The Green Business Benefits of Telecommuting

Eco-Office Gals

This is a good thing because it means that there are more and more people who are becoming aware of and sensitive to the needs of the environment. However, there are actually several other reasons why telecommuting is a good idea to consider: It conserves energy all the way around.

Telecommuting: The New Green Business

Small Business CEO

Telecommuting is becoming increasingly popular, with currently more than 29 million U.S. workers telecommuting at least one day per month. Going Green with Telecommuting. An important benefit to telecommuting is in how it reduces gas usage and helps disseminate rush hour traffic.

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Finding Ways To Effective Telecommuting

Productivity Bits

The trend that has tremendously grown in the last couple of years in the workforce is Telecommuting or, for many, Working From Home (WFH). In this post, we will survey the interwebs for technique or tips and tricks for an effective telecommuting. On Working Remotely - Jeff Atwood ( Twitter | Blog ), author of Coding Horror , brings us back to when he started to telecommute. How are you keeping a productive environment? Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal.

Could telecommuting be a career mistake?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, October 14, 2009 Could telecommuting be a career mistake? Those are lessons he says other telecommuters need to take to heart.

6 Small Business Service Types That Offer a Flexible Work Environment

Small Business CEO

Telecommuting and freelancing are gaining popularity not only because of the obvious benefits they hold for employees. Yet, not all industry sectors can take advantage of the perks of hiring temporary staff, freelancers and running a telecommuting team.…

5 Ways Your Company Can Get Even Greener in 2013

Eco-Office Gals

It’s time to set some new goals, time to make some new plans and when it comes to our businesses, it’s time to be even better about the use of our resources; especially when it comes to making choices that will be more energy efficient and better for the environment over all.

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Guest Post: Simple Green Office Practices

Eco-Office Gals

that will help in the preservation of the environment. Rather than driving to work every day, risking the emission of harmful toxins into the environment, try arranging a carpool with co-workers. As recent headlines suggest, going green in the workplace is a steadily growing trend.

Undermanagement an Epidemic?

On The Job

Staying connected to the mother ship: Teleworkers who are proactive and get their accomplishments and their faces in front of their bosses as often as possible are actually thriving in the telework environment, says Webcams, video and audio conferencing, instant messaging and, of course, e-mail, are all becoming telecommuter lifelines. Tags: camp jobs sabbaticals bullying bosses telecommuting

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8 Really Awesome Tips For Working Remotely

Dumb Little Man

Choose a space that offers the best potential for a productive work environment with as little distraction as possible. The words “wherever I lay my hat, that’s my home” should be the telecommuting industry’s anthem.

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Even More Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in the Office

Eco-Office Gals

As a way to combat or prolong the issue, many organizations have opted to go green by creating more eco-friendly working environments. Not only does reducing their carbon footprint helps the environment, but it also helps business.

Book Review: The Fifth Age of Work

Small Business Labs

Skype, Google Hangout), as well as the decentralization and de-localization of work characterized by distributed teams, remote work, flex work and telecommuting, contract and project-based work, and the rapid growth of the coworking movement. 

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Balancing Act: How To Create Work/Life Balance When You Work From Home

Simple Productivity Blog

Some have downsized while others have allowed employees to telecommute in order to save money and cut costs. Many new companies are completely staffed by telecommuters as they don’t want to incur the overhead of renting office space, utilities and other unforeseen expenses.

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Tips on Staying Focused and Disciplined When Working From Home

Office Dynamics

Of course, there is a flip side to the often glorious world of telecommuting. If you are thinking about moving in the near future to a city that has more telecommuting options, look at places that have an extra room where you can set up for work.

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Moving Your IT to the Cloud to Save Energy

Eco-Office Gals

Another great implication of the cloud computing movement is the possibility for increased telecommuting. Undeniably, one of the best aspects of cloud computing for energy savings is the increase in telecommuting as a viable means of work.

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3 Essential Green Business Practices

Eco-Office Gals

Telecommuting is the wave of the future; there’s simply no getting around this. Not only do people often get more done by working in a comfortable home environment, but doing so can actually help to cut down on waste in a variety of different ways.

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How Your Office Can Go Green in 2013

Eco-Office Gals

Owing to increased global warming and rapidly depleting non-renewable resources, we have all started to look into ways in which they can save the environment and the Earth. Here are a few ways in which offices can contribute towards conserving the environment without much expense. ??Reducing

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How to Plan an Eco Friendly Office Move

Eco-Office Gals

Or perhaps, you’ve decided to take “eco-friendly office practices” to the ultimate extreme and have your staff telecommute so that you can save on your resources? You can keep yourself, the environment and your wallet safe by opting to make some of your own cleaning supplies.

2013 198

The Benefits of Using a Green Data Center for Your Business

Eco-Office Gals

This is beneficial for the environment, the data center itself, and your business. In an environment that needs our help to recover, green business decisions are more vital than ever. The Green Business Benefits of Telecommuting.

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10 Tips for Better Work-Life Balance

Dumb Little Man

It can be difficult to obtain better work-life balance if your commute eats up a significant part of your day or your office environment is stressful. Check your employers’ policies on flextime and telecommuting.

