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Telecommuting and Working@Home: From the Middle Ages Through to the Present Time

People have been telecommuting and working@home ever since man learned to form permanent communities and organizations for living and working together. Today, advances in computing and communications technologies, especially with the advent of cloud computing, smartphones and tablets PCs, and social networking has greatly improved the efficiency, convenience, as well as the fun of working practically anywhere. 521 more words

Freelancing

Remote Work is dying? It shouldn't be...

I recently read an article in the City AM newspaper the other week titled ‘Why remote working may be dying’ was curious why this may be case. 762 more words

Personal

Remote Office Robot

The remote office robot is a simple robotic WIFI connected vehicle with an arm that contains two screens and something to push the elevator button. The goal of the remote office robot is to run around the office and connect remote workers that can steer it with people in the office.

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How to Land a Job Working From Home (or Telecommuting)

I often get asked how a job seeker can find a job working from home or at least telecommuting part-time. The truth is, there is no magic formula. 676 more words

Telework

Remote Working and Employee (dis)Engagement?

“WFH!” came the terse reply from an engineer I had asked for a time to meet up and go over a rather tricky problem. The engineer in question worked for a large telecom company and I was then working for an IT services firm where “working from home” was severely frowned upon. 1,050 more words

Employee Engagement

10 easy ways to be a great employer

By Emma Budd

1. Birthday day off
Consider how productive people are on their birthdays, cue long lunches and eating cake, versus how much they’ll appreciate the day off. 630 more words

‘Severe delays and cancellations’ – more than a storm in a teacup

The dramatic pictures of the wrecked rail track at Dawlish after the February storms were a timely reminder of what extensive wind and rain damage can do to the logistics of travel. 395 more words

UK Floods