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  • Is flexible working bad for your career?

    Australia’s skilled professionals certainly think so. An online poll of 3,248 Australian workers has found that 94 per cent would prefer to work flexibly – but fear it would disadvantage their career.

    Written by George Nott30 May 17 12:25
  • Silicon Valley Tech Workers: Get Your Butt in Here!

    First Yahoo called its remote workers back to the office. Now HP has issued an 'all-hands-deck' mandate. (Rumors are swirling that Visa may be next to rein in workers.) Is this really all about innovation? And will this approach work with today's tech workers -- especially those in Silicon Valley?

    Written by Tom Kaneshige15 Oct. 13 17:19
  • Forrester Survey Suggests Execs Driving Push for BYOT

    Workers increasingly expect to do their jobs anywhere, anytime, on any device. But according to the 2011 Forrester "State of the Workforce Technology Adoption" survey of 4,985 information workers, it's executives driving that advancement. While 35 percent of employees are all-day desktop users tethered to the office, 90 percent of executives regularly shuttle between work, travel and home.

    Written by Lauren Brousell01 Nov. 11 09:18
  • Google taking up Telstra’s network: Thodey

    Search and Cloud services giant Google is responsible for nearly half of all Telstra’s traffic and mobile is data is doubling every year, according to Telstra chief executive David Thodey.

    Written by Rodney Gedda17 June 11 15:20
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  • Coworking Offers Employees More Than Office Space

    Coworking promises to improve productivity while improving work-life balance. Whether you're an enterprise with remote employees who want a professional work environment or a start-up firm too small for your own office, you can benefit from coworking.

    Written by Matthew Heusser05 Dec. 12 19:42
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  • Has telecommuting finally become mainstream?

    As the desire for workplace flexibility continues to be an accepted fact of contemporary working life, more and more businesses are wrestling with how exactly to embrace – or curtail – telecommuting as the new normal.

    Written by Jen A. Miller04 April 16 21:38
  • Why Coworking Is a Hit for Telecommuters and Entrepreneurs

    Despite Yahoo CEO Melissa Mayer's decision to ban telecommuting last year, working in places other than a traditional office headquarters is becoming more popular. Not only has this been a benefit for workers who want more flexibility in when and where they work, including at home, it has also been a boon for coworking spaces, which support both the self-employed and more traditionally employed.

    Written by Jen A. Miller01 July 14 23:29
  • 5 Ways to Make Telecommuters and Remote Workers Feel Included

    Making remote workers feel like part of the team is one of the trickiest parts of management. However, by focusing on the right technology and on effective communication and personal interaction you can create a productive remote work scenario.

    Written by Sharon Florentine20 June 14 00:47
  • Working-at-Home a Win-Win for Employers and Employees

    Marissa Mayer's infamous policy for Yahoo aside, telecommuting remains an important tool for reducing employee stress and increasing operational efficiency. Follow these tips to do it right.

    Written by Sharon Florentine19 April 14 01:36
  • How to Prepare Your Business (And Your Employees) to Work Remotely

    Hurricanes, blizzards, floods, earthquakes, even mundane events like employees' car troubles or family obligations can disrupt your business and put a damper on productivity. Here's how to prepare your business and your personnel for working remotely.

    Written by Sharon Florentine06 Feb. 14 20:05