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I’ve been a part-time workshifter for six years. My favorite things about working from anywhere are what I save by not commuting every day, the extra family time and the ability to be productive when I feel inspired, whether it’s 9 a.m. or 9 p.m. While I enjoy a few days at home and a […]

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Committing your company to a workshifting strategy means going beyond the current trends of the day. Many companies are replacing closed offices with open offices and moving from company-issued-device-only policies to bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs. These are, in most cases, surface-only strategies that don’t really get to the heart of what workshifting is about. At its […]

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Much of the conversation about workshifting traditionally focuses on the shifter — i.e., the individual worker who is creating her own transition, or whose employer or job situation allows for remote or flexible working. However, unless the company itself embraces and effectively manages workshifting, problems can result. This was clearly proven in 2013 when Yahoo […]

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Technology and globalization are affecting us more than we think they are, especially at work. How we work, when we work and even whom we work with are changing. Below are 16 clues that prove that the future of our work world has been changing steadily and ways you can be ready for what’s next. […]

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Today, we have a guest post from Connie Chan. Connie is the principal of Chess Media Group, a management consulting and strategic advisory firm. Chess works with some of the world’s largest and most forward-thinking companies on future of work and collaboration initiatives. Clients include companies such as Safeway, Sodexo, Lenovo, Franklin Templeton Investments, Lowe’s Home Improvement […]

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TheWorkTalkShow

We’ve all heard of working from home, but a new term is gaining traction today: homing from work. As you can imagine, just as we take more of our work home, employees are now bringing more of their home lives to work as well. Dan Levi, chief marketing officer of Captivate, is at the forefront […]

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7 Workshifting Tips for Better Collaboration

Today, we have a guest post from Gihan Perera. A consultant, speaker and author, Gihan helps thought leaders and business professionals leverage their expertise. He’s based in Perth, Australia, but considers himself a true digital nomad who carries his office in his backpack. He’s worked from homes, offices and cafés in Prague, Florence, Auckland, Vancouver […]

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TheWorkTalkShow

Today, we’re introducing a new regular contributor to Workshifting. We’ll be syndicating The Work Talk Show podcast from DJ Waldow and Nick Westergaard. About The Work Talk Show The Work Talk Show is a weekly podcast featuring a talk show format along with smart guests who operate outside the lines of what work has traditionally […]

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A Day in the Workshifting Life of Today’s Fashionably Flexible Women

Today we have a guest post from Roberto Romualdez. Roberto is Head of Wear to Work designs at New York & Company, advocating for fashionable yet functional wear-to-work clothing. NY&CO is a leading specialty retailer of women’s fashion apparel and accessories that provides perfectly fitting work blouses, dresses and tailored suiting options. Many women in today’s workforce work remotely. Some work […]

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The Evolution of the Office

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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. The idea of what makes a good working environment is constantly changing, so it’s no surprise that different businesses choose to operate in very different ways. Here are various office setups and their implications for […]

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