Entries by Swifty

The workplace is a lonely place, but it doesn’t have to be

In early 2017, Shelly Schneider accepted a new job at a large insurance company. With a desk surrounded by hundreds of coworkers, she expected to have a robust social experience at work. But after two years, Schneider found herself isolated, unhappy, and unproductive. Schneider excelled in her role as an underwriter, working across all of […]

How To Be The Remote Employee That Proves The Stereotypes Aren’t True

The verdict’s in: Your boss approved your request to work remotely full-time. Congratulations! 🎉You’re no longer tied to the geographical location of your office. As someone who’s been working remotely full-time for over a year, I know and appreciate the many benefits of this lifestyle. I tend to keep the same working hours as my […]