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Remote Work: Jack’s journey Infographic by @Plan.io

Working Remotely – Jack’s Journey Out of the Office Employees regularly cite the option of working remotely as something they’d love. In fact, 80-90% of U.S. workers say they’d like to work fro

Source: plan.io

Lots of good statistics in this infographic about remote work. One I particularly liked was about the amount of extra sleep remote workers get.


The Third Wave of Virtual Work – Harvard Business Review

The Third Wave of Virtual Work – Harvard Business Review This is an intriguing article the confluence of shifting employee priorities, evolving employer imperatives, and emerging communications and collaboration technologies. Executive Summary: In three major waves of change over the past 30 years, employers and workers have converged on new arrangements for getting knowledge work done. First, home computers and e-mail spawned an army of freelancers, offering...

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Earth Day By The Numbers – Statistics on Telework And How It Contributes

Earth Day By The Numbers – Statistics on Telework And How It Contributes

Telecommuters (employees who work at home) out-number employees who use mass transit in 12 of the 30 largest U.S. metropolitan areas. The latest Census data we looked at also shows that Atlanta squeaked past San Diego and took the lead as the metro area with the most telecommuters overall – but San Diego still has a huge lead when it comes to Federal employees who...

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Workplace Change

Workplace Change

Mad Men is a dramatic television series that focuses on people at a New York ad agency back in the 1960s. It’s critically acclaimed for historical authenticity and for how it shows the changing social attitudes of our country in that era. The folks at Citrix Online were struck by the changes over the last 50 years in how (and where) people work and produced...

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Is telecommuting for you?

Credit Donkey has created a great infographic about telecommuting using our research. Take a look: Courtesy of CreditDonkey


Telework is dead, long live telework

Telework is dead, long live telework

Just stumbled on an article written three months ago that says: Telecommuting as a separate thing is pretty much dead. You get e-mail on your phone, you write documents on your iPad, you run videoconferences on your laptop, and you do that anywhere you happen to be. When people conduct FaceTime chats on airplanes over the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, the idea that there’s this...

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Future Work – A Terrific Book

Future Work – A Terrific Book

Future Work –  How Businesses Can Adapt and Thrive In The New World Of Work by Alison Maitland and Peter Thomson makes a compelling case for why we need to change organizational cultures and working practices. If you’re interested in flexible workplace topics – telework, telecommuting – this is a must read book.


Telework Named As Strategy in Transportation Bill

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee passed a long overdue transportation bill, Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21). The bill spells good news for telework. Although the majority of telework advocacy programs have been funded with Department Of Transportation money, prior transportation bills didn’t specifically mention telecommuting programs or projects. But this one does. Telework related efforts will be eligible for funding as...

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