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Telework Week is coming up in March and they're asking people to "pledge to telework." What we want to know is, why can't we just pledge to get results? The CultureRx crew talk about shifting the dialogue about work from "where, when, and how it happens" to just simply "getting results." We'll have a special guest, Kathy Kacher from the FlexWork side to debate the point. Flexibility or Results? You decide.
Employee engagement and satisfaction is becoming ever more important as budgets tighten and staff may be asked to do more without seeing big pay increases. This means making sure personnel have a healthy work/life balance is crucial to retention, especially in an environment like the DoD, which typically offers attractive benefits. In this podcast, Pamela Budda, Telework Managing Officer for the DoD, talks about some of her strategies, what works and what doesn’t.
Pamela will speak at the HCMD conference, which will take place next year from March 12-15 in Arlington, VA. Please visit the website to learn more about the program.
Pamela La Gioia is the president of Telework Recruiting, a premier web site that helps professionals find telecommuting employment. She has been researching and writing about telecommuting since the early 1990s, and currently offers site members almost 2,500 companies that hire telecommuters. Pamela is sharing on The Momprenur Model show January 16 at 10amPT/1pmET and LIVE on your time in archive here on Word of Mom Radio - the show for Mompreneurs - the NEW Business Woman.
Join us as we share on a 30 minute segment what Telecommuting is all about and how you can find ways to work from home without creating your own "business". Telework Recruiting offers so many ways to find work that works for you! You can connect with Pamela on Twitter @TeleworkRec.
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Are employers rethinking telework?
In this Launch Talk conversation I speak with Debra Dinnocenzo, president of VirtualWorks! about Yahoo's recent decision to end telecommuting:
Is it good for organizations? What are the pros and cons for teleworkers themselves? Is it still a good idea to propose telecommuting to your employer to help manage your day job? Hear a timely discussion about these questions, as well as strategies for proposing a telework arrangement and ways to manage the balance between work and personal life when working remotely.
Our Guest: Debra A. Dinnocenzo is a dynamic speaker, successful author, and innovative educator with expertise in virtual workplace issues including virtual leadership, virtual teams, telework, and work-life balance. She is the author of the highly praised "101 Tips for Telecommuters" and co-author of "Dot Calm: The Search for Sanity in a Wired World." Her latest book, "Working From a Distance: Being Your Best When You’re Not With the Rest," was published by Walk The Talk in the fall of 2012.
Your Host: Tai Goodwin is an intuitive career and business coach who guides clients in owning their brilliance and getting their message out so they can have more impact and income. An advocate for employedpreneurs (full-time employees with businesses on the side), she is editor-in-chief of Launch While Working.com and host of the popular Launch Talk online radio show.
This week's guest will be Kate Lister of theTelework Research Network. Kate is a recognized authority on telework and workplace flexibility and co-author of Undress For Success: The Naked Truth About Making Money at Home.
Kate has synthesized and cataloged more than 500 studies on telecommuting and related topics. And she has interviewed dozens of virtual employers, employees, advocates, naysayers, and venture capitalists who have invested in remote work models.
Want to learn how to convince your employer to let you telecommute? Thinking about starting a business? Join us live this Friday.
Cynthia de Lorenzi likes to call herself a serial entrepreneur and social commentator on the status of women in our world today. She also encourages the label "open networker" and, just for fun, "Diva Extraordinaire." Washington Business Journal selected her as one of the top 25 "Women Who Mean Business" in 2006, SmartCEO magazine awarded her the BRAVA award in 2009 and was awarded SmartCEO's Circle of Excellence by her peers as well as recognized by Enterprising Women in 2010. Her organization, Success in the City has been featured in the Business Section of the Washington Post, NPR, DC Modern Luxury Magazine and Washington's Finest. As founder and chief executive officer of Success in the City, Ms. de Lorenzi leads an unconventional business networking organization for senior level executive businesswomen in the DC Metropolitan area. To help foster meaningful peer relationships and friendships among members, Success in the City's format tosses creative and fun events as well as professional development discussions into the menu of opportunities to connect.
Ms. de Lorenzi maintains that when given the opportunity to "really" connect on a dynamic personal level, personal growth as well as consummating "deals-on-heels" is assured. More than a thousand women have participated in SITC events. In conjunction with Success in the City she also launched Success in the City TV, an Internet TV network for women's groups and organizations and her newest partnership and endeavor Pink Collar LLC, a consulting and creative company encompassing traditional, new, emerging and futuristic media. Ms. de Lorenzi is passionate about empowering others and the principle of paying-it-forward. In addition to leading Success in the City, she serves as a Board member of The Telework Coalition, Mingle360, The Women's Center and Community Business Partnership including The Women's Business Center.
Let’s put BTR through its paces. This will be my first scheduled broadcast and I’d like to know just what works, how and what won’t work. If you’re new to BTR you are welcome to join us and we’ll try to test or explain any questions that you have about running a show.
I’ll be recording a video of the whole experience so that I can share just what goes on.
Here are some of the things that I’ll be testing.
1) calling in to the show
2) Conferencing a Skype user into the show &
Find out how we connect income seekers with companies and opportunities. Learn about the Work at home social network we have created. For names, phone numbers and links discussed in today's show vist http://TheHomeWorkplace.com