Best Flex Jobs For Busy Mothers (And Fathers!)

Career Realism

Whether you're in between jobs or a stay-at-home parent, flexibility can sometimes be a major factor when looking for the next career opportunity. Flexjobs recently released a list of the most flexible work-from-home jobs. At home, a coffee shop, or the park.

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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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how important are educational requirements, unexpected visitors when working from home, and more

Ask A Manager

I’ve been job searching for a few months now and I have yet to really get anywhere, because every time I find a job listing that is in my industry and correlates to what I do, they seem to require a level of education that I don’t have. For context, I have a bachelor’s degree and I work in an industry that is related to academia but is highly populated by people who both have and don’t have masters/PhDs. Unexpected visitors when working from home.

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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

I work for a small not-for-profit organization which deals with a variety of clients, including the elderly, low-income, and disabled. 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. Also, when I have hung up, we’ve gotten complaints about being “unfair, mean, nasty, and unwilling to work with those who need help.”

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Would You Rather Have Mornings Or Nights Off?

Career Realism

The traditional work day is changing. This flexibility challenges the 9-to-5 work day we used to consider the default for a productive workforce. And in some companies that are late to the party, the 9-to-5 work day is still considered the norm.

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Signs You Have the Summer Blues and Tips to Fix It

Ms. Career Girl

Everyone you know gets giddy at the thought of a grownups-only pool party or taking off work for a day at the beach. You don’t enjoy the summer or even look forward to it arriving – which makes you different from everyone you know. How to Work Through the Summer Blues.

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How To Talk About Salary (Without It Being Awkward)

Career Realism

It's business time… so, let's get down to business. Wait until the employer brings it up, then go from there. This is an important thing to know because it will allow you to have a range to work with during negotiations (i.e. This is why you do so much prep work in the beginning.