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March 10, 2021 / 

Ioana Marin

5 simple tips to boost your creativity when working remotely

Creativity is a key asset that can make all the difference in ensuring that you truly stand out from the rest of the crowd. It's no coincidence then that the most successful organizations in the world not only promote creativity, but nurture it by creating a perfect environment for their people to deliver their unique creations. This involves developing trust and avoiding any unnecessary pressure by unexpectedly tight deadlines brought on by a lack of proper planning or that anyone becomes fearful of making a mistake along the way.

But how to boost your creative output in the new normal of WFH?

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May 28, 2020 / 

Ioana Marin

How Pickit is handling the move to remote work

As we all know, in a very short space of time, the world has had to fast-track a major transition to remote work, and where possible, many of us have been encouraged to work from the safety of our own homes. And while lockdowns around the world are slowly lifted, it looks like the WFH trend is here to stay one way or another whether we like it or not. 

This new way of working has come with many advantages, but also with many new challenges most of us haven't had to face before.

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April 22, 2020 / 

Brad Hawkes

A few insights from 5 years of remote work with Pickit

If you’ve spent any time on LinkedIn lately, you’ve probably already been bombarded with advice from some of the self-proclaimed remote work gurus out there (some of whom were permanently stationed in offices just a matter of weeks ago). It's likely you've seen the long lists of remote work hacks and best practices, and you might even have another 10 tabs open with posts just like this one all lined up waiting to be read.

So why read this?!

I could give you a few reasons, but I’ll settle for two...

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April 16, 2020 / 

Jullietta Stoencheva

3 ways Pickit helps remote workers stay on brand  

It goes without saying that COVID-19 has changed the way we work, possibly forever. Remote work is the new norm, and with US companies spending on average $5,000/year per employee on office rentalthe current circumstances might just have inspired a permanent change.  

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April 7, 2020 / 

Brad Hawkes

Level up your video calls with virtual backgrounds

Now that many of us are working remotely, we're suddenly spending a lot more time in front of a webcam–whether it be for staff meetings, brainstorming sessions, webinars or online social events after work. For some, this new shift is a welcome opportunity to catch a glimpse of where and how our colleagues (not to mention celebrities) live. It's also a narcissist's nightmare given that our new camera-driven careers happen to coincide with some pretty out-there hairdos brought on by the sudden closure of many local beauty salons and grooming establishments.

Whichever category you belong to, we'll help you find the right image and look your best on your next Microsoft Teams call.

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April 2, 2020 / 

Brad Hawkes

7 best practices for effective remote presentations

Whether you feel like a presentation pro or you get the shakes when it’s your turn to step up for a monthly report, delivering a deck remotely is often a different animal altogether to live presenting. No more relying on stage presence, charisma, persuasive body language or your ability to work a room. And if you're more of a butterflies-on-steroids presenter, you probably think this is your ticket out; Finally, I don’t need to bother with all that empty rhetoric stuff and can get straight to business. 

Not so fast!  

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