When CERN changed the course of my life

The web changed my life. I mean, we can all say that, but the web became the centerpiece of the professional career I ended up pursing and just a massive part of who I am. Timing is everything and this case is no different for me. It’s worth revisiting all this within the context of CERN releasing the web into the public domain on April 30, 1993. There is no measure by which this can not be viewed as a landmark historical event for society, but also for me. At that particular moment in April ‘93, I was a senior …

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Lone Rock Point Attends WordCamp US in San Diego

Meeting your colleagues for the first time is always a nerve-racking experience. We all remember our first day at the office – the trepidation that comes with learning a new role and making a strong first impression with your coworkers. But for remote workers who already know each other, that first face-to-face is a different, and often more rewarding experience. Last week, most of our Lone Rock Point colleagues were brought together for the first time at WordCamp US San Diego, a conference designed to sharpen our CMS chops with WordPress and get to know some of the thought leaders …

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The Dos and Don’ts for Outsourcing

With evolving supply chain issues and changes to the world due to COVID-19, businesses are looking for every advantage. Working with a potential employee before going through the hiring process is one way to ensure a more successful match. There are over a billion freelancers working worldwide, with close to 60 million operating in the United States alone. Outsourcing has been used for decades to deliver specific skills across agencies, government contracting, and manufacturing. Businesses that adopt outsourcing as a way to fulfill their personnel needs will benefit from new skills and fresh ideas smart freelancers will bring to the …

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Building Company Culture in a Remote Work World

As much of the business world continues to make the shift toward remote only work, building and maintaining a positive, productive company culture has never been more important. What used to come naturally in-person, must now be converted to teleconferencing, chat and email.  At Lone Rock Point, we’re well versed in the ways of working remotely as a fully distributed workforce. In this post, we’ll share some things we’ve learned along the way as well as examine recent research regarding remote working and offer 8 ways to help your company adapt to the times. How has remote working evolved since …

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