woman on a video call working from home

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Nooria Khan. The number of regular work-from-home employees has grown by 173% in the last 15 years, which is around 11% faster than the rest of the workforce. The pandemic has surely marked the end of regular 9 to 5 for many companies…

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happy woman at a coworking space

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog. Corporate culture matters — it sets the behaviors and attitudes of an organization. A strong corporate culture will bring aligned values and beliefs. This — backed by strong business strategy — helps staff feel valued and increases engagement and productivity. Cultural conventions can ensure employees…

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woman working from her couch

This is a guest post written for the MELD Coworking blog by Adrian Agawin. Due to the pandemic, many companies across various industries have enforced mandatory work-from-home guidelines to continue their business operations and prevent further revenue loss. This remote management work set up has become the “new normal” for many employees and employers. Before…

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man working at a coworking space in Austin

2020 has ushered in a new wave of people working from home in Austin – although as many have noted, working remotely during a pandemic is anything but “normal.” In normal times your kids were at school, your partners and roommates were commuting to their offices, and you had the option to split time between…

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person using laptop in coworking space

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Valerie Chua. The pandemic changing the modern workplace is not so much breaking news anymore. Instead of companies having traditional offices, many were forced to adopt a remote working model to continue with their tasks. This transition has been good for some companies…

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phone with a lot of apps on it

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Jessica Bullet. If you still think of working from home as merely a desirable perk, you’re in the minority. Up to 74% of respondents in the annual Gallup survey (2020 State of American Workplace) believe that working from home and general remote work…

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woman with good mental health looking in the mirror

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Holly Shaw. Before the COVID-19 outbreak, there was a lot of debate over whether companies should adopt work from home policies. It was a valid discussion considering that people can easily access communication and online collaboration tools nowadays. With all these advancements in…

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man and woman working remotely from their apartment

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Michael Deane. In recent months, much of the media commentary has observed how the Coronavirus pandemic has changed people’s lives. The crisis has highlighted flaws and inefficiencies in how we conduct our businesses or how we have structured our society.  For example, the…

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freelance virtual assistants using laptops

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Angelica Ambos. For small- and medium-sized businesses, outsourcing of ancillary tasks is crucial and is now considered an essential business move. Many local and offshore professionals are trained to handle jobs that can be handled online. It is not difficult to look for…

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woman working on her laptop attending an online meeting

This is a guest post for the MELD Coworking blog written by Aubrey Lacuna. No one expected for the entire world to be put on a standstill. The coronavirus pandemic is still the talk of the town and is what keeps medical professionals up at night. Business owners and employers alike are scrambling to keep…

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