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Tips for managing remote teams

Asynchronous Communication: Every Company Going Async-First

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Things move quickly these days. In 2020, remote work was the future. In early 2021, it was hybrid work. As we head into 2022, now asynchronous work has been declared the future.   What is asynchronous communication? Simply put, asynchronous means “not happening at the same time.” Therefore, asynchronous communication is a form of discussion where the parties participate at...

The Great Resignation Of 2021-2022: In Hindsight

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Table of contents Chapter 1: What Is The Great Resignation? Chapter 2: Why Is The Great Resignation Happening? Chapter 3: Great Resignation Vs. The Great Reshuffle Chapter 4: Great Resignation Statistics Chapter 5: Great Resignation Demographics Chapter 6: Is The Great Resignation Real? Chapter 7: When Did The Great Resignation Start? Chapter 8: How To Combat The Great Resignation When COVID-19...

Working Hours & Days Per Month, 2024 Calendar

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It’s time to plan out the new year, 2024 (a leap year, by the way). You need some solid information about the 2024 work calendar: How many working days are there in each month of 2024? How many work hours? When do the federal holidays occur in 2024? In this article, you’ll find everything you need to know about the 2024 work calendar. If you’re in a hurry, here are the important...

How Many Work Hours & Days Are In A Month? [2023]

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It’s planning time and you need some solid data about the 2023 work year: How many work days are in each month? How many working hours are in a month? What are the federal holidays this year? We’ve compiled everything you need to know about the 2023 work calendar based on two types of work weeks: the standard 40-hour week and the four-day work week. Under each table, you’ll see...

How Many Hours Is Part Time? [Breakdown By Country]

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How many hours per week is part-time in the US? Generally speaking, a person who works fewer than 30 hours per week would be considered part time in the United States. But there is no set law defining part-time employment hours in the United States. Various government agencies and acts have given guidance about part-time work: According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics: Fewer than 35 hours...

Working 60 Hours Per Week? Try Out These 21 Schedules

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What is a 60-hour work week? A 60-hour work week usually has three blocks of time: 1) A typical work schedule like 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM, followed by 2) a one- or two-hour block of work at night, followed by ~5 hours of work on the weekend.   Are you working 60 hours per week and looking for a new way to structure it? I wrote this article for people who are in this situation: The amount of...

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, 40-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 all still doing it. But as we approach a century since the preeminent work schedule was invented, people are finally starting to question it. After all...

80-Hour Work Week: Schedule Options & Advice

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What is an 80-hour work week? If you work five days per week, you need to log 16 hours per day to get to 80 hours in a week. The most common 80-hour work week is 13-15 hours of work per day with spread over six days.   Are you working 80 hours per week? Or, eek, considering it? For those working the 80-hour work week, it takes detailed planning to mitigate the downsides of the schedule. If...

3-Day Work Week: The Complete Overview

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The five-day work week is (still) the standard. The four-day work week is quickly becoming normalized. The three-day work week? For companies, it’s mainly a distant idea, but will likely grow in popularity as the four-day work week spreads. For entrepreneurs and freelancers, it’s happening right now (and might be an attainable goal for you). In this article, we break down everything...

Providing Equipment For Remote Workers: 4 Options

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At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, companies scrambled to meet the needs of employees abruptly transitioning to remote work environments. While companies and workers have now had several years to adjust to remote work, the initial assumption that most workers would return to the office after the pandemic has been revised. Remote and hybrid work arrangements are part of the new normal, and...