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No Hours?

Why Employees Shouldn’t Have Hours Employers ensure an erosion of employee trust by strictly enforcing when their employees must complete their work. Trust works in many directions within a company and team – peer to peer, worker to manager, company … Continue reading

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Get New People

Is this the best you can do?: If the answer to this is “yes,” and you think you’re done, you might be settling too soon. The right question is, “Is this the best your team can do?” And if you … Continue reading

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Marissa Mayer breaks her silence on Yahoo’s telecommuting policy

Marissa Mayer breaks her silence on Yahoo’s telecommuting policy All totally valid reasons. All the hubbub was over 200 people, out of 12,000. 1.7% of the workforce.

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Why all the fuss over working from home?

Scott weighs in: Why all the fuss over working from home?: Hopefully Yahoo! doesn’t lose too many good people (if you’re a mobile developer at Yahoo! and are looking to leave, please drop me a note) with this move. In … Continue reading

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Sitting and Standing at Work

Via a coworker: Cornell University Ergonomics Web The bottom line: Sit to do computer work. Sit using a height-adjustable, downward titling keyboard tray for the best work posture, then every 20 minutes stand for 2 minutes AND MOVE. The absolute … Continue reading

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First Day: Welcoming New Hires | AYE Conference

Welcoming New Hires | AYE Conference (via @johannarothman) You’ve hired a candidate. She starts on Monday. What will she think at the end of her first day? Will she be in the “honeymoon” phase, or will she be disappointed with … Continue reading

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Speaking at Geekend 2011

I’ll be speaking at Savannah’s Geekend 2011, November 10-12. My presentation will be a variation of the talk I presented along with Jack Harvey last year. “Distributed Teams and the Modern Company: Matters of Trust” Distributed teams and the modern … Continue reading

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Coding Horror: On Working Remotely

Coding Horror: On Working Remotely Chat is the most essential and omnipresent form of communication you have when working remotely. I’m *always* using iChat to communicate with my coworkers – not because it is the only way to “talk” to … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons to Assemble a Dispersed Team | Wide Teams

Ten Reasons to Assemble a Dispersed Team | Wide Teams: You want experienced help. You can get a college fresh-out – unmarried and unfettered – to do just about anything. Move anywhere, work long hours, live in a tiny apartment … Continue reading

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How to become a remote employee?

Lifehacker is collecting comments and some of them are great. This could be a great source to mine for the best tips and trick. How’d You Convince Your Boss to Let You Work Remotely?

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