How can we call dogs “man’s best friend” when we lock them up at home alone for more than 40 hours every week? Okay, that’s a bit dramatic, but you get the point. As the workplace evolves it is becoming more common for employees to want to bring their pet. Pet-friendly policies often increase employee [...]
Today is Bike to Work Day, and if you have to commute (*cough* telecommute *cough*), biking is a healthy and economical way to get to work. However, biking isn’t for everyone, so we’ll look at the advantages and disadvantages of some of the most popular ways to get to work.
With more people working from home, it’s important to make sure your home office can be a distraction-free place for organized and efficient work. So before you pull out the measuring tape and hammer, here are a few questions to help you create a killer home workspace: What type of space do you need? Make [...]
Once again the topic of work-life balance has been in the news. Recently, a federal judge in New York ruled in the Bloomberg discrimination case that, “The law does not mandate work-life balance,” nor does it, “require companies to ignore and stop valuing ultimate dedication, however unhealthy that may be for family life.” So there [...]
On the eve of the 41st Earth Day, I’m going to invoke the big ‘T’: telecommuting. The benefits of telecommuting have never been more important to the health of the Earth. Each year, more cars hit the roads in long commutes, increasing energy consumption and putting out more and more pollution. For decades, leaders in [...]