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Three Basic Tools for  Telecommuting    …that will help you Get Started              Working from Home          Brought to...
Work from Home                                            ToolsWhen people consider abouttelecommuting, they think thatby ...
Work from Home                               ToolsTelecommutingrequires more thanjust PCand internetto betruly productive.
Work from Home                                       ToolsIn order for your businessto sustain telecommutingin the long ru...
Work from Home                                     ToolsThey need to collaborateand pitch in ideasin order to lessencritic...
Work from Home                                    ToolsYour businessneeds to accuratelytrack worked hoursof remote workers...
Work from Home                                            ToolsIn short, before you even considertelecommuting for your bu...
Work from Home                                                               Tools1. CommunicationRecommends: SkypeFor: In...
Work from Home                                                              Tools2. CollaborationRecommends: BasecampFor: ...
Work from Home                                                                Tools3. TimekeepingRecommended: TimeDoctorFo...
Work from Home                                                                 ToolsSo to sum up, get:    • Skype for comm...
Work from Home                                                       ToolsAdditional articles you might be interested in:...
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Basic Tools for Telecommuting to Work from Home

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When people consider about telecommuting, they think that by simply having a laptop and stable internet connection they can get things done. But the reality? Telecommuting requires more than just PC and internet to be truly productive.

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Basic Tools for Telecommuting to Work from Home

  1. 1. Three Basic Tools for Telecommuting …that will help you Get Started Working from Home Brought to you by: Staff.com
  2. 2. Work from Home ToolsWhen people consider abouttelecommuting, they think thatby simply having a laptop andstable internet connection theycan get things done.But the reality?
  3. 3. Work from Home ToolsTelecommutingrequires more thanjust PCand internetto betruly productive.
  4. 4. Work from Home ToolsIn order for your businessto sustain telecommutingin the long run,employees need tocommunicate on a dailybasis.
  5. 5. Work from Home ToolsThey need to collaborateand pitch in ideasin order to lessencritical moments,lessen expenses, andconsistently producegood results.
  6. 6. Work from Home ToolsYour businessneeds to accuratelytrack worked hoursof remote workers,something that has beenan issue intelecommuting since.
  7. 7. Work from Home ToolsIn short, before you even considertelecommuting for your business, you need tofirst address these three main issues.Lucky there are programs that can provide yousolution to these issues.
  8. 8. Work from Home Tools1. CommunicationRecommends: SkypeFor: Instant messaging, web conferencing, VOIPCommunication among workers on a regular basis helps build positiveworking relationship. Instant messaging software will let you do this.The recommended software is Skype. It allows video and textconferencing, voicemail, VOIP and file sharing. Most of the software’sfeatures are free to use but certain functions requires minimal charges,i.e. Skype-to-phone and phone-to-Skype.
  9. 9. Work from Home Tools2. CollaborationRecommends: BasecampFor: Project management, collaboration, resource sharingWeb-based project management software allows workers ingeographically disparate locations to share a centralized workspaceaccessible through internet.Basecamp is recommended, although there are dozens of softwarethat are also first-rate. Basecamp is simple and easy to use, and itgives remote workers access to resources and projects even if they arelocated miles across the globe.
  10. 10. Work from Home Tools3. TimekeepingRecommended: TimeDoctorFor: Time tracking, productivity monitoring, reports, task delegationBusinesses need to keep tabs on their workers. TimeDoctor allowsmanagers to check how employees spend their work hours by urlmonitoring, apps monitoring and a purely optional screenshotmonitoring. Daily/weekly/monthly analytics and reports feature will helpmanagers review work processes and find ways to improve employeeproductivity.And since the software runs from a server, the data collected is tamperresistant.
  11. 11. Work from Home ToolsSo to sum up, get: • Skype for communication • Basecamp for project management and collaboration • TimeDoctor for timekeeping and productivity monitoring.With these three essential tools, your business will be set for telecommuting.
  12. 12. Work from Home ToolsAdditional articles you might be interested in: Is Telework the future? Busy accounting practice? Hire an accountant bookkeeper on Staff.com for $6-10 per hour Does working with people on the other side of the world really work? Staff.com

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