Creativity in a Remote Environment: Interview with Ryan Lynch
In an interview with Ryan Lynch, Chief Strategy Officer at Beardwood&Co, Hardly explores what creativity means, how to inspire it, and how it can be used in a virtual work environment.
Is Your Home Office Launching Creativity or Dragging You Down?
Oftentimes, creativity is lower on the priority list than productivity. Yet, it still plays a huge part in our success as remote workers. Now that many of us have surpassed crisis mode transitioning from in-person to virtual working, it’s time to make sure our home offices inspire as much creativity as our old offices did. Check out our suggestions for how you can level-up your home office to a chamber of creativity.
New, Necessary Skills for the Hybrid Work Model
The work landscape has changed. As a result, hiring managers are focusing on ensuring potential employees are a good fit for the job and can thrive in a work-from-home setting. In this article, Hardly provides the top five skills you need to be a competitive candidate in this new job market.
Want a Promotion? Ditch These Bad Working Habits in 2021
Most of us are our absolute best work selves when we start a new job. Our boss says “jump,” we say “how high.” We show up early, over-prepared, and volunteer for every opportunity for growth. Then a couple of weeks or months go by and naturally as we get more comfortable a few bad habits tend to rear their ugly heads.
Small & Smart: The Secret to Accomplishing Your Goals for 2021
I have now lived through two iconic New Years. The first was from 1999 to 2000. I brought in the new millennium with close family friends dancing around the basement to the YMCA and drinking sparkling cider. It was a seven-year-olds dream. The second was a couple of days ago...
The Future of Work: What’s Unknown?
While COVID-19 might be coming to a close with the dissemination of vaccines, it’s impact on work will be long lasting. In this article ModBox explores the unknowns of how post-pandemic work will be impacted on a macro level and unpacks questions around gender equality, globalization, and dehumanization.
Will COVID-19 Lead to More or Less Coworking Spaces?
Years ago, when I lived in DC I would get off at Farragut North Metro Station every morning and pass by the WeWork on K Street. I would imagine myself sitting against the huge windows sipping a cappuccino, signing up for speaker events and book signings, and networking with fellow young professionals of all industries. To me, coworking spaces were lands of opportunity...
Holiday Snacks that are Work-From-Home Approved
Looking for snacks to enjoy while working from home this season? Here are 5 holiday-inspired recipes that will prevent you from being a hangry Scrooge.
Makeshift Office? Make it Better on Black Friday.
This Black Friday is the perfect time to get a deal on some big ticket items to upgrade your home office. Need some suggestions? Leigh has some recommendations on what to buy to cancel out the noise, make your workspace ergonomic and convenient, and keep you motivated throughout the day.
The Quick & Easy Way to Improve Your Employee’s Wellbeing
Remote work is definitely not going away any time soon and we’ve seen some benefits to it as well: less commute, which means more time to catch some zzz’s or hang with the family. However, it can also pose some challenges as we mentally and physically face our new norm.
Notification Nerves — How to Overcome Communication Overload
Is all of the communication driving you crazy? Control notifications and manage stress by following these 5 tips!
Survive or Thrive? – How to Make Remote Work Benefit Your Health
Remote work can lead to better health or down a black hole of bad habits. The key is to make good choices. Hardly writer, Leigh, provides the dos and don’ts of working at home so that your body can continue to keep up with your brain.