Is Telecommuting from Home the Right Fit for You? Ogdensburg NY

Aside from the romanticized images of working in your bunny slippers, PJs, or in the buff, telecommuting is an important workplace alternative for a growing number of people. There are compelling reasons why employees and employers alike are taking a serious look at telework. Managers and business owners (the enlightened and conscientious ones) recognize that workplace flexibility is a key to business prosperity, recruitment success, and talent retention.

Electronic Age Services, LLC
(347) 587-1576
2280 Burnett St4-K
Brooklyn, NY
Services
Audio / Video, Home Automation / Systems Integration / Home Networking, Home Theater, Security / Access Control / Surveillance / Gate Access, Telephone Systems
Brands
Russound, Denon, Lutron, Polk Audio, Samsung, Sharp, Panasonic, URC, RTI, NetStream, etc.
Certifications
One or more employees at this company have achieved CEDIA Professional Certification status:- Jacek Pilaszewicz, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II

Osbee Industries, Inc.
(914) 777-6611
99 Calvert StreetSte. 100
Harrison, NY
Services
Audio / Video, Home Theater, Multi-Room Audio, Telephone Systems, Wire and Cable / Power Management
Brands
Crestron, Lutron, Pioneer Plasma Displays, Fujitsu, Sim2 Projectors, Monster Cable, Niles Audio, Sonance, Middle Atlantic, AudioControl, ReQuest Mutlimedia, Integra Home Theater, Key Digital Systems
Certifications
One or more employees at this company have achieved CEDIA Professional Certification status:- Peter Burke, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II- Jared Ross, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II- David Sussman, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II

Wired Ltd.
(914) 725-4899
29 Wildwood Rd
Katonah, NY
Services
Audio / Video, Designing for Individuals with Special Needs, Furnishings, Home Automation / Systems Integration / Home Networking, Home Theater, Multi-Room Audio, Multi-Room Controls, Multi-Room Video, Telephone Systems, Wire and Cable / Power Management, Home Networking, Home Health, Service Repair, Preventative Maintenance, iPhone / iPad integration
Brands
Nuvo, Sonos, Nuvision, Sony, Samsung, Sharp, Denon, Canton, Parasound, Sonance, Niles, Xantech, Panamx, Omnimount, etc.
Certifications
One or more employees at this company have achieved CEDIA Professional Certification status:- Howard Gorenfeld, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II

Everglades Technologies, LLC
(212) 741-0000
1 Union Square WestSte. 302
New York, NY
Services
Audio / Video, Environmental Controls, Home Theater, Lighting Control, Motorized Window Treatments / Home Theater Curtains, Multi-Room Audio, Multi-Room Video, Security / Access Control / Surveillance / Gate Access, Telephone Systems, Wire and Cable / Power Management, Home Automation / Systems Integration, Service Repair
Certifications
One or more employees at this company have achieved CEDIA Professional Certification status:- Bruce Reed, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II- Charles Stucklen, CEDIA Certified Professional Designer

Wireless Zone
(845) 256-0001
83 N. Chestnut St.
New Paltz, NY
 
Systems Design Company
(631) 283-3455
158 County Rd 39 Ste. 1
Southampton, NY
Services
Audio / Video, Home Automation / Systems Integration / Home Networking, Home Theater, Multi-Room Audio, Telephone Systems
Brands
Every system that we install and design has different requirements. We insure that the products we use for our projects are the best possible solutions for our client''s performance and budget requirements.
Certifications
One or more employees at this company have achieved CEDIA Professional Certification status:- Ken McMahon, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II- Mike Murphy, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II

AVX Integrated Technologies, Inc.
(845) 358-3980
11 South Greenbush Road
West Nyack, NY
Services
Audio / Video, Home Automation / Systems Integration / Home Networking, Home Theater, Multi-Room Audio, Telephone Systems
Brands
Avaya, Bay Audio, BenQ, Boston Acoustics, Chief Mfg, Crestron, D-Link, Denon, Elan, Greyfox, HAI, ICC, KEF, Lutron, Monster, NEC, NetStreams, Niles, NuVo, OnQ, Panasonic, Pioneer, Samsung, Sanus, Sharp, Sonicwall
Certifications
One or more employees at this company have achieved CEDIA Professional Certification status:- Jason Etter, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II

AD Systems Integrators
(631) 287-3733
6 West Neck Circle
Southampton, NY
Services
Audio / Video, Home Automation / Systems Integration / Home Networking, Home Theater, Security / Access Control / Surveillance / Gate Access, Telephone Systems
Brands
Panasonic digital phone systems, DSC alarm systems, Vantage lighting & control systems, Russound distributed audio, FAAC entry gate systems, Cast landscape lighting systems.
Certifications
One or more employees at this company have achieved CEDIA Professional Certification status:- Patrick Lenahan, CEDIA Certified Professional EST II

Buff Com Communications
(716) 688-4061
535 Bauman Rd
Buffalo, NY
 
New York Business Systems
(516) 739-0200
150 Fulton Ave
Garden City Park, NY
 

Is Telecommuting from Home the Right Fit for You?

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Put a Plan Together to Work From Home in Your Existing Job
By Debra A. Dinnocenzo

Do you yearn for a more balanced life and a more flexible approach to work? Do you dream about productive workdays that don’t include the drain of time and energy devoted to commuting? Do you spend time in traffic (on the highway or sitting in an airplane seat) and wonder if there might not be a better way? Has the cost of gasoline made you determined to find a way to spend less time on the road and more time taking the Internet to work? Well, you have a growing crowd of similar thinkers.

More than 25 million Americans have discovered a better way! Teleworking has become the work alternative of choice for ever-increasing millions of workers and managers. And the trend is projected to continue at an accelerated rate. It’s estimated that by 2010, at least 25% of American workers will telework during some portion of their workweek.

Aside from the romanticized images of working in your bunny slippers, PJs, or in the buff, telecommuting is an important workplace alternative for a growing number of people. There are compelling reasons why employees and employers alike are taking a serious look at telework. Managers and business owners (the enlightened and conscientious ones) recognize that workplace flexibility is a key to business prosperity, recruitment success, and talent retention. A growing number of workers — both in the USA and around the globe — seek the productivity gains, timesavings, and savings at the gas pump that telecommuting offers.

So how can you become a telecommuter or telecommute more regularly than just when you’re waiting for the refrigerator service man or avoiding some weather-created roadway fiasco? And what are keys to success and productivity for the growing legions of teleworkers?

It’s clear that teleworking is not for everyone or every job. Whether you are targeting a full-time or part-time telecommuting arrangement, it’s important to understand the realities of telework and have a clear plan for being an effective telecommuter. Those workers who telework effectively — and those who want to — are likely to benefit from the following tips for teleworking success.

Be Certain Teleworking is Right for You
By understanding what’s involved and required to telework successfully, you can avoid a disappointing or career-altering experience. First it must be clear that you have a “telecommutable” job. If your job is not location-dependent, involves work that can be done independently, by telephone, on the computer, or via the Internet, then you’ve probably met the initial requirement. Beyond that, there are other considerations that make telework appropriate for some people and not for others.

For those who thrive on plenty of interaction with co-workers or who associate the traditional workplace with the motivation necessary to work, teleworking presents some challenges. Teleworking is also not a viable c...

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