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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
in Work At Home

New SBA Loans for Troubled Companies

Starting June 15, the SBA will offer deferred-payment loans of up to $35,000 are available to established, viable, for-profit small businesses that need short-term help to make their principal and interest payments on existing qualifying debt.

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18 May 2009
in Corporate Telecommuting, Technology, Telecommuting Stats, Telework Legislation, Work At Home

Telecommuting Boost From Broadband Satellite

ViaSat, just up the street from us here in Carlsbad, California, is gambling on the future of broadband satellite, hoping to attract rural customers with no access to high-speed Internet service. If you want to work at home from someplace out in the boonies that’s very good news. Building its own satellite is a swing-for-the-fences strategy that could transform the company. ViaSat has invested $100...

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13 May 2009
in Telecommuting Topics, Telework Pros and Cons

Telework as a Sustainability Solution

Kate recently presented telework as a sustainability solution to the San Diego Regional Sustainability Partnership. While you won’t get the full effect of being there, here is the Powerpoint portion of the presentation. Telework as Sustainability Solution Here’s a short video clip from the program – apologies in advance for the quality. If you’d like us to talk to your group about the economic, environmental,...

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01 May 2009
Telework Can Prevent Swine Flu
in Corporate Telecommuting, Telework Pros and Cons, Work At Home

Telework Can Prevent Swine Flu

Growing concerns about a swine flu pandemic highlights one of the major advantages of telework, telecommuting and work from home programs: you won’t get sick if you aren’t exposed. Concerns about what would happen in the event of a flu pandemic places telework at the cornerstone of U.S. government agencies’ disaster response plan. Disaster preparedness is a hot topic with private employers as well. Studies...

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30 Apr 2009
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