Telecommuting News Summary 081009

Telecommuting poses challenges for employers

SmartBriefAug 10, 2009‎
A successful telecommuting program takes planning, strategy and the right infrastructure, Will Kelly writes. He suggests companies appoint a telecommuting

Happy Telework Day from Wi-Ex

TMCnetDavid SimsAug 10, 2009‎
Wi-Ex, a company that sells cell phone signal boosters, would like you to know it did its part for Telework Day last week.

Telecommuting: Who pays for what?

TechRepublicToni BowersAug 10, 2009‎
One thing about finding a job now that I never experienced 8 years ago when I came to my current employer was the possibility of telecommuting.

Telework Exchange Hits the Road for Denver Telework in a Box Event

TMCnetAug 10, 2009‎
There is no cost to attend The Telework in a Box event will focus on lessons learned from agencies that are implementing telework programs – how early

Columbia Falls renaissance

Daily Inter LakeNancy KimballAug 10, 2009‎
But they chose to return home and telecommute, raise their children in a place that’s safe and active and, well, homey. It’s Gary Hall’s hometown too.

Re:Retention of Key Employees

CIOZoneAug 10, 2009‎
Offering flexible work schedules, telecommuting, casual dress, etc. are all meaningful tools in the retention arsenal and in my opinion frees people to

Judging the Corporate Culture During the Job Interview

Java WorldEsther SchindlerAug 10, 2009‎
Now you know why I telecommute.) There’s no one right answer for this except that which makes you happy. It’s an actual example of where “company fit”

Broadway Blog – Seeking Interns

Broadway WorldRobert Diamond‎Aug 9, 2009‎ is currently looking to fill a couple of open telecommuting intern positions starting anytime ‘soon’

Agriburbia: Truly Sustainable Suburbs?

TreehuggerSami Grover‎Aug 9, 2009‎
that Agriburbia takes consideration of residents’ sustainable transport needs, and facilitating telecommuting/co-working as part of the bigger puzzle.

Whatever happened to touted work-life balance?

Windsor StarEric Lam‎Aug 9, 2009‎
Nortel wanted its employees to want to go to work, but more importantly the company helped pioneer telecommuting and flexible group work schedules,

Southern Maryland Notebook: 25000 Additional Work Visas Give a

Business Exchange‎Aug 9, 2009‎
Suggestions have included telecommuting for state employees, going paperless and eliminating the use of state-issued credit cards to state employees.

Working ‘wherever’ catches on

The Wichita EagleSuzanne Perez Tobias‎Aug 8, 2009‎
“There are so many people working for local businesses, even big businesses, who telecommute a couple days a week or just mix it up, working from home or

(BPRW) Is Telecommuting For You?

Black PR Wire (press release)Vanessa Loy‎Aug 8, 2009‎
For many people the ability to work from home, commonly known as telecommuting, is a dream come true. Parents could spend more time with their children,

Analysis: Why Nefesh B’Nefesh changes everything

Jerusalem PostHaviv Rettig Gur‎Aug 8, 2009‎
Mandelbaum of Cleveland, the latter a top executive in the American Greetings greeting card company who plans to keep his job and telecommute from Israel.

Where Layoffs Are the Last Option

CBS NewsMark Strassmann‎Aug 8, 2009‎
Aflac retrained him – so he could telecommute from the family’s new home in Dallas. “It meant the world to the whole family,” Dolanda said.

Survey Cites Online Meetings and Desktop Access as Must Have for

TechWhack (press release) (press release)‎Aug 8, 2009‎
practices can make a huge difference, said Chuck Wilsker, a member of the Worldwide Workplace Council and President and CEO of the Telework Coalition.

TechRepublic’s Telecommuting Policy

ZDNet‎Aug 7, 2009‎
You’ve got users who want the ability to telecommute for work. Do they know what you expect from them? You can use this policy to set the rules for

Post-Bulletin, Rochester MN

Post-BulletinJeff Hansel‎Aug 7, 2009‎
People might even be asked to work from home, to telecommute and to practice “social distancing” (keeping away from crowds to limit exposure to infections).

Search: Local News Classified Web

The Adirondack Daily EnterpriseJessica Collier‎Aug 7, 2009‎
“I think telecommuting and using the Internet to support businesses – I kind of call it a no-brainer, that if we can do this, it would be the perfect way to

Navy Personnel Command Tests Teleworking Ability

TMCnet‎Aug 7, 2009‎
(NNS) — Navy Personnel Command allowed some employees to telework Aug. 3 to test new technology such as Defense Knowledge Online; remote access to Outlook

How to get telework right

FCW.comAlan Joch‎Aug 7, 2009‎
After a decade of government mandates, technological strides, and well-intended work life programs, telework programs are still inconsistently

Working from home – preparing for the job interview‎Aug 7, 2009‎
AP Photo/Tina Fineberg We all go through the common nervousness associated with a job interview but an interview for a telecommuting job, holds to a higher

Internet access topic of conference

Schenectady GazetteStephen Williams‎Aug 7, 2009‎
on investing in the new economy, launching a start-up in the Adirondacks, and the existing infrastructure for telecommuting work and pleasure.

Tales From The Job Market: Retreating ‘To A College Kid Budget’

NPR‎Aug 7, 2009‎
They’re graciously letting me telecommute, but I’d much rather work locally in Rochester. I’m still working at my starting salary, too, which is much lower

Tips For Virtual Offices

bMighty.comJake Widman‎Aug 7, 2009‎
Last May, the organization conducted a survey of business attitudes toward telecommuting and working from home and found that 53 percent of small business

US – Defense Department Seeks to Expand Telework Program

ISRIA‎Aug 7, 2009‎
An updated Defense Department policy expected to be released next month will encourage more managers to adopt telework arrangements for their employees.

