Fernando Ara faces an extreme virtual commute from his Orange County, CA office to Madrid, Spain. Ara is in the vanguard of worldwide cross-border telecommuters. Ara is the U.S. country manager for Redkaraoke, a social networking website, but works out of his California-based home office and travels when necessary for meetings.
Via My Global Career.
A new survey reveals that white collar workers have mixed feelings about the option to work from home. Its not the isolation they fear; its a lack of professional advancement.
If you are considering teleworking, this is a must read article. Steve
Business and IT leaders still are trying to develop a value assessment specific to Web 2.0. One of the key questions is: “How can we use this technology to further business objectives, especially revenue generation?” This isn’t a straight-forward assessment, and as a result, we have seen many adopting Web 2.0 technology based on the expectation of future benefits or soft productivity benefits.
And not too surprisingly, teleworking is one of the key drivers behind business adoption of Web 2.0 applications.
Via Network World.