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Video Use and Higher Education
in Distance Learning, Find Work At Home, Home Based Job Advice, Technology

Video Use and Higher Education

If you have skills that relate to the creation of video, or even the conversion of VHS tapes to DVD or iPhone, your work prospects look good. New York University Libraries, the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) and Intelligent Television studied video at universities. Here’s what they concluded: The educational use of video on campus is accelerating rapidly in departments across all disciplines – from arts,...

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19 Aug 2009
in Telework Pros and Cons

Telecommuting and Swine Flu in the News

Image via Wikipedia Karen Klein at BusinessWeek.com included some of our words of wisdom in a story about about telecommuting and Swine Flu today. Before another flu season is upon us, companies should be planning for how they’re going to respond to an  H1N1 outbreak. Her suggestions for employers include: Practice telework now – don’t wait until the worst happens to find out don’t know...

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18 Aug 2009
Small Business Economic Trends
in Economy

Small Business Economic Trends

This seems to be ‘go read the report’ week. Today we direct your attention to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Small Business Economic Trends, July 2009. Their Chief Economist Bill Dunkelberg’s analysis and writing style make it a good read if you’re worrying about financing for a home based business or telecommute. His commentary, taken from the report, is particularly interesting (emphasis added):...

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05 Aug 2009
Virginia Telework Day – August 3
in Work At Home

Virginia Telework Day – August 3

Virginia Telework Day could save employees, companies, and communities millions and spare the environment of the greenhouse gas equivalent of taking 1,500 cars off the road. Imagine what a National Telework Day, or better yet, year-round telework program could do.

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02 Aug 2009
Minimum Wage Hike Bad Idea
in Work At Home

Minimum Wage Hike Bad Idea

“If there were ever a bad time to raise the cost of labor, it’s now. What is Congress thinking? Or, are they?” That what William Dunkelberg, Economic Strategist for Boenning & Scattergood and Chief Economist for the National Federation of Independent Business thinks about the July 24th minimum wage increase to $7.25. One problem, he says, “is that about 40% of all minimum wage workers...

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