We named our magazine after an amorphous vision of what a new worker might be, but that doesn’t necessarily make us experts as to what the hell a new worker actually is. So we called for help. Here we talk to coworking space owners in Morocco and New York about the new economy (and how […]
People enter the world of coworking in pursuit of greener pastures. But sometimes they don’t know how to actually get the green – the money. South African serial entrepreneur Alon Lichtenstein argues that coworking spaces should start recruiting independent sales people that can match up with freelancers and startups who need sales help. This is […]
Luka Piškorič, co-founder of a coworking space and crowdfunding lab in Slovenia, and Abdallah Absi, founder of the Middle East’s first crowdfunding platform, based in Lebanon, share how to create successful crowdfunding campaigns that create value—and income—for your fellow coworkers. By Melissa Mesku
What do musicians and coworkers have in common? They both need a place to get together and do their thing. Turns out it’s not that easy. Julie Sutter takes us through the trials and tribulations, sometimes hilarious, sometimes heartening, of a group of people determined to build a shared rehearsal space in Fort Collins, CO.
Got a problem? Odds against you? Call the Geekqualizer. A part-time advice columnist and full time undercover agent, the Geekqualizer is ready to solve your geekiest coworking quandaries. This issue, we hear indispensable advice for a bitcoin bully, a wardrobe worrier, and more, penned by standup comic Roddy O’Hare.
In American culture, stress and exhaustion are worn with pride as status symbols. Being busy means you have a tireless work ethic. People assume you must be accomplishing your life goals. It’s time we reimagine the work week.
George Divoky is an ornithologist and an Arctic biologist, but what he discovered in his research on a remote island in Alaska put him at the center of the conversation on climate change. Beth Jusino brings us George’s story in her column Odd Jobs, dedicated to illuminating the surprising work life of our fellow coworkers.
Role play your way through your first day at a coworking space with a game Clarice Meadows made for New Worker Magazine.
The iRegular project is a top rated educational app that makes brilliant use of visual design. Inés Arroyo recounts her personal journey from “never in my life had I started something with an idea of my own,” to leading a 120-person collaborative team at the crossroads of art, technology, and language education. Story by Melissa […]
The experience of moving from New York to Philadelphia was a little like being dropped onto another planet. Good thing I found Indy Hall. Hila Ratzabi tells us about how she got her start as a freelancer and what “Just Fucking Do It” means to her.
Coworking is a desirable solution for new attorneys, solo practitioners and small law firms, though some may be concerned as to whether coworking spaces conflict with the rules of professional conduct which all lawyers must uphold. Erin Sperger shares some tips for how lawyers can start coworking – and do it right.
Montreal’s Mile End neighborhood is said to have more artists per square inch than anywhere else in Canada. Filmmaker Geneva Guerin shares with us her documentary Van Horne & Waverly which takes us to the industrial warehouses of Mile End that have been transformed into creative workspaces and hubs of artistic activity and collaboration.