do I have to cover self-harm scars, boss resents that I can work from home after having a baby, and more

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This post, do I have to cover self-harm scars, boss resents that I can work from home after having a baby, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. My boss is resentful that I get to work from home after parental leave.

2021 31

5 Tips for Quitting a Job on the Right Note

Career Alley

According to several studies, the year 2014 is going to be the freelancer’s year. The job market will see an evolution in the way work is done and the way professionals communicate. While some may choose to work from home, others will be looking for better opportunities that can help them grow in the near future. Quitting a job does not mean what it used to. Some are even doing so in a bid to strike a healthy work-life balance.

2014 254
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How to Effectively Spy On and Monitor Your Employees (Part 2)

Workology

Recent technological advancements allow us the freedom to work from anywhere and at any time. More commonly, employers are allowing and encouraging their employees to do just that, working at all sorts of times from all sorts of places. This freedom allows both the employee and the employer to “check in” at all hours as the typical confines of a traditional eight-hour work day fall away. All time becomes potential work time.

2015 97

Things They Don't Tell You About Going Freelance - Jobacle.com.

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6 Common Work at Home Challenges

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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?

2010 109

Why You Must Freelance Between Jobs (and How To Get Started)

JobMob

Done right, freelancing can help you land the perfect job. If you’re out of work and tired of sending out countless resumes, you may be ready to try this different, less common approach to finding a job. It definitely requires a lot of work and may even call for a serious part-time commitment. And when it starts working, you just might decide to do it full time. I’m talking about freelancing. I’m producing quality work.

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. So I tried working from home, but then I started feeling like I am the most alone person in the world. Don’t you have to work today?” “I’m

2010 66

How to get the guts to go freelance

Penelope Trunk

But to be honest, I have been fired from every job I’ve ever had , too. People who get fired a lot get really good at quitting before they are fired. And also they get good at staying for a while and not working while they watch the company gear up to fire them. You can tell if you should be working for yourself by how many times you’ve been fired. The way you tell if you should work for yourself is that you are unemployable. Working from home

Work at Home Writing Gigs at Internet Brands

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Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Work at Home Writing Gigs at Internet Brands March 16, 2010 · 0 comments Internet Brands, Inc. Actually, they own and operate quite a lot of community and ecommerce sites and it turns out they have some writing positions open. Lots of telecommuters are either writers by nature or have turned to writing to supplement their work-at-home income. Freelance Shopping Writer Internet Brands, Inc.

2010 100

Perhaps It’s Time You Quit Your Job?

Corn on the Job

If you ask your parents what it was like at work when they were your age, I’m sure that they will tell you the same thing – you were expected to get a job and stick at it for life. That’s right; even when the going got tough or if you didn’t particularly enjoy the work that much, jobs were for life back then. Do you think that the time has finally come for you to quit your current job and try pastures new? So, is it time for you to quit your job?

2018 10

We Love the 80s - But Not Their Fax Machines

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Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal We Love the 80s – But Not Their Fax Machines March 23, 2010 · 1 comment by Steve Adams Big hair. Not quite. A good Internet fax service adds an extra layer of security by encrypting messages, preventing them from being intercepted by unscrupulous parties. If you’re working with a team and everyone needs to see the document, someone has to make and distribute copies.

2010 100

Fun Careers That Don’t Require A 4 Year Degree

Career Alley

This is a great option for people who want to be their own boss as you can rent a chair from a salon or work from home on your own time. Additionally this career path puts you in the center of all the excitement as you work in night clubs, restaurants, and other venues where people go to have fun. Graphic designers can develop their portfolios outside of the college setting quite easily through apprenticeships or freelance work.

2014 296

The Best Ways to Make Extra Money on the Side

Ms. Career Girl

Whether working from home or putting in a few extra hours at a second job, the following ten suggestions may help you make extra money on the side. One – Freelance Work: Freelancing offers several advantages to individuals who want to generate a little extra income. Many parents, retirees, and students prefer working from home. Quite often, hourly rates are better than those in salaried position.

2014 177

I can’t say no to clients, and my success is destroying me

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I’ve been an independent contractor for nine years, and I’ve finally found financial comfort and fulfillment in my work. I took sleazy corporate work for investment bankers and lawyers because that’s “where the market was,” and I had to sell myself short to be competitive. I work on projects that excite me and make me feel like I am making a difference in the world. Except it’s not working. freelancing

2019 35

FlexJobs: Where We Were and Where We’re Going

Ms. Career Girl

That’s quite a long time when measured in Internet years. In 2007, the first inklings of the Great Recession were stirring, the first generation of the iPhone was released, and flexible jobs (like those that allow telecommuting, flexible hours, and part-time schedules for professionals) were still very much seen as a perk rather than a standard way of working. The Growth in Flexible Jobs from 2007 to 2017. 7 percent freelanced. 34 percent freelance.

