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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...

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TECHNOLOGY AND THE AFRICAN GIRL. THE JOURNEY SO FAR…

If you ask me I would say things are changing and so fast, the reason I am able to write this article and have it shared with a global community gives me hope.  No doubt Africa is fully embracing this digital revolution. Over the past few years, there has been an increasing emphasis on girls and information and communication technology in the development sector. Large government donors, NGOs, and the private sector believe girls could play a big role in resolving poverty and making devel...