Telecommuting News Summary 091409

Security and Health Officials Offer H1N1 Prevention Guidance To

Talk Radio News Service‎1 hour ago‎
assist small businesses in taking appropriate steps to prepare for H1N1 outbreaks by providing information regarding telecommuting and hygiene protocol.

DHS uses week-long COOP, telework exercise to prepare for pandemic

FederalNewsRadio.comJason Miller‎2 hours ago‎
DHS will test its continuity of operations and telework plans for one week, starting Sept. 21. Elaine Duke, DHS undersecretary for management,

H1N1: Small Businesses Get Guidance

Wall Street Journal Blogs‎3 hours ago‎
for all employers, small-business owners are being encouraged to look at leave policies and the possibility of allowing workers to telecommute.

Windows 7 Moves People to the Cloud

ComputerworldTony Bradley‎5 hours ago‎
Arguably, it is the evolution of remote computing and the rise of telecommuting and roaming users connecting from home, hotel rooms, and coffee shops which

‘Personnelly’ Speaking

BtoB Magazine‎6 hours ago‎
Telecommuting can cut real estate and employee commuting costs, and let certain employees balance their often-increased workloads more effectively.

Google Enterprise’s Mike Bradshaw: Six facts to consider about

ExecutiveBizJd Kathuria‎6 hours ago‎
Cloud computing also facilitates another cost-savings approach increasingly adopted by agencies: telework and telecommuting. The technology allows employees

Regional governments start ‘Big Push’

Newstreamz San Marcos‎6 hours ago‎
Carpool, ride the bus, telecommute, ride your bike or simply avoid peak driving times, especially on ozone action days. * Don’t top off your gas tank when

Make the most of your daily commute

The Gazette (Montreal)Caitlin Crawshaw‎7 hours ago‎
Those who “telecommute” or are self-employed don’t have a commute, but they can create time in the morning to transition to work.

HUGHES Supports Government Telework Initiatives with hughesnet

Reuters‎9 hours ago‎
HUGHES Supports Government Telework Initiatives with hughesnet Managed Network Services Managed Services Solution Available Across the US, Improves Agency

12 tips to help employees handle the stress of tough times

Business Management Daily‎9 hours ago‎
Allow telework. Employees who take over the work of laid-off colleagues often put in more hours than before. Allowing them to work from home a couple of

Tenacity, SnapVRS Help Deaf, Hard of Hearing Employees

TMC NetAnuradha Shukla‎11 hours ago‎
This ensures that all major forms of communication are available for the employee, including employees who telecommute. This video softphone is now further

Flextime opportunities grow

London Free Press‎13 hours ago‎
to help Telus workers maximize their time, Lang discovered that about 65% of employees in most workplaces are mobile — they telework from time to time,

Virtual workers help trim costs

Fort Wayne Journal GazetteEmma L. Carew‎14 hours ago‎
based human resources consultant Watson Wyatt, said she’s seeing more businesses with a part-time cadre or network of people who telecommute and bring

Business options to fight the flu

Kentucky.comMary Meehan‎15 hours ago‎
Yes, telecommuting, or working from home, should be explored when possible, officials say. It might be a good option for those who have family members who

The Business of Flu Keyword for employers: flexibility

Idaho Business ReviewZach Hagadone‎18 hours ago‎
Fotsch said alternatives like telecommuting and flexible shift hours are also a good idea to keep the office as virus free as possible.

Not a girl, not yet a woman?

Jewschool‎Sep 13, 2009‎
from the Reform Movement’s playbook, regions are being replaced with much larger districts, and offices are being closed in favor of telecommuting.

The Feds Go Mobile

Wall Street JournalSara Silver‎Sep 13, 2009‎
The government’s embrace of telecommuting to lessen the need for office space has accelerated the trend. And it has been facilitated by a streamlined

J. Michael Gwartney: Change in health care insurance is best for

IdahoStatesman.comMichael Gwartney‎Sep 13, 2009‎
PERSI contributions, employer-paid life and disability insurance, access to Employee Assistance Programs (EAP), telecommuting and job sharing.

Flu season ‘definitely’ different

Memphis Commercial AppealToby Sells‎Sep 12, 2009‎
He said larger employers have hired contract nurses to inoculate employees and have established plans for absenteeism and telecommuting.

Push would spread broadband across America

Dallas Morning NewsVictor Godinez‎Sep 12, 2009‎
the creation of nearly 173000 jobs and cost savings in areas such as health care and the environment and through activities such as telecommuting.

Swine flu could slow local businesses this fall

Press & Sun-BulletinMy-Ly Nguyen‎Sep 12, 2009‎
The CDC recommends that employers be flexible, loosening sick-leave policies during an outbreak and consider telecommuting for workers as an option when

St. Louis County considers more telecommuting

Post-Bulletin‎Sep 12, 2009‎
AP DULUTH — More county employees in northern Minnesota might soon get sent home — to telecommute instead of coming to the office every day.

Technology Recruiters Face Major Perception Problems

Ethiopian ReviewAsrat Kebede‎Sep 11, 2009‎
Or straight telecommute. So of course, I get tons of recruiters asking if I’d be interested in a job in a completely different locale, which is so junior to

Broadband Experts

BroadbandCensus.com‎Sep 11, 2009‎
Jackson advocates for applications, programs and services including telework, telemedicine and e-learning. She also serves as the Director of the

In remembrance of 9/11 — through a window — an unforgettable scene

Examiner.com‎Sep 11, 2009‎
I informed them that we had a skeleton crew at work along with several others who would be telecommuting. I finally managed to get through to my husband and

BUYINS.NET: (ADTN) SqueezeTrigger Price is $24.452. There is

Trading Markets (press release)‎Sep 11, 2009‎
and mobile workers, enabling corporate information services, Internet access, telecommuting and videoconferencing within their organizations.

