This book â€śgoes beyond the basics andâ€¦leaves no detail unmentioned when it comes to creating a successful telecommuting career,â€ť says Gil Gordon, telecommuting pioneer and consultant, in this book's foreword. Regular telecommuting is becoming a way of life for many employees. If youâ€™re not careful, however, telecommuting can leave you out of touch with your workplace and manager. This book recognizes telecommutingâ€™s pitfalls and shows you how to avoid them. It advocates that you become not just a good telecommuter, but a power telecommuter who accomplishes more, communicates better, and stays effective and visible when virtual. Get expert guidance on all issues that telecommuters face. Here is a partial list of the many topics covered: --Avoid the top 10 telecommuting traps --Disarm telecommuting skeptics, including your boss and coworkers --Master technology without becoming a technology geek --What every home office needsâ€”and doesnâ€™t need --10 time management tips you can use today --Train yourself and your coworkers, boss, spouse, kids, pets, and neighbors --Develop your telecommuting credibility --Stay part of the team when working away --Doâ€™s and donâ€™ts for effective communication with technology tools --10 ways to stay on the corporate radar screen --Earn superior performance reviews --Signs that itâ€™s time to visit the home office more often --Career path strategies that work for telecommuters --Tips for finding a telecommuting job --Worksheets for scheduling and reporting your work, organizing your home office, and assessing your accomplishments --Insight from industry pros on maintaining virtual relationships and handling the finer points of telecommuting --Web resources for home office products and services, telecommuting associations, and additional information â€śThis bookâ€™s strength is in the countless tips, tricks, warnings, suggestions, and shortcuts that collectively mean the difference between being a telecommuter and thriving as a telecommuter,â€ť writes Gil Gordon in the foreword. Telecommuting Success is ideal for those who are currently telecommuting--or would like to. It also helps managers see the telecommuting employee's point of view.
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