January 26, 2009

Telecommuting News Summary 012609

Stable is last hope for slaughter-bound saddlebreds
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com, NJ - Jan 25, 2009
Johnson, a computer engineer who was telecommuting in Illinois for Lucent, decided to follow. Three years ago, when McCracken and Johnson attended their
US Postal Service Uses Leading Technologies to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
7thSpace Interactive (press release), NY - Jan 25, 2009
These technologies reduce fuel use and carbon dioxide emissions by enabling greater use of online meetings and telecommuting. “Our mission is to deliver now
Telecommute can pay well, offer flexibility for workers
Foster’s Daily Democrat, NH - Jan 25, 2009
He is one of many New Hampshire residents who telecommute in a variety of fields. Salaries can vary depending on where the employer is based, the employee’s
DJ Taylor: Flights of fancy
Independent, UK - Jan 24, 2009
“You’ll all be telecommuting and video-conferencing.” As an undergraduate I used to attend seminars got up to address not “The future of the book” but “Has
Xonitek settles into new Endicott office Move from Binghamton
The Central New York Business Journal, NY - Jan 24, 2009
With a group of telecommuting employees, the extra space in the former office was wasted, he notes. Aside from new carpeting and some cabling and electric
Family ties unite past, present and future
Columbus Telegram, NE - Jan 23, 2009
I am writing this blog from sunny Arizona where I am on vacation with my two children and “telecommuting.” Prior to traveling to Arizona, our family drove
The Green Machine That is Telecom
Gerson Lehrman Group, New York - Jan 23, 2009
One of the simplest examples, telework, is stubbornly resisted by many managers, and even some workers, because of a perceived loss of control and
Trademark attorneys can call it in
FCW.com, VA - Jan 23, 2009
By John Moore Jay Besch is fairly new to telework, but his employer, the US Patent and Trademark Office, has been at it for a quite a while.
News > Unternehmensnachrichten > Sloan Center Finds Business
Ad-Hoc-News (Pressemitteilung), Germany - Jan 23, 2009
2) taking time off, 3) scheduling shifts, 4) the location of work (telecommuting vs. working in office), 5) and modifying starting/quitting times.
The new faces of telework
FCW.com, VA - Jan 23, 2009
Oakes is part of a new wave of government employees, including lawyers, case workers, program managers and military commanders, for whom telework is now an
Cool Little Parenting Rituals - Lunchbag Edition
Wired News - Jan 23, 2009
Here’s his story: Since April of 2008, I’ve been mostly telecommuting. I started packing my wife and step-son’s lunches (our daughter prefers to buy her
Home agents deliver efficiency, talent
SmartBrief, DC - Jan 23, 2009
Telecommuting offers several advantages: a larger and more qualified staff, lower rates of absenteeism and turnover, reduction in the budget for facilities
100 Best Companies — Parents Welcome
Orlando Sentinel, FL - Jan 23, 2009
83 of the companies allowed telecommuting, including #81, SC Johnson & Son, with 39% of total employees working from home at least some of the time.
Mayo Clinic makes Fortune’s ‘best’ list
Post-Bulletin, MN - Jan 23, 2009
job sharing, compressed workweek, telecommuting and domestic-partner benefits. The magazine also notes that Mayo had 1000 job openings as of Jan. 13.
Resident wins fight for Para Transpo service
Orleans Star, Canada - Jan 23, 2009
Beaudoin was stuck without a means of transportation to his job and a limited amount of telecommuting due to the nature of his work.
Wegmans ranked fifth-best place to work
Buffalo News,  United States - Jan 23, 2009
Wegmans lists of employees perks also includes fitness center discounts, job sharing, compressed workweeks, telecommuting, and domestic partner benefits for
Local Business Watch: Principal Financial makes Fortune magazine’s
DesMoinesRegister.com, IA - Jan 23, 2009
Principal, which offers on-site fitness and gym subsidies, job sharing and telecommuting programs and on-site child care, had a voluntary turnover of 8 PFG
Let’s Just Say It: Print More Money
Seeking Alpha, NY - Jan 23, 2009
So oil goes back to $120 and gas $4/gallon - we can telecommute while we build out solar and the smart grid. Food climbs - the government can stop paying
The ‘cloud’ improves collaboration, saves costs
Mass High Tech,  USA - Jan 22, 2009
A team member in Framingham, for example, could chat in a spreadsheet at the same time as a colleague telecommuting from Nashua or Providence — or a manager
QuikTrip, Valero Top Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For
CSNews Online, NY - Jan 22, 2009
and 4575 workers outside the US have access to perks such as onsite child care and fitness center, compressed workweeks and telecommuting opportunities. VLO
Why Are Federal Web Sites So Bad?
Nextgov, DC - Jan 22, 2009
The IT work that’s gone into building telework programs, for example, has been extremely impressive: when 60 percent of an agency’s headquarters staff can
Casting a wide telework net
FCW.com, VA - Jan 22, 2009
TYPES OF JOBS: All jobs at DISA are eligible for telework. TELEWORK GEAR: Laptop secured by a built-in smart card reader with access to enterprise systems
Pioneering a home-based command
FCW.com, VA - Jan 22, 2009
TELEWORK GEAR: Service-issued cell phone and laptop with access to Navy servers via virtual private network; collaboration tools include Defense Connect
Practicing what she preaches
FCW.com, VA - Jan 22, 2009
Jen Steele directs the largest telework program in Louisiana state government — and is a teleworker herself. The [email protected] program Steele helped establish
Perks Aplenty
CSNews Online, NY - Jan 22, 2009
And Valero grants employees access to perks such as child care and a fitness center, as well as condensed workweeks and telecommuting opportunities.
Two Johnson family companies are among top 100 places to work
Journal Times, WI - Jan 22, 2009
Also noted was the company’s world-class fitness center, job sharing and telecommuting opportunities. SCJ dropped from No. 27 last year to 81st this year.
SC Johnson Again a Best Place to Work in America
PR Newswire (press release), NY - Jan 22, 2009
Also noted was the company’s world-class fitness center, job sharing and telecommuting opportunities. SC Johnson is one of four Wisconsin companies on the
Top 10 ‘Must Have’ Technology Trends for Homes
Wall Street Journal Blogs, NY - Jan 22, 2009
Productivity BlackBerrys, telecommuting, a global economy. Working from home is inevitable; plan for it with properly designed and spaced offices.
Fortune Compiles the Best Companies to Work For in 2009
HULIQ, NC - Jan 22, 2009
These perks included health care, child care, telecommuting and sabbaticals. The list also presents perks that are a bit further off the beaten track such
St. Louis firms make Fortune’s best workplaces
Bizjournals.com, NC - Jan 22, 2009
The company offers work-life perks including job sharing and telecommuting, according to Fortune. Edward Jones also is in the midst of a multiphase

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