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    Telecommuting In Workplace

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    agree, working from home has its benefits, mainly independence. As one employee states “I can choose how, when and where to work, for as much or as little time as I want. I enjoy working for myself.” (Fishman, 2014, p4). It is sensational to be able to have the independence of working whenever and wherever, but various other things can outweigh the benefits. Telecommuters begin in their jobs as a non-telecommuter. Telecommuting does not necessarily mean working from home. Working from your mobile phone, tablet, and a park bench are other examples of telecommuting. Regular work-at-home, among the non-self-employed…

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    Dolan (2013) provided examples of organizations that found flexible scheduling with telecommuting to be beneficial, especially for female employees who needed to meet the varying demands of family. One organization only required that the teleworkers attend frequent staff meetings and communicate quickly and efficiently with all clients, without filed complaints (Dolan, 2013, p. 2). Singh et al. (2013) found that while men do choose the option to telecommute, women are more likely to find…

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    and movable devices, in an off site location different from our normal office work. It has developed gradually in recent business setting and it initially expanded more in the late 20th century. Telecommuting is by no mean a brand-new concept. In reality, the history of telecommuting is a fairly rich term. The terms “telecommuting” and “teleworking” were first develop in the 1970’s by Jack Nilles who was called “The Father of Teleworking” (Hering). In the 1980’s, it brought the beginning of…

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    Synthesis essay WRTG 394 Telecommuting Jonathan joy Telecommuting is a work arrangement in which an employee works outside the traditional office or workplace — typically at home or while traveling. Transmission of data, documents, and communication occurs via telecommunications or network technology. One of the key aspects of telecommuting is the flexibility that it offers both the employee and the employer. Telecommuting options range from lone employees working from home to telecommuting…

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    Why Is 9/11 Important

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    A telecommuting job could be the answer for some people who prefer to be at home. After 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon I felt so out done by the great loss of lives in that attack. The attack on Americans who went to work and lost their lives is crazy. These land mark places housed the most educated, wisest, well trained and knowledgeable, historians people. The losses for 9/11 are as following: “$7 billion: Amount paid out through the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund to…

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    Employees are enabled to work from anywhere, anytime, and without being limited by geographic boundaries. This helps the company bottom line by eliminating the need to lease office space or purchase property as the business grows. The U.S. virtual workforce will increase from 34 million in 2009 to almost 63 million by 2016 according to an analyst report by Forrester Research.1 This is aided by the adoption of broadband, better collaboration tools, and growing management experience. Being…

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    Enhancing Employability

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    The precariat can influence where you work and even your family relationships. Telework and telecommuting usually means working from home, which would mean the employee has the ability to spend more time with friends and family. However, precarity also leads to various commuter lifestyles and the need to travel for one’s job. Hardill and Green mentions, “the blurring of business travel, short term business assignments and residential mobility”, this is exactly what we see in Up in the Air. Ryan…

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    Telecommuting communication may be limited to writing and speech (Dahlstrom, 2013). This can make it extremely difficult to explain some things through email then to physically show other coworkers how to do things or to help with the project at hand. (Abdal- Wahab, 2007). If employees cannot communicate clearly it will increase the time and effort it takes to complete a project, if not lead to the failure of the task at hand entirely. Increase in time or a failure can cause profits to…

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    Medex Argumentative Essay

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    I think MedEx should incorporate an employee telecommuting program because it seems most of their employees prefer not to work in the office every day. Another reason why is because it could give them a competitive advantage. Especially, when it comes to recruiting top candidates. According to Adecco, “if MedEx were to eliminate the need for employees to come into the office, then they could expand their candidate searches to other parts of the country, which can greatly expand their talent pool…

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    Task 1 P1 Different Types of employment contract Full-Time Employment – This is when someone has accepted to work full time for the business. The employee would work between 9 am to 5 pm for 5 days a week. The business would operate in different shifts and this would be because the business wants to be open 24 hours, the employee would agree to work day shifts or night shirts in the contract. Example of this would be, John working for the finance department at Talbot Design business for full…

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