How To Be Productive While Working From Home

Career Realism

Working from home, like everything else, has it pros and cons. Right now, research is proving that the pros of working from home greatly outweigh the cons -- and it comes down to one word: productivity. More Productive When Working From Home?

How to Boost Productivity Working From Home

The Undercover Recruiter

It’s expected that 50% of the UK workforce will work remotely by 2020, with almost 1.5 New research reveals that London has the highest number of remote employees, with 408,000 people using the home as their main office, and 250,000 people working from home every.

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. As this list demonstrates, companies of all sizes and across all industries can adopt work-from-home and flexible work policies to meet the changing demands of the workforce,” Sutton concluded.

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

Ask A Manager

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. To answer your actual question though: You can’t always know from the outside what’s a firm requirement and what’s more flexible. In many cases, you won’t know from the outside which it is — but in most cases you won’t harm your future chances by taking a shot now.

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Working Online: Self-Employed Contractor

Boomers Next Step

Working online is a growing phenomenon, and Peter Drucker’s comment explains why. The post Working Online: Self-Employed Contractor appeared first on Boomers Next Step Helping Baby Boomers Reinvent Their Lives Through Online Lifestyle Business Education and Career Advice.

I work from home and my coworker wants me available 24/7

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work at a small company with about 10 employees. Nothing especially groundbreaking, and for the most part it was being ignored since most of the negativity was coming from one source — our main admin, Karen. This fall, an opportunity opened up for me to work exclusively from home, due to the nature of my particular position, and I jumped on it.

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update: I work from home and my coworker wants me available 24/7

Ask A Manager

Remember the letter-writer earlier this year who worked from home and had a coworker who wouldn’t leave her alone , to the point of paging her repeatedly in her own home? She updated us in February , when this coworker had interrupted the CEO with work papers at a funeral. Karen went home for the rest of the day after this talking-to, and that was on Tuesday.

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can you work from home while caring for small kids, presenting with a coworker who swears, and more

Ask A Manager

Can you work from home while caring for small children? I have a friend who is currently working from home full-time with her toddler around. She’s been managing so far, planning her work day around his naps and the feast/famine workload. She has told me he has told her he thinks she should be able to continue to work from home managing a toddler and a preschooler (after maternity leave).

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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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Five Tips To Create Your Own Retirement Lifestyle Business

Boomers Next Step

Imagine running a retirement lifestyle business from the comfort of your home. Your work can fit around other things that matter to you, without sacrificing your dedication to the business or your professionalism.

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Challenging Traditional Retirement

Boomers Next Step

Would you like to still be working at 102? Are You Challenging The Idea Of Traditional Retirement? Have you ever considered buying a brothel in an outback mining town at 55 years old?

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What You Should Know About Working Remotely

Career Realism

We've got good news for employees who would like a break from the daily commute. Working remotely, telecommuting, working from home--whatever you call it, it might feel like it's becoming more common. Here are some more things you should know about working remotely.

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employer is angry I didn’t show up for an interview I didn’t know about, how much working from. home is too much, and more

Ask A Manager

Plenty of people wouldn’t even see the message in time (as happened to you), and many/most others would already have commitments for the following day (for example, their current jobs that it’s too late to get time off from). But if you really want to pursue the job, you could say, “I typically need a few days notice for an interview because of my work and travel schedule. Am I working from home too much? It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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11 Ways To Stay Engaged in The Dog Days of Summer

Ms. Career Girl

53% of workers report feeling an increase in distraction from June through December, in a phenomenon the business world has dubbed “the summer slump,” or the dog days of summer. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, the summer slump can really impact your business’ bottom line.

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Why Working Moms Shouldn't Feel Guilty

Career Realism

For moms, making the decision to stay home or go back to work after having a baby is never an easy one. Some women don't have a choice in this matter, and need to work in order to support their families. In fact, women who grew up with working moms are 1.21

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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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Moving Up to a Coworking Space

Evil HR Lady

When your organization is small enough and the work can be done remotely, it might not seem worth dragging your employees to one central location — especially considering the cost of leasing a private office. Globally, 70% of professionals work from home at least one day per week , and 20% work remotely regularly.

