[thelist] Telecommuting or Remote Web Development?

April april at farstrider.org
Fri Mar 3 16:05:14 CST 2006

Sorry, around here is Bay Area, California.  Oakland, San Francisco, San 
Jose and all the stuff in between.

I should clarify that by "common" I meant when you see it you aren't 
surprised... not it's the ad you see most often.

Peter Brunone (EasyListBox.com) wrote:
> Sounds like what I've seen as well.
> By the way, what's "around here"?  I wouldn't mind finding more ads like that. :)
>  From: April april at farstrider.org
> Around here, a common job ad for a contractor goes "must be in office 
> for initial meeting and 1 to 2 days per week". They're fine with some 
> or all of the work being from home, but want to meet in person initially.
> Very few advertise a salaried position as full telecommute for web 
> design. Working from home 2 or 3 days a week is a common perk, though. 
> There's a few for more menial tasks like data entry, that also have 
> really easily measurable deliverables for each day (20 articles a day, 
> 500 forms a day, etc.). I do know a number of people (web designers and 
> non) who telecommute either part or full time, but it's usually after 
> working somewhere for a while in office, then something coming up that 
> makes telecommute more convenient for one or the other party... and 
> everyone agreeing to the idea.
> Bruso, John wrote:
>> I'm curious to know if anyone has had any experience or seen any
>> movement in the area of hiring workers who work remotely, especially for
>> web design/development of their web sites or portals.
>> Yeah.. you caught me on a Friday afternoon daydream :P
>> Wouldn't it be nice? :)
>> John

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