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Remote Employees 101: How to Manage Your Remote Team

By Amanda McGuinness
Business2Community

According to LogMeIn, ten years ago, the top three workspace complaints were: the stationary cubicle workspace, the set schedule of hours to be physically in the workplace, and that collaboration had to occur within the office. Today, however, 53% of 1,000 surveyed full-time employees say they access work from anywhere with the use of cloud-based apps and wifi, while 92% of businesses believe mobility is necessary for higher employee productivity and efficiency.

Filling the Void Before It Takes Over

By Jacquelyn Brookins
Contributor, Career Services

Here I was in a great new position that met all of my work desirables – doing something that makes a difference, a perfect work/life balance, and working with amazing colleagues and management – but I couldn’t help but wonder whether I would burn out or become dissatisfied rather quickly. The good news: I was able to recognize the problem before it surfaced to reflect and come up with a plan to move forward.

Are You the Office Grouch?

By Marcia Powers
Contributor, Career Services

If you’re heading down the path of office grouch-dom, reroute yourself in a more positive direction. Initiating simple, reoccurring acts of kindness is a great way to positively influence how your coworkers perceive you and can have a whirlwind effect on the morale of your office environment.

Give Yourself a Break

By Jill Kurtz
Online Career Tips Contributor

Every work day should include break time. This has been a hard lesson for me, someone who never took breaks when working retail and food service jobs as a student and who mostly eats lunch at her desk. Breaks can be long or short, but they are always helpful.