How to Have a Super Productive Home Office

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Have a Super Productive Home Office appeared first on Ms. Have you finally achieved your dream of working for a corporate office from home, starting your own business or freelancing? Productivity is more important than ever before when you’re self-employed, and if you’re still working for a company, any show of decreased productivity will have your boss calling you back in to the office – permanently.

Your Wardrobe Matters as a Freelancer and Here’s Why

Ms. Career Girl

Most people assume that remote work of any kind counts as “pajama” or “café” work: provided you engage with your computer rather than clients in the unbounded space of your home, there is no reason to dress to impress anyone save yourself. I have to admit that the mystique of freelancing initially lay in this principle: attending online meetings and conference calls wearing pajama bottoms, crafting blog posts while reclining on my couch. A wise freelancer is a prepared freelancer.

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When You Live Where You Work: 4 Tips For Freelancers

Ms. Career Girl

The post When You Live Where You Work: 4 Tips For Freelancers appeared first on Ms. How, then, can we apply this logic to working from home? In today’s gig economy, many of us fill at least some of our time doing freelance work, and while we can occasionally afford a fancy cup of coffee at the hip cafe, that won’t work all the time on a freelancer’s salary. Simply put, working from home is more affordable - after all, you can make your own cold brew!

Crazy Guy On A Bike Worked His Way Across America

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Crazy Guy On A Bike Worked His Way Across America April 27, 2010 · 4 comments The key word to note here in the title is “WORKED.&# I’ve worked from home for about 5 yrs and said I could work from anywhere so I set out to prove it. Keith writes software for a living and normally works out of his home office.

Building Healthy Boundaries When Everyone Works at Home

Ms. Career Girl

Cubicles and classrooms have been replaced with home offices and studies. If your family is cramming all of your regular activities onto the homefront, here are a few tips to help you build healthy boundaries as you all work, learn, rest, and play at home together.

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Vacations, Staycations, and Daycations

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal IGN is Looking. November 11, 2008 · 1 comment for a Freelance News Poster. If you’re into gaming, love the Internet, don’t mind posting screenshots and writing about games and the gaming industry, and are willing to work hard – this freelance position is for YOU. If I wasn’t already too busy, I would SO apply for this job.

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Vacations, Staycations, and Daycations

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Vacations, Staycations, and Daycations June 4, 2008 · 2 comments It’s nearly summertime, this is the last week of school, and we’re getting ready for a quick vacation next week. We tend to take off right after school lets out to celebrate some much needed family time after the hustle of spring sports and end-of-the-school-year testings and events finally winds down.

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The Best Careers For Single Parents

Career Realism

Related: 10 Tips For Balancing Career And Family. Luckily, there are several varieties of stable employment that single parents can find an ideal home-work balance within. For the relentlessly organized, the path of the virtual assistant will likely be a fit, and if you’ve got creative skills or talents you can develop those into something marketable in a freelance career. However, the VA telecommutes and does all of this from the comfort of their home office.

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Why You Should Consider a Flexible Job as a New College Grad

Ms. Career Girl

You’ve walked the aisle, received your diploma, and taken photos with your excited family and friends. No matter which way it goes, new college grads would be wise to consider a flexible job (remote, freelance, flexible schedule, etc.). Even if you’ve never considered anything different than a traditional, in-office job, many of your peers are diving into the flexible work world. workers now work from home at least part time—back in 2005, only 1.8

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Your Work From Home Strategy Needs to Be Individual

Workology

For many years now I’ve split my time between freelancing from home and working in an office. Now though, almost all of my working life takes place in at home. Thank goodness I reserved a room to be a home office — five months into almost full time freelancing and I would have been a frustrated mess if I still had to eke out work space from laundry space, sleep space and eating space. Life Work Working from home

How to Avoid the Hidden Costs of Working From Home

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you are hustling from home as a freelancer or working for an employer who is embracing the benefits of allowing workers to telecommute , working from home can be a great way to save time and money. No commuting costs or hassles, more flexibility in your schedule, and all the comforts of home including the ability to throw in a load of a laundry between meetings. And digital communication technology means it’s easier than ever to work from home.

Driving Too Far to Satisfy Your Career?

Career Alley

My commute now consists of walking into my home office. Things to consider are your method of transportation (car or public), whether or not you’ll be in traffic, what time you’ll need to leave for work and what time you’ll get home. Ask yourself if it’s worth spending additional time away from your home and family in order to get to work each day. I’ve always been extremely lucky when it comes to my commute to work.

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Where Do Financial Advisors Work in 2021? | Only The Best

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Financial advisors work in an office set-up on a full-time basis. Other times, advisors visit clients in their homes and offices when they are out of the office. Let’s focus on the four freelance opportunities. 0% Post Content.

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Make Vacation Communication a Day at the Beach

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Make Vacation Communication a Day at the Beach August 4, 2010 · 3 comments by Steve Adams The peak summer vacation season is still in full swing. There are technologies available that can help you stay in contact with the office and/or your customers while still allowing you to get away from – well, if not all, at least most. It’ll make getting away from the office a literal day on the beach.

