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Government Means Business When It Comes To Telework
in Technology, Telecommuting Research, Telework Legislation, Telework Pros and Cons, Work At Home

Government Means Business When It Comes To Telework

Government agencies have been told (by law) since 2000 that their people should telecommute to the maximum extent possible, yet only about 8% of those who could actually do. But the Telework Improvements Act of 2010 (H.R. 1722) that passed the Senate on September 30th will put some teeth in that mandate. The bill is waiting for House compromise on a few points, but the...

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04 Oct 2010
in Corporate Telecommuting, Featured, Technology, Telecommuting Research, Telecommuting Stats, Telecommuting Topics, Telework Legislation, Telework Pros and Cons

Telecommuting: The Bottom Line

Employees are eager to take control of their lives and desperate to find a balance between work and life. That’s why the option to telecommute scores as one of the most sought after benefits for a broad range of workers; it’s why, if you want to compete in the race for talent, you need to add it to your bag of tricks. For employees, telecommuting...

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14 Sep 2010
Korea Telcom Giant Adopts Telecommuting
in Corporate Telecommuting, Work-Life Balance

Korea Telcom Giant Adopts Telecommuting

South Korea’s telecom giant KT Corp. will begin sending mothers, researchers, and office workers home or to what they call a “smart working center.” KT will open the first smart working center at a company office in Bundang, on the outskirts of Seoul, in September. Nine other centers will open by the end of the year. By 2012 the company plans top have 30 centers...

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24 Aug 2010
in Work At Home

When You Work At Home Communication is Crucial

Just had an experience that proves what the research shows: when you’re working at home, whether as a freelancer, telecommuter, or home-based-business owner, communication is crucial. When we were writing Undress For Success, we interviewed all kinds of people from all kinds of companies. Naturally, freelance job boards such as oDesk, Elance, Guru and vWorker were among them. All the people we talked to were...

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17 Aug 2010
Kudos To Georgia For Telework Week
in Economy, News Summary, Telework Legislation

Kudos To Georgia For Telework Week

Georgia has declared August 23-27, 2010 the first ever Telework Week to call attention to the tremendous potential of telework to boost economic productivity, reduce traffic, improve air quality and save money, Since 2004, Georgia’s Clean Air Campaign, a not-for-profit organization that is designed to motivate Georgians to take action to improve air quality and reduce traffic congestion, has been encouraging companies to implement telework programs with corporate...

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09 Aug 2010
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