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We Studied 18 Remote Work Studies: Here Are The Key Stats

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I thought about doing a remote work study. I really did. Then I remembered that I read amazing ones from Buffer and Owl Labs each year. Then I remembered I read one from GitLab this year that was fantastic. I came to the conclusion that the world does not need yet another remote work, or State Of Remote Work, study… especially in 2021. But, we may need someone to go through all of the...

The 2-Person Home Office: Through 4 Years Of Marriage

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My wife, Shannon, and I have worked from home together for four years now. Since 2017. During that time, we’ve gone through a number of changes to where and how we work: First, we both worked full-time from a one-bedroom apartment Then, worked from the road during three months of travel We shared the guest bedroom as our office (and had our first kid) We shared a desk within our bedroom (since...

Anyvoo Review: My New Video Conference Background

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 Anyvoo Review: My Take On The Video Conference Backdrop Transcript “I had a client meeting the other day. I’m here at my home office. The guy turns on the video camera and he says to me, Hey, you’re working from the bathroom today. You’ve got your towels hanging up. You got your shower curtain. I thought to myself, I got to figure out a backdrop situation. I’ve...

16 Benefits Of Working From Home (For Employers)

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1. Happier employees In a 2019 study, OwlLabs found that “full-time remote workers say they’re happy in their job 22% more than people who never work remotely.” We talked about 23 benefits for employees in this article: no commute, more time for friends and family, healthier breaks, less exposure to illness, fewer distractions, and more. If your employees capitalize on only a...

23 Benefits Of Working From Home (For Employees)

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1. No commute The average one-way commute time in the United States is 26 minutes. That is 52 minutes per day, and 4 hours, 20 minutes per week. If you were to remove that average commute time, you could replace it with a half day of work, more sleep, more time with family, an entire week’s worth of workouts, and more. 2. More time for family, hobbies, & fitness By saving nearly an hour...