新闻→ 按行业分类

呼叫中心与BPO行业资讯网‎Aug 7, 2009‎
The rapid uptake of VoIP technology among Australian business has made it one of the region’s leading centres for telecommuting.

Citizens Must Embrace and Benefit from Technology Revolution, FCC Told

BroadbandCensus.comDouglas Streeks‎Aug 7, 2009‎
For example, 50 percent of Patent and Trademark Office employees telecommute, which saves travel costs and aids the environment, he said.

Face-to-face with your overseas soldier

Scotts Valley/San Lorenzo Valley Press-BannerJeff Gatlin‎Aug 7, 2009‎
That’s where Jim Graham, owner of Satellite Telework Center, comes in. His business rents space to people with home-based businesses and commuters from

Personal Tech: Gadget News and Reviews

Washington PostLisa de Moraes‎Aug 7, 2009‎
I’ve recently started a new job in which I will be telecommuting the majority of the time. I’m interested in having two phone lines at home so that I can

Search Is on for the Delaware Valley’s “Best Employer”

PR Newswire (press release)‎Aug 7, 2009‎
Delaware Valley employers that offer on-site or nearby child care, provide flex hours or telecommute options to employees, and welcome children to visit the

Lawmakers gain prominence with federal employee issues

GovExec.comAlyssa Rosenberg‎Aug 7, 2009‎
They have held hearings on telework, workplace diversity, work-life balance and technology; written legislation aimed at making the federal government a

Elements of a Corporate Telecommuting Program

WebWorkerDaily‎Aug 6, 2009‎
Many large corporations, and even Federal government agencies, are increasingly interested in launching telecommuting programs as a tool for reducing

STC’s Early Start gets $1.1M state grant

Effingham Herald‎Aug 6, 2009‎
The college will close the Brunswick office and allow those staff members as well as two currently working in Savannah to telecommute and serve their

Palin May Be Gone But Other Threats To The Language Remain

Best SyndicationMartha Rosenberg‎Aug 6, 2009‎
Who is more aware of the telecommute travesty: Bosses who telecommuters “report” to? (Right) Bathrobe wearing 42-year-olds with a cell in one hand and

Officescape Announces Office on Demand Services at Over 1000

Business Wire (press release)‎Aug 6, 2009‎
It has established the industry benchmark with its innovative Office on Demand℠, Virtual Office services and Telework solutions.

Stay-at-Home Moms Need a Career Plan

U.S. News & World Report‎Aug 6, 2009‎
Telecommuting, also termed teleworking, can be an excellent option for some stay-at-home moms. Opportunities for telecommuting are increasing at a rapid

Agencies get creative to recruit acquisition workforce

FCW.comAlice Lipowicz‎Aug 6, 2009‎
Federal agencies are trying innovative tools such as central hiring registries, Web site advertising, social media, telework and

Valley commuters keep 1 million pounds of pollution out of the skies

PitchEngine (press release)‎Aug 6, 2009‎
Air quality can be helped when Valley residents don’t drive alone, but instead use the bus, light rail, carpool, vanpool, bike, walk or telecommute to work.

Left behind while others work at home?

Business Management Daily‎Aug 6, 2009‎
If it’s done right, she says, a telecommuting policy can help people work more efficiently and retain talent, without causing bruised feelings or

Everyone wants to be a deficit buster

Baltimore Sun‎Aug 6, 2009‎
Why not encourage more telecommuting and working from home for state employees? With Blackberries and laptops issued to many workers, why not encourage

Lane restrictions on I-35W planned next week

Shakopee Valley NewsPat Minelli‎Aug 6, 2009‎
traffic flow by reducing congestion on I-35W, Highway 77/Cedar Avenue and in downtown Minneapolis using transit, road pricing, technology and telecommuting.

Transport plan announced

Vancouver SunDamian Inwood‎Aug 6, 2009‎
People will also be encouraged to “telecommute” from home, move from single cars to car pools and from cars to transit. “In Sydney, 25 per cent of the

Teleworking in Danville paying off for employees, state

Madison MessengerJohn Crane‎Aug 6, 2009‎
Monday was statewide Telework Day, the day Gov. Timothy M. Kaine and telework organizations were encouraging state agencies and private businesses to test

Deloitte Publishes Executive’s Guide to Security & Privacy

PR Newswire (press release)‎Aug 6, 2009‎
Details: Telecommuting, outsourcing and offshoring, supply chains, partnerships, virtual operations and other intertwined arrangements have erased

Lifestyle is as Important as Technology: BedZED Ecovillage Virtual

TreehuggerSami Grover‎Aug 6, 2009‎
(BedZED was built to facilitate telecommuting – but it seems most residents still travel for work.) To my mind that shortfall doesn’t negate the work done

SC Gov. Sanford ends European vacation in wake of affair; plans to

Gaea Times‎Aug 6, 2009‎
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Filling the skills gap

Plant Services‎Aug 6, 2009‎
be replaced by younger workers fresh out of school will find themselves creating flexible work schedules, telecommuting options, training and education,

Q&A: Aneesh Chopra, National CTO

MIT Technology ReviewDavid Talbot‎Aug 5, 2009‎
And it is conceivable that a grant that supports a rural farmhouse would open up higher-wage telework opportunities to that resident.

Savannah Tech program receives $1.1 million grant

WTOC‎Aug 5, 2009‎
Savannah Tech will close their Brunswick office and allow those staff members, in addtion to two from the Savannah office, to telecommute.

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