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. Giving Your Home the Office Treatment.

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. I do not necessarily work fewer hours than my non-remote colleagues. 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. A tiny office sans distractions?

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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. The fact that the exchange rate of the US dollar is favorable in most countries allows companies to increase their profit margins without sacrificing quality of work. While some people aren’t cut out for working from home, others just need a few pointers.

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.

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.

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.

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. Mixing your work and your rest would be destructive to both. How, then, can we apply this logic to working from home? It can be hard to draw the line, leaving work and personal lives muddied together. Simply put, working from home is more affordable - after all, you can make your own cold brew! As a freelancer, you set your own schedule.

Building Healthy Boundaries When Everyone Works at Home

Ms. Career Girl

Cubicles and classrooms have been replaced with home offices and studies. With parents working, kids schooling, and everyone living in the same space, it can be difficult to stay focused on the task at hand at any one given moment.

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Avoiding Distractions in Your Home Office

Telecommuting Journal

Working from home is great. Where else can you work in your pajamas while simultaneously not having to worry about hopping in your car to fight morning traffic? 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?

Work From Home: 3 Ways To Make Money In Your Pajamas

Career Realism

If you are looking for ways to make money without ever leaving the comfort of your own home, finding jobs online is a great way to supplement your income. All you need is a good computer, an Internet connection and the time to dedicate for working. Below are three ways you can work from home (and make money in your pajamas): Data Entry. By signing up with some of these companies, you can choose how much work you do or how little you do. Working From Home?

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. This is a telecommuting position; applicant must be able to work anytime between 1 a.m.

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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. This is a telecommuting position; applicant must be able to work anytime between 1 a.m.

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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? Contact us with examples of your work if you have them. We look forward to working with great talent. Danielle on VirtualVocations.com and Finding Work Leads Commute 20 minutes per day?

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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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?

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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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Telecommuting Search Associate Wanted

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Telecommuting Search Associate Wanted December 3, 2009 · 0 comments I found this on Craigslist and it looks pretty interesting, especially if you’re a really outgoing people-person who wants to work from home but not be cocooned in silence with little day to day interaction. So if you like investigative work, and you’re a real people-person, read on!

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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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.&# Keith Jackson not only rode his bike across the United States, he WORKED the entire time. I am about to finish a bicycle ride from St Augustine, FL to San Diego, CA while telecommuting the entire way.

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.

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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. Job Search News Work career coaching

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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. Though they warn you right up front that working for IGN is hardly a cakewalk, the duties sound right up my alley. 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.

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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. In fact, FlexJobs research shows that remote work increased 115% from 2005 to 2015. workers now work from home at least part time—back in 2005, only 1.8

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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.

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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. Studies are repeatedly showing that Millennials enjoy a work life balance and flexibility in their work environment. 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. Where to Work Remotely.

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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. Studies are repeatedly showing that Millennials enjoy a work life balance and flexibility in their work environment. 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. Where to Work Remotely.

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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? Danielle on VirtualVocations.com and Finding Work Leads 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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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. I look forward to hearing from you soon!

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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. deals with, it seems like a great place to look for open work at home writing jobs.

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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! Leave a Comment Previous post: National Wear Your Pajamas To Work Day Next post: Always Connected: One Third of U.S.

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

The Corporate Con/noisseur

If you are considering a career in the financial advisory industry, you are definitely interested in where financial advisors work. Financial advisors’ work environment. Where financial advisors work. So, what are the specific services you get from an advisor?

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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? Small but growing national company seeks a smart, reliable and hard working individual to work as a planner on a project to project basis. Tasks will include performing basic planning functions, research, working with stakeholders and other research. Work from home.

Transforming In-Office Jobs to Telecommuting & WHY?

Workology

His reasoning was that companies like TaskRabbit are creating a marketplace for consultants and freelancers to pick up odd jobs to basically stay out of the 9-5 workforce. Mike’s post got me to thinking that as millennials enter the workforce it’s no secret that the 9-5 job doesn’t work for them. They want the freedom to be entrepreneurs and create their own work schedule. How to make an office job into a telecommuting one?

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. Danielle on VirtualVocations.com and Finding Work Leads Commute 20 minutes per day?

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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. Please respond with a resume and sample work.

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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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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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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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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! Danielle on VirtualVocations.com and Finding Work Leads Commute 20 minutes per day?

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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.

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. 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?

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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? They’ll also usher you into the cult of automotive journalism which evidently includes tagging along to auto shows, podcasting, getting into a media vehicle or two, and (of course) extracting great automobile articles from you along the way.