Making Remote Work Work
How to Work Remotely & Build Teams from Anywhere in the World
Work from home on your schedule. Sounds great! Where do I sign up?
Work from the beach, the mountains or your house. Work your own hours, as long as you get the job done. Until the Industrial Revolution, doing your job from home was a worker’s only option. Now, remote work may well dominate the labor landscape again. Increasingly, firms are allowing employees to work remotely and, with the onset of COVID-19, many companies and workers had no other option. Writing before the pandemic, Gil Gildner – cofounder of Discosloth, a fully remote marketing firm – explains everything companies and workers need to know about the pros and cons of virtual work and a virtual workforce.
About the Author
Gil Gildner cofounded Discosloth, a fully remote technical marketing firm, and has created web communities around acoustic music, cult movies, BMWs and vinyl records.
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2 年 前
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2 年 前
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