• Professional Telecommuting Jobs Offer Benefits for Employees and Employers






    Professional telecommuting jobs are rising in popularity both with workers and their employers. A few years ago, IBM moved to a primarily telecommuting workforce at its home office in White Plains, New York. A telecommuting workforce is not just popular with workers, but it can offer corporations, mid-size and even small businesses significant benefits, not the least of which is a happier, more focused, more productive workforce. Companies reap financial benefits from a more productive workforce; but moving onsite employees into professional telecommuting jobs offers business owners additional financial benefits, including the option to downsize to a more compact, more efficient workforce by

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  • Tips for Using Telecommuting Professionals Effectively






    The workplace is changing. Traditional 9-to-5 jobs are being replaced by professional telecommuting jobs as employers search for ways to decrease expenses and increase employee satisfaction. But maintaining a productive offsite work force comes with certain challenges that may require a shift in expectations and procedure for both employees and managers. How to maintain appropriate oversight and communication with offsite workers can be a challenge for both workers and managers. For telecommuting arrangements to work effectively, managers must be willing to relinquish control of the process of production and focus on the work product produced. In other words, how an

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  • How to Save Money by Working from Home






    A recent salary comparison by Salaries.com found that people who work from home typically have slightly smaller salaries than office workers. But that’s like comparing apples to oranges. There are many “hidden” financial benefits of working from home that must be considered to make a fair and accurate comparison. Travel costs. Depending on the length of your commute, traveling to and from the office five days a week can add up. And don’t forget about car maintenance. Working from home means less driving and less wear and tear on your car. Even if you don’t drive to work, the cost

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