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Meet Sara Sutton Fell, Founder of FlexJobs.com

Ms. Career Girl

I was pregnant with my first child in 2007, and realized I wanted to find a job that would allow me more work flexibility so that I could be more present for my family. I was open to telecommuting, freelance, consulting, part-time or flexible schedules jobs, but in my search I kept running into scams and jobs that just weren’t in my career path. N ame: Sara Sutton Fell. Age: 39. Location: Boulder, Colorado. Where did you go to college and what did you study?

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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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Telecommuting Among Businesses Has More Than Doubled In A Decade

Telecommuting Journal

Telecommuting is defined as an arrangement by which an employer allows its employees to work from home at least 4-5 days a month. Satellite offices are excluded from the definition. “Telecommuting was envisioned to help employees keep a balance between work and family life thereby improving productivity.

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Why is the Work-at-Home concept becoming increasingly popular?

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Why is the Work-at-Home concept becoming increasingly popular? June 2, 2009 · 0 comments by Susan Hutson The work-at-home concept has consistently gained in popularity over the last few years. Many small home businesses have mushroomed, and even in the job sector, there is an increasing trend of work from home jobs of all kinds.

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8 Timely Tips to Help You Stretch Your Time

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal 8 Timely Tips to Help You Stretch Your Time August 25, 2009 · 2 comments by Marilyn Bohn We all only have so many hours in the day to do everything we want to do. Delegate tasks to others at home and at work. She works with women in their homes and offices. She provides practical information on how to declutter your home, office and life.

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8 Timely Tips to Help You Stretch Your Time

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal 8 Timely Tips to Help You Stretch Your Time August 25, 2009 · 2 comments by Marilyn Bohn We all only have so many hours in the day to do everything we want to do. Delegate tasks to others at home and at work. She works with women in their homes and offices. She provides practical information on how to declutter your home, office and life.

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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. The Work From Home Award will give several entrants the chance to change their career with a toolkit to start their own business.

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Living the Dream: Practical Ways to Make Money From Home

Corn on the Job

Have you always dreamed of working from home? Being able to work in the comfort of your home office, or even work abroad as long as you have access to a computer is a great thing. The freedom you get makes it much easier to cope with family matters or children, and it allows you to travel the world as you make money. To help you out here is some practical advice for jobs that you can do at home. Freelancing.

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Discovering Your True Calling In Life

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Discovering Your True Calling In Life April 21, 2009 · 1 comment by Steve Boulden Ultimately, your true calling in life would be to: A) do something that you love to do, or B) do something that you’re good at. And if you’re even luckier, that job will still allow for a person to have time with friends and family.

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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. Although they place a high priority in career success, Gen Ys prefer to make their jobs accommodate their family and personal lives.

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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. Although they place a high priority in career success, Gen Ys prefer to make their jobs accommodate their family and personal lives.

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Think Your Job is Telecommuting Friendly?

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Think Your Job is Telecommuting Friendly? Here’s a quote from the article: “We were seeing a steady exodus of astronauts leaving the space program for jobs where they can earn $10,000 a month working at home in their underwear,&# said NASA Administrator Michael Griffin. Kudos to the person in your office taking the bus.

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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. While the ability to adapt my work life to what’s going on around me is one of the main benefits of working at home, it can also be one of the most challenging things to actually DO. So, what is it really like to work from home? Well, that’s true with working from home.

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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. So if you’re already working at home, or if you’d like to ditch the cubicle and join the slipper-commuters, take a good hard look at where you can cut your expenses. When I started working at home, I was surprised how much our cost of living decreased.

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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. Since then, I’ve made a cursory glance of the site, had some email communication with Sara, and eventually spoke with her on the phone nearly a month ago (time sure flies when you work at home).

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5 Office Supplies I Can't Live Without - Jobacle.com BLOG - Career.

Jobacle

Corporate Clothing Keep the entire team looking smart and presentable with our extensive range of tasteful office wear. In my home office I have five go-to office supplies that I cannot live without. Not only are there deadlines and projects at work but if you have kids (or a social life) there are events and activities to keep track of at home as well. I like the BusyBodyBook Personal and Family Grid Organizer.

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Creating a Professional Impression

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Creating a Professional Impression August 14, 2008 · 10 comments …even when you work at home! There are times when working in an office is just easier. It IS nice that I get to bring my dog to work everyday (all 50 steps of my commute) and there was no need in that instance to explain that I work from home. But if not, nothing screams I’m working from home quite like a hotmail email address.

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Creating a Professional Impression

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Creating a Professional Impression August 14, 2008 · 10 comments …even when you work at home! There are times when working in an office is just easier. It IS nice that I get to bring my dog to work everyday (all 50 steps of my commute) and there was no need in that instance to explain that I work from home. But if not, nothing screams I’m working from home quite like a hotmail email address.

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my coworkers keep praising my work bully, emergency bathroom use during interviews, and more

Ask a Manager

I have been able to accommodate this fine in my current job, as my office is close to a restroom, but I am in the process of applying for new jobs and have had a few interviews, some lasting close to an hour. Our company won’t let managers suggest sick employees work from home. When I suggest letting ill people work from home, I am told our division head says no. Her exact words were “I’d like to work from home,” which makes no sense.

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. Since then, I’ve made a cursory glance of the site, had some email communication with Sara, and eventually spoke with her on the phone nearly a month ago (time sure flies when you work at home).

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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 Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I have this idea that I am going to start working from home. I tried to go into the office. So I tried working from home, but then I started feeling like I am the most alone person in the world. I’m not going to the office any more.

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