Six Ways to Manage a Virtual Work Force
(WSJ/ SmartMoney.com) — With Earth Day just days away, consider greening your office. Or better yet, get rid of it altogether.
Thanks to improved technology and the high price of gasoline, working remotely has become an increasingly popular—and less expensive —option for both large and small work forces. Since 2006, the number of U.S. employees who worked remotely at least one day per month increased 39% to 17.2 million in 2008, according to the latest survey available from WorldatWork, global human resources association in Washington, D.C.