The Telecommuting and Gig Workforce in Montana

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The Future of Remote Work

“The way we all work is going to change.” Richard Branson

I’ve been successfully self-employed for a year — here are 9 things I wish I’d known before starting

Being self-employed will present you with many challenges and some distinct advantages.

4 reasons why you should hire remote workers

“Smart employers need to seriously consider the feedback from their staff that they’re being more productive outside the traditional office environment,”

Can teleworking bring Montanans big-city wages? Yes, for some.

As better internet access connects even far-flung rural communities with the rest of the world, it seems to promise Montanans a way to have their cake and eat it too: a fulfilling career at a city wage without having to leave the Last Best Place.

Helping Remote Workers Avoid Loneliness and Burnout

Using social exchange theory, researchers suggest, “employees respond to the ability to work flexibly by exerting additional effort, in order to return benefit to their employer.”

How Freelancing And Other Remote Work Will Help Save Rural Life

"Now, Vermont wants a piece of the action . . . Governor Phil Scott just approved a piece of legislation that will pay 100 people up to $10,000 to move to Vermont in 2019 with the new ‘Remote Worker Grant Program.’"

8 Steps To Assembling The Most Talented Startup Team

More people in the workplace don’t want to be "employees."

The Gig Economy, Americans and The Future

Research reveals that 20 to 30 percent of the working-age populations in the United States and the EU-15, or up to 162 million individuals, engage in part-time contract work.

Amazon and Google Are Taking Over Cities. The Smartest Startups Are Going Virtual

Over time, Foster says, they realized being distributed was allowing them to tap into a broader, richer talent market than they ever could by confining hiring to one locale, even a tech hub. "We realized this could become an advantage for us," Foster says.

Myths of the Gig Economy, Corrected

The gig economy has not only turned millions of Americans into contractors, but it’s given the more successful entrepreneurs the tools to grow even faster.