Derek Thompson from The Atlantic picked up a post I wrote a couple of years ago, entitled "13 arguments for telecommuting", in an article which proposes a twist on the idea: a 4-day workweek. The State of Utah switched to just such a program a year ago for its government employees, and the results are … Continue reading A twist on telecommuting
I want to focus in on a few specific ways in which companies waste money and energy. I see the following things happen daily in the workplace. They're not specific to any company. Chances are that if you visit any American company, they're probably doing at least one of these things. Lights are left on … Continue reading Ways in which companies waste money and energy
I thought I'd put together this list of arguments you could use to make the case for telecommuting at your workplace. No, there's nothing special about the number 13. That's how many reasons I came up with. If you know of more, please let me know and I'll be glad to publish them here. First, … Continue reading 13 arguments for telecommuting
Monster.com has an article which details the pitfalls that await patients and healthcare workers when personal beliefs intersect with medical care. Some state laws are widening this intersection as well. The article offers potential solutions to the problem.
A quick note: I wrote this article for Edu.com back in 2000. That site no longer exists, but the article does, and I updated it to keep it current. So you're about to graduate and you're starting to fret because you don't have a job lined up. If going back to live with your parents … Continue reading How to get a job right out of college