Chapter 18. Telecommuting


Career Options for Technologists

One of the advantages of a career in I.T. is the ability to do many tasks remotely. This can lend itself to the telecommuting option.

Although telecommuting has become more popular, you, as an “at-home worker,” need to be aware of some important factors. In addition, the employer who provides the telecommuting option must understand how best to manage his remote workforce.


This chapter is not meant to provide legal guidelines on the subject of telecommunicating. Your employer should consult with local and federal agencies regarding liabilities, OSHA requirements, insurance needs, ...

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