How to Avoid Being Invisible While Working From Home

Ms. Career Girl

The past year has changed the way many of us work. Many more Americans than ever are working from home. ” Figuring out how to stand out in a crowd and form meaningful relationships with managers is more important than ever.

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Working From Home This Summer? 3 Ways To Stay Productive

Career Realism

Working from home comes with its own set of benefits and challenges, just like in-office work. Here are three ways you can stay productive while working from home in the summer. Think back to a time when you worked in an office.

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Want To Work An Entry-Level Remote Job? Top 5 Careers Hiring Recent College Grads In 2021

Career Realism

With remote work on the rise in almost every industry, and for every experience level, now is the perfect time for recent college grads to look for and apply to remote jobs to start their career. Some careers provide more entry-level remote work opportunities than others.

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people who haven’t been working from home feel invisible

Ask a Manager

This post, people who haven’t been working from home feel invisible , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager.

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4 Ways To Become A Confident Remote Worker

Career Realism

It can be easy to assume that most workers are excited about the shift to remote work, but that's not the case for everyone. A survey published in Forbes during the summer of 2020 indicated that 27% of employees were "Discouraged Employees" who do not like working from home.

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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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I hate working from home

Ask a Manager

This post, I hate working from home , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I hate working from home. I live and work in a big city and I live in a small one-bedroom apartment. My office has always had a work-from-home policy, but during the pandemic we’ve been working at home 100%. But for me, working from home has been extremely isolating.

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can we all just keep working from home forever now?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been working from home for five years. I know that some people currently work from home due to the pandemic hate it, but many love it and will want to continue after the pandemic ends. And hear that, managers?

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did the pandemic really show we can be just as effective working from home?

Ask a Manager

This post, did the pandemic really show we can be just as effective working from home? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Things to consider: • You might have been just as effective working from home, or even more so.

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How To Pitch Permanent Remote Work To Your Boss

Career Realism

Employees around the world have gotten a taste of remote work and want more. However, as some workplaces reopen following the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, some employees are wondering how they can continue working from home permanently.

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how can companies be fair to people who can’t work from home?

Ask a Manager

This post, how can companies be fair to people who can’t work from home? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. There’ve been a lot of conversations around how to build in equity for those who can’t work from home.

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7 Lower-Stress Remote Jobs For Working Parents

Career Realism

Working parents already lead very stressful lives. So, it only makes sense for them to seek lower-stress jobs where it's easier to achieve work-life balance and avoid burnout. Then, they interpret that data and report conclusions drawn from their analyses.

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5 Big Tech Companies Hiring For Remote Jobs

Career Realism

Remote work opportunities are here to stay, especially in the tech industry. Nowadays, you can grow your tech career and achieve work-life balance. This position requires eight years of recruiting experience and four years in management.

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7 High-Paying Jobs To Apply For If You Want To Be A Hybrid Employee

Career Realism

For some professionals, working from home is the best thing that ever happened to their career. For others, being in the office every day is their ideal way to work. But, what if you like both remote and in-office work?

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Think Green! 8 Remote Jobs In The Environmental Sector

Career Realism

In fact, working any remote job is considered "green" to some degree. A direct result of more people working from home since the COVID-19 pandemic is lower greenhouse gas emissions and improved air quality. Community Manager – Only One Inc.

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5 Women-Led Companies That Hire Remote Workers

Career Realism

In response to this demand, and to attract top talent, an increasing number of companies are relaxing their previously strict rules on working from home, and are now open to, and hiring for, fully remote positions. Looking for a remote work opportunity?

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my new job said I could work from home – and then changed their minds

Ask a Manager

This post, my new job said I could work from home – and then changed their minds , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I have worked in tech for 10 years and just started a dream role with an incredibly welcoming team.

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my employee wants to work from home without child care for his baby forever

Ask a Manager

This post, my employee wants to work from home without child care for his baby forever , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’ve been a manager for one year and one of my team members, I’ll call him Larry, is consistently behind, terrible with due dates, and generally unreliable. He does really great work, but it’s almost never on time.

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5 Remote Jobs For Moms Returning To The Workforce

Career Realism

It's not easy for moms to return to the workforce after taking time away from their career to raise a family. Since a bookkeeping position lends itself well to remote work, you might work on a contract or freelance basis for small businesses or large companies.

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Three Ways to Fight Zoom Fatigue

Ms. Career Girl

According to Psychology Today , Zoom fatigue describes the tiredness, anxiety, or worry resulting from overusing virtual platforms. While video calls seemed like a great solution to remote work, Zoom fatigue is taxing on the mind. Andres is the Managing Partner at SNI.

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interviews when you have food allergies, snow days when not everyone can work from home, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, interviews when you have food allergies, snow days when not everyone can work from home, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Snow days when only some people can work from home.

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updates: no job descriptions, struggling with working from home, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, updates: no job descriptions, struggling with working from home, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. season at Ask a Manager, where all month I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past.

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4 Ways to Ditch the Productivity Guilt

Ms. Career Girl

February marks National Time Management Month, an opportunity to review current practices and find ways to achieve a better work and life balance. of the American workforce continues to work remotely and an estimated 26.7% will still be working from home through 2021.

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10 Q&As You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a Remote Job Career Coach

Ms. Career Girl

According to more than 2,100 people who worked remotely during the pandemic, 58 percent say they would absolutely look for a new job if they weren’t allowed to continue working from home in their current position. Job Search News Work career coaching

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how can I ask to keep working from home long-term?

