When is a virtual meeting better than in person?
Depends on your goals: Sometimes the inefficiency of an IRL conversation is just what you need.
This series provides resources to local tech communities on the best practices for working remotely and staying productive at home.
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Delaware doesn’t boast many job opportunities in the video game industry. Since the pandemic shifted workplace norms, this Technical.ly alum can have both.
Depends on your goals: Sometimes the inefficiency of an IRL conversation is just what you need.
Collaboration is a startup cliche. Here’s a primer on keeping that as your company grows.
The pandemic didn't kill shared workspaces — but the slate has changed since 2020. Here are your options for getting out of the house to get your (remote) work done in the First State.
Parent-friendly workplaces are people-friendly workplaces.
As a tech news publisher serving multiple markets, our team has always been distributed. Now, in seeking even more flexibility amid the pandemic, here's why we've gone fully remote, too — and how other employers can think about the dilemma.
What entrepreneurs, leaders and HR pros need to do about it now.
At the inaugural RustBuilt Pittsburgh conference, reps from Ascender, Duquesne, JLL and Venture for America shed light on how they're balancing remote and in-person work for their communities.
Relatively low cost of living and access to the outdoors are common factors in cities where a high percentage of people look for remote work.
Nick Eubanks says Leverage Coworking will be a micro-coworking brand of 12 desks for other agencies to use within From the Future's Northern Liberties office. It was born from the digital agency's own changing needs.
Kapowza is trading its office for a coworking space, with some team members going fully remote. "Working remotely has not slowed our team down," Director of Accounts Sean Sutherland said.
Reaching more people in different parts of the country with more efficiency helped entrepreneurs at a recent Technical.ly roundtable grow their businesses. But in making permanent change, consider how these improvements can be accessible to all.
From an 11-person startup to a corporation that employee thousands locally, in-office plans seem to run the gamut.
The ever-present question: Will place matter to companies in 2021 and beyond? If you follow the money, no — but if it's your heart in charge, maybe it does.
As employers try to bring workers back to the office, failure to communicate clear policy is hurting morale, culture and retention, write these organizational leadership scholars.
The IT services org's managing director of tech services has a fellowship to make sure nonprofits' networks are secure, especially amid ongoing remote work. Here's why he says that's so crucial.
SAP's Lloyd Adams and Aramark's Stephen Mallozzi discuss how remote work has changed workplaces during the pandemic, and what they'll look like moving forward.
The Baltimore tech agency is growing space for other local companies within its own while expanding with new offices and hires nationally.
Wright offers some insights from his experience managing a remote job from Baltimore. Plus, meet the 33 next-generation leaders in Greater Baltimore Committee's Next Up cohort.
Hopeworks is launching a new coworking space for tech trainees and alumni. Executive Director Dan Rhoton sees it as a poverty fighter and community booster, too.
And why the language matters. Check out Technical.ly’s latest Culture Builder newsletter for more.
Efficiency, unplugging and work-life balance: These local tech and business pros share their memories of their last days in the office, and what the year's changes mean for them moving forward.
The Future of Remote Work explores the impact of a workplace shift that, for many, will remain after COVID-19 eases.
Remote-friendly workplaces and asynchronous work can make teams more productive, and be a powerful tool for retaining working parents. Check out Technical.ly’s latest Culture Builder newsletter.
After spending almost two years helping employees better connect in person, the pandemic forced the managed IT services company to adapt with the help of its own tech and revamped office plans.
From employee-led wealth redistribution events to cross-team "study abroad," software developer Jenny Fung reflects on the ways her Civic Apps colleagues "adapted, supported one another, and found ways to laugh" through 2020.
Creative agency head Brent Lightner talks about what the team has learned from going all-virtual during the pandemic, and how those lessons are shaping future office plans.
The return from holiday break offers a chance to assess and improve your remote team’s performance — even if you've already been working at home for months.
Azavea User Experience Designer Alex Lash began life as a digital nomad in Europe at the end of 2019 — and then came COVID-19. Here's how she adjusted her plans and is managing location-independent work.
The entrepreneur on being consistent and building trust, with added insight from Optoro cofounder and CEO Tobin Moore.
These 37 questions, shared in our internal #general channel, have kept the Technically Media team talking throughout the pandemic. Maybe your team will enjoy them, too.
The Fulton-based cloud services firm shares lessons from a disruptive year and plans for growth in the new year.
The tech agency is combining a step challenge and giving to local nonprofits over six weeks. It's a chance to keep employees connected during the pandemic.
The Columbia-based company saw more interest from the federal government as it looked to secure home devices for workers when the pandemic arrived.
"The stronger your systems are in place, the easier it is to work," said CEO Khuram Zaman on the policy, enacted and iterated on during the pandemic.
A cell booster, extra monitor and we'll-figure-it-out-as-we-go attitude are essential to the remote and mobile setup for Kathryn Stracquatanio, director of UX engineering and experience design at Comcast.
In the latest episode of our video series, Chowdhery discusses how she worked her way up to her current role and how she's been managing team interactions remotely.
Here's how SAP, Entercom and Power Home Remodeling are supporting employees during a challenging year, and their leadership's thoughts on which shifts — like remote work and commitments to racial equity — will stick.
