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. Although remote work can be rewarding, it can also be challenging, especially when you’re part of a team. The visibility problem when you work remotely.

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Working from Home: One Year in Review

The Undercover Recruiter

When recruiting, if you’re not adapting to working trends along with the nation, someone else will. So how is the working world settling into its new routine after a year of lockdowns and restrictions?

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Work From Home: What Happens When COVID Fades in 2021?

The HR Capitalist

If there's one overhyped thing about COVID, it's probably the revolution that's happening in workplaces and more importantly, the "location" of work. How many jobs actually went from the office to home during the pandemic, and once this thing fades, are those jobs actually staying at home?

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How to Support Staff’s Mental Health When Working from Home

The Undercover Recruiter

Since the announcement on the 22nd February 2021 that lockdown restrictions will be easing, there has been a 466.67% increase in Google searches for “returning to office”. A… How to Support Staff’s Mental Health When Working from Home Undercover Recruiter -.

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The Hierarchy of Needs for Home-Working in 2021

The Undercover Recruiter

Moving from the bottom… The Hierarchy of Needs for Home-Working in 2021 Undercover Recruiter -. Workplace Abraham Maslow hierarchy of needs home-working Maslow remote working WFH work from home

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How to Balance Being a Mom, Wife, and Working Professional

Ms. Career Girl

So, is that lady from the first paragraph faking it, or does she really have it all? Here’s a scene to think of: You are sitting in front of your computer, trying to get some work done. They happen when you have a lot of work. You are not just a working professional.

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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. So my question is: is remote work here to stay?

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6 Reasons A Flexible Work Schedule Will Change Your Life

Career Realism

Having a flexible work schedule is becoming one of the most sought-after job perks. Here are a few reasons why a flexible work schedule might change your life: 1. I work to live, not live to work," he explains. Do you want a flexible work schedule?

2021 72

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? , Harder news: We’re a mix of people whose jobs wholly are, wholly aren’t, and sort-of-can-be amenable to 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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What Recent College Grads Should Know About Entry-Level Remote Jobs

Career Realism

Work-from-home opportunities have increased tenfold due to COVID-19. FlexJobs, another popular site for work-from-home opportunities, recently listed the top companies that hire for entry-level remote jobs.

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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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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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. Career Advice WFH Work Productivity

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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. Strong leadership skills, interpersonal skills, and related experience are required or this position with the option to work remotely.

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3 Things Employers Should Focus On After COVID-19

Career Realism

As 2021 moves forward, some companies are looking to return to normal, some companies are going to stay fully remote, and others are still trying to define their new normal. It's also likely that companies will take a closer look at sick time policies, based on lessons learned from COVID-19.

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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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The Ultimate Guide to Help You Relax After a Hard Day at Work

Jobacle

Today’s working environment is currently a very stressful one, regardless of whether you are commuting to a place of work or are having to work from home remotely. There are lots of matches or races available from all over the world to watch.

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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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Short Term Housing Options For Business Travelers and Nomads

Ms. Career Girl

Even prior to the covid-19 pandemic, there was an increasing number of us who didn’t work “in the office. Now, there’s a much larger number of us working from home (“WFH”). You can work from virtually where ever you want to.

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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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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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Want to Be More Productive at Work? Pop Music is the Answer

The Undercover Recruiter

The nation’s working practices have changed dramatically in the last year, with many employees now working from home on a semi-permanent basis, and for those who can’t, they’re facing new working conditions with PPE becoming compulsory.

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Fragrances in the Workplace

Evil HR Lady

I get headaches, suffer from vertigo and generally feel awful. I’m non-exempt and can’t work from home: Part of my job is to take notes in meetings, and the biggest fragrance offenders are in these meetings. I recently developed a sensitivity to fragrances. My boss allowed me to post signs that say “Fragrance-Free Zone,” but some people persist in wearing fragrances. Once, a perfume-wearing coworker came to my cube and I felt a migraine coming on.

2021 129

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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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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What Is High-Volume Recruiting? 4 Best Strategies & Tools To Master It

Recruit CRM

million people on a global level, more than 50% from what it was in 2019. Loads Of Applications To Choose From Shortlisting about 50 candidates per job opening is not anything compared to 50 openings with loads of candidates in each.

