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Telework Bill Proposed
in Work At Home

Telework Bill Proposed

If you’ve been following along here you know that our Telework Savings Calculator shows home-based work offers staggering environmental benefits. Sadly, only 3% of the U.S. workforce currently telecommutes (not including the self-employed), but 40% hold jobs that could be done from home. If those employees who could telework did so just half of the time (roughly the national average for those who already do):...

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22 Jul 2009
in Telecommuting Research

Shift Happens

Shift Happens – changes in population, changes in technology, changes in everything. You live in an exponential world. About 20 Million people have seen this provocative video If you haven’t see it, it’s well worth the five minutes it takes to watch it.

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03 Jul 2009
in Telework Pros and Cons, Work At Home

Virtual Call Center Myths Webinar

We had some fun doing a webinar with Alpine Access today. They’re, one of the leading virtual call centers with about 3,000 home-based agents in more than 34 states. The webinar was about the many myths that surround the home-based call center concept, but the issues we covered are similar for any company that’s considering a telecommuting workforce. Below is a slideshow of the presentation....

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24 Jun 2009
in Corporate Telecommuting

Work At Home Webinar

Five Common Myths About Virtual Call Centers – Busted! This free 60-minute webinar tells the truth about the work-at-home business model. We’ll discuss five common myths about virtual call centers – and bust them! June 24, 2009, 11:30 MDT This Webinar Is Over, But You Can View the Slideshow Here You’ve heard the many benefits of using home-based call center agents, but you’re still not...

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15 Jun 2009
Fox Watching the Broadband Henhouse
in Telework Legislation, Work At Home

Fox Watching the Broadband Henhouse

Highspeed broadband is essential for telework so we’re delighted to see that $7.2 billion of the President’s stimulus package is earmarked for improving our nation’s information highway. There’s a really excellent article on the topic by Drew Clark at BroadbandCensus.com today. They’re an independent non-profit provider of news about broadband technology and internet policy. Naturally, they’ve been weighing in on how those stimulus monies should...

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12 Jun 2009
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