Organization Is The Key to Happiness: Working from Home Zen

Ms. Career Girl

As the Covid-19 restrictions continue, many of us career girls still find ourselves working form home. While working in loungewear can be fun, there is something rewarding about the structure and organization of a physical office. It was this thought, coupled with an inspirational quote from Bonni Goldberg, (“detail is electric”) that sparked me to make my home office a space where I could be at my most productive.

5 Healthy Habits for Staying Sane While Working from Home

Ms. Career Girl

If you are working from home, you’re likely spending much of your day video conferencing or teleconferencing. But unless you create some constructive habits when working from home, your days can quickly become a draining treadmill of calls. You come away from your workday feeling wired and strung out, with none of the decompression time that commuting would normally provide. Seeing situations from a distance can make them seem less threatening.

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Bulk Christmas Gifts for Work-From-Home Teams


’ So after you make your list (checking it twice is optional), gather up those home addresses for WFH employees, it’s time to shop! Made from aluminum, these inspiring keychains are durable yet lightweight. Enough said.

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Plan Be: Affirmations for Success While Working from Home

Ms. Career Girl

We are living in times of extra stress and anxiety; if you find yourself feeling drained or completely overwhelmed while living and working during a pandemic, you are not alone. If you are new to working from home, I offer you the following tools, or as I like to call them, “affirmations in action” to increase your productivity, set and accomplish goals and to release stress. Becca Anderson comes from a long line of preachers and teachers.

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My Doctor Says I Should Work from Home. Can My Boss Say No?

Evil HR Lady

After working from home since late March due to COVID, my employer informed all employees on August 18th that we were expected to return to the office on August 24th. I explained that I have a note from my doctor but that fell on deaf ears.

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Best Holiday Gift Ideas for People Who Work From Home


Chances are, many of your friends and family members are now working from home. With the transition to remote work comes a new set of wants and needs parrot, and we’re not talking about a magic pill that can help people juggle their time better.

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Working From Home Can Save You Money. Should Your Taxes Go Up?

Evil HR Lady

We all agree that whether we work at home or in an office, we need roads. But, when you have your employees work from home, what happens? Deutsche Bank has a solution: More taxes for the work-at-home crowd.

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How to Keep Sane Working from Home for An Extended Period – 7 Tips

Catherines Career Corner

Explore how to keep sane working from home for an extended period. By Catherine Adenle Explore how to keep sane working from home for an extended period. These are 7 tips to follow in order to maintain wellness and high productivity from the [.]. The career site empowering and inspiring ambitious candidates of all ages and professions to thrive and work smarter on their careers. Want to Be More Productive at Work?

If You Work From Home, How Bad Do You Miss the Commute?

The HR Capitalist

I've been blessed to have mostly worked from home over the last 10 years. If you continue to work from home, who's going to help you with this intro or outro to your day (the commute) you'd never thought you'd miss?

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Why It’s Okay to Hate Working from Home

Evil HR Lady

In the past, survey after survey showed that the majority of people want to work from home. For the past six weeks or so, every job that could be done from home has been done from home. While this world-wide shutdown didn’t happen to test out just how effective working from home is, it’s been a nice side effect. So, don’t think this is how working from home has to be.

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The Real HR Show: Attendance Issues: Work from Home & COVID-19 Complications

Evil HR Lady

Plus, hear Brenda’s answer to my question about false accusations from yesterday and my answer to Brenda’s question about what to do with an employee who records everyone’s conversations. Join Brenda Neckvatal and me as we talk about attendance in a Covid 19 world.

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Your Work from Home Employees Are Burning Out. You Can Help

Evil HR Lady

Working from home can cause a different kind of burnout. One, where you don’t know when work begins and ends, and where you never really have any time off. You’re always at the office, so therefore, you’re always working. You can set clear boundaries between work time and play time, but that only works if you have a supportive manager. Some industries have traditions of long work hours.

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Working From Home Reality Check: No, Your Employees Aren’t All Doing Yoga and Folding Laundry

Evil HR Lady

People are working at home at record levels–some happily and some not so happily. This is not working at home. This is being home. Now, as someone who has worked from home for 13 of the last 16 years, I can tell you that laundry is a lot easier to get washed (but not folded, because folding laundry is the worst). But, this is not what normal working from home looks like.

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Embracing Your Work From Home Job

Boomers Next Step

Having a job working from home is an enormous change in your life. The post Embracing Your Work From Home Job appeared first on Boomers Next Step. Work From HomeIf it’s been forced upon you then you may feel some resentment. Perhaps you are already missing the camaraderie of your workplace, the coffee runs and the social interaction. Or maybe you are enjoying the experience and find that you can get […].

