Much has been written about today's increasingly mobile workforce. The popularity of smart phones, laptops and tablets within the business world means employees can literally do their jobs from any location, no longer confined within the walls of their office.

In fact, some organizations are actively encouraging employees to work remotely. In December 2010, President Obama signed the Telework Enhancement Act into law, mandating that government agencies establish policies to enable employees to work from home. While there are numerous benefits of this model, a remote workforce also brings its fair share of challenges. Read more