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How to Prepare Your Business (And Your Employees) to Work Remotely

Hurricanes, blizzards, floods, earthquakes, even mundane events like employees' car troubles or family obligations can disrupt your business and put a damper on productivity. Here's how to prepare your business and your personnel for working remotely. Full Story »
News Feature

What Contract IT Workers Miss About Being Full-Time

A survey of contract and freelance IT professionals shows healthcare and 401k plans are the most-missed perks of traditional employment, while there are many things they don't miss at all.


15 Common IT Job Search Mistakes

Searching for a new IT position in a competitive market can be an uphill battle. One little mistake could cost you the opportunity. Read on to make sure you aren't making one of these commonly seen blunders in your job search.


Silicon Valley Tech Workers: Get Your Butt in Here!

First Yahoo called its remote workers back to the office. Now HP has issued an 'all-hands-deck' mandate. (Rumors are swirling that Visa may be next to rein in workers.) Is this really all about innovation? And will this approach work with today's tech workers -- especially those in Silicon Valley?


10 Tips to Prepare for an IT Job Video Interview

Learn what it takes to set up and be ready for your video interview, so you can focus on what's important -- getting the job.


IT's 8 Biggest Frenemies

You probably have a good idea about who your enemies are. But what about your frenemies?


In Times of Chaos, Sungard's Mobile Office is an Island of Normality

Sungard's mobile office is designed to work in areas where nothing else is working. It is for use in places where there is no power or network. It's for disaster zones.


Bosses Without Borders: Essential Tools for Managing Remote Workers

From project management to payroll, staying connected to telecommuters has never been easier.


Today's Workers Demand Flexibility, Mobility--and Facebook

The corporate office is dead. Long live Starbucks.


Thanks to IT, More People Can Work From Home

Unless you work at Yahoo, where CEO Marissa Mayer has banned telecommuting, there's a good chance you work from home or at a coffee shop once in a while.


Citrix CEO Questions Efficacy of Yahoo's Remote Working Ban

Citrix CEO Mark Templeton has said that banning employees from working from home is an ineffective way of preventing slacking on the job.


If You Can't Find a Seat at Starbucks, Blame IT

Unless you're working at Yahoo, where CEO Marissa Mayer has banned telecommuting, there's a very good chance you are working from home or at a coffee shop.


Why Yahoo's Telecommuting Ban is Still Bad for Business

With 63 percent of businesses now supporting telecommuting, CEO Marissa Mayer digs in on her controversial ban against working from home.


Yahoo CEO Reaffirms Decision to Prohibit Telecommuting

When Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced she was sacking the company's telecommuting program, her office deferred questions about the decision to a corporate spokesperson with a typical nonresponsive response about the matter: the company does not discuss internal matters.

How To

8 Secrets to Super-Productive Telecommuting

Telecommuting sounds like a dream come true, but it takes effort to stay productive and motivated.