Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2019

Ms. Career Girl

FlexJobs has released its annual list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2019. To be considered, the jobs offered by these companies had to be remote-friendly, either allowing for candidates to telecommute entirely or part of the time.

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Best Flex Jobs For Busy Mothers (And Fathers!)

Career Realism

Here are five of the most popular work-from-home flex jobs. If you enjoy writing, or delving into niche subjects, then blogging may be a flex job worth looking into. But, if you enjoy that type of work, it offers a lot of flexibility.

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Would You Rather Have Mornings Or Nights Off?

Career Realism

companies have said that they offer remote working to increase employee retention--indicating that employees are increasing demands to work from home. Everyone's productivity levels peak at different times during the day. The traditional work day is changing.

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Enhance Your Family Life with Your Corporate Career

Ms. Career Girl

Tip #1: Scout out and use the resources your company offers. Another time I unearthed a policy that provided employees with free access to excellent nursing care facilities for children with colds who weren’t allowed at daycare.

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Signs You Have the Summer Blues and Tips to Fix It

Ms. Career Girl

They may be signs that it’s time to talk to a professional who can help, and you may also want to discuss what you’re going through with your boss so he or she can provide support. Carry cold water and a portable fan, shop for lighter clothing and spend time in places with AC.

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5 Benefits Of Having A Pet-Friendly Office

Career Realism

These days, more and more workers are paying attention to the benefits offered at their potential workplace. Employees are looking at things like flex time, paid paternity leave , and unlimited paid time off when considering where to work.

How To Talk About Salary (Without It Being Awkward)

Career Realism

It's business time… so, let's get down to business. This can hurt your chances of getting the job offer because the employer might think you're only in it for the money. This is the absolute lowest offer you will accept without eating Ramen noodles for the rest of your life.

my employer is asking invasive questions as part of a “wellness benefit”

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: My company recently announced that they would be offering wellness benefits. Am I overreacting to questions that are normal for the type of small company that offers fancy wellness benefits? You’re right that if your employer wants to offer wellness benefits, they should offer things like healthy food at work and discounted gym memberships and — most important — great health insurance and ample paid time off.

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my boss wants me to hang up on elderly callers who can’t hear me, asking to work from home with a new puppy, and more

Ask A Manager

The problem is that at least three times per week, I receive a call from someone who has hearing issues or bad enough cell reception that I need to raise my voice in order for them to hear me. My husband and I live in a cosmopolitan city and both work full-time. I plan to take around 10 days off when we first get the puppy, but after that… What’s the over-under on asking for flex time when you get a new dog? It’s five answers to five questions.

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my boss wants us to go on an all-day rafting trip, coworker’s parents are threatening to call HR about our friendship, and more

Ask A Manager

I’ve been here for seven years and this was the first time I ever got included. Can you offer your opinion on what you would do? I’ll plan to spend that day working on X and Y unless you prefer I spend that time differently.” The details in my offer letter aren’t what we discussed. I recently accepted a job offer with a start-up nonprofit. I’m excited about coming on board, but I want to make sure the offer letter reflects what we’ve agreed to.”

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