Articles about Telework
There are enormous societal benefits to working from home, but no one is really aware of them. We can save up to 60.5 billion gallons of gas and 36.9 billion wasted hours each year if we work from home.
Marriage and childbirth are the biggest reasons why women in India quit work before age 30. They define success as attaining the right balance between work and personal life, and they want flexibility for attaining that balance.
Telstra's Melbourne contact centre was the first to get ME Bank's virtual bank teller systems.
While Yahoo and Google have taken a stance against teleworking, Intel has come out in full support of giving employees freedom to work anywhere. So should businesses rethink their approach on allowing employees to work outside of the office?
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.
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?