Is Telecommuting Leading to Peak Travel?

Small Business Labs

Wired's Study Suggests We've Hit 'Peak Travel" covers research that suggests demand for travel and automobile ownership in the developed world may have reached a saturation point.    The study authors looked at travel patterns for a number of countries between 1970 and 2008.    They found a strong correlation between rising prosperity and travel

Could You Telecommute From Italy?

On The Job

He worked for 13 months telecommuting from Venic -- no, not Venice, Calif., He argues that if you can telecommute five or 25 miles from your office, why can't you telecommute from another part of the world? So at a time when many Americans feel overworked and stressed, could telecommuting from Venice — or another desired location — be possible? He began telecommuting one day a week then eventually increased that to full time.

Infographic: Business Travel

The Small Business Blog

The cost of business travel is rising every year. It has got to the point where, for many business owners, travelling in person to a meeting or any similar event is simply not economically viable for them. Telecommuting is the answer for the majority of small businesses and if you still aren’t convinced, the infographic… Read the full article here: Infographic: Business Travel on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

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Reduce Your Company’s Carbon Footprint

Eco-Office Gals

From offsetting to telecommuting, we give you several ways to make this goal a reality: Computers. Adopting Telecommuters. Today’s environmentally-minded companies are always looking for ways to make their carbon footprint smaller.

The Rise of Digital Nomads

Small Business Labs

Yahoo Travel's The New Digital Nomads - Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World covers the growing trend towards people professionals who are choosing a location-independent lifestyle that allows them to travel and work anywhere in the world.

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The Coming Age of Virtual Meetings

Eco-Office Gals

Particularly for businesses with staff that travels frequently, these features can increase meeting participation rates. For businesses taking steps to make their businesses greener, virtual meetings can reduce the carbon production their meetings cause by reducing travel.

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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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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 might be impossible to pull the plug on the internet altogether, since much telecommuting work requires the internet for research. This post was written by a guest author.

2012 193

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

Eco-Office Gals

Telecommuting and web-conferencing – Implement a way in which employees can communicate with each other and their clients. Not only could it boost company morale, it will also reduce the amount of traveling your employees will do in order to meet with clients, etc.

2012 208

27 Ways to Re-Energize Your Career Without Changing Jobs

Eat Your Career

Request more/less travel. Business travel is something that many people enjoy. Telecommute. You know that feeling you have when you first start a new job? It’s a mixture of excitement and challenge, nervous energy and high hopes.

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8 Work-Life Balance Myths

Ian's Messy Desk

With employees exploring alternate ways to work such as telecommuting, managers may no longer see them. For example, if an employee reduces their work hours, they may not be willing or interested in taking a position or promotion that requires extended travel.

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

Eco-Office Gals

Telecommuting and web-conferencing – Implement a way in which employees can communicate with each other and their clients. Not only could it boost company morale, it will also reduce the amount of traveling your employees will do in order to meet with clients, etc.

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How to Successfully Manage Remote Employees

Office Dynamics

government have found that allowing employees to telecommute, when done correctly, can increase employee productivity and satisfaction, reduce costs for the company, reduce employee turnover and allow access to a larger talent pool.

2015 130

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. 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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Abroad and Overseas

Daily Writing Tips

Travelers from the United States to Canada or Mexico can be said to be going “abroad,&# but it would make little sense to say that they are going “overseas.&#

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5 tips for working at home with your significant other

On The Job

After he spent many years on the road traveling for his job, we have found we are making up for lost time apart. 2 Big Myths About Work You Need to Ditch 4 ways to keep your confidence during a job hunt Could telecommuting be a career mistake?

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