YIKES! That title irritates the living daylights out of me.... "Should Your Company ALLOW Telecommuting?" I ran across an article today with that title. How WRONG is that? Companies should ENCOURAGE telecommuting because: 1. It increases employee productivity. 2. It helps companies meet GREEN initiatives. 3. Telecommuting (or coworking) employees are HAPPIER employees. … Continue reading Should Your Company ALLOW Telecommuting ?
I am going to start "blogging" more on the AltamontCowork site starting....NOW ! 🙂 Since coworking is GREEN, I will concentrate on blogs talking about telecommuting, coworking, and the environment. Watch it in 240p if it is breaking up (old trailer) To kick it off, watch the above video by Leonardo DiCaprio....it is simply awesome … Continue reading Telecommuting, Coworking and the Environment
Got this Youtube link in an email this morning....although it is a Corning glass "infomercial" it shows us (at least partly) how video conferencing might evolve in the near future...using glass. VERY COOL. We already have videoconferencing on mobile smartphones, and on large walls in conference rooms, so the vision put forth by Corning, although … Continue reading Future of Video Conferencing from Corning
I got an email today from the TeleWork Exchange. There will be a TeleWork Week in February that you and your company can pledge to participate in. Here is a snippet of the email. Pledge to telework during Telework Week, a nationwide effort to encourage agencies, organizations, and individuals to telework on February 14-18, 2011. More than … Continue reading Participate in TeleWork Week
(Orignally posted on TelBitConsulting.com) Coworking has been gathering momentum in the past year or two. As more and more coworking locations are established, more people learn what it is, there is more exposure, then more people learn about it...... That snowball effect is at it's very early stages, but, in a year, or two, the … Continue reading Difference Between Coworking and a Virtual Office
This article in the Washington Post tells us that today, a bi-partisian (who'd a thunk that could happen?) proposed bill to allow more Federal Gov't workers to work at home or at other locations (like COWORKING!) was passed and will now go to President Obama for his signature. Since he has been pushing for … Continue reading Telecommuting / Telework Bill Passed