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How Our Remote Marketing Team Collaborates Across 6 Timezones

In the past when our marketing team was only two or three people, it was easy to work on projects together. Finding time to meet and discuss was also easy, as we only had to coordinate between a few people and we were in fairly close timezones. In the past year, our marketing team has grown from a team of four to a team of eight (yay!). Timezones are mildly more of a challenge now that we are based all around the world — from the West Coast in the US to the East Coast in the U...

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Transformify: Building a Socially Responsible Business Around Remote Work

Something we are always so grateful for is the opportunity to connect with forward-thinking and extremely talented entrepreneurs from around the world who are doing great things in the remote work space. This week we had the absolute pleasure of meeting the Founder, Lily Stoyanov, and Digital Marketing Executive, Lesya Kokhanovska, of Transformify. Transformify is a global corporate social responsibility marketplace who partners with socially responsible businesses and non-profit...

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How to Take a Guilt-Free Mental Health Day

Written by Julie Morris In a society where being overworked and overstressed is worn like a badge of honor, it’s easy to feel guilty for needing a mental health day. Instead of taking time to care for ourselves when we feel overwhelmed, we all too often power through, only to feel twice as worn out when we come out the other side. But taking a sick day to care for your mental health is just as valid as taking one when you’re stuck in bed with a fever. Your anxiety may not be commu...

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17+ Remote Work Blogs and Resources to Follow in 2017

Whether you’re a remote worker or just embarking on this journey it’s always good to have useful resources at hand. Being a team working remotely ourselves we’ve decided to put together a list of great blogs where you can find information on different aspects of working out of the office. 1. CareerMetis This blog offers the ideas, tips, strategies, and resources you need to help you land that dream job. Though the blog is not focused on remote work you can easil...

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Transformify: Transforming How Global Talent Can Impact Businesses In The USA

Don’t Let Visa Regulations Limit Your Growth Potential, Hire Remotely To grow, start-ups need funding and a quality product, and “Team” comes first on any VC evaluation list.  Talent is a key to get that funding and develop the next Facebook or Paypal, but with the H1B visa changes and caps, talent is scarce and expensive. To complicate matters further, the changes to the H1B visa program proposed by President Donald Trump would further limit businesses access to foreig...