“If you’re looking for warm and fuzzy, look elsewhere; install

BroadbandReports.com‎Sep 11, 2009‎
I’m a telecommuting attorney; office in Chicago, I live & mostly work in Michigan. After suffering for years under comcast as a provider – extraordinary

Governor highlights contributions, savings from telework day

Chatham Star Tribune‎Sep 11, 2009‎
The “What We Saved; What We Learned” report, compiled by the public-private partnership Telework Exchange, also reveals an increase in productivity by

Energy efficiency, conservation and sacrifice revisited

environmentalresearchweb‎Sep 11, 2009‎
Telecommuting and teleconferencing exist also. Exposing people to the correct prices of energy and food will also help. So I propose this new challenge of

Tenacity and Snap!VRS Announce Exclusive Partnership to Help

SYS-CON Media‎Sep 11, 2009‎
with the business’ current infrastructure, so all major forms of communication are available for the employee, including employees who telecommute.

Going Green at the Border

TMCnet‎Sep 11, 2009‎
For example, when JetBlue Airlines first offered telecommuting to its reservation agents in 2000, the airline employed 40 agents, seven supervisors and four

West Hartford Leading The Way In Finding Ways To Trim Energy Use

Hartford CourantBill Leukhardt‎Sep 11, 2009‎
of the local group morphing into broader issues like recycling, locally grown food and transportation issues such as ride-sharing and telecommuting.”

US workers doing more for less pay

Poughkeepsie Journal‎Sep 11, 2009‎
Although they’re working more hours, many employees at least are experiencing more flexibility on the job, with options such as telecommuting,

Stratham couple joins Jimmy Fund Walk in memory of 4-month-old

Seacoastonline.comKathleen D. Bailey‎Sep 10, 2009‎
Joe’s supervisor at Akamai Technologies in Cambridge, Mass., allowed him to telecommute. His work also sent restaurant meals twice a week, so neither parent

iCare 3G for Emergency Alerts

Wireless Watch Japan‎Sep 10, 2009‎
This plan is the one that receives the gathering of the concern of the enterprise to the telecommuting environment in the emergency by a new flu epidemic

Businesses bending to security for G-20 summit

Pittsburgh Post GazetteErich Schwartzel‎Sep 10, 2009‎
near the convention center, so “many” of the food company’s 1000 Downtown employees will start telecommuting on Wednesday before the summit begins,

Strategies for economic recovery

Victorville Daily Press‎Sep 10, 2009‎
Develop technology and broadband infrastructure, planning for a future telecommuting workforce. – Build transportation and transit systems to ease goods

Preparing for the H1N1 Flu: Is your business ready?

Phoenix Business Journal‎Sep 10, 2009‎
Employers are being encouraged to develop programs to cross-train employees, create telecommuting policies, change business travel plans and revise

Virtual Worker System Gives Companies Insight Into Who Will Be

Talent Management‎Sep 10, 2009‎
work outside of the traditional office setting at least once a month, according to WorldatWork’s February 2009 Telework Trendlines 2009.

Stop That Attack! Blocking and Stopping Network Intruders

CIOMark Edward Soper‎Sep 10, 2009‎
If you’re telecommuting, use file encryption on work folders and make sure you never, ever set up a P2P client to monitor work folders.

Virginia ‘Telework Day’ saves $124000

Tucson Citizen‎Sep 10, 2009‎
As an experiment, the state of Virginia held a one-day Telework Day on August 3. That day, 4267 employees teleworked. This was the first teleworking

Tucson’s Birthday ends with a flashlight parade

Tucson Citizen‎Sep 10, 2009‎
This telecommuting volunteer experience was very fulfilling and meaningful to me personally since I happen to love Tucson so much.

Fire evacuees get help from surprising source – common in the future?

Tucson Citizen‎Sep 10, 2009‎
Their latest Twitter message as I write this post is: Satellite Telework Center in Felton open for free to lockheedfire evacuees who need a place to work

Small Businesses Brace for Flu Season, H1N1

Chain Leader‎Sep 10, 2009‎
to cover for sick co-workers, stagger shifts, and allow workers with flu symptoms – or those tending to a sick family member – to telecommute from home.

Battle for 34th District

Great Falls Connection‎Sep 10, 2009‎
We pushed for results such as the $500 child tax credit, marriage penalty relief, telework solutions, protecting the Federal Employees Health Benefits Plan,

Hawaii official racks up $39324 in interisland commuting costs

Honolulu AdvertiserSean Hao‎Sep 10, 2009‎
She added the department is now looking at the possibility of telecommuting. “That’s happening right now of course because of the budget situation for the

State Seeking $775 Million to Bridge New York’s Digital Divide and

Media Newswire (press release)‎Sep 10, 2009‎
These broadband services are essential for electronic commerce and telecommuting, and are critical for 21st century learning and medicine.

Tallying earmarks and changing government… from your couch

Ars TechnicaNate Anderson‎Sep 10, 2009‎
After the recent birth of a child, Andi Brown scaled back her work hours and began to telecommute from home. That left her with a bit of extra time to get

At Home in the Virtual Office

E-Commerce TimesJack M. Germain‎Sep 10, 2009‎
Include as a starting point resources such as The Future of Work, The Telework Foundation and Telework Exchange. Another resource is Workshifting.com,

Cheap Ways to Commute This Fall: Budget-Sensitive Employees Take a

PR Web (press release)‎Sep 10, 2009‎
Telecommute, bring paperwork home, hold teleconferences, or take online classes. It will save you time you would have spent traveling, and also tons of gas.

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