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A Workshifting Wake-Up Call

Posted by on 29 June 2012

I was recently offered a full-time position with a growing start-up company. The job would highlight my client relationship and project management skills perfectly while allowing me to slide back into a fully functional corporate role, similar to what I have held in the past. Exciting and flattering? Yes! A good fit? No. Why? Well, […]

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Today we have a guest post from Gina M. Casillo. Gina is a staff writer for Serenity Living Stores, an online vendor of popular furniture. She enjoys writing about home décor – especially when it comes to the spaces she’s most intimate with. Regardless of whether you work in a cubicle, your own corner office […]

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Today we have our first guest post from San Sharma. San is a blogger and community manager for WorkSnug, a mobile app and website that helps you find the nearest and best laptop-friendly places near you. San works from home, in coffee shops, coworking spaces – and wherever else he can get a connection! He’s […]

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Today we have a guest post from Alan Cairns. Alan writes on a number of subjects including virtual receptionists and telephone answering services. London is set for a summer like no other. For the first time since 1948, the UK’s capital is hosting the Olympic Games. As the tourists flock in for a piece of […]

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You Can’t Parentshift

Posted by on 12 June 2012

I’m a loving dad to two amazing kids. They rock my world, and while I love visiting new places (I travel a lot every month), I hate being away from them. Technology has not only made working from anywhere possible but also empowered those of us who live the workshifting lifestyle to stay in touch […]

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Traditional descriptions of leaders and managers imply that any who hold these titles simultaneously hold the reigns of his or her team tightly and tactically. Enter the age of technology and workshifting. Can a workshifter lead and manage equally as well? The easy answer is yes, as long as your organization has adopted and embraced […]

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Australia’s Mobility Mounts

Posted by on 4 June 2012

I was looking at the latest research from analyst firm IDC on mobile working trends in the Asia/Pacific region, and there were some very interesting insights that grabbed my attention. According to the report, titled Worldwide Mobile Worker Population 2011-2015 Forecast, the mobile worker population will inflate to 838.7 million by 2015, with 40% of […]

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