A collection of links about remote work and distributed teams, from around the web.
12 Reasons you should work from home:
As I write this from my home office, a pleasant breeze is drifting through the open window. The air is fresh, I am at a comfortable temperature. I can hear the birds singing in the garden. It’s a wonderful work environment.
Donanza: sporting the tagline “Work without boundaries”, Donanza is a search engine for online freelance jobs.
I am definitely more productive than when I worked in the office. My work time is more focused; I can work when I’m a little under the weather; and my time off is not spent in traffic. If I have a break between tasks, I can use that time personally and then go back “on the clock” when I’m needed. How much time do employers lose when their staff is waiting for the next task, or trying to fill their down time?
telework can save U.S. businesses $400 billion a year. In addition to the cost savings, telework policies can also increase productivity, lower office costs and reduced absenteeism and staff turnover.
Title photo by Max Klingensmith