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Subject:Re: Telecommuting: Who pays for the set up? From:Robert Plamondon <robert -at- PLAMONDON -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 22 Sep 1995 13:56:08 PDT
At WEITEK, the computers used for telecommuting are the older machines
that no one's fighting for, mostly SPARCstation 2 and IPX workstations.
Most of the people doing telecomuting are engineers who are putting
in evening and weekend hours from home.
The few distant/frequent telecommuters all started with WEITEK
equipment. Some have shifted to new equipment of their own, some
have shifted to new equipment that WEITEK paid for, and some have
a mix. The modems and such were all paid for by WEITEK.
My situation is unusual, in that I'm the only part-time employee
telecommuting to WEITEK. I have a mix of WEITEK and personal
equipment, which I use to get work done for my other clients, as
well as WEITEK. A strange situation, but one that has been satisfactory
for all involved. It helps that most of the equipment is obsolete,.
Robert Plamondon * High-Tech Technical Writing
36475 Norton Creek Road * Blodgett * Oregon * 97326
robert -at- plamondon -dot- com * (503) 453-5841
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