Top 5 Tips to Become a Virtual Worker ~ Part III – 2010 Virtual Workforce Series

For students paying their way through school, those graduating with little to no work experience, or anyone else interested in the challenging virtual workforce industry, I’ve compiled a list of five important considerations.

Virtual Workforce Tip #4: Virtual Worker Personalities

Not all personalities are suited to working from remote locations as a virtual worker… After 10 years of working virtually as well as hiring virtual workers under contract, I’ve learned a few lessons about the importance of having the ‘right’ personality to be a virtual worker. There are people who may have decades of experience … Continue reading

Leading and Managing a Virtual Workforce

Leading and Managing a Virtual Workforce – training program delivered by Global Dynamics, Inc. http://bit.ly/cszXaD Managing a team can be challenging under normal circumstances, but when it’s a virtual team, further skills and knowledge are required to ensure its success. I highly recommend managers of virtual workforces ensure they have appropriate training to help this … Continue reading

Tough times lead many into virtual work world

By: Todd A. Ritter via New Jersey Business News Michael Hanik used to have 12 employees, a warehouse and trucks to run his medical devices catalog company. But four years ago, he turned to the internet to look for ways to reduce overhead costs for his Rockville, Md.-based Total Medical Systems. He now has just … Continue reading

Decide what you want…

Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work. ~H. L. Hunt #quote

The Virtual Workforce: Why We Must Rethink The Way We Manage And Lead This New Reality

See Karen’s Video in my Vodpod video list (bottom right of blog) Hoboken, NJ – Just 20 years ago, “going to work” meant waking up, getting dressed, jumping in the car, and driving to a physical location where you interacted, face-to-face, with your boss and coworkers all day. In 2009 it might mean stepping across … Continue reading

Virtual Workforce Tip #2 – Get Time Zones Working For You

Virtual Workers in different time zones can help increase productivity by working when you’re not.