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NoDesk: Issue #268
A weekly newsletter with the best new remote jobs, stories and ideas from the remote work community, and occasional offbeat pieces to feed your curiosity.
By Daniel (@nodeskco).
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Site Reliability Engineer at Sticker Mule - Remote (Worldwide)
Software Engineer at Stimulus - Remote (Worldwide)
Software Engineer (Backend) at Sticker Mule - Remote (Worldwide)
Software Engineer (C++) at Sticker Mule - Remote (Worldwide)
Software Engineer (Frontend) at Sticker Mule - Remote (Worldwide)
Data Visualisation Lead at 60 Decibels - Remote (Asia, UK)
Senior Frontend Developer: Long-Term Job - 100% Remote at Proxify - Remote (Worldwide)
Senior Full Stack Developer: Long-Term Job - 100% Remote at Proxify - Remote (Worldwide)
Product Designer at Kodeco - Remote (Worldwide)
Blockchain Jobs / Cryptocurrency Jobs at Cryptocurrency Jobs - Remote (Worldwide)
Business Intelligence Analyst at Apollo - Remote (US)
Content Strategist, Community Events (Contractor) at Reddit - Remote (US)
Email Marketing and Automation Executive at Collabora - Remote (Europe)
Sales Development Representative, ANZ at Shopify - Remote (Australia, New Zealand)
Senior Manager, Product Marketing at Loom - Remote (Worldwide)
Senior Recruiter at Splice - Remote (US)
Community Program Manager at Figma - Remote (US)
Degree Marketing Associate at Coursera - Remote (US)
GTM Recruiter at Brex - Remote (Canada)
Manager, Customer Growth at 1Password - Remote (Canada)
Product Designer at GitBook - Remote (Worldwide)
Content Strategist at Customer.io - Remote (Americas)
Corporate Sales Representative at GitHub - Remote (Netherlands)
Customer Advocate, Tier 1 Support at InVision - Remote (US)
Director, People Business Partner at Mozilla - Remote (US)
Sales Development Representative - APAC at Bugcrowd - Remote (Worldwide)
Senior Designer, Digital at Okta - Remote (US)
Client Success Manager at Cameo - Remote (US)
Digital Experience Designer at DigitalOcean - Remote (Canada, US)
PPC (Pay-Per-Click) Manager at Sana - Remote (US)
Program Manager at Oddball - Remote (US)
Senior Manager, Strategic Partnerships at Kiva - Remote (US)
Senior Product Manager at Rasa - Remote (UK, Germany, Serbia)
Staff Data Engineer at General Assembly - Remote (Canada, US, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore)
Strategic Account Executive, Financial Services at GitLab - Remote (Germany)
3D Illustrator - Fixed Term Contract at Pitch - Remote (Worldwide)
Finance Manager, Sales at Dropbox - Remote (Canada)
Integrations Specialist, Customer Success, EMEA at Deel - Remote (EMEA)
People Operations Coordinator at Sana - Remote (US)
Sales Operations Support Analyst at Cloudflare - Remote (US)
Manager, Customer Success Manager - EMEA at GitLab - Remote (EMEA)
Outbound Sales Development Representative at Twilio - Remote (Singapore)
Staff Product Manager at Descript - Remote (Canada, US)
Associate Content Marketing Manager at UserTesting - Remote (US)
Engineering People Lead at Collabora - Remote (Worldwide)
Lead, Social Media at MongoDB - Remote (North America)
Product Pricing Strategy at Stripe - Remote (US)
Hand-picked articles, stories and ideas from the remote work community and beyond.
Aliza Licht | Harvard Business Review
While social capital has always been integral to collaboration at work, it is essential for every hybrid and remote employee and for solo entrepreneurs. Since this work has rendered many of these employees less visible, it has become non-negotiable for these employees to invest in their own interpersonal relationships
The $500 billion ‘Office real estate apocalypse’: Researchers find remote work’s effect even worse than expected
Alena Botros | Fortune
The pandemic spurred work-from-home era is decimating the office sector, with rising vacancy rates and declining property values.
Emily Stewart | Vox
Reporting for this story, I spoke with multiple people who are essentially funemployed, or at least one meaning of it, who sit around at work all day with very little to do. What was most surprising was that many did not exactly love the situation and felt somewhat conflicted.
Cynthia Watson | Fortune
In the post-pandemic age, employees expect some measure of freedom and autonomy, whether that’s working fully remote or a hybrid arrangement. Several studies have shown that remote workers tend to be less costly and no less productive than in-office staff.
But might virtual work have adverse health effects?
Ryan Donovan | The Overflow
When we have multiple demands on our attention, we try multitasking—splitting our spotlight or shifting it rapidly to focus on the many tasks that come our way. The truth is, we’re bad at multitasking. There’s a mental cost to switching tasks, and that cost translates to up to 40% more time to complete the tasks.
Gergely Orosz | The Pragmatic Engineer
Several tech companies face a fresh problem after cutting jobs: their rating on Glassdoor nosedives. But there’s a way they manage to fix this. I show what companies are doing - and why.
Streets Of Toronto
Remote work lovers, you’ve come to the right place — Toronto was just ranked one of the top 10 cities in the world for “creative digital nomads” to work.
molly0 | Hacker News
I’ve come to realize that I often take constructive criticisms personally. Everything from an unintentionally snarky comment in a PR I’ve made to someone highlight a mistake I’ve made that I probably couldn’t have known about.
I see this as one of my major flaws and try hard to mask how I feel. But I just hope to learn to stop feeling bad for honest mistakes.
Stephen Witt | Rest of World
Cities from Canggu to Medellín are welcoming tech workers, but locals complain they’re being priced out.
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