• Ask LH: How Can I Break Free Of The Rat Race?

    Ask LH: How Can I Break Free Of The Rat Race?

    Dear Lifehacker, I cannot stomach the idea of working in an office for the rest of my life. The idea of being forced to head to work for a set number of hours in a specific place is incredibly stifling. Now, I’m not lazy. I’m a very hard worker, but I don’t like being confined.…

  • How Teleworking Can Improve Your Health

    Teleworking is apparently a controversial topic. The recent decision by Yahoo! to effectively ban it has inspired a lot of discussion. Absolutes aren’t useful in this context, but it is worth recognising that telework can be useful even in areas where you might expect that face-to-face contact was vital.

  • Why I Decided To Spend More Time Working From Home

    Teleworking has been in the news both in Australia, where National Telework Week has just finished, and in the US, where Hurricane Sandy saw many people forced to work from home or a remote office for a week or longer. CEO Sachin Kamdar was one of them. He explains how working from home post-Sandy…

  • The Cloud, Teleworking And Natural Disasters

    Telework can be useful workers all year round, but having an efficient system for working offsite really comes into its own when a natural disaster strikes and staff can’t get to the office. The benefits can be considerable, but you need to ensure that your cloud infrastructure is up to the task — and do…