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Remote Work Is Here To Stay. So Why Not Do It In Style?

By now, many of us have accepted the idea that office life as we know it is never coming back. At least not for the foreseeable future. And even if it does, it may look very different to what we’re used to. Remote working has been our reality for the last six months, and it may well continue to be until a COVID-19 vaccine is developed.

Back when we thought this was only a temporary glitch, many of us made do with what we had. We bought standing desks and back pillows from Amazon and got creative, turning corners of our apartments and homes into makeshift home offices. (Sometimes with amusing results.)

But these setups were only ever meant to be temporary. Faced with a reality that will likely include years of remote work, many people are now seeking long-term solutions. Faced with a sluggish travel market, companies like Airbnb

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Holiday gift guides for techies, remote workers, and everyone else on your list

Finding the perfect tech gifts can be a challenge–let us help you. These holiday gift ideas for techies and non-techies will make your shopping much easier.

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Shopping for the holidays can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. With so many options available online, it’s easier than ever to find what you’re looking for and get everyone marked off your list. Consider the gift guides and shopping tips listed below to help make your 2020 holiday season the smoothest one yet. This article will be updated as more holiday gift guides are available. 

Best home office tech gift ideas

Many office workers have been forced to work from home because of the coronavirus pandemic, making home office products a necessity. When you’re shopping for someone who is WFH, check out these products.

Video conferencing equipment

Home office furniture

More home office gadgets and supplies

If you know

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Leominster School Committee approves hybrid learning model to begin Nov. 9, students can also choose remain remote

The Leominster School Committee approved plans Monday night for a hybrid learning model within its district.

The unanimous vote grants students the opportunity to opt out of the current remote model and into the hybrid model if they’d like. Others, preferring remote learning can remain on that path. Students who switch to hybrid can return to fully remote if necessary.

The vote applies to students in kindergarten through eighth grade and is set to begin on Nov. 9. Students who participate in hybrid learning will have in-person classes either Monday and Tuesday or Thursday and Friday. All students will practice remote learning on Wednesday.

Students in ninth grade will have a combination of a two-week period involving remote and in-person learning. Grades 10 through 12 will continue learning remote with a gradual return to the classroom.

In-person classes will not exceed 16 students to ensure each one is at least

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Selina Acquires Remote Year Brand and Doubles Down on Remote Work and Subscription Model

LONDON, Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Selina, the global hospitality platform, has today announced its acquisition in an all-stock transaction of the Remote Year’s brand and customer base. Remote Year empowers professionals to embrace the remote work movement by taking their careers outside of the traditional office. 

Selina and Remote Year represent two of the leading brands in the travel and remote work categories and this acquisition strengthens both brands’ prospects for growth and expansion in a post-pandemic world. Remote Year will continue to exist as its own brand and will utilize Selina’s catalogue of best-in-class properties, spanning 19 countries and 3 continents, to improve its customer experience. Selina will leverage Remote Year’s community of driven professionals and remote workers as it focuses on longer-term stays and its remote work offering. As a collective, Selina and Remote Year will work together to tailor products that fit the needs of

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