Telecommuting News Summary 080408

It’s a small work world, even from home
Globe and Mail,  Canada  - 11 hours ago
I have been offered the option to move or to stay and telecommute from home, visiting the head office quarterly. My spouse has a good job here and my kids
Evaluating offers
Indianapolis Star,  United States  - 11 hours ago
Does the prospective employer offer ride-sharing assistance, telecommuting or mileage reimbursement? A Robert Half survey showed 17 percent of companies
Soundwin–the Outstanding VoIP Solution Provider Presents the
NewDesignWorld (press release),  UK  - 13 hours ago
These telecommuting devices of Soundwin are all designed in high-level quality & multi-function, offering buyers the new experience while using them.
Business is Booming for Papercheck and EditorLive – Hiring Frenzy
PR Newswire (press release),  NY  - 13 hours ago
The downturn in the economy and the rising cost of gasoline have increased the popularity of telecommuting. Proofreaders enjoy the ability to work from home
My Energy Plan Better Than Yours: Charles Peña,  CA  - 13 hours ago
As an aside, I’ve not yet heard either candidate propose increased telecommuting as a way to reduce oil consumption. Imagine how much less oil we would use
Pajamas not included,  NY  - 15 hours ago
(Photo: aharon rothschild) Of Fortune magazine’s most recent 100 best companies to work for, 84 allowed employees to telecommute or work from home at least
A Summit About SaaS? Seriously?
DaniWeb,  VA  - 19 hours ago
In today’s age of high-speed connections, wireless networking, telecommuting, and cloud computing, it’s not hard to believe that SaaS has taken off like it
Vocation, All I Ever Wanted
Grist Magazine,  WA  - 21 hours ago
Many companies have started to strongly encourage telecommuting, even paying for at-home workers’ laptops, Blackberrys, and/or wireless connections.
Telecommuting On the Rise,  NY  - 21 hours ago
In a survey of 150 business managers, 69 percent said it was common for employees to telecommute, the Menlo Park, Calif.-based staffing firm reported.
Corridor Collaborations Rolls Out a New Business Time Share
Iowa City Press Citizen,  IA  - 22 hours ago
“We designed Corridor Collaborations to fulfill the needs of the entrepreneur, telecommuting professional or too-frequent traveler.
Multigenerational IT work forces offer many challenges
SmartBrief,  DC  - 23 hours ago
More employees are interested in telecommuting, according to the report from Computer Sciences Corp., which also highlights that salary is still a big
The Washington Times Tech Zoo column
TMCnet  - Aug 5, 2008
While telecommuting may save time and money, it also puts corporate data at risk — a reality that resurfaces every time a government laptop gets stolen.
Managing Editor
Variety,  CA  - Aug 5, 2008
engage with readers o Set and manage deadlines o Plan new and future initiatives for the website PLEASE NOTE: While this is a telecommuting position,
Going green with at-home call center agents,  MA  - Aug 5, 2008
AAA Mid Atlantic plans to offer its associates the option of telecommuting one day a week or working from one of its locations closer to home. Reports 79 Percent of Professionals Are Looking For a
MarketWatch  - Aug 5, 2008
to help their employees by offering alternatives such as telecommuting or a shorter work week to retain valuable resources and reduce high-turnover.
Simple, yet effective
Fleet Owner (subscription)  - Aug 5, 2008
“There are other ways to reduce demand for oil – more public transportation, more carpooling, more telecommuting, more recycling, less exurban sprawl,
No kids, no jobs for growing number of wives
CNN  - Aug 5, 2008
Davis, who lives in Louisville, Texas, isn’t a mother, nor does she telecommute. She is a stay-at-home wife, which makes her something of a pioneer in the
Candidates Support 4-Day-Week for Government in NH
WCAX,  VT  - Aug 5, 2008
The candidates for governor in New Hampshire would consider a 4-day-work week and telecommuting for state government to save energy costs.
Heat brings another code orange day
Salisbury Post,  NC  - Aug 5, 2008
Drive less: carpool, vanpool, take the bus, telecommute. Green………..0-50 AQI……..Good air quality. No health risks are expected.
Telecommuting is bad for the environment
Sify,  India  - Aug 5, 2008
“Some people just can’t [telecommute]; they get too lonely,” says Jack Aiello, a Rutgers University professor who studied IBM’s telecommuting program in the
REMOTE WORK ON THE RISE: Number of Employees Working Off-site
Earthtimes (press release),  UK  - Aug 5, 2008
Your supervisor will want to know key information, like why you are a good telework candidate, technology tools and upgrades you will need, and security
Green Ink: Shifting Gears on Energy Policy
Wall Street Journal Blogs,  NY  - Aug 5, 2008
Online retailers and companies that know how to take advantage of telecommuting, at the WSJ’s Biz Tech blog. Senator Barack Obama shifted gears and called
Killing our golden geese
Wilmington News Journal, OH,  OH  - Aug 5, 2008
Current PTO plans (paid time off) and vacation policies offered by employers will be reduced or eliminated, and telecommuting and work-at-home arrangements
Xerox Moves R&D Headquarters to Boston (Kind Of)–Looking to
Xconomy,  MA  - Aug 5, 2008
Talk about telecommuting. As of a few weeks ago, Sophie Vandebroek has been running Xerox’s global R&D organization–comprised of the famous Palo Alto
Reports Reflect Uneasy Job Market,  OR  - Aug 5, 2008
Looking for a shorter commute was tops on the mind of 20000 professionals surveyed; telecommuting, using public transportation, and carpooling were distant
Environment transforms workplace
Calgary Herald,   Canada  - Aug 5, 2008
Solutions like telework or compressed work weeks — already in place to varying degrees — often have multiple payoffs, says Chris Winter,
High Gas Prices Put Brakes On Suburban Migration
Free Internet Press,  NY  - Aug 4, 2008
Pisarski and others say technological advances, telecommuting, flexible scheduling, carpooling and stringing errands together can reduce vehicle use.
Life’s Work The New Workplace Perk: Gas
New York Times,  United States  - Aug 4, 2008
A dollar a gallon ago, things like telecommuting, shortened workweeks and Internet subsidies were ways of saving time and providing workers with a little
Making the Most of It
Wall Street Journal  - Aug 4, 2008
To avoid it, invite others out to lunch, take your breaks with your co-workers, and if you can, don’t telecommute all the time.
Higher Gas Prices a Boon for Online
Wall Street Journal Blogs,  NY  - Aug 4, 2008
As higher gas prices urge more workers to request permission to telecommute, employers may need to revisit their network-security programs.
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