LucidMeetings Interview

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As a remote worker, I am always on the lookout for products that make connecting with people in different locations than where I am as easy as possible. Lucid Meetings is one of those awesome products that I think is a great asset for anyone that telecommutes or needs to reach out to people outside their office, for example, and … Read More

Pat Davis Interview

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WhyTelecom Pat Davis Interview - HP and CA Technologies remote work

If you have ever thought that telecommuting or remote working is just for the young crowd, or for singles in their 30s or 40s, it’s time to completely change your way of thinking. I recently spent an hour talking with Pat Davis, a woman who has spent years telecommuting for not one but TWO huge companies: EDS/HP and CA Technologies. … Read More

Mikogo Interview

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Telecommuting just wouldn’t be possible without technologies that allow people to connect with colleagues or clients remotely. The ability to video chat with someone halfway around the world, for example, or to work using a shared project management tool is what connects a virtual workforce to one another – these technologies and the companies that bring them to market are … Read More

Zapier Interview

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Imagine…a world where apps magically talked to one another, giving you superhuman abilities to get things done efficiently. Sounds pretty awesome, right? The folks at Zapier thought it was high time that we stopped imagining such things, so they made them a reality. Anyone, anywhere now has access to technology and workflow that were once only available to people with serious programming … Read More

A Look At What Makes Buffer So Incredibly Awesome

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Have you heard of Buffer? I’m assuming that – like the thousands of people that use their service every day – you have heard of them and know they are ridiculously awesome. If you haven’t found out about them yet, then consider this your introduction to one of the most forward-thinking companies I have had the pleasure of chatting with. Like … Read More

Telecommuting With Hewlett Packard: Part 3

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Telecommuting With Hewlett Packard: Part 3

This is the final installment in a 3-part interview with Jen Haley, who is a Software Engineer with Hewlett Packard. Jen telecommutes from her home in Bozeman, and below she shares some of her thoughts toward remote workflow and how to find success in a telecommute role: JM: What successes have you had while telecommuting? JH: I have found a great … Read More

Telecommuting With Hewlett Packard: Part 2

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Telecommuting With Hewlett Packard: Part 2

In the first installment of my interview with Jen Haley – a Software Engineer with Hewlett Packard – we chatted about her history living in Montana and how she same to work for HP/EDS while living here, in Montana. In this installment we will find out how she transitioned to a telecommute position, and she will also share her thoughts … Read More

Telecommuting With Hewlett Packard: Part 1

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I am always amazed at the people I run into that are telecommuters. You’d think you’d be able to pick them out from a crowd…huddled over a laptop at Starbucks frantically typing, or holed up in their hotel’s business center into the wee hours of the morning. But you can’t always tell a telecommuter from a “regular” employee, and that … Read More