Location: Qobo Ltd
Remote work is a complex subject. More and more individuals want to do it, yet very few companies offer it. Communications, project management, knowledge sharing, remunerations, time tracking, team building – are just some of the issues.
Here’s the list of 10 companies that are very successful with their remote work cultures (read the article for details):
- Automattic (aka “the WordPress people”)
- Help Scout
Here is something you don’t read every day:
Internet companies across China are embracing programming cheerleaders, pretty, talented girls that help create a fun work environment. Their job includes buying programmers breakfast, chitchatting and playing ping-pong with them.
According to the HR manager of an Internet company that hired three such cheerleaders, its programmers are mostly male and terrible at socializing, and the presence of these girls have greatly improved their job efficiency and motivation.
Go here to see how it looked before.
NISE Nexcom Series – a good selection of embedded servers and mini-PCs for home and small office needs. These things don’t require a lot of power or a dedicated cooling system, and have native support for Linux.