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Five Tips To Create Your Own Retirement Lifestyle Business

Boomers Next Step

Imagine running a retirement lifestyle business, all from the comfort of your home. No more commuting into the city or working long hours and missing out on quality time with loved ones and grandchildren. Not ready to retire yet?

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Five Tips To Create Your Own Retirement Lifestyle Business

Boomers Next Step

Imagine running a retirement lifestyle business, all from the comfort of your home. No more commuting into the city or working long hours and missing out on quality time with loved ones and grandchildren. Not ready to retire yet?

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Can You Switch a Full-Time Worker Into a Contractor?

Evil HR Lady

We have a longtime employee who asked to work from home after having twins. She’s been working from home for a year now successfully. She just got a new boss, and he wants her either in the office full time or to change her status to a contractor. Can we do this? How much do we pay her as a contractor? She currently makes $100,000 a year. To read my answer, click here: Can You Switch a Full-Time Worker Into a Contractor? Leave your own in the comments!

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How to Stand up to a Rude Boss

Evil HR Lady

I wear my nails with the latest trends but not anything that would consider a disturbance in my work. She makes comments on how “they’re just crazy” and “I don’t understand how you wear your nails that way” I’ve grown quite self-conscious of my nails whenever I need to work with my boss in the office (she mainly works from home) to the point that I hide my hands when I work with her.

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Why You Should Consider a Flexible Job as a New College Grad

Ms. Career Girl

Even if you’ve never considered anything different than a traditional, in-office job, many of your peers are diving into the flexible work world. In fact, FlexJobs research shows that remote work increased 115% from 2005 to 2015.

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From TV to Speech Writing

Career Shifters

“I wanted to work from home, during hours of my choosing.”. Heidi Ellert McDermott enjoyed her work, but when a change in her life circumstances meant it was no longer an option, she looked for ways to use her skills elsewhere.

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The Amazing Things Millennials Would Give up for Help with Student Loans

Evil HR Lady

The results: 23 percent would give up working from home, making it the most disposable benefit. 29% of women would give up working from home compared to only 18% of men. Student loans hang over the heads of 44 million Americans, with debt running well over a trillion dollars. It’s a huge concern and those who took out this debt will do just about anything to pay it down.

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Turning Your 9-5 Into Your Own Business

Ms. Career Girl

Once you know what you’re doing and have a focus, you will probably want to start off with outsourcing yourself while still working in your day job. Before you quit though, make sure the processes are in place to help your business work.

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Please Stop Punishing Employees for the Polar Vortex

Evil HR Lady

And while I’m all warm and snuggly in my home ( yay for working from home !) and my town is at a balmy 40, I opened my email this morning to find this email: My son was fired for not coming into work on a weather advisory where the weather was -20 the town was advised not to be outside. He catches the bus to work. He called his job and informed them he had no way to work. Then I went over to twitter and found this tweet from Tim Sackett.

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Why You Should Start Thinking About Your Career Change?

Imarticus Learning

Does the thought of going in to work make you feel uncomfortable and listless? A few years ago, if you had asked anyone for career advice , particularly from your elders, they would have told you to go for the job that pays the most.

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“Umbrella Negotiating” – Best Response to Private Equity “Hurricane Tactics”

Sklover Working Wisdom

ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : Kalisha, 44, had worked for six years as the Financial Controller of a St. After three generations of family ownership, during which the staff grew from two to 150, the grandchildren-owners received an inquiry from a Private Equity firm about their interest in possibly purchasing the company. So long as you stay on board, work hard, help make the company a greater success, we might just make enough money to never work again.”

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is my employee taking advantage of the flexibility I give her?

