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A Practical Guide To Staying Healthy While WFH

For nearly a year now, many of us have cut out the daily commute to the office.  Getting to work now requires a short shuffle from bed to the kitchen table or the spare room in the mornings. And while working from home offers more flexibility and freedom, it also means we don’t actually need …

How To Streamline Your Business Operations At Your Kitchen Table

If you’re a wealthy individual with storage closets the size of bungalows and a fleet of priceless antique clocks distributed evenly throughout your mansion, this post isn’t for you. Why are you here? Just to see how regular folk live? Your voyeurism isn’t appreciated, and you are cordially invited to go elsewhere and read a …

How To Balance WFH With Home-Schooling Small Children (Again)

For many people, working from home is rather difficult.  They might not have space for decent home offices, needing to work from their kitchen tables or try to tap away at their laptops while lounging on their couches (it’s a nice mental image, but it’s deeply uncomfortable in reality). Maybe they miss the strong lighting …

House-Buying As A Millennial: Things We Wish Other People Had Told Us

So, you’re sick of sky-high rents, lazy housemates making your shared house a tip and watching your friends move into their dream homes one by one. You’re starting to think “maybe it’s time to finally get on the property ladder.” Yeah, we know — easier said than done.  If you’re one of the lucky ones …

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5 Ridiculously Useful Tools That Every Remote Worker Needs In 2021

Modern technology has spearheaded the evolution of traditional office jobs.  Before coronavirus, the possibility of remote working was already expanding the horizons of the workplace; now, as we lie in the wake of the virus’s impact, the switch has been rushed forward. Suddenly, the office is out of bounds and dining rooms, kitchens and bedrooms …

Being Productive During A Pandemic: 6 WFH Tips & Tricks

For anyone who just emerged from cryogenic sleep, here’s where things stand: we’re feverishly scrambling to deal with a pervasive plague-lite that may not have the lethality of its pandemic predecessors but definitely has enough bite to cost many lives and damage many others. Yes, the COVID-19 outbreak has turned our lives upside-down, and a …

How SMS Can Help Remote Teams Stay in Touch

One of the most pervasive global effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is that it has forced businesses into a mode of operation with which many of them were unfamiliar: remote work. Suddenly, employees were sent home through various measures of quarantine, and businesses had to adapt in order to stay afloat. Many companies found themselves …

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5 Unexpected Ways to Improve Your Skills While You’re Job Hunting

There are few things in life more frustrating and monotonous than job hunting. The longer it goes on, the more life becomes an endless grind of self-promotion that usually ends in disappointment. You’re supposed to be the best ‘you’ possible, but that’s much easier said than done. There are only so many times you can …