Perspectives on the Future of Work: September 8th

September 8, 2014 by

oDesk's weekly column brings you the latest news on hiring and managing teams, freelancing, and the future of work. This week's roundup highlights the security gap a lot of businesses forget when it comes to cloud-based apps, advice for managing a distributed team, why your organization should have a work-life vision, and encouraging a more 'mindful' work environment. Read Full Article

Perspectives on the Future of Work: September 2nd

September 2, 2014 by

oDesk's weekly column brings you the latest news on hiring and managing teams, freelancing and the future of work. This week's roundup highlights the kind of support teams need to thrive, how professionals are finding success on YouTube, a test to see whether you're a workaholic, and a look at what the most productive people know about crafting a good to-do list. Read Full Article

Perspectives on the Future of Work: August 18th

August 18, 2014 by

oDesk’s weekly column brings you the latest news on managing, freelancing, and the future of work. This week we discuss how to stay connected while working from home, what types of legal structure might be best for your business, advice from female CEOs on work-life balance, and how a freelancer can build their social media platform. Read Full Article

The Hero’s Journey: Adapting To The New World of Work

August 15, 2014 by

The road ahead isn't business as usual. A new report from Deloitte traces a roadmap through the new business landscape, flagging pressures for both companies and individuals trying to find a way forward. In "The Hero's Journey Through the Landscape of the Future," Deloitte's Center for the Edge looks at how the Big Shift — a combination of technology and public policy trends — is changing the way we work and what it takes to stay competitive. Read Full Article

Perspectives on the Future of Work: August 4th

August 4, 2014 by

oDesk's weekly column brings you the latest news on hiring and managing teams, freelancing and the future of work. This week's roundup takes a look at results-only work environments (ROWE) in Canada, a new crowdsourced resource for Digital Nomads, leadership skills you should develop now, and a list of unexpected careers you can do from home. Read Full Article

Perspectives on the Future of Work: July 28th

July 28, 2014 by

oDesk's weekly column brings you the latest news on hiring and managing teams, freelancing and the future of work. This week's roundup highlights a potential legal foundation for work-life balance, financial advice for freelancers, emerging trends in employment contracts, and suggestions to help take the loneliness out of working from home. Read Full Article