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People who work from home say they expect to be outfitted with the latest technology in order to work more effectively, according to a new survey.

TeamViewer, which provides remote control and online meetings software, surveyed 500 American adults who work from home either full time or part time. The study was released Dec. 4, 2012.

According to the survey, telecommuters said that their work did not suffer, despite not being in the office, with nearly nine out of 10 (88 percent) of telecommuters saying they are equally as or more productive working from home.

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January 11, 2013

In case you missed it, here’s what happened on We Know Next this week.

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November 30, 2012

According to mobiThinking, cellular subscriptions worldwide are at 6 billion. Yes, that’s billion. Companies are making significant revenue from mobile devices: Google $2.5 billion last year. eBay expects customers to buy/sell $8 billion this year and PayPal expects to see $7 billion in mobile payments.

August 24, 2012

Making Telework Work: Leading People and Leveraging Technology for High-Impact Results

Technology and teleworkers are all around us and are increasing every day. The most progressive organizations and those that want to secure a competitive advantage have unlocked the power of teleworking, and now your company can too!

August 20, 2012

In case you missed it, here’s what happened on We Know Next this week.

The proportion of employees in the U.S. who work predominantly from home or another remote location has, over the last decade, more than tripled in many industries, while nearly doubling nationwide among all full-time workers, according to a 2012 report by The Conference Board, a not-for-profit business membership and research association.

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July 27, 2012

The proportion of employees in the U.S. who work predominantly from home or another remote location has, over the last decade, more than tripled in many industries, while nearly doubling nationwide among all full-time workers, according to a 2012 report by The Conference Board, a not-for-profit business membership and research association.

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July 23, 2012

In case you missed it, here’s what happened on We Know Next this week.

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June 22, 2012

Telework among full-time employees has almost doubled since 2002, according to a nationwide May 2012 report by The Conference Board.

Experts said the increase reflects a profound shift in the nature of work itself, as advanced technologies allow many to get their jobs done from a variety of settings and locations. A rise in employee demand for flexibility and alternative work arrangements has played a major role as well.

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June 18, 2012

Whether your virtual teams are in the formation stage or have been operating for a few months – it is critical to ensure that they are set up for success and get off to a good start.  Organizations that proactively plan how to structure their virtual teams to set them up for success will see a better return on their investment than those that do not.
 
Here are some other guidelines to follow to ensure your organization will maximize its investment in remote work:
 
Keep Your Virtual Teams At a Manageable Size

 

April 25, 2012

It’s no secret that technology as well as social media are changing the way we work and live.  Thankfully, corporate America and the U.S. Government are finally getting the clue, learning that technology offers an opportunity to provide more employees flexibility while cutting overhead costs at the same time. 

Two trends I’ve seen emerging among the workplace mainstream are telecommuting and BYOD. 

April 12, 2012

In case you missed it, here’s what happened on We Know Next.

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March 9, 2012

Often, working remotely is the simplest accommodation for a host of impairments

The use of telework as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has increased in recent years, experts say.

It’s unclear, though, how much of the increase was spurred by 2008 amendments that brought many short-term disabilities and illnesses under the act’s jurisdiction and how much is attributable to the boom in businesses’ adoption of telework, they said.

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December 1, 2011