Working from home during a pandemic brought challenges that professionals of different backgrounds are still navigating months later. Gwendolyn Lewis and Haniyyah Sharpe-Brown share lessons learned along the way.
What will the Delaware economy look like post-COVID-19?
"Our culture was never the building,” one chief people officer told us. “The culture is the team.”
After months of quarantine, dogs, walks around the neighborhood and strict morning routines are some of the things helping these four pros stay balanced.
Harish Siripurapu, a CISO who recently started working with Baltimore-based Think Systems, talks about how cybersecurity practices are evolving as the shift to remote work becomes a bigger transition.
Sarah Abonyi, a manager on Dcode’s tech team, shares tips from the all-remote shift of her own program connecting private sector tech companies with federal opportunities.
Katie McKenzie, growth manager at D.C.-based dev agency ThinkNimble, shares tips for a better onboarding experience — and a better workplace culture overall.
Wang, who leads integrated communications campaigns for clients at the mid-size public relations agency, talked to us about her day-to-day schedule and remote work tips.
In this video interview, the cofounder talks about a key lesson that led to his employee experience company, and as well as workplace best practices during a pandemic and racial justice movement.
This month of our editorial calendar, Technical.ly will be asking: How will the pandemic, recession and racial equity movement affect team dynamics in the long term?
For most local companies, returning means starting with just 25% capacity back in the office, with employees rotating between working in the office and at home.
Four months into WFH life, you might need a reminder on the importance of moving around and taking breaks during the work day to stay productive (and sane). At TM's virtual retreat, we shared the tips that are keeping us going.
Therapist Rich Lombino shares advice on staying mentally balanced while under WFH orders.
The consensus from these HR pros: Address current events with compassion and genuine plans of action.
With the need to adapt programs for remote work, Technical.ly and the Maryland Technology Internship Program organized a webinar with leaders who have experience working with students. Here's a look at the highlights.
The Columbia-based company packed up boxes with wine glasses and zombie playing cards to encourage team members to "hang in there."
The EVP of Wilco Electronic Systems and a SmartCityPHL Appointed Advisory committee member offers a peek into her remote work setup and discusses the importance of internet access.
The team behind the Center City company’s knowledge-management platform shares the business decisions and values that have made a positive impact on its people.
Sharp, who is responsible for bringing the international energy tech company's products to North American markets, discusses tips and tricks for working from home with family.
We checked in with Baltimore tech biz leaders to find out how the future of work is being shaped by the pandemic.
Here's a look at a 500-person company adapting its culture for remote work.
The Melanin Collective cofounder Kaitlyn Borysiewicz share tips on how to keep your communities close in a time of social distancing.
SAP and Freedom Mortgage are still hosting their internship and training programs this summer, but they'll look a little different. Plus, Campus Philly shares some tips on how to effectively host remote interns.
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Your at-home Wi-Fi probably doesn't have the same protections as office internet.
The tongue-in-cheek ad is for laughs, but the Zoom backgrounds are real.
With everyone spending their days in video meetings, Baltimore offers tips on getting the right setup and staying engaged.
After in-person classes were canceled for the semester amid the COVID-19 pandemic, students, staff and faculty at the Northeast Baltimore university offered their perspective on this new reality in higher education.
This month, learn to up your LinkedIn skills and pull off a successful remote interview, plus hear about the latest in cybersecurity concerns and enterprise tech — all remotely.
Zoombombing. Cryptomining. Malvertising. Baltimore cybersecurity pros talk about WFH vulnerabilities, and how businesses can protect against them. Plus: Meet the Cyber SWAT Team.
The CEO of the Bethesda-based company talks about the shift to remote work.
Kari Clark's Uplift Remote is a tool designed for managers who are making the switch to remote work for their employees.
The senior dev with San Francisco-based HashiCorp talks about her time-saving hacks and keeping productivity in check: "Trying to have a perfect day every day is too much pressure."
We put out the call to see how Baltimoreans are working from home, and here's how they responded. Some keys to living your best remote work life: Monitors, plans and friends.
The shift to working from home is a challenge, even for companies accustomed to remote work. Wendy Scott has some advice.
The VP of strategy and client service tells us about his at-home desk setup, project tracking tools and how he maintains client relationships virtually.
Hire if you need to, but pull back the reins if your biz is in a healthy spot: HR pros discuss how their growth-stage companies are addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.
Some of you are working from the couch, the dining room table or piled between coworkers (aka pets) — and some of you just have a frankly alarming number of monitors.
Apau, who is responsible for monitoring and improving Cvent’s complex SaaS platforms, discusses tips and tricks to successfully work from home.
When coronavirus stress is overwhelming you, use these tips from Philly's On the Goga to up your emotional wellbeing through physical fitness, community support and more.
This Tuesday, March 24, HR pros from Guru, Axios, Syapse and Ordway will cover how their high-growth companies are confronting coronavirus challenges.
Plus, Temple University senior and Technical.ly editorial intern Marybeth Gerdelmann shares her personal thoughts on spending her last semester of college online, thanks to COVID-19.
Working from home for the first time? A little advice from this pro.
Marylander Bill Dixon shares the lessons he’s learned leading the customer support team at Zapier, a fully remote, 2012 Y Combinator graduate.
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