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Is Being “Out of Office” Your Job?

Posted by on 28 February 2013

“Out of Office” is probably the most common auto-reply in the world – so popular there are even tutorials on how to write one. But times are changing and the term is gradually losing its meaning. From an email response telling people that you would not be working, “Out of Office” is becoming where more […]

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I live in a 1-bedroom apartment in New York City, and I work from home almost every day. My workday starts when I move from the bedroom to the desk in the living room. And for those of you workshifters out there who have a similar routine, you have probably experienced what I do from […]

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VIDEO: Boost Your Brainpower

Posted by on 25 February 2013

Exciting times at Citrix today! We’re launching our new video blog series called “The GoTo Guides”, which will take a fun look at ways to improve productivity. Follow or submit your own tips using the hashtag #GoToGuides on Twitter. First up is our stop-motion extravaganza on how to boost brainpower and productivity, with healthy-eating tips […]

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Today we have a guest post from Dhru Purohit. Dhru is co-founder and chief executive at the Clean Program, a revolutionary protocol designed to restore the body’s natural ability to heal itself. You can follow Dhru on Facebook here. I’ve been working from home since I was 20, and I just turned 30 this past […]

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Please welcome Caleb Parker, our latest regular contributor to the Workshifting blog. This is Caleb’s first post. I know what you’re thinking: “How do you pronounce that? Bee-yoo?” Seriously though, maybe you thought I meant Bring Your Own Device (BYOD). That’s the big buzzword everyone’s talking about lately when referring to the mobile workforce. BYOD is […]

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How Workshifting Can Redefine the Trajectory of Success

In a recent article by Arianna Huffington reflecting on Hillary Clinton’s career trajectory and professional profile, the focus quickly shifts from Hillary to everyone. Succinctly put, Huffington examines the current standards on which professional success is based: lack of sleep, overwork and burnout – symptoms any highly driven and dedicated person can attest to. Like […]

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(Still) Workshifting for Love

Posted by on 14 February 2013

Today, we’re republishing a popular 2011 post from Eric Bensley. It’s not Telework Week 2013 yet but it is Valentine’s Day and Eric’s workshifting love story below is a great reminder of how technology can allow us to remain close to those we love. In case you haven’t heard, this week is like a national […]

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Today we have a guest post from Jen Saunders. Jen is a veteran journalist who enjoys covering a wide range of topics like social media, business, society and others as the content manager for Organic Media Group, a boutique SEO consulting agency. Jen has studied and taught English Literature and Art History, and she loves scuba […]

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We’re trying something new here at Workshifting. Every month, we’re going to find and publish one video that embodies the ideas we discuss on the blog (anywhere productivity, work-life balance, travel, etc.). In response to Alleah Gogley’s post last week about finding the right work-life fit, we chose a TED Talk from Nigel Marsh as […]

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The competitive, fast-paced business landscape that we work in today places a premium on the ability to get work done anywhere, anytime, by any type of internal or external worker. As a result, businesses around the world are developing workshifting strategies to embrace workplace flexibility. This allows your organization to gain strategic and operational advantages […]

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