When Working Remotely and Social Distancing Get Old

Ms. Career Girl

To everyone who has always said that they’d love to work from home – your wish has been granted. As we head into our second month of quarantine, some employees might be loving it, while others struggle with their new work-from-home lifestyle and social distancing. With a few tweaks to your environment, habits and mindset, you can erase the burnout and replace it with a renewed passion for work and life. Work outside.

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THE HR FAMOUS PODCAST: E7 – COVID-19 + Work From Home (WFH) Advice from Dawn Burke.

The HR Capitalist

Consultant at Recruiting Toolbox) to talk about Work From Home, as tens of millions of American workers have been told to stay home, keep working and figure it out on the fly. Tim and Kris weigh in with stories about day drinking (not them, other people) and the psychology behind work from home productivity and the need to stop texting and emailing everyone ALL THE TIME from your bunker.

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Working From Home: Can You Give Me Some More Energy Please?

The HR Capitalist

We know that post-COVID, more work from home is reality. One provider in this field has the following stats since call center reps went to mostly virtual work during COVID-19: --Average Customer Experience Scores have fallen by 4%. Prompts to call center reps from Emotional Recognition providers to show "more energy" have increased by more than 30% during COVID-19. There’s a difference between surveilling the work and surveilling the human,” he says. “It’s

2020 95

Workplace 2020 – The Year of the “Hybrid” Working Environment

Professional Resume Services

While many Americans started 2020 commuting to their jobs, the onset of a global pandemic quickly showed just as many that their jobs can be done from remote locations. As “stay-at-home” orders shut down state after state, extending a short-term change in the workplace environment from on-site to virtual, a lot of companies have realized. Read more » The post Workplace 2020 – The Year of the “Hybrid” Working Environment appeared first on Executive Resume Services.

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New Side Hustles in 2020 Have New Challenges

Ms. Career Girl

There can be many obstacles to starting a successful small business, but 2020 has completely changed the things to look out for. 2020 is extremely hostile towards businesses, both large and small. The post New Side Hustles in 2020 Have New Challenges appeared first on Ms.

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5 Zingers on How to Successfully Work From Home When You Have No Choice

David Zinger

With the mass enforced exodus from the workplace to home due to the coronavirus there has been a plethora of articles extolling a tyranny of tips to teach neophytes how to show up for work when you are forced to work from home. Many of these tips take the form of commandments to the newly minted home worker. Thou shalt work only in a spot in your home dedicated to your work! 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. How to Boost Productivity Working From Home Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Uncategorised colours Feng Shui Harveys music remote working

Email Examples Asking to Work from Home

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Email Examples Asking to Work from Home. Although you may not be in a full-time work from home situation, more and more companies and business are allowing their employees the option to work from home on an as needed basis. While the flexibility to work from home on an as needed basis is extremely beneficial, you should always alert your manager and colleagues to your plans. Key Steps to Working from Home.

Adapt or Fail: Why Employers Need to Redesign their Workplace Culture

The Undercover Recruiter

The Coronavirus pandemic has dramatically changed the way people live and work — forcing British businesses to pivot to new, digital, and remote ways of working. Workplace Coronavirus Covid-19 culture Future Workplace Marcus Thornley remote totem vibe WFH working from home

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In Japan, Working From Home Is a Government Supported Activity

Evil HR Lady

34 percent of Americans work at least 4 days a week from home. Only 4 percent of Japanese work from home at least one day per week. Two big reasons: To increase productivity and to prepare for the influx of visitors for the 2020 summer Olympics. To keep reading, click here: In Japan, Working From Home Is a Government Supported Activity. Americans love to telecommute.

working from home is making a lot of people miserable

Ask a Manager

We traditionally tend to think of working from home as a perk. You can do your laundry while you work. But after being abruptly forced to work from home full time this year, a lot of people have discovered they don’t like it nearly as much as they thought they would. Of course, working from home in the midst of a highly stressful global crisis is different from doing it in normal times, especially if you add in the stress of child care.

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Supporting Long-Term Remote Working Post COVID-19

The Undercover Recruiter

Companies like Twitter and Square recently announced their employees could work remotely forever. But, while remote working can provide many opportunities for the companies of today, longstanding adoption is only beneficial if the transition is completed in the right way.

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WFH: How to Keep Your Team On Track

The Undercover Recruiter

Working from home is great, but it also comes with many unique struggles that can impact productivity and hinder growth. Workplace Productivity team WFH work from home

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Working Virtually Amidst Covid-19

Professional Resume Services

Many of us have been working from home for years. Now called a “Virtual” or “Remote” environment, with the global healthcare crisis consuming daily activities, many more of you are getting the opportunity to see that “working from home” isn’t always as glamorous as it seemed when you were working. Read more » The post Working Virtually Amidst Covid-19 appeared first on Executive Resume Services.

