DC Urged to Telecommute on the 20th

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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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Coworking Telecommuters

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Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Coworking Telecommuters May 26, 2008 · 11 comments It sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it. Telecommuters, by definition, don’t really have coworkers in the traditional sense of the word. The government provides telework centers all over the DC area and there are companies who do the same. There are 14 such GSA Telework centers in the DC Metro area.

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Telecommuting Bosses

Evil HR Lady

I’m interested in your thoughts on management by telecommuters. I worked for 10 years for a large non-profit organization in DC. About 2 or 3 years ago, they began to allow more people to telecommute. Then we fought traffic again to get to DC. I stayed there until I found another job (about 3 months) and have now been happily employed for 16 months, with another telecommuter for a boss. I think you've mistaken telecommuting for not working.

Telecommuting Bosses

Evil HR Lady

I’m interested in your thoughts on management by telecommuters. I worked for 10 years for a large non-profit organization in DC. About 2 or 3 years ago, they began to allow more people to telecommute. Then we fought traffic again to get to DC. I stayed there until I found another job (about 3 months) and have now been happily employed for 16 months, with another telecommuter for a boss. I think you've mistaken telecommuting for not working.

Achieving Work Life Balance with Mobile Technology

Workology

I’ve been known to travel with my husband like I did a couple weeks ago in DC. Advantages of Telecommuting. Telecommuting , on the other hand is the ability to work from home or away from the office like I do. Telecommuting & Mobile Technology Security.

Workplace Flexibility & Scheduling for ALL

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I participated in THE most AWESOME conference this week- The Working Mother Media – 2012 National Conference Supporting Hourly Workers in Washington, DC. Retail Business Development & Retention Programs for Non-Exempt Employees.

5 Ways to make telecommuting better | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog 5 Ways to make telecommuting better Posted to: Working from home February 27th, 2010 Del.icio.us Posted by Bob on March 1, 2010 at 9:11 am | permalink | Reply I've been telecommuting for three years now. Posted by Nate on March 2, 2010 at 11:49 am | permalink | Reply One more extremely important point when telecommuting is to make sure the computer is turned off at a defined hour.

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Recruiter Opportunity with Amazing Income Potential – Work from Home

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Washington, DC 20001. Must have high speed internet and a reliable computer for telecommuting. Healthcare Other bachelor computer internet leadership letter recruiter recruiters recruitment resume science speed telecommutingCompany. Aston/Parker Recruitment Services. Location. Compensation. 80000. Education. Bachelor of Science. FullTime. Experience. Experienced. Posted On. 5/31/2011 6:00:42 PM. Recruiter Opportunity with Amazing Income Potential.

Like to Take Pics? Become an EveryScape Ambassador.

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Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Like to Take Pics? 5 days ago So What If Telecommuting Did Encourage Travel? Travel Is Good : TreeHugger [link] via @ TreeHugger 5 days ago Ten things (OK, 9) I love about telecommuting - [link] # cnn 5 days ago More updates.

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Like to Take Pics? Become an EveryScape Ambassador.

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Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Like to Take Pics? 5 days ago So What If Telecommuting Did Encourage Travel? Travel Is Good : TreeHugger [link] via @ TreeHugger 5 days ago Ten things (OK, 9) I love about telecommuting - [link] # cnn 5 days ago More updates.

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Top 5 Ways Employers Can Help Women Advance

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Men and women differed significantly on their opinions on number five on the list, with 28 percent of women and just 20 percent of men noting that greater flexibility in terms of scheduling/telecommuting would help in the advancement of women.

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How Can You Become An At-home Customer Service Agent?

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Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal How Can You Become An At-home Customer Service Agent? About the Author Melissa Brewer is an writer-preneur based in Washington DC. 5 days ago So What If Telecommuting Did Encourage Travel? Travel Is Good : TreeHugger [link] via @ TreeHugger 5 days ago Ten things (OK, 9) I love about telecommuting - [link] # cnn 5 days ago More updates.

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VirtualVocations.com and Finding Work Leads

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Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal VirtualVocations.com and Finding Work Leads January 7, 2009 · 4 comments I ran across Virtual Vocations today. The site was started because of the need we saw for a compilation of diverse telecommuting positions for all areas of employment, found in one area. 5 days ago So What If Telecommuting Did Encourage Travel?

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VirtualVocations.com and Finding Work Leads

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Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal VirtualVocations.com and Finding Work Leads January 7, 2009 · 4 comments I ran across Virtual Vocations today. The site was started because of the need we saw for a compilation of diverse telecommuting positions for all areas of employment, found in one area. 5 days ago So What If Telecommuting Did Encourage Travel?

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FTC Cracks Down on Con Artists Who Target Jobless Americans

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Washington, D.C. 5 days ago So What If Telecommuting Did Encourage Travel? Travel Is Good : TreeHugger [link] via @ TreeHugger 5 days ago Ten things (OK, 9) I love about telecommuting - [link] # cnn 5 days ago More updates.

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Welcome to readers from Mail on Sunday | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Welcome to readers from Mail on Sunday Posted to: Diversity July 25th, 2010 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook Hi there.

