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Telecommuters Happy To Work 19 Hours Longer
in Corporate Telecommuting, News Summary, Work At Home, Work-Life Balance

Telecommuters Happy To Work 19 Hours Longer

Studies we’ve reviewed show that telecommuters’  work/life balance is better than office workers, and they work longer hours. Now researchers from Brigham Young University have put some numbers on it. BYU researchers analyzed data from 24,436 IBM employees in 75 countries, looking for the point when employees reported that work interfered with personal and family life. “For office workers on a regular schedule, the breaking...

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26 Jul 2010
in Corporate Telecommuting

Want More Profits? Send Your Workers Home

Want More Profits? Send Your Workers Home By: Carol Tice – Entrepreneur.com| July 22, 2010 10:30 AM | Comment There’s a federal drive on to have more workers stay home from the office. Both houses of Congress recently passed new bills that would stiffen the requirements for federal agencies on telework. But remote workers aren’t just for big government departments. A new study from the...

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23 Jul 2010
The Old Model Is Broken, What Will Work In Its Place?
in Home Based Business, Technology, Work At Home

The Old Model Is Broken, What Will Work In Its Place?

If you interested in starting a media-oriented home-based business you’ll find a blog post by Clay Shirky stimulating, to say the least. Shirky is a guru of new media, someone who’s as comfortable discussing 15th-century publishing technology as he is 21st-century social media. Writing about the demise of newspapers he asks, “… “If the old model is broken, what will work in its place?” The...

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21 Jul 2010
in Corporate Telecommuting, Telecommuting Research, Telework Legislation

House Vote Today on Telework Could Save $13.7 Billion A Year

OMB estimate of $30 million cost over five years is less than half of what they estimate a single snow day costs in lost productivity. The Telework Improvements Act (H.R. 1722) is getting a second chance in the House today. Defeated narrowly in May, Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD) reintroduced the Bill that would beef up federal telework participation. A similar bill (S.707) passed unanimously in...

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14 Jul 2010
in Corporate Telecommuting, Telecommuting Research, Telecommuting Stats, Telecommuting Topics, Telework Legislation, Telework Pros and Cons

Telecommuting — The Bottom Line

“Dollars and Sense: Workshifting, Your Business & the Bottom Line” Tuesday, June 22, 2010 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PDT If you watched the webinar and want more information go to our Telecommuting Makes Cents page. If you have questions that we didn’t answer during the webinar please leave a comment here and we’ll respond both with a reply here and by email.

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22 Jun 2010
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