Tag: telecommuting

Four Crazy Tips For Creating Effective Remote Teams

Virtual teams are a very different breed of animal from traditional office teams. So it stands to reason that creating a virtual team with the same level of rapport and efficacy requires different measures or as iDoneThis CEO Walter Chen believes, it requires “extreme measures.” Here are his 4 extreme habits (via Jeff…

Video Chat A Must-Have Tool For Remote Managers

Yesterday I came across a remote managers discussion thread.  One person new to remote managing was having trouble working with “faceless” remote clients.  Several respondents were rather unsympathetic to his problem, insisting that the loss of facetime shouldn’t affect his ability to influence and build rapport with his clients. Maybe the…

Four Best Practices for Keeping Your Remote Team Connected

Telework Week 2012 Kicks Off Today

The 2nd annual Telework Week begins today and runs through March 9. Telework Week was first held last year in an effort to encourage the policy, culture, and habit of teleworking.  Sponsored by Telework Exchange and Cisco, the chart below shows some of the environmental and work savings  from a…

Does Telecommuting Make You Invisible? – Part 2

Does Telecommuting Make You Invisible? – Part 1

Married To Your Car Or Your Spouse?

How To Keep Your Job When It Moves

Monday Mishmash: VSee, HP, Telework

Why It’s Important To See Your Coworkers

Summary:  Mirror neurons may be the key to explaining why it’s so important to see people for social interactions. With the remote work revolution seriously getting underway, a recent article from Knowledge @ Wharton Today reminds us that remote workers may be losing more knowledge than we know from the…

Move Over Mini-me, Meet Virtual-me

Working remotely can feel like you’re always on the periphery of things, lost and forgotten by managers and coworkers who can’t see you.  So it’s great when people come up with better ways of giving remote workers more presence.  One fascinating idea that makes use of videoconferencing technology is the…

Are Remote Workers The First To Get Canned?

A few articles ago, Milton wrote about how hard it is to get noticed and remembered in today’s work world because of all the information noise coming at us.  This really goes double for remote workers since they are rarely seen or heard in their work places.  Many feel isolated…

Cisco WebEx: “Little to no Work-Life Balance”

Video Testimonial

I generally work hard to keep this from being only a product blog, but it’s pretty exciting to get a video testimonial.  We’re going to create a space on the site specifically for more of these, so if you’ve used VSee and love it, please send us more testimonials! Thank…