Telecommuting News Summary 062909

Remote Workers Are Happier Workers: Cisco

TMCnet‎2 hours ago‎
You’d be in good company, too, as more companies are experimenting with various telecommuting strategies to save costs and retain top talent.

Apple CEO Steve Jobs Returns to Work

HR News Now‎2 hours ago‎
The ability to telecommute, which is being put to use in the case of Jobs, is a work arrangement in which employees enjoy flexibility in working location

Tuesday is an Ozone Alert Day

KRMGRichard Dowdell‎3 hours ago‎
Walk, bike, carpool, ride the bus or telecommute. – Avoid long idle times. Walk in rather than drive thru. – Postpone refueling. Wait until evening or not

Energy bill should energize change

TelephonyOnlineCarol Wilson‎3 hours ago‎
telework solutions that keep cars off freeways and collaboration technologies that let office workers easily work with colleagues in other sites all can

Tulsa Under Ozone Alert Today

News On 6‎4 hours ago‎
Monday’s ozone levels in Tulsa are ruled to be unhealthy for sensitive groups like those with asthma. TULSA, OK — The Oklahoma Department of Environmental

Environmental benefits (or not) of the Cash for Clunkers program

Examiner.com‎4 hours ago‎
Using mass transit or telecommuting also causes a reduction in individual fuel use. None of those possible transportation choices receive any incentive

Media Ignore Further Questions Over Obama-Fired Inspector Gen Walpin

NewsBustersBrad Wilmouth‎5 hours ago‎
Regarding the telecommuting issue, York recounts that, according to his source, “the board did not tell Walpin he couldn’t telecommute.

Cisco saves $277 million with telework

FierceCIOJudi Hasson‎6 hours ago‎
“Our main intent was to really evaluate the social, economic and environmental impacts associated with telecommuting,” Rami Mazid, vice president of global

David Boggs: Drive less to boost state’s air quality

Arizona RepublicDavid Boggs‎6 hours ago‎
David Boggs is executive director of Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority, which provides bus, carpool, vanpool, bicycle and telecommuting

Cisco Systems Study Shows the Benefits of Telecommuting

Comtex SmartrendChip Brian‎7 hours ago‎
Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) conducted a study where the company examined the telecommuting activities of nearly 2000

Guest List — Sunday, July 5

msnbc.comAndrew Littell‎7 hours ago‎
Find out how telecommuting can work for your business. Kim Zoller, President & founder of Image Dynamics, a total-solution outsourced training and

DIDX: Make Money While You Sleep Without All the Stigma

TMCnetDmitry Vlasyuk‎8 hours ago‎
By the way, considering the current global economic trends, outsourcing and telecommuting tools are once again a very hot commodity – considering the huge

EcoBlu Products, Inc. – Great Future for Environmentally Friendly

TMCnet‎8 hours ago‎
The study, conducted to evaluate the social, economic and environmental impacts associated with telecommuting at Cisco, revealed that a majority of

How to Value the Advertising-Supported Internet

BloombergJohn Quelch‎9 hours ago‎
quantify but including the power of access to information as well as greater flexibility in balancing work and family obligations through telecommuting.

Telecommuting Series: Legitimate companies that offer “work at

Examiner.com‎9 hours ago‎
Companies that offer good telecommuting jobs or work from home opportunities typically don’t spend a lot of money advertising it. Some do, most don’t.

Digital age: What it means for energy’s future

Calgary Herald‎9 hours ago‎
And new “telework” tools are obsolescing the need to put in “face time” at the office by allowing workers to be productive from home or any remote location.

Riding The Rail: Plenty Of Time To Ponder Search

Search Engine LandDavid Roth‎12 hours ago‎
As it is on the train, if I mix in a little telecommuting and a minimum of driving (sans ice pick), it’s pretty tolerable.

SMEs defy downturn with continued investment in comms

ComputerWeekly.comJoe O’Halloran‎14 hours ago‎
The small businesses have, however, revealed reticence in implementing some critical communications technologies, such as telecommuting and mobility.

Investing in our future

ComputerworldUKRichard Steel‎15 hours ago‎
Whereas, at that time, Gartner was forecasting that “WiMax access solutions that are suitable for enterprise users that telecommute from rural areas (or

Remote working ups productivity, satisfaction – Cisco survey

Telecompaper‎15 hours ago‎
The Teleworker Survey looked at 2000 employees to evaluate the social, economic and environmental impacts associated with telecommuting at Cisco.