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my partner freaks out over any background noise when working from home

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My partner works in tech. He recently became a consultant after working for companies of various sizes, and he’s used to busy open offices, etc. Everything is the thing that makes him look unprofessional and/or keeps him from his work.

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WFH Saves People 23.5 Days a Year Traveling

The Undercover Recruiter

Is remote working here to stay? While many people have predicted the rise of remote working over recent years, nobody expected it to rocket its way to the forefront as it has during 2020. Workplace Coronavirus Covid-19 Home Office remote working WFH working from homeIt’s difficult to remember what life was like before the Coronavirus pandemic forced governments and businesses worldwide to implement drastic changes… WFH Saves People 23.5

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my company is issuing new work-from-home standards because we should have the hang of it by now

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’m in a senior position at a mid-sized company that has been working from home since March, and would love your thoughts on something that was communicated to us in a leadership meeting this week.

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how can I stay organized when I’m working from home?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’m an analyst, and we’re working at home during Covid. Now that we’re at home I don’t have access to the same tools for physical lists around me, and more and more projects are coming my way. ask the readers work habits

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Searches for ‘Remote Work’ Increase Significantly During Covid-19

The Undercover Recruiter

Covid-19 is changing people’s work preferences with many now looking for roles that give them the flexibility to work from home. New data from LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, finds that job searches for remote work have increased by 60% globally since March. Companies will need to adapt to existing policies and offer greater… Searches for ‘Remote Work’ Increase Significantly During Covid-19 Undercover Recruiter -.

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Breastfeeding and Smoking on Zoom. What Would HR Say?

Evil HR Lady

link] #SHRMConnect — SHRM (@SHRM) December 2, 2020. I’ve breastfeed at work. (I — Robert John Clines (@MiddleSeaHist) December 2, 2020. ” And then I thought about it and thought, “He’s in his own home.

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E-presenteeism and Burnout: Impact of Mental Health on Employees

The Undercover Recruiter

New research reveals that three in five (58%) HR managers fear that the mental health impact of working from home due to Coronavirus is so great that they will lose staff, who could be forced to take time out of work due to burnout. Workplace Burnout Coronavirus Covid-19 LinkedIn mental health Presenteeism working from home

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Nail Your Virtual Interviews – 21 Things You Need To Know, Do and Master

Executive Career Brand

This year so many things in our work and personal lives have been shaken up and tested. Social distancing, virtual interviews, and working from home are new work “normals” today.

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what’s reasonable for managers to expect of parents working from home?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: What are reasonable expectations for managers whose employees are now working from home? For myself, I can adhere to my normal schedule while homebound, but I have a great employee who, having gone above and beyond in normal times, pleads child care issues now that she is home. Her husband is also at home. Is it reasonable to expect an employee to find a way to work her normal schedule even while she is telecommuting?

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updates: family noise when working from home, the boring job, and more

Ask a Manager

Here are four updates from people who had their letters answered here in the past. Family noise when working from home due to quarantine (#4 at the link). We used most of that week and pulled a few hundred from savings to prepare an office in the back room.

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my coworker/friend is abusing work-from-home privileges

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My company started everyone on work from home recently due to COVID-19. I have two close work friends and we still chat regularly online. All of us take little breaks for non-work activities (switching laundry over, grabbing a snack) but I have tried to make sure I walk away from my computer no more than I do at the office. Our company has historically denied us work-from-home because they think employees will take advantage of them.

2020 30

managers still aren’t sure “working from home” means really working

Ask a Manager

There have always been managers who don’t believe that “working from home” means doing real work. These are the managers who, before the pandemic, would flat-out deny requests to work from home or only begrudgingly approve them for the occasional “good reason,” like waiting at home for the cable guy. When vast quantities of people were forced to start working from home earlier this year, these managers didn’t have a magical change of heart.

2020 31

how do I motivate myself to work from home?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Since starting to work from home full-time, I’m finding it extremely hard in the mornings to just start working. It’s just not the same at home. I find that I’ll get up just in time for our morning check-ins at 9 am, but then once those are over I struggle with just … working. But it’s not working. Do you have any tips about getting down to work in the mornings and just focusing through the day?

2020 27

we’re supposed to forfeit all our vacation days if we’ve worked from home

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: As an HR person for a small employer, I take to heart a lot of your advice and work hard to push the management here to do better. We are essential so our plant and warehouse have been operating, but we’ve sent our office staff to work from home, per the direction from public health officials. Their rationale is that working from home is like being on vacation. After all, WE sent our office staff home!

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The Downsides To Working From Home And What You Can Do About It

Corn on the Job

Working from home and not having to deal with long commutes, nosy coworkers and less distractions sounds like a dream to some. Those are really nice benefits and can certainly make a case for leaving the rat race and setting up a home based business or at least working remotely. In this article, I will go over some of the downsides to working from home as well as some tips on how to lessen those negatives. It’s hard to stop working.

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