The Downside of Telecommuting

There are a great number of advantages to telecommuting, many of which I have written about before. These include: high productivity no wasting time in commuting happier employees better balance of worklife and homelife reduced costs associated with office space. But there are some disadvantages as well for the telecommuter. There are two that I …

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Telecommuting and HR

I read an article in Fast Company entitled Robots Are Changing the Future of Telecommuting written by Ariel Schwartz in which she describes her experience with using a robot as her presence in the office. The robot is, as she describes it, “a hybrid of WALL-E and a Segway“. Although she was in her home …

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