Practical tips for working with remote workers

Anthony Haynes writes: On his own blog, Richard Whiteside, who works as a freelancer, has written an excellent post on how organisations can get the best out of the freelancers they work with. Much of his advice would apply too to the management of employees who work remotely. In the usual way I would reblog… Read More

Challenges of working from home (3): people

Anthony Haynes writes: The first post in this series suggested that, for all its advantages, working from home (wfh) entails some challenges too — of four types, namely those concerning: place equipment people time Previously we’ve considered place and equipment; here we consider people. Too little social interaction — or too much? (A) SOCIAL CAPITAL:… Read More

Working from the Office – the New Working from Home

Originally posted on Macs Women Online:
One perk companies of any size can offer their employees is flexibility around working from home or flexible work schedules. While there can be disadvantages of offering flexible work schedules, almost everyone agrees the pros outweigh the cons. But why not also invest in your office environment as an…

Challenges of working from home (2): equipment

Anthony Haynes writes: Yesterday afternoon’s post suggested that, for all its advantages, working from home (wfh) entails some challenges too — of four types, namely those concerning: place equipment people time Yesterday we considered place; here we consider equipment. Getting equipped for working from home Much discussion on the blogosphere concerning wfh focuses on information… Read More

5 Ways to Make Work-from-home Work

Anthony Haynes writes: As part of our series to mark Working from Home Week, we are pleased to reblog this post by Marcia Jacquette on the Mariposa Teams blog on how to (continue to) make your case for working from home. Mariposa Teams © Evgeniy Agarkov | Dreamstime.com This is not an article about how… Read More