags: Apple, Work From Home, Trends, Tim Cook, Brien, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Deirdre O Brien Apple, Return To Office, Hybrid Work, Tim Cook Roy Rochlin


How major PR firms Ogilvy and Weber Shandwick are preparing for the new hybrid workplace

Insider's Tanya Dua (L) interviews Gail Heimann (C), CEO of Weber Shandwick, and Devika Bulchandani (R), North America CEO of Ogilvy. Insider Events Businesses are investing in processes and technologies to manage the new normal. Two CEOs said now is an opportunity to foster inclusion and positive well-being in the workplace. This was part of Insider's "What's next: CEOs on How Talent Drives Transformation" presented by ProEdge, a PwC Product. Click here to watch a recording of...
Tags: Work From Home, New York, Leadership, Minneapolis, Office, US, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Diversity, Weber Shandwick, C, North America, Flexibility, Ogilvy, Nordic


This may be the end of the work-from-home economy

Justin Lewis/Getty Images The June jobs report found fewer than 15% of workers were remote. This is down from the 35% of people who were working from home in May. Although remote work is decreasing, many people still want the option to stay at home. See more stories on Insider's business page. The number of people with jobs might have increased in June, but remote work decreased, suggesting a possible end to what became the norm for working during the pandemic.The June jobs report wen...
Tags: Apple, Work From Home, Politics, Jobs, Labor, Trends, Remote Work, Markets, Economy, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Unemployment, Goldman Sachs, Wages, Jack Dorsey, Indeed, Jed Kolko


How to ask your boss if you can keep working from home as offices reopen

There are benefits to working from home, but make sure you don't just want to escape. Justin Lewis/Getty Images As business leaders call teams back to the office, many employees are hesitant to give up WFH. If you want to ask your boss for a flexible work schedule, be clear about how it will benefit you both. Also consider if staying home is really what you want - and what's best for your career advancement. See more stories on Insider's business page. The email from your boss ...
Tags: Work, Work From Home, US, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Negotiation, Flexibility, Nordic, Cummings, Underwood, Contributor, WFH, Contributor 2019, Justin Lewis Getty, HerMoney


3 ways managers can support employees living with chronic pain and fatigue

Managers should focus on ways to make workers with chronic pain more comfortable in the office - or let them work from home. kokouu/Getty Images Around one in five adults in the US lives with chronic pain. To better support employees living with chronic pain, meet them with compassion. Accommodations like a standing desk or WFH schedule can improve their experience. See more stories on Insider's business page. Around one in five adults in the United States lives with chronic pain, acco...
Tags: Work From Home, Leadership, Fatigue, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Management, Compassion, Disability, United States, Illinois, Pain, Chronic Pain, Nordic, Accomodation


5 ways to optimize your home Wi-Fi network for the work-from-home era

Working from home is great, but it also places increased demands on your home Wi-Fi network. Here's how to set your home network up for optimal performance
Tags: Work From Home, Internet, Wi-fi, Trends, Computing, Dual-band, Power Of Collaboration, Tri-Band, Multi-band Router


What Jobs Can You Work From Home?

If you are keen to work from home, you might have heard about all of the many advantages of doing so, and you are therefore keen to try it out for yourself.
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What Jobs Can You Work From Home?

If you are keen to work from home, you might have heard about all of the many advantages of doing so, and you are keen to try it out. There are many benefits to working from home, and it’s something that a lot of people re looking to do with their careers.
Tags: Work From Home, Jobs, Find your Dream Job


A Microsoft exec said that some staff slept in data centers during the pandemic to avoid getting stuck in roadblocks on the commute home

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Some Microsoft employees slept in the company's data centers during the pandemic, an exec said. Kristen Roby Dimlow said these employees were worried about being unable to travel home. Another Microsoft exec previously told CNBC the company provided staff transport to data centers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Employees at Microsoft data centers sometimes slept on site during the pandemic, according to an executive...
Tags: Work From Home, News, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, New York City, Trends, Data Centers, Morgan Stanley, Cnbc, Remote Working, Mark Lennihan, Tech Insider, Cloud Operations, CNBC Microsoft, Noelle Walsh, Grace Dean


Tech companies are looking at more flexible work models when offices reopen

Last week, Apple announced it wanted employees to return to the Cupertino campus for three days a week starting in September. Some employees who have grown used to the flexibility of working at home pushed back. Prior to the pandemic, with few exceptions, most employees went into an office most days. But when COVID hit in March 2020 and workers were forced home, employers quickly learned that their staff could be productive even when they weren’t sitting in the same building. Now it seems it wil...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Work, Work From Home, TC, Facebook, Microsoft, Tech, Andreessen Horowitz, Cupertino, Sundar Pichai, Alphabet, Hinchcliffe, Constellation Research, Dion Hinchcliffe


Managers Prepare To Use AI As Their Offices Start To Open Up

Safety monitoring is one of the things that manager will need to do Image Credit: Jesús Corrius The Covid-19 pandemic caused just about every office to shut down and close their doors. Each member of your team started working from home and as a manager you had a whole new set of issues that you had to work through in order to keep your team both together and productive. However, now things are once again starting to change. The arrival of a vaccine has allowed business to once again ...
Tags: Health, Productivity, Work From Home, Office, Careers, Management, Traffic, Artificial Intelligence, Ai, Hybrid, Jim Anderson, IT manager skills, IT manager training, IT team building


3 Tips on How To Avoid Post-Pandemic False Online ‘Opportunities’

It’s quite a shame that in the last year so many people have had their livelihoods affected, and for obvious reasons. Of course, the measures of the last year have been necessary for many, but that doesn’t mean we don’t feel the effects. For this reason, more and more people are starting to use whatever means they can of earning money online, or finding income strategies that simply work without question, and of allowing scammers and other unprofessional entities to take advantage of people wh...
Tags: Google, Career, Work From Home, Money Matters, Jazz, Glassdoor, False Online Opportunities


Mark Zuckerberg plans to work remotely for half the next year because it makes him 'happier and more productive'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP via Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg plans to spend half the next year working remotely, The Wall Street Journal reported. Zuckerberg said in a memo to staff that remote working helped him spend more time with his family. Facebook also said it would let more staff, including those at entry level, work from home permanently. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook is letting more employees work from home - and its CEO Mark ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Work From Home, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Europe, UK, News, US, San Francisco, Trends, Remote Work, Cnn, Canada, Ford