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Teleworkers Save Commuters Time On The Roads
in Corporate Telecommuting, Economy, Telecommuting Research, Telecommuting Stats, Telework Pros and Cons, Work At Home

Teleworkers Save Commuters Time On The Roads

A report from the UK shows that folks who work from home have helped to cut average commute times there to a 10 year low of about  24 minutes each way. The analysis – published to coincide with Work Wise UK‘s Commute Smart week this week (8-12 November) – finds that the average time spent commuting to and from work increased each year from 1998...

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12 Nov 2010
I (Heart) Virginia’s Governor
in Telecommuting Research, Telework Legislation

I (Heart) Virginia’s Governor

Dear Virginians, when you’re done with your Governor, please send him our way! Virginia’s Governor, Bob McDonnell, announced the state’s “Going Green with Virginia Transportation” initiative today. In a state that’s already doing more to promote telecommuting than any in the nation, McDonnell is now calling for 20% of its eligible workforce to telecommute. While this initiative is aimed at public sector participation, the state’s...

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11 Nov 2010
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in Telecommuting Research, Work At Home

China Sees Telecommuting as Top Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy

China Business News (CBN) reported today that telecommuting offers the greatest potential for carbon emission reductions in China. The savings potential would match that of whole countries such as Sweden, Denmark, or Finland.A joint World Wildlife Fund (WWF) China and China Mobile study published earlier this year showed that a combination of smart logistics (matching truck deliveries to loads), dematerialization (saving paper and other materials),...

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09 Nov 2010
in Corporate Telecommuting, Telecommuting Research, Telecommuting Topics, Telework Pros and Cons, Work-Life Balance

Results-Based Management: A Smart Strategy for the Global, Mobile Workforce

What: Results-Based Management: A Smart Strategy for the Global, Mobile Workforce When: Tuesday, November 02 Time: 11 AM (PDT) / 2 PM (EDT) Where:  http://learn.gotomeeting.com/forms/110210-NA-G2MC-WBR-S?ID=701000000005TiA Results-Based Management The Key to Making Flexible Work Work View more presentations from Kate Lister.

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01 Nov 2010
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