MENU

Author Archives: Tom



Tom

Work-Life Balance from Economy Downturn?
in Business Plan, Economy, Finding Work Series, Home Based Job Advice, Home Office

Work-Life Balance from Economy Downturn?

So you’ve been laid off, down-sized, fired? Maybe it’s a blessing in disguise and an opportunity for you to do something about your work life balance. Most people are able to find a way to put groceries on the table, but some people are driven to take jobs they don’t want and aren’t good at – which usually leads to unhappiness and failure. One solution,...

Read More

0

13 Mar 2009
Secure Remote Access Key to Telework
in Corporate Telecommuting, Technology

Secure Remote Access Key to Telework

There’s no doubt that telecommuting is a great way to increase employee productivity. But setting up remote access accounts and keeping them secure can be a challenege for IT managers. But IT Managers don’t have to sacrifice control of the company network to provide secure remote access. Tony Spataro, Senior Security Engineer for GoToMyPC has a great webinar available that Differentiates fact from fiction when...

Read More

0

11 Mar 2009
New Telework Calculator Shows U.S. Could Save Billions
in Corporate Telecommuting, Telecommuting Research, Telecommuting Stats, Telecommuting Topics, Telework Legislation, Telework Pros and Cons

New Telework Calculator Shows U.S. Could Save Billions

We’ve implemented a new Telework Savings Calculator here which shows that U.S. companies could add over $260 billion a year to their bottom line, and consumers could collectively save $228 billion – that’s between $2,500 to $11,000 a year each. Uncle Sam could save another $14 billion. How? By sending people home. Using the recently-released U.S. Census American Community Survey figures, and data from over...

Read More

0

10 Mar 2009
 Career and Advancement Issues for Telecommuters
in Home Based Job Advice, Work At Home

 Career and Advancement Issues for Telecommuters

Telecommuters Caution: Don’t Let Out of Sight mean Out of Mind Over 60% of executives surveyed by Futurestep (a subsidiary of Korn Ferry International, one of the premier talent hunters in the world) felt that telecommuters missed out on advancement opportunities. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Fact is, as you rise through the ranks in many organizations, it’s not just telecommuters who...

Read More

0

28 Feb 2009
in Technology, Telecommuting Topics, Telework Legislation, Work At Home

New FTC Chief Good News For Work At Home

There’s good news today for people who want to work at home or have a telecommuting job. Obama appointed Jon Leibowitz, current FTC Commissioner, to head the agency. Recently, the FTC has essentially allowed carriers, content and ad companies to “self-regulate,” meaning do as little as possible. That’s likely to change. For example, consumer advocates raked the FTC over the coals for producing a shody...

Read More

0

24 Feb 2009
Page 149 of 155« First...102030...147148149150151...Last »