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. MyÂ work time isÂ more focused; I can work when Iâ€™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 â€œon the clockâ€ when Iâ€™m needed. How much time do employers lose when their staff is waiting for the next task, or trying to fillÂ their down time?
telework can save U.S. businessesÂ $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