This post is a series of links I asked my assistant in India to compile and summarize on telecommuting. With skyrocketing gas prices, now is a good time to consider telecommuting. You can even approach your boss about doing it to help the environment. (We’ve previously written about how to approach your boss about telecommuting.)
- Ever Given a Thought to Telecommuting? – Vishal P. Rao
Should you be confused about telecommuting, this article acts as an eye-opener. Starting with a perfect definition of the term, the article also gives the advantage and the steps that can eliminate the drawbacks involved. The author also provides a link to gain additional knowledge and help you get started.
- Thank Goodness for Telecommuting – The Monster Bloggers
Author feels with the entry of telecommunication, productivity at different sector of economy is sure. Tedious tasks get simplified and reduce stress that is otherwise involved. Personally, the author is dispirited that this mode of communication has not received its full recognition, but certainly thanks his employer for having him availed this opportunity.
- Telecommuting: Not Just for Disaster Response – Mike Gunderloy
Everyone has a view about the entry of a new technology. You would have supporters and critics. The author brings to light different viewpoints, both the positive and negative side of telecommuting.
- But is telecommuting right for you? – Brian Sommer
Helpful article for those who would like to be employed and work from home. Helps to determine the qualities and the appropriate time of career to accept this option. Bringing to light about the personal experience and that of a reputed firm. The author also shares his perception on whom to offer this option.
- Telecommuting Has Mostly Positive Consequences – ScienceDaily
Based on the results of the study, this article highlights the positive aspect of telecommuting. Both employer and employee are benefited with this approach at work. With hardly any negative aspect listed this article, the reader is bound to give telecommuting a shot.