Ask A Manager

One of them — who’s younger, less experienced, more eager — rarely asks to adjust her work hours or work from home, and is generally happy to do anything I ask her to do. ”) and frequently asks to work from home (one day per week) or leave early to take her daughter to appointments, etc. Your job is to ensure that people are getting the right results in their work, and that the environment of your team supports that.

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How do data scientists publish their work?

Imarticus Learning

In this article, we will talk about how data scientists tend to publish their work. Data scientists can be working in an academic field or a company. Data scientists usually present their work through blogs. The post How do data scientists publish their work?

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5 Ways To Spruce Up Your Office

Corn on the Job

You also have to ensure that your office is somewhere that you want to be, and if you work from home in particular, you need your dedicated working space to be comfortable as well as functional. .

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What Makes A Job Difficult To Succeed In?

Corn on the Job

There’s a lot of difficult jobs out there, in each and every sector of the working world. So here’s a few of the worst things about the working world, that might just make the job you’re trying to complete very hard to get on with. .

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?? How To Clearly Explain Losing Your Job To Kids

JobMob

I would leave for work early and come home as they were getting ready for bed, or later. We just told the kids that I would working from home from now on and they took it in stride. Try something like “Daddy is not working right now.

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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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Is The Role Of a Full Stack Developer in Demand?

Imarticus Learning

In India, this figure ranges from Rs 351,000-1,000,000 for a fairly experienced developer according to Glassdoor.com. Work Flexibility: By 2030 it is predicted that data connectivity will be super-fast, and working from home will be in fashion and a norm.

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?? How To Evaluate New Job Offers

JobMob

He liked his boss, liked the people he was working with and was happy with his responsibilities. " — Austen Allred (@Austen) June 17, 2019. Who works for you: How large is your staff? Work environment – flexible work environment (hours and work from home).

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How To Talk About Salary (Without It Being Awkward)

Career Realism

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.

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What should you look for in collaboration software?

Corn on the Job

Collaboration software is necessary whether you are working with teams scattered around the world, have a large number of people working from home, or value your team’s productivity. Supports the Type of Content Your Working With.

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can I report my daughter’s affair to HR, exit interviews in tiny organizations, and more

Ask A Manager

My 27-year-old daughter, with two young daughters of her own, also works at the hospital in a different department. She has since entered into a relationship with a married gentleman who works directly under me. Their behavior is also causing lots of gossip at work, which makes me very uncomfortable. My company would be his second choice if the government job does not work out. Can I ask to work from home because of my terrible allergies?

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my coworkers are joking I’m pregnant when I’m not, sharing a gym with coworkers, and more

Ask A Manager

The company I work for is really small and we tune into the same local radio station every day. I’m a woman in my mid-20’s in 2019 and can’t even believe I’m having to write this at all. What should I wear to work out at the same gym as my coworkers? Turns out, it’s also where 90% of the guys from work go. I’m the only woman from work that goes there. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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my employee asked me to be a job reference, interpersonal issues and HR, and more

Ask A Manager

They leave when it may not be convenient for us, and it can feel like a gut punch to hear someone is about to leave when we’d been planning work around them. I understand that projects can be stressful and lead to some passive aggressiveness (we are midwest-based), but there have been moments at work where I’ve considered going to HR for interpersonal reasons. Or because I can’t work up the courage to do this, is this something I should let go within three days?

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6 Essential Apps Working Professionals Should Know About

Career Realism

Here are some basic apps that working professionals may find useful. Because it's a mobile world, and we're not always working from our offices. In fact, many offices now allow you to work from home at times. Pandora (or other music apps) Music at at work?

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why can’t I wear shorts to work?

Ask A Manager

I explained that shorts aren’t appropriate work attire, even at our semi-casual office. That said, a commenter here once speculated that the no-shorts rule stems from the fact that the rule used to be no bare skin below the waist. Surely you can do good work in either one — but as a society, we’ve always used clothes to communicate messages about who we are and what we’re doing. is it okay for your bra straps to show at work? why can’t I wear shorts to work?

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