Uncle Sam Is Generally A Boss You Can Rely On

Hartford CourantLily Garcia‎16 hours ago‎
•Family-friendly policies — These include flexible work schedules, telecommuting, part-time jobs and job sharing. Federal employees also enjoy first

Cisco Promotes Telecommuting

ITvoir‎17 hours ago‎
Cisco has revealed it has garnered more than $277 million in productivity savings by letting employees work from home using the company’s own virtual office

Maybe flex time really is worthy of passion

Houston ChronicleCarolyn Feibel‎18 hours ago‎
It’s a yearly event that encourages local companies to allow their workers to try flexible commute options—a compressed work week, telecommuting or flexible

Third Spare the Air Day in a row called for Monday

San Jose Mercury NewsTheresa Harrington‎19 hours ago‎
To help prevent smog, the district asks area residents to carpool, telecommute by working from home instead of driving to work, link necessary trips and

As I See It: Oh the Jobs They Are a-Changin’

IT JungleVictor Rozek‎21 hours ago‎
Telecommuting, flextime, and lateral moves that require less travel are just three ways employees are customizing their careers. The old model that required

Survey ranks Calgary as No. 1 for parking costs

CTV British Columbia‎Jun 28, 2009‎
“Promoting car pooling and public transit, including subsidizing employee fares, and providing company car-share programs, telecommuting solutions,

Cisco Promotes Telecommuting

PC WorldDenise Dubie‎Jun 28, 2009‎
Not only does Cisco’s telecommuting technology help the company save on collaboration technologies, but also the company’s telework program makes employees

Ways to restore your teetering work-life balance

Business Daily AfricaCosmas Kimanzi‎Jun 28, 2009‎
The changes can include flex time, job-sharing, telecommuting, or part-time employment. Your first step is to research your employer’s policies and methods

Register Now for Green Commute Challenge

Kansas City infoZine‎Jun 28, 2009‎
work — carpooling, biking, riding the bus, walking and telecommuting — and to find other ways to reduce their driving, such as staying in for lunch.

Top library jobs restructured

Tulsa WorldGinnie GrahamOmer Gillham‎Jun 28, 2009‎
In January, the commission agreed to allow Saferite to telecommute up to two days a week. She works from her Tulsa or Grand Lake-area home every Friday and

Potential Employer Benefits

Examiner.com‎Jun 27, 2009‎
The following potential employer benefits are often cited as reasons, motivations, or justifications for implementation of telecommuting programs.

Ericsson in 4G talks with ME operators

ArabianBusiness.com‎Jun 27, 2009‎
”These will include not only Internet telephones and videophones, but also easy teleconferencing, practical telecommuting, medical services such as remote

BharathContractJobs.com: Millions Of Visitors Benefit From New

OfficialWire (press release)Raj Thiyagarajan‎Jun 27, 2009‎
Number one Job portal in India for finding Contract Jobs, Telecommuting and Part time, SAP, Oracle, Java, VB Jobs adds new features for

Ericsson in talks with region’s mobile operators to launch 4G services

AME Info‎Jun 27, 2009‎
These will include not only Internet telephones and videophones, but also easy teleconferencing, practical telecommuting, medical services such as remote

Telecommuting has benefits – for the disciplined

Telegraph-JournalAmy Minsky‎Jun 27, 2009‎
Despite the positive attention and federal dollars thrust upon the concept of telecommuting, a Montreal mom and a researcher from the University of Waterloo

Wittman seeking secure centers

The Free Lance-StarKelly Hannon‎Jun 26, 2009‎
A bill passed by the House of Representatives Thursday gives federal workers with security clearances their own telework centers in the

Cisco Says Telecommuting Saves Money, and the World

Fast CompanyAriel Schwartz‎Jun 26, 2009‎
Good news for homebodies: A Cisco survey of 2000 people worldwide has revealed that employees who telecommute

Seven Deadly Sins of Home Office Security

ITworld.comJoan Goodchild‎Jun 26, 2009‎
ROCs lease individual offics, internet and phone systems to workers who want to telecommute but are concerned about the quality of facilities in a home

BART strikes looms

San Francisco Bay GuardianWendi JonassenSteven T. Jones‎Jun 26, 2009‎
A strike would leave many commuters without options, aside from ferries, telecommuting, or throwing up a thumb on the Bay Bridge.

Potential BART strike might impact area commuters

Examiner.com‎Jun 26, 2009‎
Other options that the Sacramento commuter may want to think about is starting out to work earlier and/or telecommuting if available.

Cinergy MetroNet coming to Wabash

Wabash Plain DealerRoy Church‎Jun 26, 2009‎
He said, ‘Wabash is a place where you can telecommute to anywhere.’ “You already have that quality of life that makes people want to live here,” Biggerstaff

The Climate Bill is Essential, But Won’t Break US Oil Dependence

ReutersBennett Cohen‎Jun 26, 2009‎
This could be achieved through increased funding for public transit and incentivizing carpooling and telecommuting in the short term, and implementing

Technology giant Cisco says work at home jobs save millions of dollars

Examiner.com‎Jun 26, 2009‎
Cisco, technology giant, claims to have saved an estimated $277 million in productivity by allowing employees to telecommute, telework, or work at home.

Cisco’s Take on Telecommuting and Productivity

WebWorkerDaily‎Jun 26, 2009‎
In a recent post, I blogged about the telecommuting trend, including a data point from a WorldatWork study that found a 39 percent increase in the number of

StockSource.us: Todays — Eco-Friendly – Stock Pick: EcoBlu

Trading Markets (press release)‎Jun 26, 2009‎
The study, conducted to evaluate the social, economic and environmental impacts associated with telecommuting at Cisco, revealed that a majority of

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