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Every Company Announcing A Hybrid Work Model: Dec 23, 2021 Update

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The spread of COVID-19 forced anyone who could work from home to do just that. Where and how work should be done was questioned in a massive, global experiment. As a result, many companies announced permanent policies for remote work. As some offices started to open again in 2021, other companies announced hybrid work plans. This is a list of all of those hybrid announcements. But first, here is...

Bitcoin Jobs: 5 Places To Find Your New Role

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If you want to work for a Bitcoin company of some sort, my guess is you’re already pretty far down the rabbit hole. It’s just a guess. You may be saying things like… “I can’t take my fiat job anymore” “Bitcoin is one of the most important inventions of all time” “I can’t stand on the sidelines anymore.” My point: I won’t give...

41 Mind-Blowing Remote Work Statistics

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The adoption of remote work took an exponential leap forward as a result of pandemic lockdowns. Anyone who had the ability to work from home was either forced or recommended to do so. As you’ll read in the list of remote work statistics below, generally about 3% of the US working population worked from home before 2020. Now, ten times that (29% of respondents) would leave their job if it...

71 Remote Work Books For Your Home Office Shelf

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Every so often you read a book that makes you say “Oh, wow.” It’s changed the way you think about your work, your company, your time, or priorities. It’s both relevant enough to your life and tangible enough to implement. You fly through the book. Whether you work from home or run a remote company, a major shakeup that only a book could provide is welcomed every so often...

12 Heads of Remote To Follow For Advice

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Image credit: British Library/Flick. Just so you know, some of the links in this article are affiliate links that may provide Buildremote with a small commission at no cost to you. As far I can tell, there was only one “Head of Remote” in the world before 2020 (when the entire world went remote, as we know). That would be Darren Murph of Gitlab, the original Head of Remote. You could...

The 21 Best Bitcoin Podcasts + Guests

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Let me guess… you’re looking to learn more about Bitcoin (or already know a lot but need a new fix), and audio is your preferred way to learn. You’ve come to the right place. (Don’t forget, we have a great list of Bitcoin books if you like to read as well.) These are my favorite Bitcoin podcasts listed in order. Your list and preference may differ from mine, so I tried to...

8 Remote Work Misconceptions (From Remote Workers, Nonetheless)

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I asked about 100 people who either work remotely or in a hybrid environment, “What is the best day of the week to work from home?” (I wrote the article in that link about the results.) So many people are working for hybrid-work companies right now, I wanted to know how people structure their weeks. But I learned a lot more about how people are misperceiving remote work in...

Best Office Chairs: The Filterable List (2022)

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Don’t do what I did. I’ve worked from home for a decade, but just recently prioritized my office chair. When I was 22, I sat in a recliner with my laptop on my lap. When I was 24, I sat in a plastic IKEA chair. At 25, I went wild and bought an office chair on Craigslist for $30. When I was 28, I sat in a dining room table chair. It’s only been in the last few years that...

29 Alternative & Compressed Work Week Schedules

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On September 25, 1926, Henry Ford announced his company would start working a five-day, forty-hour work week. The five-day work week was born and it was a breakthrough, clearly! It’s been friggin’ 95 years to the day and we’re still all doing it. But as we approach a century since the preeminent work schedule was invented, people are finally starting to question it. After all...

The 21 Best Bitcoin Books: A Sortable List

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The money we all use every day (paper notes issued by the government, or fiat currency) is just one type of money used throughout time. Seashells, cows, gold, silver, rare rocks, and coins have all been used as money in the past Paper money is the present Digital money will be the future Bitcoin is the first form of digital money that has experienced mass adoption, likely because it solved some...