6 Freelance Jobs You Can Work From Home

Career Alley

Whatever your reasons for needing more money, there are plenty of freelance careers you could undertake from the comfort of your very own home. Discover Career Opportunities

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?

Would A Work From Home Job Suit You?

Boomers Next Step

Deciding to start a work from home job can be a huge step towards improving your lifestyle, whether you are working for an employer, as a contractor, or completely for yourself. But before you make a decision you need to know if it is going to suit you personally and suit others in your home. […]. The post Would A Work From Home Job Suit You? Retirement Income Work 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.

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. 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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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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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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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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fighting “out of sight, out of mind” when you work from home

Ask A Manager

I’m a full-time employee working from home in a state that differs from where my department is located. For the past few years, I have been working in this capacity for a large, multi-national company. I was the first in my area to be granted this arrangement (after a decade or so of tenure there), and others have followed (partly since I demonstrated it could be done with no issues and a continued dedication to quality work).

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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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How To Create A Business Plan In Nine Easy Steps

Boomers Next Step

You need to plan your business whether it is a small home based business, online or offline, or a new business with big aspirations. Start A Business Work from home Business planIf you are going to start a business you need to create a business plan of some sort.

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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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How Baby Boomers Can Create Extra Retirement Income

Boomers Next Step

Designing Your Retirement Your Income retirement income start an online business work from homeDo you feel like you might need to create extra retirement income?

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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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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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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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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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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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Career, Mother, and Wife? Can You Have it All?

Ms. Career Girl

My diploma from UCLA had been filed away long ago, along with my old teaching credential. I had to switch from silver to gold, a totally different product requiring a larger investment. Fortunately, I was able to borrow from the banks and create my own company.

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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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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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Ten things to do after work…besides more work

Ms. Career Girl

Yes, there is life after work. Keeping up your energy day after day is hard work too. Take a real break after work. Start by turning off all work-related phone, text and email alerts. If you have a separate phone or laptop for work, turn them off and put them away.

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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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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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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!

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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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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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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“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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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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coworker assumes we’ll give him rides, can I fire a new hire for being pregnant, and more

Ask A Manager

I have a coworker who always assumes that someone will drive him to and from meetings outside our facility. He owns a car but usually takes public transportation to work since it’s cheaper and his wife can use the car. It’s one thing to give him a ride to a meeting from work because we are going the same place, but he never asks, he just follows you out to your car. I would be sincerely delighted to get this question from an employee.).

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Guiding Your Team Through Evolving Work Structures

Water Cooler Wisdom

Whether you’ve been with the same organization or moved around, if you’ve been a manager for a while, you have probably experienced a lot of changes regarding how, where, and when people work. Before you provide guidance to your team, talk to HR or c-suite leaders about any top-down work structure-related policies, procedures, and resources that already exist and can be tweaked or updated to meet your team’s needs.

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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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to get an interview, I have to spend a week at a writing retreat at my own expense

Ask A Manager

This is my field, I have the required degree and publications the posting asked for, and I’ve done work like this before. This wasn’t hard to believe, given that the writing field is difficult to break into and they were offering good money for a work-from-home position. However, the email went on to say that because of this, they would proceed by holding in-person interviews at their next retreat, a few months from now.

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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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my coworker hangs out with my boss all day in our shared office

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work for a company of about 150 people but the department I work for consists of three people: Arya, who is my boss; Jon, who I supervise; and me. A separate coworker, Sansa, works for a different department, and there is no managerial overlap between departments. Arya and I are also semi-frequently out of the office but cannot work from home. I know, because I can hear her chattering on from a mile away.

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10 Inventive Ideas to Reward and Engage Employees

Corn on the Job

Employees who are engaged at work perform better, stay longer, and invest more of themselves in their job. Most won’t do anything to harm their work directly, but they also won’t care enough to help. That’s why rewards that help employees work better and resonate more with them.

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