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As an anthropologist, I have chronicled the digital nomad lifestyle for the past seven years. The reality is far less glamorous than you might imagine
A tourist has makeup done ahead of Day of the Dead on Oct. 30, 2021, in Mexico City.
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Locals usually see tourists as a way to boost the economy. But at a certain point, resentment starts to build.
Some workers aren’t that excited about a return to the office.
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A divide is growing between workers and management over the return to the office and other issues.
Most Australians working from home were happy to do so before COVID hit, but research has identified several key factors in whether these arrangements are likely to work out well for you.
Hull-office? Working from Stoke? How the pandemic could turn around decades of decline.
A conservative estimate of the productivity gains from working from home suggests they’re bigger than all of the reforms of the 1990s combined.
About seven times as many Americans are working from home since the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
Working from home has become the new norm for many during the pandemic. But it’s an opportunity that divides along racial and economic lines – and isn’t as beneficial to the environment as many believe.
Schooling at home is hard for all parents, including teleworkers.
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In about two in three US families with two parents, both are working or looking for a job. That makes caring for kids when schools and day care providers are closed hard if not impossible.
Most attacks happen without a victim even realizing it. And you’re not ‘safe’ just because your device is in sleep mode or hibernation.
‘Zoombombing’ trolls have started to infiltrate virtual meetings - bombarding unsuspecting victims with racist and sexist speech and in some cases, pornographic imagery.
Your mobile internet bandwidth is shared with others in your area. That’s why many people trying to access the iternet at the same time results in slower speeds.
Telstra and Optus have already made arrangements to support customers with extra, free data during the COVID-19 pandemic. But what is the NBN doing?
More workers are demanding the flexibility to work out of the office.
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More workplaces are allowing employees to telecommute, but there are still barriers to more flexible arrangements.
Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer’s stance on teleworking reflects a shift in management strategy.
When I read last Friday that the CEO of Yahoo!, Marissa Mayer, was implementing a ban on Yahoo! employees from working at home, I confess I was staggered by the apparent absurdity of it. After all, Yahoo!’s…
Marissa Mayer’s ban on remote work has sparked a lengthy debate about the value of working from home.
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Last week, the media went into overdrive when Marissa Mayer announced that Yahoo was doing away with telecommuting and insisting that employees come into the office and work cheek-to-cheek — or cubicle…
This is Canberera calling: Prime Minister Julia Gillard emphasises the importance of teleworking via videolink to a conference in Melbourne.
At yesterday’s Telework Conference at Melbourne Unversity, Prime Minister Julia Gillard — who delivered a speech via videolink — committed to a target of 12% of Commonwealth public servants working from…