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101 Tips for Telecommuters—Successfully Manage Your Work, Team, Technology and Family by Debra A. Dinnocenzo

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68. Know Who Provides Your Critical Services and Support

You might feel utterly alone on some days, but the reality is that you're not—in more ways than you might have imagined. Of course, there's your family, friends, and your co-workers. There's also another critical network essential to your success: your external partners. Depending on your situation and the level of support you get from corporate services, a wide range of service providers may facilitate your ability to do your job. Here are examples of services you may need in the course of your work or to support you as a telecommuter:

  • Accounting

  • Bookkeeping

  • Answering service

  • Printing

  • Personal services

  • Administrative support

  • Office management

  • Research

  • Mail/shipping

  • Public relations/marketing

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