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.

Avoiding Distractions in Your Home Office

Telecommuting Journal

Working from home is great. However, there are a few downsides to working at home. The home is your comfort zone, and it’s pretty easy to get distracted in front of the TV or simply by tinkering around the house. You wouldn’t dare sleep in until noon if you were working in a traditional office, would you? Well the same should go for you when you work from home. Probably the biggest downside to working from home is the lack of socialization.

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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.

Things to Consider Before You Quit Your Job and Go Freelance

Ms. Career Girl

It’s becoming more common for people to take on freelancing gigs, leaving their seemingly stable jobs for the more unsettled but flexible life of a full-time freelancer. From the outside, freelancing looks a lot like working a regular job, except you can do it from your bed or from the beach if you so choose. The reality is more complicated, with added responsibilities, costs, and considerations that many freelancers aren’t aware of until it’s too late.

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!

The Secret to Working From Home And Staying Productive

Ms. Career Girl

million employees work from home at least half of the time. As a freelancer, I often sing the praises of the home-office life. This is a larger challenge than office-based employees may assume. I’ve wrestled with my own capacity to work from home productively over the years and have experienced varying success. Here are some strategies for boosting home office productivity, no matter the nature of your work. A tiny office sans distractions?

Fill-In Freelancer @ JournalismJobs.com

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Fill-In Freelancer @ JournalismJobs.com February 3, 2009 · 0 comments If you like to write and are good with editing and proof-reading, consider looking for work at JournalismJobs.com. SmartBrief is seeking a freelance writer to edit online business and consumer news publications on a fill-in basis only. Place the following in the subject line: SmartBrief Fill-in Freelancer – JJ.

Freelance Fashion Designer

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Freelance Fashion Designer August 12, 2009 · 0 comments Think you have what it takes to design premium T-shirts, golf shirts, dress shirts and more? There’s a Baltimore fashion company looking for you. New Start-up Fashion Company seeks creative fashion designer talent for premium shirt designs. T-Shirts, polo shirts, dress shirts, etc.

Part-Time Freelance Work Found at Ed2010

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Part-Time Freelance Work Found at Ed2010 December 12, 2008 · 0 comments Part-time freelance web editor for national teen/tween celebrity magazine Job/Internship type: Freelance Company/Publication Name: – Location: Englewood Cliffs. NJ Description: A national teen/tween celebrity-driven magazine is looking for a part-time freelance web editor.

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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.

Day To Day Operations: Tips Towards Organizing Your Home Business

Telecommuting Journal

Jess Wagner is an experienced freelance writer with over 4 years of experience from San Diego. Daily Life Home Officeby Jess Wagner. Running a business isn’t easy, but that’s one of the reasons why people do it. If being successful were simple, then everyone would do it. Running your own business comes with its own set of challenges. When you’re a one-person company, you can’t rely on anyone else to get the work done.

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Dressing Up to Work at Home. Am I Nuts?

Jobacle

Sounds trivial doesn’t it, the idea of thinking about your clothing when you freelance from the comfort of your own home? But you’d be surprised how many freelancers put on a suit and jacket to head to their home office. Experienced contractors and freelancers all have tricks of the trade to maintain their freelance work discipline. Choose Your Career freelance dress code freelancing home work at home

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How to Work from Home

Life@work

Main | Careful With Those Office Romances » How to Work from Home I work for myself from a home office, and I love it. I know a lot more people would like to be working from home, and there are a lot of scams out there, so I recommend this helpful article from CareerJournal about websites for at-home jobs. Virtual assistants and freelancers are two of the most popular job options.

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Going it alone? A checklist for those thinking of self-employment

Jobacle

” This oft-recited mantra sums up why many of us who feel constrained in 9-5 jobs find the prospect of freelance life so appealing. ” He singles out evenings and weekends as good times to dip your toes in the freelance waters.

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IGN is Looking.

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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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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5 Must-Know Tax Deductions if You’re Self-Employed

Ms. Career Girl

It’s great being your own boss, having flexible hours, working from home, and having more tax deductions. But whether you run your own business, live off contract work, or freelance for income, tax season can be very stressful if you’re unprepared. “It’s Home Office. Many who are self-employed take advantage of working from a home office. For example, your office can’t double as playroom for your children after 5 p.m.

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

Ms. Career Girl

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 This is a big advantage for those who don’t perform their best during typical office hours.

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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.

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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

Recent Tweets for 2010-10-17

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Recent Tweets for 2010-10-17 October 17, 2010 · 0 comments Commute 20 minutes per day? You're spending about 87 hours in the car this year. # So What If Telecommuting Did Encourage Travel?

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Yes, You Can Date and Be a Career Woman

Ms. Career Girl

I’m an entrepreneur, fierce freelancer, and ambitious creative. Yet it can be an elusive beast, particularly if you are in the throes of a demanding career: long hours at the office, agonizing commutes, coffee mug clutching day and night. Set up spaces in your home that are 100% work-free, including home offices and living rooms. This can also give you a lovely opportunity to find out who you are outside of the office.

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Recent Tweets for 2010-04-18

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Recent Tweets for 2010-04-18 April 18, 2010 · 1 comment RT @ philmontero 4 Easy Ways to Share Large Files [link] # bookmark or share this post Close Bookmark and Share This Page Save to Browser Favorites / Bookmarks Ask backflip blinklist BlogBookmark Bloglines BlogMarks Blogsvine BuddyMarks BUMPzee!

