SF Bay Area Commuters: Time to Telecommute / Telework

This is 2012…. There are any number of jobs that can use any number of remote access technologies (from ubiquitous high-speed Internet access to document application sharing to video conferencing to IP voice to plain old email…and everything in between) that allow employees to TELECOMMUTE / TELEWORK effectively, efficiently, and productively…….from virtually anywhere. Why is it not happening? Well….for one there are still those Old Fashioned … Continue reading SF Bay Area Commuters: Time to Telecommute / Telework

Free Advice on How To Start a Telecommuting Program

OK, companies…here is the free advice on how to start a telecommuting program at your place of work. Ready?  You sure? OK…. It ain’t rocket science…..do it.  DUH.  Give your employee a task with a deadline. Let them work on it anyplace, anytime. Remotely connect with them, everyday if you have to, via any of the millions of ways you can connect in 2011 (video, … Continue reading Free Advice on How To Start a Telecommuting Program

Telecommuting: Crossing the Threshold to Work, Part 4

This article was published in the Tracy Press Go here to read Part 3. Go here to read Part 2. Go here to read Part 1. READ MY 2011 UPDATE FIRST:  Free Telecommuting Advice Telecommuting: Crossing the Threshold to Work, Part 4 Gas is nearly $4.00 a gallon.  Traffic is horrendous.  Now is the perfect time to start telecommuting. You probably have all the technology you need:  A … Continue reading Telecommuting: Crossing the Threshold to Work, Part 4

Telecommuting: Crossing the Threshold to Work, Part 3

This article originally published in the Tracy Press. Go here to read Part 2. Go here to read Part 1. Go here to read Part 4. READ MY 2011 UPDATE FIRST:  Free Telecommuting Advice Telecommuting: Crossing the Threshold to Work, Part 3 Save money, time, and the environment, reduce traffic, increase productivity, and maintain business continuity. As we have seen, telecommuting can have significant benefits for both the … Continue reading Telecommuting: Crossing the Threshold to Work, Part 3

Telecommuting: Crossing the Threshold to Work, Part 2

This was also published in the Tracy Press (a long long time ago). Go here to read Part 1. Go here to read Part 3. Go here to read Part 4. READ MY 2011 UPDATE FIRST:  Free Telecommuting Advice Part 2: Telecommuting wants you! TeleWork vs Telecommuting Since I co-wrote a Telecommuting Plan many years ago, a new term has appeared:TeleWork.Some experts argue that “telework” … Continue reading Telecommuting: Crossing the Threshold to Work, Part 2