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The Top 10 Cities For Remote Workers Going Into 2017

It’s a trend we’ve continued to see evidence of: workers taking advantage of technology that allows them to do their work from anywhere. Telecommuting jobs are in demand in a big way. Indeed.com, a massive job search platform, recently disclosed to us here at FORBES which big cities in the U.S. have the highest number of job seekers looking for these types of positions. The data comes from the company’s own numbers on job seekers active on their system. On the list of the...

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How to Prepare for Remote Working

By Amour Setter Remote work is the way of the future and it's time to prepare yourself for the revolution. In the USA alone 3.3 million full-time professionals, excluding volunteers and the self-employed, consider their home as their primary place of work. In this blog, I'll share ways you can prepare yourself for this exciting work and I'll also share some websites where you can find remote work. Working remotely has many advantages. No commuting, no queueing fo...

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The cost of a bad hire – are you ready to pay it?

We have all been there – after a long series of interviews, and running understaffed for months, we extend a job offer and feel relieved. Just a month later, ‘’the promising candidate’’ already falls in the ‘’bad hire’’ category.   What happened? It’s still the same person, right? A survey conducted by accounting and finance recruitment specialists Robert Half revealed that 1 in 10 recruits were considered a ‘poor hi...

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The view of technology at my end ....

             Taking a quick peep at the cities of Nigeria, ranging from the busy Lagos state and the crowded population in Ibadan. For every twenty individuals you see on the road, sixteen of them, especially youths, are either glued to their mobile phones, gadgets, tablets either listening to an awesome song on their playlist, checking out the updates on their Instagram timeline or streaming live videos online… Cool isn’t it?...

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Transformify Joins WEConnect International to Empower Women Entrepreneurs and Advocate Their Rights in Europe

Feeling out of place in a corporate work culture? Hayley felt the same way. Too many career growth limitations, too many boundaries hard to stay within. She really tried to make it work for a while, but her life had a major turnaround when she approached her 40th birthday.   “Approaching that big date and reflecting on my life I understood that life’s too short to spend it this way, that I didn’t want to play on the safe side anymore. I wanted to be in charge of my l...