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Your Growing Side Business Needs These 16 Things to Thrive in 2021

Ms. Career Girl

has done well this year and what work remains to be improved. If you aim to grow that side business in 2021 and beyond, you’ll need to attend to some important action items before long. A Comfortable Home Office Free From Distractions. SideHustle business in 2021

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Join The Band! Spotify Is Hiring

Career Realism

Here's some insight into what it takes to work at Spotify. Some Basic Facts About Spotify If you're listening to music or podcasts on the go, at the gym, or at work, then chances are you probably already know what Spotify is and are an avid user of the platform.

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open thread – January 8-9, 2021

Ask a Manager

The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about (that includes school). If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to talk to other readers. * It’s the Friday open thread! If you submitted a question to me recently, please do not repost it here, as it may be in my queue to answer.

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What Should Recruiters Look For In CVs When Hiring For Remote Jobs?

Recruit CRM

In this new social world where marketing is all about social media, personal and employer branding, content, hyperlinking and so on, the nine-to-five grind is bound to get a bit overlooked with remote work.

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Finding Money in the Middle of a Pandemic

Corn on the Job

Far too many people lost their jobs as well as their homes. Preferably a job that will allow you to work from home. Obtaining a work from home job will not only help you with your economic condition, but it will keep you safe from the virus.

2021 52

Negotiating Salary: Tips For Professional Women

Career Realism

We are good at handling all sorts of negotiations at home—the contractor we hire for the bathroom renovation, the amount of screen time allowed to our teenager if grades improve, the next vacation spot—but when it comes to negotiating salary, we're not that great.

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I’m constantly interrupted while I work, no comfortable space to work in at home, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, I’m constantly interrupted while I work, no comfortable space to work in at home, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. I can’t get work done because of constant interruptions. I have spun through ideas, but they don’t work.

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If You Could Go Back to the Office, Would You?

Water Cooler Wisdom

If you could return to your pre-pandemic work arrangement right now, would you do it? What were their reasons for wanting a more traditional in-office or an alternative working-from-home (WFH) arrangement? I deduced some central themes from the about 100 responses I received. For Pros of Working From Home. Many find that working from home is a better fit for their comfort zones.

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interview with an employee at a majority-autistic company

Ask a Manager

Symone is a regular reader here, and she works for a majority-autistic company and is autistic herself. I asked if she’d let me interview her about what working there is like, in advance of Autism Awareness Month (which starts tomorrow), and she generously agreed to talk with me.

2021 43

my employees ignore my wife

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I own a small business, with about seven people working in our local office. We used to be in a very small office, so my wife would work from home. But then Covid hit, so my wife only started working in the office in August.

2021 43

I had to fire someone and I feel like a failure

Ask a Manager

In 2018, I took on a really exciting role with a new company building a team from the ground up. I hired a handful of people, and got to work setting up the new team and really helping to grow a new business. He complained about the commute, and having to drive home in traffic.

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I hate my boss’s mandatory Zoom happy hours

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’m in my first job after graduating last year and will be working from home for the foreseeable future. Unfortunately, this means my boss has taken upon himself to organize “happy hours” outside of work hours.

2021 42

is it okay to take advantage of calm weeks at work?

Ask a Manager

This post, is it okay to take advantage of calm weeks at work? , A reader writes: Is it okay to take advantage of calm weeks at work? I am an exempt employee, I genuinely love working, and I have always received good feedback. But today, I am working from home.

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should staying remote when my coworkers go back to work mean I get left out of everything again?

Ask a Manager

This post, should staying remote when my coworkers go back to work mean I get left out of everything again? , A reader writes: I have a question about being a full-time remote employee as things open up again and all the temporary work-from-home people go back in-person.

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leaving right after a huge bonus, rejected because I wasn’t relaxed enough, and more

Ask a Manager

Leaving right after my manager gives me a huge bonus from her own money. Long story short, about a year ago, my current boss told us that she would be sharing her bonus with those of us who work under her once she receives it this summer — to the tune of about $25,000 coming my way!

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can I ask my employee to remove his pronouns from his email signature, stuck paying for a business hotel, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, can I ask my employee to remove his pronouns from his email signature, stuck paying for a business hotel, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Can I ask my employee to remove his pronouns from his email signature?

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