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Work at Home Writing Gigs at Internet Brands

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Work at Home Writing Gigs at Internet Brands March 16, 2010 · 0 comments Internet Brands, Inc. Writing is a great way to test the telecommuting waters, working part-time to get a feel for what it’s like to work from home and be compensated for your work instead of your attendance. Lots of telecommuters are either writers by nature or have turned to writing to supplement their work-at-home income.

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Part-Time Work at Home Admin Assitant Needed

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Part-Time Work at Home Admin Assitant Needed August 12, 2009 · 2 comments I ran across this ad on Craigslist and bet it’s perfect for someone who stops here looking for work! I am interested in this work from home job opportunity. I have enclosed my resume and telecommuter office information for your review.

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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.

5 Tips To Help You Stay Productive When Working From Home

Ms. Career Girl

The post 5 Tips To Help You Stay Productive When Working From Home appeared first on Ms. All around the world people are working from home at a higher and higher rate. But some people have trouble staying productive when they are working at home either because of lack of a boss being physically present or there are too many distractions. While some people aren’t cut out for working from home, others just need a few pointers. SideHustle Productivity working from home

NetworkWorld: 15 Real Ways to Secure Teleworkers

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal NetworkWorld: 15 Real Ways to Secure Teleworkers February 26, 2009 · 0 comments Hot on the heels of yesterday’s press release from the NIST about securing data , I run across an article on NetworkWorld that boils it down to a list of 15 ways to protect data.

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Experienced iPhone Developers

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Experienced iPhone Developers August 23, 2009 · 0 comments An agency in NYC seeks experienced and creative iPhone developers to work with dream-clients in the media industry. Opportunity offers the flexibility and freedom of telecommuting/freelance job but with the steady income and client relationship for multiple projects.

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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? Work from home. Think again. 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.

Why Working Remotely Doesn’t Mean Your Home Has to Be Your Office

Ms. Career Girl

The post Why Working Remotely Doesn’t Mean Your Home Has to Be Your Office appeared first on Ms. This may be part of why you’re working from home or it may be something else, but whatever the reasons, you probably enjoy your home working environment. However, no matter if you’re doing your job in a cubicle or from your home office, sometimes you just need a change of environment. Mix up your remote work office setting and see what works best for you.

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Why Working Remotely Doesn’t Mean Your Home Has to Be Your Office

Ms. Career Girl

The post Why Working Remotely Doesn’t Mean Your Home Has to Be Your Office appeared first on Ms. This may be part of why you’re working from home or it may be something else, but whatever the reasons, you probably enjoy your home working environment. However, no matter if you’re doing your job in a cubicle or from your home office, sometimes you just need a change of environment. Mix up your remote work office setting and see what works best for you.

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ThomasNet's The Rise of Digital Nomads

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal ThomasNet’s The Rise of Digital Nomads February 3, 2009 · 0 comments It used to be that I rarely saw telecommuting news anywhere other than the business sections of newspapers and other telecommuting sites but over the past five or six years it seems it’s popping up everywhere. Now more people are ditching the office and using the world as their workspace.

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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 For those of us who work from home or know someone who does, it’s easy to see why.

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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World AIDS Day

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal World AIDS Day December 1, 2008 · 0 comments Today is world AIDS day, so I’m joining other bloggers around the world, uniting in an attempt to harness the power of the blogosphere to make the world a better place and raise awareness.

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Video Related Telecommuting Jobs at Vidli

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Video Related Telecommuting Jobs at Vidli October 21, 2009 · 1 comment It looks like Vidli’s hiring and several of their job postings say that telecommuting is OK! So if you’re into video and you’ve got the skills they’re looking for, check out what they’ve got happening behind the scenes.

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Beware of DataMoneyOnline

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Beware of DataMoneyOnline October 15, 2009 · 0 comments Paul Schlegel over at WorkAtHomeTruth.com has done a nice job of reviewing the truth behind the sales page for a popular website that’s currently promising this. His article is a tad humorous, at least it was for me, but read between the lines and learn how to avoid sites like this when you’re looking for a way to earn money from home.

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Interesting Telecommuting Job Postings via Craigslist

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Interesting Telecommuting Job Postings via Craigslist September 26, 2009 · 0 comments Short and sweet – here are 3 interesting telecommuting jobs I just saw on Craigslist. Therapeutics Editor (Telecommuting) “The Therapeutics Editor will work closely with the Global Healthcare Strategist to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment community.

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. “It is a terrific resource for job-seekers and freelance, contract, and telecommuting workers.

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Automotive Journalist at Top Speed

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Automotive Journalist at Top Speed August 5, 2009 · 1 comment TopSpeed.com is hiring an automotive journalist (paid position) Love cars? Want to write about them? TopSpeed.com is looking to hire a dedicated auto journalist (editor/blogger) to join their team. If you’re good – they’ll pay you.

Automotive Journalist at Top Speed

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Automotive Journalist at Top Speed August 5, 2009 · 1 comment TopSpeed.com is hiring an automotive journalist (paid position) Love cars? Want to write about them? TopSpeed.com is looking to hire a dedicated auto journalist (editor/blogger) to join their team. If you’re good – they’ll pay you.

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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