Saturday Feb 04, 2023

How 15 Agencies Plan To Better Support Remote Employees In 2023 – Forbes

Working at an agency is a well-known source of potential stress, as most agency professionals can attest. It’s not uncommon for advertising, marketing and PR pros to face burnout, given the high-paced, always-on nature of their work.

This year, agency executives who are leading partially or fully distributed teams have the extra responsibility of ensuring remote teammates feel supported, engaged and satisfied in their roles. Below, members of Forbes Agency Council share the ways their agencies are planning to better support remote employees in 2023 and beyond.

Members pictured from left to right.

Photos courtesy of the individual members……..

How developers can avoid remote work scams – TheServerSide.com

Remote work scams, otherwise known as work-from-home scams, encourage people to unwittingly apply to fake companies that tout the ability to work from wherever one chooses. Unfortunately, these jobs do not exist. Instead these offers serve the scammers’ real goal: to steal personal information, money, or both.

Oftentimes, these scams require “new recruits” to purchase training, products and even home office equipment from predesignated suppliers, upfront and prior to their official “start date.” Some scams are modeled similarly to multilevel marketing organizations, while others are more like pyramid schemes or outright Ponzi schemes.

Some remote programming job opportuni…….

Little Lifesaver Alert! This ‘Magical’ Keyboard Cleaner is Your New Home-Office Secret Weapon, And Did We Mention It’s On Sale? – Yahoo Life

Because, let’s face it, clean keyboards are one of life’s pleasures.

We’re gonna give it to you straight: your keyboard is disgusting. Just think about all the dirt that gets stuck between those keys. You probably don’t like to think about it, but it can make typing a sticky, unsanitary mess. And if you eat at your desk? Sorry, but you’re probably only making it worse. Now, you could buy a bunch of pricey cans of compressed air. Or you could get something much, much better: a cordless, rechargeable keyboard cleaner! This handy gadget is perfect for keeping your keyboard in tip-top shape. Not only will it remove dirt and debris, but they’ll save you money in the long run, too. Case i…….

7 Home Office Essentials You Need For Working From Home – Essence

Investing in quality home office equipment and furniture is one of the best ways to turn your abode into the perfect WFH space. A well-lit desk lamp, for instance, can improve the quality of your video conference calls. And an ergonomic office chair can provide lumbar support and prevent the back pain that commonly results from sitting all day. If you’re looking to make your workspace a bit more functional—whether it be a makeshift office in your guest bedroom or a small nook in your kitchen—our list of home office essentials can help.

Below, we’ve rounded up everything from easy to assemble standing desks to space-saving …….

Twitter auctioning office, kitchen equipment from S.F. HQ – New York Daily News

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Home Office Supplies For Digital Nomads – Travel Noire

Sure, working abroad is great. But transporting office supplies and equipment from one destination to the next is far from a good time.

To help, My Style Bags is a French company that specializes in travel bags and accessories — perfect for digital nomads working overseas.

For transporting smaller office supplies and devices, the Boston Weekend Traveler is an ideal choice. Each Weekend Traveler is made from quality linen and textured leather so not only is it soft, but durable as well. It also includes a pure cotton lining to keep your valuables free from knicks and scratches. Plus, its interior pocket and zip closure ensure your personal belongings are kept safe and…….

Time for a ‘real’ home office? Here’s what to consider – La Jolla Light

For years, Aaron Hoskins had the option to work from home. But Hoskins, who leads the digital operations team at Sharp HealthCare’s Digital Experience department in San Diego, preferred to stay in the office, both to avoid household distractions and because, he said, he really didn’t have a good space to work.

Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit and Hoskins and his colleagues had to work from home. Sharp sent him out with a laptop and an office chair, and he bought a large monitor and a small desk, which he used to set up a makeshift office in a closet. His wife, who has worked from home for more than 20 years, has an office set up in the kitchen.

Hoskins soon found that his mi…….

Home Business Tax Deductions For 2023 – Yahoo Finance

home business tax deductions

Owners of home-based businesses can take advantage of a slew of tax deductions that will help them reduce their taxable income and save on income taxes. The home office deduction is a tax break, especially for home-based businesses. Other deductions are similar to those that other small businesses get to take. Making full use of tax deductions can help improve the after-tax profitability of home-based businesses and solidify your financial position. To get help with your home-based business taxes and other financial matters, consider talking to a financial advisor.

Deduction for Using Your Home as an Office

Deductions help reduce the taxable …….

Home Office Supplies For Digital Nomads – Travel Noire

Sure, working abroad is great. But transporting office supplies and equipment from one destination to the next is far from a good time.

To help, My Style Bags is a French company that specializes in travel bags and accessories — perfect for digital nomads working overseas.

For transporting smaller office supplies and devices, the Boston Weekend Traveler is an ideal choice. Each Weekend Traveler is made from quality linen and textured leather so not only is it soft, but durable as well. It also includes a pure cotton lining to keep your valuables free from knicks and scratches. Plus, its interior pocket and zip closure ensure your personal belongings are kept safe and…….

Save $270 on the SanDisk 2TB Extreme portable SSD – ZDNet

In today’s world of digital media and downloadable content, the storage available on your PC or tablet isn’t always enough. 

If you need more space to manage your TV shows, music, photos, or work documents — and you tend to be accident-prone — you might want to consider purchasing the SanDisk 2TB Extreme portable SSD. While usually set with a store price tag of around $450, US retail giant B&H is offering $270 off, bringing the cost down to $180.

The SanDisk Extreme portable SSD drive provides users with 2TB of storage space, which is more than adequate to handle large files and digital media libraries. What makes this device different, however, is the combinatio…….

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