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7 Resources to Get You Up-to-Date on What it Really Means to Work Remotely

If you’ve ever been curious about working remotely, we’ve got you covered. Even if it’s not an option for you right now, it’s no doubt a growing trend that’s worth knowing more about. After all, your next position might give you the option to do it.

So, we’ve put together the best resources to get you up-to-date, and even better, how you might explore it and make it fit for you.

  1. Let’s start with the exciting part: Studies have shown that letting employees clock-in without going straight to the office raises productivity. (Harvard Business Review)

  2. And while it seems counterintuitive to bring your business responsibilities back home, there are actually a lot of great reasons why doing so makes sense. (Tech Republic)

  3. Want to see more tangible benefits of remote work? These three companies have been making it an option for a long time. (Fortune)

  4. Want to try it for yourself? Here are some great guidelines for doing it without getting into hot water. (TIME)

  5. You can also learn from the pros: Read up on the habits of successful remote employees for ways to envision how this could apply to your own trade. (The Next Web)

  6. Can’t imagine this working for you right now? Well, you can still take a page out of remote workers’ books on structuring their days. (The Huffington Post)

  7. Or, if you’re ready to test it out, here’s how to convince your boss to let you give it a stab. (The Daily Muse)

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