4 Ergonomics Tips for Making Remote Work More Comfortable

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) agency, which oversees workplace ergonomics, defines the term simply as fitting a job to a person. OSHA has applied this science to reduce the likelihood and severity of contracting musculoskeletal disorders in the office, including carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis and rotator cuff injuries. Yet…

In the St. Nick of Time: Remote Access to the Rescue

Cameras were snapping as families across the globe tried on sweaters from Grandma, tore through junk drawers to find a few loose AA batteries for Junior’s remote-control car and logged on to their new tablets for the first time. Well,” Santa thought, “we made it to another Christmas Day.” With that, he got to work…

Santa Saves Christmas…From His Beach Chair

Even Santa’s vacations don’t always get off to a smooth start. First there was the bumpy, early morning sleigh ride. Then came the inexplicably delayed connecting sleigh in Phoenix. And the awful sleigh-line food — they call that cookies and milk? But, as Santa lounged in his beach chair and sipped his candy cane martini,…

4 Morsels of Eating Advice for Homeworkers

The topic of eating often comes up when I tell people I work remotely. “How do you stand it?” they ask. “I would eat everything in the house, all day long!” I’ve been lucky that food hasn’t been more than a passing distraction during my years of working from home. Maybe it’s a fluke, but…