Articles about Telework
Banning Yahoo employees from telework will not be a quick fix for ex-Googler Marissa Mayer. If anything, it will worsen morale and cause the company's best and brightest to look elsewhere for employment.
After Yahoo banned its employees from working out of their homes, there has been much debate about flexi-hours and telecommuting. But in a country like India, this practice does improve productivity.
Yahoo angered many of its staff when it banned home-working, but this dramatic step--while widely unpopular--may be what it is needed to rebuild employee camaraderie and rebuild a sense of belonging in the ailing company.
Yahoo's CEO, Marissa Mayer, recently sent out a memo to Yahoo staff members telling them that by June they'll be required to work at a Yahoo office rather than from home. Will the law of unintended consequences hurt Yahoo because of this move? I think so.
Yahoo's new chief executive puts teamwork ahead of telecommuting. Is that so wrong?
On this week's Technolatte podcast, the Australian team looks at work flexibility in IT companies, the Australian government's startup investment, the PlayStation 4, and user-pays fibre-to-the-premise.
IT employers are not living up to the flexible working arrangements promised to employees as they try to hold onto absolute control over workers, according to recruitment firm Ambition.
Once people realise teleworking gives more freedom on where to live, I am sure many will prefer a roomier house with garden as opposed to a cramped little box, even if it is farther away from the office.
National Telework Week naturally spruiked Labor's NBN vision, but it also highlighted the Coalition's utter lack of vision.
South Australia-based chartered accounting firm Jaquillard Minns found that connecting to offsite workers in Melbourne and Manila was made easy through a Virtual PBX.
When the government said that teleworking with the NBN will create 25,000 full-time jobs by 2020, weren’t they missing the Asian elephant in the room?
Members Equity Bank continues to shun branches in favour of kiosks that can connect customers straight to its call centre through Cisco telepresence technology.
Many Sydneysiders spend an hour or more on the road. Faster broadband will help more people to work from home, but how many will ever have the opportunity for flexible working, whatever technology we deploy?
IP Australia has been allowing staff to work remotely for eight years, and believes it is the best way to retain skilled employees.
In this ZDNet Google Hangout, we examine what needs to be done to drive business uptake of teleworking practices.