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remote worker listening to a must-listen podcast for remote workers recommended by the remote working virtual platform Wurkr

6 Must-Listen Podcasts for Remote Workers

Nothing quite beats listening to a podcast on your morning walk or mid-afternoon break. Getting more work done and staying productive while you’re at it can be incredibly difficult when you’re working remotely—if you can find the time to listen to podcasts at all. While there are certainly fewer podcasts designed specifically with remote workers in mind, it’s still possible to find ones that can help you become more productive and get your work done, whether you listen during your commute or while on break at work. At Wurkr, we are massive fans of podcasts and so we have created a list of our favorite must-listen podcasts for remote workers. 

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a remote worker struggling with work from home and committing the 6 unforgivable remote working mistakes everyone makes

The 6 Unforgivable Remote Working Mistakes Everyone Makes

The era of remote working is here, and it is here to stay. In comparison to their in-office colleagues, remote workers are more productive, more engaged, and produce higher quality work. However, without the right kind of management, remote workers can struggle to get their work done—or worse, decide that they just don’t want to work at all! That’s why Wurkr was created: to make remote working more manageable and enjoyable for managers and workers alike. Here are the six unforgivable remote working mistakes everyone makes, as well as how Wurkr can help you prevent them!

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remote worker experiencing the struggle of zoom fatigue and pandemic workplace burnout

Lessons Learnt from Pandemic Workplace Burnout

Last week, I saw a post on LinkedIn from a connection of mine who was talking about pandemic-related burnout.

For so long, many of us in the working world have been campaigning for a better work-life balance, asking our employers for an option to work flexi-time, or even work from home in a part-time or full-time capacity.

It wasn’t always an easy ask, and it certainly wasn’t always granted.

The Covid-19 pandemic forced us all to work from home, where possible, to avoid the spread of the virus. All of a sudden, for many, our wishes were granted and the dream of working from home became a reality.

But at what price?

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A remote worker's work from home workspace set up which promotes productivity

5 ways to boost your workspace to promote productivity

As harsher restrictions are imposed internationally in order to suppress the spread of Covid-19, more of us are being encouraged to work from home. Despite having practiced working remotely last year, many may not be going into the new year as organised as they may have expected thanks to juggling home-schooled children, WFH housemates and support bubbles whilst trying to focus on their job. Has your desk space been made redundant in favor of the more comforting sofa in front of the TV? Fear not, we are here to help.

Even if you’re short on space, time or money, we’ve got 5 easy tips to help you curate a workspace that promotes productivity and works for you. 

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A remote worker trying to figure out the true meaning of Tech For Good

What is Tech For Good?

The phrase ‘tech for good’ is something that has certainly risen in popularity in recent years. Perhaps even recent months. But have we forgotten about the literal meaning of the phrase? Is it now used as a way for organisations to tick a box when it comes to their green credentials, rather than using tech to create change?

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Posts about:

Wellness

remote worker listening to a must-listen podcast for remote workers recommended by the remote working virtual platform Wurkr

6 Must-Listen Podcasts for Remote Workers

Nothing quite beats listening to a podcast on your morning walk or mid-afternoon break. Getting more work done and staying productive while you’re at it can be incredibly difficult when you’re working remotely—if you can find the time to listen to podcasts at all. While there are certainly fewer podcasts designed specifically with remote workers in mind, it’s still possible to find ones that can help you become more productive and get your work done, whether you listen during your commute or while on break at work. At Wurkr, we are massive fans of podcasts and so we have created a list of our favorite must-listen podcasts for remote workers. 

Read More
a remote worker struggling with work from home and committing the 6 unforgivable remote working mistakes everyone makes

The 6 Unforgivable Remote Working Mistakes Everyone Makes

The era of remote working is here, and it is here to stay. In comparison to their in-office colleagues, remote workers are more productive, more engaged, and produce higher quality work. However, without the right kind of management, remote workers can struggle to get their work done—or worse, decide that they just don’t want to work at all! That’s why Wurkr was created: to make remote working more manageable and enjoyable for managers and workers alike. Here are the six unforgivable remote working mistakes everyone makes, as well as how Wurkr can help you prevent them!

Read More
remote worker experiencing the struggle of zoom fatigue and pandemic workplace burnout

Lessons Learnt from Pandemic Workplace Burnout

Last week, I saw a post on LinkedIn from a connection of mine who was talking about pandemic-related burnout.

For so long, many of us in the working world have been campaigning for a better work-life balance, asking our employers for an option to work flexi-time, or even work from home in a part-time or full-time capacity.

It wasn’t always an easy ask, and it certainly wasn’t always granted.

The Covid-19 pandemic forced us all to work from home, where possible, to avoid the spread of the virus. All of a sudden, for many, our wishes were granted and the dream of working from home became a reality.

But at what price?

Read More
A remote worker's work from home workspace set up which promotes productivity

5 ways to boost your workspace to promote productivity

As harsher restrictions are imposed internationally in order to suppress the spread of Covid-19, more of us are being encouraged to work from home. Despite having practiced working remotely last year, many may not be going into the new year as organised as they may have expected thanks to juggling home-schooled children, WFH housemates and support bubbles whilst trying to focus on their job. Has your desk space been made redundant in favor of the more comforting sofa in front of the TV? Fear not, we are here to help.

Even if you’re short on space, time or money, we’ve got 5 easy tips to help you curate a workspace that promotes productivity and works for you. 

Read More
A remote worker trying to figure out the true meaning of Tech For Good

What is Tech For Good?

The phrase ‘tech for good’ is something that has certainly risen in popularity in recent years. Perhaps even recent months. But have we forgotten about the literal meaning of the phrase? Is it now used as a way for organisations to tick a box when it comes to their green credentials, rather than using tech to create change?

Read More