Readings

Flexibility is key for employees’ happiness [reading]

Boom. Happiness, flexibility, employee empowerment. 35% of employees rate flexibility as a key factor to improving their happiness with their jobs. The boundaries between work and life are more blurred than ever, and employees are looking for ways to blend the two and get the most done.   4 Ways to Invest in Employee Happiness http://hub.staplesadvantage.com/h/i/267860202-4-ways-to-invest-in-employee-happiness   …

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Working remotely makes you more productive, happier [reading]

We’re not saying it, it’s @ossia point of view.   Working remotely also offers some major cost-savings — both for employees and their employers. In many cities, workers spend more than an hour per day commuting to and from their office.   Fitter. Happier. More productive. Working remotely. https://medium.freecodecamp.com/the-economics-of-working-remotely-28d4173e16e2#.bszpnhj0j   [reading] is a serie of posts offering …

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Marc Andreessen: “Build Your Passion Before Your Startup” [reading]

On of the finest entrepreneur and inversor about passion, start-ups and how to make it work. Andreessen believes that founders passionate to be their own bosses often aim to simply “start a company” as their goal, whereas founders passionate about the actual idea tend to have already built it when they start their companies.   …

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Need an excuse to leave the office? Here is one [reading]

There’s a lot about work flexibility and happiness. But when we think big and bold, this is what we’d love to run for.   Canada is close to completing the longest trail system in the world http://dailyhive.com/toronto/canada-longest-trail-system-in-the-world#   [reading] is a serie of posts offering a selection of interesting articles we share with our readers.

Remote is not only about no-office, relationships matter too [reading]

Good read: Offices matter, but not as much as happy, productive employees.   One misconception about remote work is that it hinders collaboration. In my experience, the inverse is more likely: offices hinder independent work. The Difference Between “Remote” and “Remote-First”… by @unsalted https://readthink.com/the-difference-between-remote-and-remote-first-7dd38458855f#.bs2brhlv8 [reading] is a serie of posts offering a selection of interesting articles …

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Flexible work at the heart of any HR policy? Yes, says Inc. Magazine [reading]

Inc. Magazine explains why Flexible options are critical in any HR policy in order to attract and retain talent, especially millennial profiles. Interesting take on a trend that is going mainstream.   Lastly, no Millennials (or any other generation surveyed) cited the “office during traditional hours as their location of choice for optimum productivity.”   …

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