Hiring, Remote Work
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How to Prepare for a Remote Job Interview

You’ve got an interview for a sweet remote working position. Congratulations. Now it’s time to prepare. Of course, you should follow the advice that any candidate should adhere to, like researching the company and your interviewer, appear enthusiastic and so on. There’s also prep work that’s unique to a telecommuting interview that you must not overlook. There are questions you should ask, others you should expect, as well as things you ought to do before…

World Water Day Q&A with Makena Cunningham of charity: water

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Authentic Jobs is proud to support the mission of charity: water. If you’ve ever landed on our 404 page, you might have discovered our longstanding partnership. Today, March 22, we’re joining charity: water in celebrating World Water Day. Makena Cunningham of charity: water took time to chat with us about charity: water’s mission, work, and just how important clean water is. 1. Tell us about charity: water! What’s your mission, why were you founded, where…

Q&A: Josh Pigford of Baremetrics

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Authentic Jobs has some of the best clients. Seriously, you folks are doing amazing stuff. So we thought we might roll out a new series to help us know one another a little better and to introduce the world to the work and office culture of some of the employers that use our site. The new series will feature a Q&A with an employee of a company with an open position on AuthenticJobs. If you’re…
Remote Work
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The Time Zone Dance

“It’s a small world after all,” claims the infectious Disney earworm. That’s true at the Magic Kingdom and the modern workplace. High-speed internet and ever-evolving communication tools mean employers can find talent without geographic boundaries. Previously I discussed the challenge of increasing productivity across remote teams. Today, I want to look at another aspect of managing remote workers: time zones. When part of your team sleeps as another group eats breakfast, it can be tough…
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6-ish Things I Learned Transitioning to Remote Work

In November, I made a significant life change. I left an eight-year career in museums and art history to being working remotely in tech. Like many people, I had dreamed of working from home, envisioning luxurious days of sipping coffee in my pajamas in front of my laptop, looking back on my days of commuting to a brick and mortar office with bemusement. While the coffee sipping has held true, there are a few things…
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Increasing Productivity Across Remote Teams

In today’s connected world, your next star employee could be in Los Angeles or London, and hiring managers are taking advantage of the global marketplace. Research by Global Workplace Analytics (GWA) found that, as of January 2016, “…3.7 million employees (2.8% of the workforce) now work from home at least half the time,” and “…80% to 90% of the US workforce says they would like to telework at least part time.” There seem to be…