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June 10, 2014

With Telecommuting on the Rise, Recruiters Must Restrategize

FlexJobs, a job posting site advertising scam-free telecommuting job leads, realized a 118 percent growth in remote opportunities between 2012 and 2013.  As the marketplace changes, so must the workforce, it seems. Companies are becoming increasingly receptive to and dependent on remote and contingent staff.  Findings from The Atlantic, the…
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May 13, 2014

4 Bad Omens with Teleworkers

Virtual talent can be a blessing for small businesses and large corporations alike.  They allow organizations greater flexibility and global agility while helping to reduce overhead.  However, the selection process for mobile workers shouldn’t be slapdash just because they’re not out of sight. Consider these warning signs when sourcing and…
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April 15, 2014

Survey: The Advantages of Telecommuting in 2014

Despite the fact that some large corporations have done away with work-from-home programs altogether, the advantages of telecommuting are unmistakable.  A recent survey by PGi revealed just how beneficial working remotely can be, both for the individual and the company. PGi, a leading provider of technology for collaboration and web…
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December 12, 2013

Telecommuting: Well Worth an Empty Office

Just under a year ago, Yahoo’s new CEO, Marissa Mayer instituted a ban on telecommuting.  The move caused quite the uproar, yet other industry giants such as Best Buy and HP soon followed suit. So surely the practice of telecommuting is on its way out, right?  Not necessarily. Employers offering…
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Capitol Hill
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September 27, 2013

A Mobile (Government) Workforce

The federal government is known for many things; efficiency and progressiveness aren’t typically among them.  Its evolving digital strategy may turn the tide on those perceptions, however. Kathy Gurchiek, of the Society for Human Resource Management, recently wrote about the changes the government could realize – and the challenges it…
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Leadership and career
July 31, 2013

Telecommuting Programs Can Work for Your Company

Telecommuting, not quite as awesome as teleporting but it is a close second. It is also a mutually beneficial tool for both management and for the workers when it is implemented correctly. Recently the practice of telecommuting has come under fire because major companies like Yahoo and Best Buy are…
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April 22, 2013

To Be or Not To Be…A Workplace that Allows Telecommuting

As one might guess, telecommuting gets a big thumbs-up from employees, but what about the employers? According to a recent Staples Advantage survey, 59 percent of employers think telecommuting leads to more productive employees and most responding employers feel that telecommuting is a mutually beneficial option. Does telecommuting make employees…
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April 16, 2013

Virtual Success

How can you target a successful remote employee? Telecommuting…is it good or bad? It depends. And what can your company do to ensure virtual success? First, you must understand the qualities that make up a good remote worker. These are not always the same qualities you want in an office…
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