I began teleworking from home in 2002 one to two days per week. While Federal managers were complaining about the new concept of teleworking and that they couldn’t manage people who weren’t in the office, I could attest to the fact, that for me, productivity increased. At home there were no drop-in visitors with HR questions or people who just wanted to chat. I was able to save work projects that didn’t include face time for the days I was at home. Gradually I moved into only working from home and managed my day with online meetings, teleconferences, shared network files and calendars. I can and do conduct all of my current work virtually.
I think when you are 100% virtual there both are benefits and shortfalls. Continue reading →
When a person is looking for a new job because they are dissatisfied with current pay or position, using global vision is important. What is global vision? Global refers to the whole world and vision refers to seeing or having a clear idea of what should happen in the future. Global vision in the context of this blog means to consider your entire environment, past and present, and formulate a clear idea of what you want in your future around employment and what you are willing to trade off.