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Roundup No. 6: Google Extends Remote Work Policy

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Happy August, Remote Work Tribe! With how fast July seemed to fly by, there sure was plenty of time for big things to happen.  Case in point: Google’s latest announcement. As one of the leaders in remote work adaption, Google announced that they would extend their work from home policy until Summer 2021. Wow. Google is telling its employees that they'll be working from home until the...

The Remote Work Tribe Weekly Roundup 7.19

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We’re officially mid-way through July, Remote Work Tribe! Another day, another energy bill—right?  As the month continues, several founders, including YAC CEO Justin Mitchell, noticed the transition from partial-remote-worker to fully-remote-worker can seriously impact your energy bill. So, he posed a question to fellow team leaders on Twitter. Our electricity bill was $400 last month. Working...

The Remote Work Tribe Weekly Roundup

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Welcome back to the Remote Work Tribe weekly roundup—your daily dose of remote work news, tips, and all-too-relatable threads. As the week dwindles down to an end, it’s hard to not reflect on how much remote work has boomed in recent months.  From a rise in fully remote teams to the long-waited acceptance of hybrid roles, recent events have forced the hands of most business owners to finally...

Truckin’ Through the Pandemic with the Boondockers Welcome Team

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In 2012, Boondockers Welcome co-founder and CTO Anna Maste joined forces with her mother, Marianne Edwards, to launch the go-to subscription service for RVers. For the cost of just one night in a campground, a Boondockers Welcome annual subscription connects RVers with hosts who allow free overnight parking on their private property. But amidst a global health and economic crisis, it raises some...

Castos Team Practicing Empathy Without Borders

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There’s a plethora of mediums you can search for content, from infographics and articles to videos and podcasts. Craig Hewitt, founder and CEO of Castos podcast hosting and analytics service, is quite familiar with the latter.  “We’re a software business that helps people in a remote fashion to communicate through podcasting. For a long time, and even to a decent extent now, I didn’t think...

Defeating the Odds with the Snappa Remote Team

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Throughout each and every industry, businesses are struggling to stay afloat amidst the chaos that is COVID-19. But among giants like Amazon and Costco, who are projected to profit from the global pandemic, various small businesses are also looking to defeat the odds.  Just ask Christopher Gimmer, co-founder and CEO of Snappa graphic design software.  “The funny story with Snappa is...