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Surprise Benefits of Working From Home

Ms. Career Girl

The post Surprise Benefits of Working From Home appeared first on Ms. So you’ve been considering working from home and you’ve put together a list of pros and cons. Here’s her take: Surprise Benefits of Working From Home.

Tech for Telecommuters: Work from Home without Looking Like It

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Tech for Telecommuters: Work from Home without Looking Like It September 14, 2010 · 0 comments Tech for Telecommuters: Work from Home without Looking Like It by Steve Adams The mobile workforce is expected to grow to 1.2

Wanted: Telecommuting Urban Planner

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Wanted: Telecommuting Urban Planner August 15, 2009 · 0 comments Think urban planning is strictly done in an office? I ran across this ad on Craigslist and it says “Telecommuting Okay!&#. Small but growing national company seeks a smart, reliable and hard working individual to work as a planner on a project to project basis. Work from home.

Save Money by Hiring Telecommuters

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Save Money by Hiring Telecommuters June 19, 2009 · 8 comments Employees save expenses by working at home, but so do employers. Want to know how much you can save by hiring a telecommuter as opposed to hiring a traditional employee? After calculating the value of hiring telecommuters, you can post jobs on Tjobs.com or View Job-Seeker Resumes at Tjobs.com to help you fill the position.

Save Money by Hiring Telecommuters

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Save Money by Hiring Telecommuters June 19, 2009 · 8 comments Employees save expenses by working at home, but so do employers. Want to know how much you can save by hiring a telecommuter as opposed to hiring a traditional employee? After calculating the value of hiring telecommuters, you can post jobs on Tjobs.com or View Job-Seeker Resumes at Tjobs.com to help you fill the position.

6 Common Work at Home Challenges

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal 6 Common Work at Home Challenges January 15, 2010 · 0 comments My work schedule often changes with the seasons. So, what is it really like to work from home?

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DC Urged to Telecommute on the 20th

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal DC Urged to Telecommute on the 20th January 7, 2009 · 1 comment The Telework Exchange released a press release yesterday urging all D.C. area organizations to allow employees to telecommute on the 20th! Wouldn’t it be interesting to have a nation-wide call to see just how many people could actually telecommute on the 20th, track traffic and calculate the amount of fuel saved that day?

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Incorporate Your Business

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Incorporate Your Business October 13, 2009 · 0 comments Years ago, when I left my day job in pursuit of working from home full time, I didn’t want to place all my eggs in one basket. I wanted to have a safety net, something to fall back on in case the contract job I was pursing didn’t work out. Do you get a W-2 from the company you work for?

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COTJ Reviews FlexJobs: Flexible Job Search Website

Corn on the Job

The Problem: You really need a telecommuting, part-time, flexible, or freelance job, but have absolutely no idea where to even begin searching. FlexJobs is a website for anyone looking for flexibility in their work. The Top Benefits of FlexJobs.

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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. To be considered, the jobs offered by these companies had to be remote-friendly, either allowing for candidates to telecommute entirely or part of the time.

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Looking For Job in 2017? Find Companies With These Hot Employee Perks

Ms. Career Girl

The post Looking For Job in 2017? Whether you’re in a rut with your current job or just starting out, look for companies that offer a few perks in addition to a great salary and traditional benefits such as health insurance, dental care and a 401(k) match. Commuter benefits.

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FlexJobs: Where We Were and Where We’re Going

Ms. Career Girl

And it’s a long time when looking at the job market. To celebrate our 10th anniversary this January, FlexJobs has taken a look at where the flexible job market stood in 2007 when our company was founded, where flexible jobs are now, and where we see them going in 2017 and beyond.

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Work at Home Online Community Launches at FlexJobs.com

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Work at Home Online Community Launches at FlexJobs.com February 9, 2009 · 0 comments FlexJobs, the leading online job service for hand-screened telecommuting and work at home job listings, connects job-seekers with inspiration, support, and information through its new online community. Telecommuting also has significant environmental benefits.

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Blogging4Jobs Listed as Top Career Website by Forbes

Workology

The list includes the usual job search suspects including job boards like Monster, Dice, and CareerBuilder; job aggregators like Indeed, LinkUp, and SimplyHired; social media search tools like Tweet My Jobs ( read our review of TMJ) ; and the ever-popular LinkedIn.

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Remote Worker Awards

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Remote Worker Awards April 29, 2009 · 0 comments UK Workers Get A Chance to Win A Home Business Remote Employment has announced the launch of the Remote Worker Awards, to highlight how remote and home working benefits the environment and everyone’s quality of work life. They will also receive other prizes to ensure working from home is more efficient and enjoyable.

