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Top exec “refuses to buy” remote working excuses

HR professionals have seen a massive growth in remote working over the last few years but some organizations are still reluctant to offer the sought after perk – now, one top businesswoman has rebuked those employers, saying there’s no reason not to change with the times. “Often, those who oppose remote work point to a lack of communication and motivation as major disadvantages. However, these are excuses I refuse to buy,” says Lilia Stoyanov, former Coca Cola exec tur...

How HR can achieve an ability-diverse workforce

Most employers are striving for workplace diversity but bringing employees on board who have a serious disability or life-long condition can pose a number of significant challenges – however, there is a way to make things easier for everyone involved, says one business leader. Lilia Stoyanov is the CEO of  CSR recruitment platform Transformify – a solution which enables employers to recruit staff based anywhere in the world. She says it’s seen particular succe...

The Website That Is Helping Companies Find Diverse Talent

Diversity-hiring platform Jopwell debunks the 'pipeline problem.'     This story appears in the June 2017 issue of Entrepreneur. When companies say they don’t have the resources for diversity recruiting, it hurts our ears,” says Porter Braswell, who spent years at Goldman Sachs, where he was regularly asked to help with diversity outreach. Nevertheless, diversity-light companies say it frequently, often invoking what is known as &...

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6 Time Management Tips for Remote Workers

By Amour Setter, Digital Nomad/Entrepreneur People seem to think that remote workers have an easy work life. Nothing could be further from the truth. It's a fact that remote workers actually tend to work longer than regular office workers. To juggle a heavy schedule one has to be able to manage your time effectively. This blog shares valuable insights about effective time management and why remote workers need to perfect this skill. If you are smart you would have negoti...

Amazon is hiring 5,000 remote workers this year — but there's a catch

If you're looking for part-time work that you can do from home, it's a good time to be in the job market. Amazon recently announced it plans to add 5,000 remote customer service jobs over the next year, as part of a hiring push that will include some 25,000 additional jobs at its fulfillment centers. But before you quit your office job and set up your home work space, there's a catch: According to Amazon's job posting, these roles pay $10 per hour, just $2.75 more...