The Crossover Coffee Break: Issue #15

By: Kelly Meissner on July 24th, 2017

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The Crossover Coffee Break: Issue #15

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Welcome to the weekly newsletter for Crossover blog subscribers

Take a break from your work and join us for some piping hot news about remote work, productivity, and what the Crossover community has been up to.

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If you’ve been around our blog or social media, you may have heard something about our worldwide hiring tour. Now approaching its sixth month, our hiring tournament initiative has helped us discover top talent around the globe and connect tech professionals with remote jobs. Take a deep dive into our process—why, how, and where we’re running local hiring events—and discover what we’ve learned from hosting 22 tournaments in nine countries.

Inside Crossover: a Q&A with Val Cavaliere

Meet one of our recruiting managers (who has been with Crossover since its founding)—learn how she joined the team and why she chose to pursue a remote job.

Crossover Country Spotlight: Romania

Crossover has partners in more than 100 countries—and growing all the time. Our series of country spotlights continues with Romania: meet the team and learn about how Crossover has gotten involved with the local tech community.

Top picks from the archives

Composing a Life in the Digital Age

One of our partners shares how the flexibility of working remotely can be a life-changing step toward work-life balance.

Deliberate Practice: Learn Like an Expert

Want to be an expert? Here’s how high achievers approach learning and skills development.


What we’re reading

7 Critical Skills for the Jobs of the Future | Singularity Hub

The workplace is changing at an unprecedented rate. Learn which skills can help future-proof your career.

Working From Home Makes You Happier and ‘Massively’ More Productive, According to Science | Inc.

The verdict is in: research backs up the benefits of remote work. Featuring highlights from the TED Talk, “Go Ahead, Tell Your Boss You Are Working From Home,” by Stanford University economics professor Nicholas Bloom.


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