Working from home can be an amazingly fulfilling career experience. Likewise, a trip to your local Chinese food buffet can be a culinary delight. But both can also be abjectly horrible. Here are my recommendations for successful remote work without the debilitating pains of post-dumpling bloat.
We can’t wait to get started in Columbus this week at WordCamp for Publishers. As a Gold sponsor, we’re excited for and proud of every one of the sessions that’s taking place, but we’re particularly looking forward to two talks, each by one of our fabulous team members. Find out more about them here!
Although it’s vitally important in all workplaces, communication can be especially challenging in a remote environment. It’s something that’s generally easy to do in person, but becomes more difficult when everyone is in different places. Here are some ways we’ve focused on communication and increased its value to everyone involved.
On July 1st, we activated the new Fortune.com, as well as two of their microsites, on new WordPress VIP Go hosting. While not much has visibly changed on the front end, the site has been rebuilt essentially from scratch, and will provide users and editors alike a faster, and cleaner, more reliable experience.
Sign into LinkedIn or run a quick Google search, and you’ll see that the ecosystem of business tools is becoming increasingly crowded. Especially when you work remotely, like us, you are very reliant on finding the right tools for the job. How do you find the ones that help you succeed?
How does a fully remote company interview its job candidates? Using one of the tools we use every day – Slack. We discuss how best to approach this final interview, from both sides.
Just like how hours work globally because we all take our cues from the World Clock, teams need to base their decisions using the same benchmarks to unlock the true value of story points and team velocity. This can be accomplished by using reference stories.