How Remote Workers Make Work Friends

Provided by Harvard Business Review Authors:  Beth Schinoff, Blake E. Ashforth and Kevin Corley Research has shown that when employees have friends at work they are better performers, more engaged, and happier with their jobs. However, thanks in large part to technology, how we relate to our coworkers is changing in two important ways. First, we [...]

7 Reasons to Use a Virtual Mail Service Instead of a PO Box

This post was originally published on May 7, 2018 and updated on July 9, 2019.  Virtual mail services are not new—business centers have offered them for years. Virtual mail is, however, an increasingly common offering in coworking spaces as demand for more professional amenities grows in the shared workspace industry. Virtual mail use is [...]

How to Negotiate the Best Deal for a Virtual Office

Do you even need a full-time office anymore? Maybe not. A growing number of startup founders, independent professionals, remote workers and freelancers work from wherever they can set up a laptop, including coworking spaces and shared workplaces. If you fall into one of these categories, however, you may need occasional access to meeting rooms, conference [...]

The Future of Work in the Adirondack Mountains?

“Make your Front Porch your Front Office”: That is one catchy slogan used by Clarkson University to promote the “Forever Wired” initiative, aimed at bringing broadband to the Adirondack Region in upstate New York. Not just to promote broadband, but also to develop outreach educational programs on the use of technology, to encourage telecommuting, to [...]

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