Here at Goldtouch we often like to shine a light on the new and evolving mobile workforce upon which so many of today’s companies run. After all, whether we’re constantly on the road or we’re simply working from home, most of us are mobile workers already, toggling between various mobile devices and desktops throughout our […]
Information On Mobile Ergonomics
In today's world most of us don't have a choice but to work while travelling at least part of the time. But that doesn't mean that while we are typing away on our keyboard that it has to be uncomfortable and awkward. Mobile ergonomics (the idea that comfort and portability can mean the very same thing) allows us to be productive and healthy while working on the road.
Learn more through these great articles.
Trains, planes and automobiles (and bikes and buses and our own two feet). If you’re like most working professionals, you currently spend a significant portion of each day commuting to and from work using any one (or two or three) of these means. When you’re walking and biking you’re at least sneaking some exercise in, […]
Sure, mobile devices are convenient and, yes, they’ve had an enormous impact on how we work and play. But the very feature that make smartphone and tablets so revolutionary — namely, their compact size — is also what makes them painful and even dangerous for your body in the long term. It shouldn’t be surprising, […]
When you spend more days on the road than you do in your home office (or in your home, for that matter), it’s important to have a few coping strategies to keep yourself happy, productive and sane. After all, even if your business trip is taking you to a bucket list destination, business trips are […]
Look, there’s not one person out there, who would openly recommend working on your summer vacation — no matter how much of a workaholic they are. This is in part due to social faux pas (even our workcentric society still views summer vacation as mostly sacred) and in part due to the fact that if […]
Can’t you just picture the beach now — those lapping waves, that blue blue sky, that sun so warm on your skin? Truly, there’s nothing quite as rejuvenating as a good summer getaway. But too often, preparing your employer and your colleagues for your absence can cause so much stress, you’ll want to leave for […]
Of all the industries in the world, airlines enjoy the distinction of being amongst the most consistently reviled. From long waits in security lines (which, to be fair, the airlines have nothing to do with, but it tends to get lumped there), to overbooked flights, seats that get smaller and smaller, and awful food (that […]
From solopreneurs to Fortune 500 companies, technology has made telecommuting a reality for a wide slice of the economy. Laptops with embedded cameras make conferencing into the sales meeting in Toledo from a conference in Timbuktu a breeze. And with smartphones and tablets, even employees who don’t regularly remote working are finding themselves working more and […]
From the skies to the roads, so many of today’s most dedicated workers operate far outside of the traditional office building. While that may be great for securing customer relationships, making a big pitch, ensuring a buyout goes well, and getting to see a destination that’s always been on your bucket list, travel can take […]
Ah, the dreaded commute. Whether it’s fifteen minutes or two hours, by carpool or by train, it is, decidedly, a waste of time. That is, unless you’ve developed a few strategies for making your commute productive. After all, our mobile devices make work, well, mobile. And with Wi-Fi finding its way onto many buses and trains, […]