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5 Small ways to make a big difference to your company’s green credentials

Eco-Office Gals

But the reality is that customers quite often scrutinize companies that they know do not actively make an effort to save the environment. This could not only lead to contribution towards preserving the environment, but also boost morale amongst the employees.

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Working at Home and Workplace Productivity

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Banning telecommuting is a heavy-handed strategy. Commentators have debated the wisdom of Yahoo’s approach, some arguing that telecommuting encourages slacking and others insisting that it boosts productivity.

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5 Tips On How To Land The Best Jobs For Introverts

Dumb Little Man

Master the environment you work in. If you want to work in a field that requires some social skills, then balance this option with your surrounding environment. You can find a position that allows you to telecommute, work from home and balance the amount of time you are required to spend with others. If you become uneasy or anxious when you are around others, then landing a dream job may seem limited.

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Green Volunteering Opportunities for Your Small Business

Eco-Office Gals

It’s one less thing that they’ll have to think about and one big thing that you’ll be doing for the environment. The Green Business Benefits of Telecommuting.

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27 Ways to Re-Energize Your Career Without Changing Jobs

Eat Your Career

Below, you’ll find suggestions to improve your physical environment, your mental satisfaction, your social environment, and your overall personal fulfillment outside of work. Improve Your Physical Environment. Telecommute. Improve Your Social Environment.

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Tips for Setting Up an Eco Friendly Business Online

Eco-Office Gals

By having all of your staff work from the comfort of their own homes, that cuts out the need to telecommute; that means that you’re doing your part to keep the air quality levels balanced. Do you have an idea for a great eco-friendly business?

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12 Easy Tips For Work-At-Home Productivity

Simple Productivity Blog

Unfortunately, this might not be possible for telecommuters who have kids at home. It’s one of the only public places that provides a suitable working environment. Looking at the lack of available work, especially for telecommuters, should serve as motivation to get back on track.

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7 Tips to Happy Coworking with Your Pets

Dumb Little Man

According to the New Jersey Institute of Technology, 45% of people telecommute for at least part of their work week. It may surprise you to know a few facts: There are about 80 million dogs and more than 90 million cats nice and comfy in U.S.A. homes.

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5 Small ways to make a big difference to your company’s green credentials

Eco-Office Gals

But the reality is that customers quite often scrutinize companies that they know do not actively make an effort to save the environment. This could not only lead to contribution towards preserving the environment, but also boost morale amongst the employees.

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Work-life Integration vs Separation: How to Find the Perfect Middle Ground

Office Dynamics

In an effort to promote work environments that offer the most ideal mix of integration and separation, some companies have worked hard to create environments that are employee-focused.

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Minimizing Distractions to Increase Productivity

Simple Productivity Blog

For the most part it is extremely common for most people to have difficulties in keeping focused on a single task, especially in today’s multitasking environment at any office or job you might undertake. External distractions can be extremely counterproductive in any work environment, especially if coworkers don’t understand the hints you give them when you need to be left alone. This post was written by a guest author.

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Attracting Millennials: Understanding What Millennials Want in a Career

Office Dynamics

To attract millennials, offer flex time, telecommuting days and additional vacation time contingent on their work performance. Even if your industry is accustomed to working autonomously, you may find the collaborative environment gives a boost to your productivity and work culture.

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Here’s What Millennials Want When They Buy A Home

Dumb Little Man

A home office – More Millennials are telecommuting and they want a dedicated space. Energy efficiency – The environment is important as is saving on utility bills so things like energy-efficient windows and appliances, as well as solar features, can be major selling points. Millennials are having a bigger impact on the housing market than you might expect.

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Productivity Nuggets Of The Week (September 11 2010)

Productivity Bits

Get Your Home Office Organized For Increased Productivity – Productivity requires that you organize your work environment. Although this addresses the needs of the telecommuters, most of the tips are likewise applicable to the cubicle dwellers. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Visit the original article at [link]. Post written by Marlon Ribunal. Follow me on t witte r.

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Is Job Hopping Losing Its Stigma?

Office Dynamics

It includes responses from 324 employees 18 years of age and older who work in an office environment. Other benefits like telecommuting, flextime or generous vacation time can make up for a smaller paycheck. MENLO PARK, Calif.,

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Got the Flu? Work from Home!

Professional Assistant Blog

If youre feeling well enough to be able to work from home (telecommuting), an alternative would be to ask your IT department to set you up with VPN (virtual private network) access. Basically, this allows you to connect to your work environment via your internet connection. Home About Me Advertise Got the Flu? Work from Home! By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, January 10, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , Networking , Productivity A re you stuck at home because youre sick?

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5 Tips to Work More Effectively From Home

Small Business CEO

Many corporations now allow their employees to telecommute because it cuts down on expenses and the amount of office space needed. You should choose an environment that is most relaxing to you.

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2 Big Myths About Work You Need to Ditch

On The Job

While employees may balk at a “Big Brother” atmosphere that monitors what they say on the job, Atkins says bosses are obligated under federal law to make sure they provide a “safe environment” for workers free of harassment or discrimination.

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Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y?

On The Job

What I mean by that is, you need the best connections and interpersonal networking skills to make money in a cutthroat economic environment where everyone wants to cut off your cash flow.

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