So, you have decided that you want to work from home AND be your own boss. You’ve seen the commercials with the woman leisurely getting out of bed, taking time to exercise and then conducting business in her pajamas while her happy baby sits nearby. Unfortunately, this is not the reality of working from home, [...]
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Maintaining positive working relationships with co-workers can be a challenge under the best of circumstances. When you are a telecommuter, however, it can be even more difficult. Here are some tips to help you stay away from some common pitfalls.
By now you certainly know the value of offering alternative work arrangements as a means of recruiting and retaining quality individuals. You can’t get away from the articles telling you that people are interested in balancing work and family and want to find more free time. Would your organization be considered a pioneer in this [...]
I have received quite a few questions regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act and how it impacts use of flexible scheduling. As a result, I thought that I would address a few of the questions in the newsletter. If you are dealing with a majority of non-exempt workers, you are limited in the number of [...]
For some leaders, allowing for telecommuting requires a change in management philosophy and style. If you have been used to watching the clock and judging productivity based on the number of overtime hours your employees are working, you will need to change you mindset. You will not be able to walk by the cubicle or [...]