Ask a Manager

This post, how can I ask to keep working from home long-term? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. I want to have my own apartment and live in a place that feels like home. Ideally, I’d love to keep my job but move to a completely different location and work remotely. I’ve already been working from home for the past year because of Covid. let's see your animal coworkers how should managers handle snow days?

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my old boss is now my peer, asking for a pay increase for working from home, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, my old boss is now my peer, asking for a pay increase for working from home, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. For example, say, “Oh, I can’t — I’m working on something for Jane that I can’t drop.” (In

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The Case for Coming Back to Work: How Leaders Can Convince Reluctant Employees to Return to Work

Ms. Career Girl

For a while it looked like remote work was here to stay. If profits took a nose dive once people moved to remote work, be transparent and give them the facts. Employees don’t want to work in offices with bad cultures. The pandemic changed a lot about the way we do work.

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How to Make Remote Working Easier for Your Team

Jobacle

During 2020, remote working has become utilized more than ever before and it has been astounding to see how well some individuals and businesses have been able to adapt to working from home. Digital Asset Management. Project Management.

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would you quit over your employer’s work-from-home policy?

Ask a Manager

This post, would you quit over your employer’s work-from-home policy? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Would you leave your job over its work-from-home policies? Or the opposite — if you’ve disliked working from home, would you consider leaving if that became permanent? Let’s talk about how that’s playing out from you (if at all). Are you reconsidering what you want from a job?

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Recognizing Your Resiliency: Female Workers Overcoming the Pandemic’s Impact

Ms. Career Girl

Some women had unemployment insurance to help with living expenses, a partner to assume costs, or they were scrambling to find work. Working moms needed to get creative to find a way to balance work and personal life.

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How to Deal With Remote Work Burnout and Zoom Fatigue

Ms. Career Girl

While it might sound more relaxing and easier, the shift from in-person meetings to virtual ones has taken its toll on the American workforce , especially among women. So, how can you cope with Zoom fatigue and remote work burnout? Remote work actually has benefits for employers.

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6 Remote-Friendly Companies That Help Pay For Your Vacation

Career Realism

Working for a company that helps pay for your vacation! Here are our six favorite companies from that list that allow employees to work from home. Check out Work It Daily's Incredible Companies page to see snapshots of companies hiring.

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my whole office works from home except me — and I’m getting stuck with everyone’s admin work

Ask a Manager

This post, my whole office works from home except me — and I’m getting stuck with everyone’s admin work , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Like many other businesses, my company made a decision at the beginning of the pandemic to let anyone work from home who wanted to. Everyone except me will be allowed to work from home as long as they want to.)

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Want To Work From Anywhere? 5 Great Travel-Friendly Companies To Consider

Career Realism

Even if you have a remote job, that doesn't always mean you can work from anywhere. There are many companies that hire for work-from-anywhere jobs. In fact, a recent FlexJobs article listed the top 25 companies with the most work-from-anywhere remote jobs available.

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can I keep working from home after my office re-opens?

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’m a young professional who works with a major company making a very good salary for my area and age. Due to life circumstances I still live with my parents, and I haven’t gotten enough savings yet to move out on my own, even aside from the Covid situation. I’m currently working from home due to the pandemic, but it’s been made clear that’s not going to be forever.

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Want A Mission-Based Career? 10 High-Paying, Remote Job Opportunities In The Nonprofit Sector

Career Realism

If you're looking for a mission-based career, without sacrificing pay or work-life balance, a job in the nonprofit sector could be a perfect fit. You have the option to telecommute and must have at least eight years of experience managing high-performing teams.

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3 Biggest Red Flags To Watch Out For In A Hybrid Workplace

Career Realism

Many companies are now allowing their employees to work from home after the COVID-19 pandemic forced a large portion of the workforce to work remotely and adjust to doing their jobs outside of the office.

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Lessons from Restaurant Hiring

Evil HR Lady

We decided to grab some Subway on our way home, and not only could we order food, but we could sit in the actual restaurant and eat it. Ensure that you have options for working from home (most employees actually want a hybrid situation). Fire bad managers.

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4 Harmful Effects Of Sitting At Your Desk Too Long

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you’re your own boss or work for someone else, it’s easy to fall victim to the impacts of working at a desk all day. You may find yourself feeling unmotivated to finish your tasks, tired and unrested, or you may even feel like you don’t have much control over your work life.

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4 Reasons Why Remote Workers Should Use Their Vacation Time

Career Realism

However, in this modern world of remote work, taking a vacation and personal time is especially important. Remote Work Isn't A Substitute For A Vacation Obviously, 2020 wasn't a normal year for workers looking to take a vacation. The remote work job market is competitive.

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do I have to cover self-harm scars, boss resents that I can work from home after having a baby, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, do I have to cover self-harm scars, boss resents that I can work from home after having a baby, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. My boss is resentful that I get to work from home after parental leave.

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5 Strategies to Make the Most of a COVID Job Market

Ms. Career Girl

That said, many of us might still be reeling from the economic devastation caused by the pandemic and this is as good a time as any to start resolving to get our finances in order. Ask for an informational interview with companies you’d love to work for.

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4 Things Companies Should Be Showcasing To Prospective Employees In 2021

Career Realism

A job seeker looking for work in 2021 has a checklist and this is what's on it: Companies Need To Be Clear About Their Remote Work Policies The emergence of remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic undoubtedly changed professional expectations. Work It Daily can help!

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