The sharing economy was officially launched in the mid-2000s as a contrast to the formal way of doing business. Opposite to this last one, the sharing economy revealed through the years to be a great way of improving our general lifestyle. It allowed us to save money, find jobs, lower carbon footprints, increase social capital and become more flexible in our choices. However, during this recent health crisis, this type of company had to face hard times, like all businesses. Why so? Let’s show you the current major challenges of the sharing economy.
When you are working remotely, you end up spending a lot of time sitting in front of a laptop. Maybe you also adopt other positions meanwhile working, as lying on your back or on your stomach. Of course, you are more than welcome to work as you prefer, but what it is vital to remember is that some positions can affect your body’s health. In fact, doctors recommend sitting on a chair with a straight back as the ideal position when working on a computer. We also all know that we should alternate moments of deskbound and moments of movement. That is why we suggest you try to do some yoga when working, especially as remote workers.
We previously talked about co-working and what you should look for when searching for a place. We also own our co-working space in Berlin, CISpace. Today we are going to focus on the European cities and which ones are the best for co-working from our perspective.
Have you ever thought about helping some associations in your city or packing all his stuff and going abroad? Of course, working without receiving a pay may sound not so appealing but we are sure that volunteering is a great choice, both in case you remain in your city and volunteer in a shelter, or leave for going abroad. Besides, the desire of helping others and adventuring lies in our human blood and that is the reason why we sometimes feel like trying out something new. So, why not take into consideration volunteering at least once in your lifetime? Here some reasons why you should think about it.
It was a late spring evening when we set a friendly interview with Susith Nonis, one of our former interns. Luckily for us, he agreed to take some time to share with us his internship experience and how working with our organization helped him in his career path. Let’s find out what he told us.