It's National Flex Day. Do You Notice Where Your Employees Are Working?
Posted on 10-21-2014 by Doug Esten

JetBlue. American Express. Aetna Insurance. What do they have in common? Each of these companies is saving millions of dollar annually by shedding office space and allowing employees to work remotely. This trend of sending workers home isn’t new, but it is becoming much more common (especially... Read More

Friday Distraction: The Obstacles Facing Women's Career Success [Infographic]
Posted on 08-29-2014 by amanda-alge-bales

Having it all is a question that has plagued women for decades as they balance the strains of the workplace with the demands of motherhood and marriage. While it appears that progress has been made (in perception at least), a 2013 LinkedIn survey revealed 77 percent of women worldwide consider their... Read More

Virtual Workplaces - The pros, cons, and struggles in today's market.
Posted on 08-27-2014 by Doug Esten

Powerful mobile devices, software-as-a service, and secure, web-based technology allow legal professionals to work from virtually anywhere. In fact, Burton Law dismantled the traditional law firm model turning it on its head by allowing its lawyers to practice in a geographically dispersed manner. By... Read More

Friday Distraction: Should You Let Your Employees Work from Home? [Decision Tree]
Posted on 08-22-2014 by Tracie Morris

This is comical Infographic includes a decision tree helping to determine if you should let your employees work remotely, or in-house. You never know if an unsupervised employee will spend their day playing World of Warcraft than actually working. The above infographic is courtesy of mindflash.com Read More

Higher stress at home: The biggest enemy of work-life balance may be sitting in your pocket
Posted on 07-18-2014 by Travis Burchart

Many workers think that they’re multi-tasking when they’re checking work emails while eating dinner or spending time with their family, but, in reality, they’re not giving full attention to both activities. This is according to Larry Rosen, author of iDisorder: Understanding our Obsession... Read More

Friday Distraction: Work From Home Fridays – Join the Movement! [Infographic]
Posted on 07-11-2014 by Tracie Morris

While I work from home every day, I realize not everyone gets that same opportunity. Fewer virtual law practices and telecommuting lawyers as reported in a 2013 ABA survey . So, I thought you might enjoy today’s infographic because … well, sometimes pictures and images can sell something... Read More

37% of U.S. Millennials Say Mobile Tech Increases Their Work Hours
Posted on 04-30-2014 by cmr0627

It's no secret that smartphones and tablets increase levels of interpersonal communication. It's never been easier to get in touch with family and friends. However, results from a recent Gallup poll show that mobile technology influences other areas of American adults' day-to-day lives... Read More

Road Rules: Ruling Now Guides Telecommuting As Reasonable Accommodation Discussion Connecticut Employment Law Blog
Posted on 04-25-2014 by Hans Thielman

This article deals with telecommuting as a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act. In EEOC v. Ford Motor Co., the Sixth Circuit held that attendance at work cannot always be assumed to mean physical presence at the employer’s work site. The Court decided that Ford... Read More