Working from another Country I spent over three weeks traveling in China and Europe for work which was great to see these countries and be working with some amazing people doing some great work. The challenges of different time zones and digital connectivity were daunting to keep connected to fellow employees and clients that are… Continue reading Working from Another Country
Where You are is not Important Anymore With today’s state of technology, it does not matter where in the world you are to do many types of work. If you work in non-manufacturing, then you have a better than 60% chance that it can be done remotely and the current research indicates that you will… Continue reading Telecommuting from the Edge
Autos and Remote Working Working in the car is different. Getting on a conference call is no big deal while driving, OK you should be doing it hands-free, but trying to do a lot of the things you usually do in your office is not anywhere as easy. I recently have taken a new job,… Continue reading Working in the Car – A Strange Pair
Moving to Remote Working Have you already started to let employees work outside of your offices? Sure, Sales have been doing it forever. But what about the jobs that have not traditionally been done somewhere else. In today’s hyper-connected world, it is almost impossible for a business not to be working from everywhere, but the… Continue reading Remote Work for Employers
Photo by Damir Spanic on Unsplash Work Remote? What does it mean to you to be a Remote Worker? At 2BMobile have been working on our definition of what Remote Work means to us. We consider it a catch-all phrase that covers all worker that does not perform work at their employer’s place of work. That is a… Continue reading Do You Work Remote?
Mobile from Road to Home For many people traveling and working is just part of the norm. Some of us are occasional travelers, and others are always moving as part of their work. In the normal major metro areas, the wireless connection is excellent, but once you start to travel to outside these telecommunication bubbles,… Continue reading To Be Mobile @ Home?
When I started 2BMobile, we were thinking about mobility as freeing professional people from their offices by using mobile devices; smartphones, laptops, and Netbooks (what are they?). Today with smartphones and tablets in the hands of almost everyone, mobility has taken a giant step forward in the quest of a truly virtual worker and Bring-Your-Own-Device… Continue reading How Mobile Has Changed in 5 years
The Definitions: Knowledge Worker A Knowledge Worker is an employee who deals with information, ideas, and expertise. Mobile Worker An employee who does not have one fixed place of work. Mobile workers are linked to a central base by telephone and sometimes by computer technology. A teleworker is a form of a mobile worker.
The single biggest difference between a desktop and laptop computer is portability. This fact alone means you have to take extra steps to protect your laptop from the unscrupulous. I have put together a checklist for you to make you take the basic precautions in securing your laptop for your travels. Before you leave… Continue reading 12 Basic Steps for Laptop Security
Remote Work – On The Road Again Remoteness, not all remote work is the same, and not all remote worker work the same. To some of us remote means not in the office due to travel to others it is about not having to go to the office. Traveling creates its own set of problems… Continue reading Remote work – Balance Your Remoteness