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do what you say you're going to do

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager do what you say you’re going to do March 10, 2011 It amazes me that this has to be said, but this should be your cardinal rule at work: Do what you say you’re going to do, by when you say you’re going to do it, or update people accordingly.

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how can I avoid jobs that expect 70-hour work weeks? — Ask a Manager

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90k in Arkansas isn’t 90k in DC. About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how can I avoid jobs that expect 70-hour work weeks?

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I will review your resume this week

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager want me to review your resume? March 29, 2011 Update: Due to the overwhelming response to this, this offer expired at midnight (EST) on Thursday, March 31.

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answering questions from your old employer after you've moved on

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These days of telecommuting I don’t think it matters much.

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bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics

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On the bright side, at least they weren’t contacting you from Bangalore with a job candidate in Boston, for your position in DC?! About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager bad recruiter behavior: deceptive sales tactics February 9, 2011 There are loads of good recruiters out there.

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how to tackle your budget process when you're “not a math person”

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book review, other people's families, and mango sticky - — Ask a.

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager book review, other people’s families, and mango sticky rice April 5, 2011 There’s a very nice review of my e-book over at YouShouldOnlyKnow , a blog I have long adored, run by Erica Manney.

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does company's silence mean I didn't get the job? — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager does company’s silence mean I didn’t get the job? January 6, 2011 A reader writes: I recently interviewed for a job, and didn’t get it.

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something cool and free for you

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager something cool and free for you February 15, 2011 I’m really impatient.

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interviewed with the flu; how can I redeem myself?

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I needed to be at 100% for the interview, but was probably at 75% while I was in DC. About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager interviewed with the flu; how can I redeem myself?

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1000th blog post (an excuse for an orgy of self-indulgence)

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 1,000th blog post (an excuse for an orgy of self-indulgence) February 3, 2011 This is my 1,000th blog post!

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Get an Ask a Manager mug … or mousepad!

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Get an Ask a Manager mug … or mousepad! February 24, 2011 Ask a Manager mugs are here! Mousepads and stickers too. There would have been shirts, but I’m incapable of manipulating the graphic properly to make it look right on a shirt.

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Valentine's Day round-up

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Valentine’s Day round-up February 14, 2011 In celebration of Valentine’s Day, here’s a round-up of some past posts that involved romantic relationships — some good, some bad, and some really weird.

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resume review offer ends at midnight tonight

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager resume review offer ends at midnight tonight March 31, 2011 As I mentioned yesterday , I wildly underestimated what the response would be to my resume review offer , so I’m going to end it earlier than the one-week period I’d initially planned.

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am I wasting this recruiter's time? — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager am I wasting this recruiter’s time? January 21, 2011 A reader writes: Is it unprofessional to talk to a recruiter at another company even if you have no immediate plans to leave your current job?

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want your resume reviewed by an expert (free)?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager want your resume reviewed by an expert (free)? February 7, 2011 Suzanne Lucas of Evil HR Lady is looking for resumes to publish on BNET, where she and hiring managers/recruiters will critique them … and I’ll be her first guest critic!

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how to fire an employee with a bad attitude — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager how to fire an employee with a bad attitude January 3, 2011 A reader writes: I have an employee who has been doing her job OK but has a bad attitude and is dragging everyone down.

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things that aren't good ideas #78

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager things that aren’t good ideas #78 March 22, 2011 The reader who received the cover letter excerpted below described it as “things that make your heart break,&# and I have to agree. Don’t do this.

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short answer Sunday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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He’ll have essentially one job (and get to telecommute) while I have many additional jobs.

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don't send poetry as your writing sample, and other suggestions.

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager don’t send poetry as your writing sample, and other suggestions for job applicants December 30, 2010 I’m hiring college students for several internships right now, which means that the candidates are a mix of really impressive/prepared and really … not.

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the roots of Ask a Manager… — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager the roots of Ask a Manager… January 24, 2011 Just came across this and thought you guys might find it interesting.

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Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? March 14, 2011 In response to the previous post on job fairs , a commenter asked: I have attended my alma mater’s industry-specific career fair the past few years.

a few housekeeping notes, and a holiday present to you — Ask a Manager

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager a few housekeeping notes, and a holiday present to you December 23, 2010 A few quick things – 1. If these “where are they now&# updates get overwhelming, tell me and I’ll space them out more.

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things that aren't good ideas

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager things that aren’t good ideas March 8, 2011 Just FYI, I get a lot of email at Ask a Manager. I have an auto-reply set up that explains that the volume of mail means that I can’t answer everything.

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update from reader afraid her old boss would out her as.

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager update from reader afraid her old boss would out her as transgender January 16, 2011 Here’s another update from a reader. Remember the woman who was afraid that her old employer was going to out her as transgender to a new prospective employer?

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3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 3 things I learned by quitting my job in a recession April 4, 2011 Last spring, I quit my job to go to work for myself.

yes, you really should write a better cover letter

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About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager yes, you really should write a better cover letter March 7, 2011 Periodically I hear from readers who tell me that after they started approaching their cover letters differently, as I advise here , they started getting interviews. And yet I know many of you are still unconverted and since I would like you to actually get interviews, I’m going to continue to beat you over the head about this.