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Companies Aim to Improve Wellness of Telecommuting, Traveling Employees, Too

October 30, 2012
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Employers are tailoring wellness offerings to suit staffs that aren't in the office. Programs must be “highly timely, personalized and relevant,” an expert says.
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The Last Word: Taking the Road Less Traveled—to Work

September 29, 2012
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It's hard to believe, but a Deloitte study notes that 46 percent of 18- to 24-year-olds would choose Internet access over owning a car.
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Telecommuting as a Reasonable Accommodation

August 7, 2012
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As a recent case points out, telecommuting as a reasonable accommodation remains the exception, not the rule.
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Podcast: Creating a New Contingent Culture

August 3, 2012
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The CYA Report podcast is a partnership between Workforce Management and Fistful of Talent. In this special edition, Workforce Management contributors Ed Frauenheim and Kris Dunn discuss the growing need to show contingent workers more love.
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Teleworking Has Come a Long Way for Workers

March 5, 2012
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National Telework Week, slated to start Monday, recognizes the financial and employee retention benefits of working remotely.
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Prospects for Boost in Employee Mass Transit Tax Breaks Dim

February 23, 2012
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The history of the higher mass transit tax break goes back to 2009, when lawmakers approved an economic stimulus measure that allowed employees to reduce their taxable salaries by up to $230 a month to pay for mass transit expenses.
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Independent Contractors Helping to Shape the New World of Work

February 3, 2012
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Of 530 recently surveyed independent consultants, more than 80 percent expressed satisfaction with their employment status, although 27 percent admitted that, given the chance, they would return to a full-time job.
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Data Bank Focus: Work at Home

October 10, 2011
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Research and analysis you need to make your job easier.
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Security, Trust Are Among Top Concerns for Growing Mobile Workforce

August 26, 2011
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Although telework is becoming commonplace in the corporate world—including in small and medium-size businesses—there are obstacles to conquer. These include management mistrust, worker isolation and data security.
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Securing a Virtual Workforce

August 26, 2011
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Citrix Systems has avoided many of the pitfalls companies have faced with a remote workforce by implementing a solid plan.
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