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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Would You Rather Have Mornings Or Nights Off?

Career Realism

Everyone's productivity levels peak at different times during the day. Work life balance Office hours Flexible work schedule will change your life Job perks Productivity Productive workplace Work flexibility Flexible work schedule Flextime Flex time

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5 Easy Ways To Get Ahead In The Workplace

Career Realism

Be Efficient In The Workplace Strive to be the most efficient worker on your team. According to Webster's Universal College Dictionary, to be efficient means "performing or functioning effectively with the least waste of time and effort." Many people take flex time for granted.

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Enhance Your Family Life with Your Corporate Career

Ms. Career Girl

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. If your company offers work-at-home, flex time, or every other Friday off options—take them!

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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.

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

Ask A Manager

This seemed bizarrely invasive and a huge overstep of workplace boundaries. 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. You may also like: workplace wellness programs aren’t so effective — surprise! workplace practices

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updates: company vacation with tattoos, the heavy duty chair, and more

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That made it really easy to just hang out with my significant other and only spend time with the people that I already knew well. I only got one verbal comment on them the whole time and it was neutral. flex time, FMLA, WFH) to get her bearings. I am hoping she takes me up on the offer, we can get everything settled, and she can recover from her previous toxic workplace. I did take time during the conference to jokingly refer to it, keeping it light.

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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

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I’ve been here for seven years and this was the first time I ever got included. I’ll plan to spend that day working on X and Y unless you prefer I spend that time differently.” And really, a parent calling an adult’s workplace to report sexual harassment based on a mutual friendship is … weird, and it’s very likely that your friend will be able to quickly shut it down with HR if they approach her about it. Is it time to give my employee a formal improvement plan?

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