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Living Well on Less

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Living Well on Less May 20, 2009 · 9 comments There are as many reasons for working at home as there are telecommuters. We’re a varied bunch who share one thing in common – the desire to have an alternative work style. Telecommuting already cuts some of your working expenses, but there are a lot of creative ways to be frugal. Teaches frugal living and its benefit.

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5 Mistakes That Lead To Low-Ball Salaries

Career Realism

Work It Daily. Expert tip: if you’re looking to make a major jump in terms of job title, your salary range is only part of the story. In other words, say thank you again for the offer, it’s an honor, can’t wait to work with you, very exciting, and so on.

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Career Planning: How to Discover Your Dream Job

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Career Planning: How to Discover Your Dream Job November 17, 2009 · 0 comments by Lynda-Ross Vega An effective job search begins by figuring out the specific criteria and values you want the job to fulfill. It may sound obvious, but before you can find the job you really want, you have to know what you’re seeking. Knowing who you are is key to finding the right job for you.

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5 Mistakes That Lead To Low-Ball Salaries

Career Realism

Expert tip: if you’re looking to make a major jump in terms of job title, your salary range is only part of the story. In other words, say thank you again for the offer, it’s an honor, can’t wait to work with you, very exciting, and so on. I know we can come to an agreement that works.

World AIDS Day

Telecommuting Journal

They are counseled by “Mentor Mothers&# who have already benefited from m2m. Danielle on VirtualVocations.com and Finding Work Leads Commute 20 minutes per day? 5 days ago So What If Telecommuting Did Encourage Travel?

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What's in a Phone Number?

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal What’s in a Phone Number? If you purchase the toll-free number from the phone company there is likely an add-on charge for the option, and you have to pay the toll on every call that comes into it.

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The 2010 Remote Worker Awards Launched

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal The 2010 Remote Worker Awards Launched May 31, 2010 · 0 comments Following a highly successful inaugural awards in 2009, Remote Employment in association with BT Business, today launches The 2010 Remote Worker Awards. The 10 award categories will appeal to a wide variety of organisations applying flexible working practises plus millions of freelancers, contractors and home businesses across the country.

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F/T Copy Editor and Web Producer Job

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal F/T Copy Editor and Web Producer Job October 7, 2008 · 0 comments I ran across this job posting at one of my favorite techie blogs, Ars Technica and figured I’d post it here. Turns out that they list several job openings in the technical field, so if that’s your passion it would be a solid place for finding telecommuting job leads in that arena.

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78% of Workers Say They Are Burned Out at Work

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal 78% of Workers Say They Are Burned Out at Work August 31, 2008 · 3 comments Seventy Eight Percent of Workers Say They Are Burned Out at Work, CareerBuilder.com Survey Finds -Expert Offers Tips on Managing Stress and Securing Flexible Work Arrangements- CHICAGO, July 16, 2008 – Downsized staffs paired with increased workloads may be causing a rise in stress levels around the workplace.

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Social Entrepreneurship Is On The Rise

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Social Entrepreneurship Is On The Rise October 20, 2009 · 3 comments by K. That is, entrepreneurs are starting for-profit businesses that benefit both the owners’ personal wealth and social change. Social entrepreneurs are not limited to the far left — the disaffected will emerge from every belief system, political persuasion, and every walk of life.

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Got a Phone And a Plethora of Patience?

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Got a Phone And a Plethora of Patience? December 4, 2008 · 3 comments Once upon a time, a l-o-n-g time ago, I worked for a major department store’s call center, taking phone-in orders from their catalogs.

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Got a Phone And a Plethora of Patience?

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Got a Phone And a Plethora of Patience? December 4, 2008 · 3 comments Once upon a time, a l-o-n-g time ago, I worked for a major department store’s call center, taking phone-in orders from their catalogs.

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Attracting and Retaining High-Performance Gen Y Workers

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Attracting and Retaining High-Performance Gen Y Workers December 17, 2008 · 1 comment Many employers are seeing a new generation of scholarship seekers who value no strings attached (with no bond period) arrangements. Martin and Bruce Tulgan also points out some Gen Y traits: - High expectations of self: They aim to work faster and better than other workers.

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Attracting and Retaining High-Performance Gen Y Workers

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Attracting and Retaining High-Performance Gen Y Workers December 17, 2008 · 1 comment Many employers are seeing a new generation of scholarship seekers who value no strings attached (with no bond period) arrangements. Martin and Bruce Tulgan also points out some Gen Y traits: - High expectations of self: They aim to work faster and better than other workers.

