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Remote-how Weekly Digest #8

Hello everyone, Recent IPO of Upwork (world's largest freelancing website) gives clear signals, that
Remote-how Weekly Digest #8
By Iwo and Ola from Remote-how • Issue #8 • View online
Hello everyone,
Recent IPO of Upwork (world’s largest freelancing website) gives clear signals, that there are indeed big changes happening in the way we work. Market is maturing. More and more big players start to realize the benefits of distributed teams.
Innovation comes with great opportunities and even bigger risks. If remote is the future and freelance is a new way we make things done - how Fortune 500 companies can de-risk this “large-scale experiment” in terms of operations, security and general management of potentially thousands of (remote) employees onboard?
What Are Your Thoughts on this? Share your opinion with us on Social Media using hashtag #remotehow.

Remote-how news? Warm and sunny greetings from Canary Islands. We’re in Las Palmas and it’s Nomad City Week! We join teams of Buffer, Toptal, Google and many more to explore trends in remote work ecosystem. Our founder Iwo is there with a keynote “You Are Not Born A Remote Worker” (presentation is available on request, just hit that “reply” button).

#remotework greetings from Canary Islands
Ola and Iwo from Remote-how

REMOTE trend
More than 30% of the Fortune 500 now hiring on Upwork. What does it mean for the future of work?
What Upwork's IPO Means For Freelancers
REMOTE management
Managing people is hard. Managing people you’ve never met before, though? That’s the challenge.
REMOTE security
Using remote workers — who will very likely send, receive, and access company data and resources online — without a cybersecurity plan in place is risky. See how to cope with a security challenge.
How Does Remote Work Impact Your Business's Cybersecurity?
REMOTE future
Great essay on future of management!
The management approach tested by Google and Zappos
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