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According to a recent article on LinkedIn, since January of 2020, the number of searches for “remote working” on the social media platform has tripled. Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, employees from around the world are moving from their office building to the comforts of...

Did you know that the average desk has 400 times more germs than a toilet seat? Yet despite the germs, desk surfaces and office supplies are rarely sanitized. When not disinfected, you are prone to various illnesses and can carry these germs home to your...

First, there was the closed office, one to a person, hopefully with a window. Then there were cubicles, lauded as increasing productivity (no hiding behind closed doors and surfing the internet), then came open plan (now embraced by 70% of all employers) – no walls between cubicles, just communal tables demarcated by one workstation after another (among other things, very cost efficient). But still very much in the mix is no office at all – at least not at the employer’s site. Telecommuting is popular both with small companies who are still tight on space, to large companies like Dell and Xerox (where a reported 11% of their workforce work from home). Is telecommuting right for your organization? Well, that depends. Is telecommuting right for your company

Here are some things to consider to make telecommuting work for your company