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Our fifth post in the Telework Week 2012 series is from Seamus King, Country Leader for Australia, Citrix Online Services Division. I was really pleased to hear that Australia has taken a major step towards embracing the benefits of a workshifting lifestyle with the Australian Federal Government finally announcing the first National Telework Week will take place in […]

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President Obama, the self-titled Teleworker-in-Chief, declared at a recent workplace flexibility forum that “work is what you do, not where you do it.” It’s no wonder then that out of every possible work sector, the Federal Government takes the crown for workshifting. Although they don’t have the most remote workers, their numbers have been growing […]

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The Future of Telework

Posted by on 24 January 2011

Last month, President Obama signed into law the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010. This law means that Federal agencies must create telework polices for all eligible employees as well as training programs for teleworkers and telework managers. While you might be saying to yourself, this law really doesn’t apply to me because I don’t work […]

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Okay, maybe I’m a cheap date about anything that promotes remote work, but this video by WorkshiftCalgary brought tears to my eyes. If you can’t view the below video, go watch it over here. Robyn Bews, the project manager for WorkshiftCalgary, and her team have put together a truly impressive program to help Calgary businesses […]

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It’s time for state lawmakers to wake up to the fact that we live in a mobile world–one where work is a verb, not a place. Sadly, short of federal intervention, most states aren’t likely to change their ways anytime soon. According to the Survey of State Tax Departments, thirty-five states currently have laws that […]

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