Distributed Teams

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Toxic Communication in Virtual Workspaces: A Looming Liability for Remote and Hybrid Companies

by Jeffrey Gangemi

The tendency to “speak” more harshly from a keyboard than you would face to face—called online disinhibition—doesn’t just happen on Twitter. When it creeps into office conversations, it can create a toxic work environment that damages your brand and bottom line.

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Hybrid Office Design: Ideas From a Global Leader in Workplace Architecture

by Sunny Gold

Real-world examples from Gensler, the architecture and design firm known for creating innovative workspaces for Ford, Verizon, and LinkedIn.

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How Verizon Created an Award-Winning Virtual Internship Program

by Stephanie Emma Pfeffer

Last year, Verizon transformed its internship program to be fully remote. Here’s how they created a rewarding experience for students and managers.

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Fitter, Happier, More Productive – An Artificial Intelligence Case Study

by Toptal Research

There's a wealth of practical applications for powerful technology like AI, like creating health and wellbeing resources for a new generation of college students. Here, we offer an inside glimpse into how the University of Southern California accomplished just that with the help of on-demand talent.

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Inside Toptal’s Distributed Screening Process

by Cole Stryker

WordPress cofounder and Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg interviews Toptal CEO Taso Du Val about how he built his fully distributed company and modern recruitment's major sea change.

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Calm Before the Storm

by Tasha Huebner

The company behind the world's leading meditation app found itself in a decidedly non-calming situation when an outage revealed an immediate need for a new system.

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Triggering Productive Behavior: Motivation Tips for Work

by Jordan DeVos

When productivity wanes, the most effective solution is to get motivated. However, this is easier said than done. Motives might be deep-rooted, but once uncovered, they can trigger productive behavior. Neuroscientific research links motivation to self-sustaining productivity.

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Managing Cross-Cultural Communication Barriers

by Toptal Research

As teams become more culturally diverse, miscommunications are more common. Expectations and behavioral nuances differ by country, making it difficult to know what is really being said. Understanding the differences can help a team find common ground and work toward success.

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