Remote Work

  • I’ve been working remotely since 2017, well before most office workers were forced to work from home because of the COVID-19. While the way I worked was not disrupted by the pandemic, I was unfortunately laid off. I needed to find a fully remote company and one that offered flexibility in my schedule, not something a lot of companies had incorporated at the time.  When I joined Motus in August of 2020, I was extremely…

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  • As vaccinations rise and more cities reopen, public spaces are playing host to a new, work anywhere lifestyle. You may be missing the social aspect of working in an office, or maybe you focus better with some background activity. Whatever the reason, you may be considering spending a business day in a nearby cafe. But…

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  • It’s been a little over a year since a large number of people began working from home. A lot has changed in that time. Our knowledge of COVID-19 and the development of a vaccine provide hope for the near future. Many companies are looking to these changes as a sign that things can return to the way they were…

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  • The pandemic hit many large metropolitan areas very hard. As a result, many who could afford to looked to delocate to other areas of the country. Many states offered, and continue to offer, a relocation stipend to those interested in delocating. What states and cities are doing this? Why are they doing it? And what can companies…

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  • During the pandemic, many things slowed to a crawl. One silver lining was the decrease in pollution. We hope to put COVID-19 in the rearview very soon. But a return to our previous ways means potentially going back to high pollution and not taking care of our environment. An individual can only do so much, but you can…

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  • Summer is nearly upon us. Whether you live in a place that’s never seen snow or you’re used to 10 inches every couple weeks in winter, you’re probably looking forward to getting outside. The great thing about remote work is you’re able to take and do your work anywhere. But are you equipped to do so?…

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  • 87% of Business Leaders Expect to Change their Real Estate Strategy over the Next Year to Prepare for Long-Term and Permanent Remote Work BOSTON, Mass., February 25, 2021 – Motus, the definitive leader in solutions for businesses with mobile-enabled workforces, today released its latest report, “A New Normal: Remote Work is Here to Stay.” The…

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  • Nearly one year ago, half of the workforce was forced to work remotely with almost no preparation. The outcome surprised people at all levels of business. Employees adapted quickly, productivity didn’t collapse and projects continued. While the vaccine roll out ramps up across the country, business leaders are beginning to consider how the workplace will change in a post-COVID world. Will there be remote work beyond…

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  • Halfway through January and, as anticipated, employees continue remote work in 2021. While some employers are still trying to figure out when they can bring their employees back into the office, many employees are wondering if remaining remote is even possible. Each company has its own needs and each employee has their preferences, but the…

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  • You’d be hard pressed to find a tech company that doesn’t currently have its employees working from home. And the number of companies, tech or otherwise, that have moved to fully remote continues to grow. But there’s a gap between tech companies that work from home and tech companies that enable their employees to work…

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