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FlexJobs

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal FlexJobs June 6, 2008 · 12 comments Not too long ago I wrote a rather snarky piece about Finding Telework , prompted mostly by people commenting and sending me emails wanting to know THE place online to find legitimate jobs. That is what the site touts, though I’d be more inclined to tout the fact that FlexJobs.com includes the most professional, legitimate flexible job opportunities on the web today.

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Little White eBook of Homeshoring Jobs

Telecommuting Journal

I thought I might as well review it here on Telecommuting Journal, right! Enough so that I feel compelled to actually recommend this ebook to anyone looking to become a home-based call center agent. It’s truly your complete guide to virtual call center employment from home.

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Little White eBook of Homeshoring Jobs

Telecommuting Journal

I thought I might as well review it here on Telecommuting Journal, right! Enough so that I feel compelled to actually recommend this ebook to anyone looking to become a home-based call center agent. It’s truly your complete guide to virtual call center employment from home.

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3 Steps Toward a Competitive Advantage in 2016

Workology

Employment figures are up and the economy is continuing to grow but at a slow enough rate that people are still a bit hesitant to job search without guarantees of something better , which means the name of the game in the New Year will be competitive hiring/retention practices.

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Small Businesses Can Now Hire Virtual Assistants More Affordably

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Small Businesses Can Now Hire Virtual Assistants More Affordably March 3, 2009 · 5 comments Team Double-Click® Develops Direct Placement Virtual Assistant Program For Small Businesses Who Want To Work With a Virtual Assistant WITHOUT the Ongoing Agency Fees Ouray, Colorado (March 3) – The use of virtual assistants by small and home-based businesses has received a great deal of attention in the news in recent years.

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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. I have given my two weeks notice at a very challenging job at a very small nonprofit, and I am trying to plan so my last days go as smoothly as possible.

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Two (or More) Job Opportunities? – 18 Elements of Comparison – [Part 2 of 2]

Sklover Working Wisdom

Last week we presented Elements of Job Opportunity Comparison 1 through 9 ; This week we present Elements of Job Opportunity Comparison 10 through 18. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Danielle, a senior marketing executive, was quite unhappy in her job. Work at Home Possible?

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FlexJobs

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal FlexJobs June 6, 2008 · 12 comments Not too long ago I wrote a rather snarky piece about Finding Telework , prompted mostly by people commenting and sending me emails wanting to know THE place online to find legitimate jobs. That is what the site touts, though I’d be more inclined to tout the fact that FlexJobs.com includes the most professional, legitimate flexible job opportunities on the web today.

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FTC Cracks Down on Con Artists Who Target Jobless Americans

Telecommuting Journal

As part of the law enforcement sweep announced today, dubbed Operation Bottom Dollar , the FTC has filed seven cases against the operators of deceptive and illegal job and money-making scams and announced developments in four previously filed job scam cases. Monster, Careerbuilder, Bing and Craigslist will display FTC consumer education material to people who are using the companies’ Web sites to look for jobs. Entertainment Work, Inc. Entertainment Work, Inc.

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Are you and your co-workers 'Perfect Strangers'?

Corn on the Job

Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe Are you and your co-workers ‘Perfect Strangers’? Balki comes from a Mediterranean island called Mypos, is extremely eccentric, and knows very little about America.

can I ask a new hire to use a nickname, manager asks for money for food and gas, and more

Ask A Manager

We work in a small office with less than 10 people, but we utilize over 300 volunteers, most of whom are 60+. And when you suggest that, it’s possible that she’ll volunteer that she sometimes goes by Mandy and would be happy to do it at work, but you’ve got to let that come from her. She tells them she cannot afford food, or petrol to get to work or winter clothing when the weather is cold, and she needs their help. If you’re interested in the job, go to the interview!

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job applicants’ parents keep calling me, coworkers are ranking the attractiveness of women in the office, and more

Ask A Manager

Job applicants’ parents keep calling me. I work at a summer camp, with loads of seasonal volunteers and employees. They aren’t seeing this as a job. And since this is volunteer work, we really need the parents on our side. Because this is a job application, we don’t discuss those details with anyone other than the applicant directly.”. Our board told our new director I applied for her job, even though I asked them not to.

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how can I get employees to use vacation time? — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

January 19, 2011 A reader writes: I have recently begun supervising a small team on a university administrative staff where employees are allowed to carry over a portion of their unused vacation time and can cash it out if they leave/are laid off from the job. I may as well be at work.

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is allowing smoke breaks unfair to non-smokers? — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

But it DOES have a policy where you get a 10 minute break for every 4 hours you work, and a half hour for every 6 hours you work (it amounts to a break every 2 hours, more or less). And even if its slow, labor cutbacks have made it so there is ALWAYS more work that needs to be done.

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