2017 136

5 Tips for Having a Successful Single Parent Career

Career Alley

According to The Atlantic , slightly more than half of single mothers work full time, whereas 80% of married mothers are in the workforce. Though it’s incredibly challenging to both work and parent full-time, it is possible. Maybe you want to work the typical Monday through Friday 9 to 5, or perhaps you want to work night shifts if family is available to look after your children. Tip: Work from home and freelance jobs are increasing immensely.

2014 245

The Best Ways to Make Extra Money on the Side

Ms. Career Girl

Whether working from home or putting in a few extra hours at a second job, the following ten suggestions may help you make extra money on the side. One – Freelance Work: Freelancing offers several advantages to individuals who want to generate a little extra income. Many parents, retirees, and students prefer working from home. Quite often, hourly rates are better than those in salaried position.

2014 126

How Much Work is Too Much Work

Career Alley

Recovering from debt is a long, tedious process. That’s why it’s not so rare that Americans are working more than one job to get on top of their debt. But how much is too much work? When does it benefit to work two jobs? If you are already working six days a week, 10 hours a day, it may be tough to hold down a second job and function well at either of them.

2014 255

Be Your Own Boss

Ms. Career Girl

If you’re brave, you too can break away from working for others; determination is what’s needed, and you too may write your own success story. Oprah has been an icon with millions of followers from all around the globe for many, many years. Giving birth to her first child at 16 did not stop Angela from becoming a force to be reckoned with as she launched Black Web 2.0 For those looking for flexibility, freelancing may be a good option , as writers often work from home.

2015 142

Recent Students: Let’s Help You Survive Life After Graduation

Resume Bear

You’re fresh out of college, ready (or not quite) to face the “real world.&#. Some of you already have jobs and are packing to move to a new apartment, but don’t quite know how to balance a budget or establish good credit. Find out everything you need to know from the blogs listed below. Cool Business Ideas – This Singapore-based blog amasses all the newest innovations and business ideas in general from around the world. Work from Home/Freelancing.

2011 183

The Secret to Finding Meaningful Work & How to Recruit

Workology

It is really quite a frightening thing. Does Meaningful Work Equal Workplace Productivity? People’s attitudes about work are changing. We want to find meaningful work while our business leaders want results and workplace productivity to drive revenue. Offices may become a thing of the past in the near future as working from home is easier than ever before. HR professionals and recruiters need to realize that candidates want meaningful work.

2014 121

BE YOUR OWN BOSS

Ms. Career Girl

If you’re brave, you too can break away from working for others; determination is what’s needed, and you too may write your own success story. Oprah has been an icon with millions of followers from all around the globe for many, many years. Giving birth to her first child at 16 did not stop Angela from becoming a force to be reckoned with as she launched Black Web 2.0 For those looking for flexibility, freelancing may be a good option , as writers often work from home.

2015 100

The Careers You Can Carve Out At Home

Corn on the Job

You have a lot of time at home at the moment, and it might be your chance to make something more of your career. Who knows where you could go next , now that you have the time and energy to work on yourself and your skills? And tutoring online is best done at home!

2020 63

Meet Sara Sutton Fell, Founder of FlexJobs.com

Ms. Career Girl

When I was 21, a friend and I both took time off from our junior years in college to start one of the first online entry-level job services, JobDirect. We are thrilled to have earned quite a few awards, including being named a Top Career Site by Forbes, and cultivated fantastic partnerships, such as one with Working Mother where we serve as their official job board. The second is keeping my own work-life balance! Real Career Girls Work N ame: Sara Sutton Fell.

2013 188

update: fielding a job offer when you might be facing a serious health diagnosis

Ask a Manager

month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Back in 2015, I printed a letter from someone who had learned she might have cancer. You may also like: how should I talk about my cancer diagnosis at work?

2020 35

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. To help you out here is some practical advice for jobs that you can do at home. Freelancing. If you’ve picked up a skill from your hobby or previous job, then you can utilise it online by signing up for freelancing services.

2016 46

Restless WordPress Theme Syndrome

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Restless WordPress Theme Syndrome December 2, 2009 · 1 comment A look back at Telecommuting Journal over the years. I’ve been working at home since 1998 and blogging about it since January of 2006 (though I really should have started this blog earlier). Since then, it seems I suffer from restless WordPress theme syndrome (hereafter known as RWPTS).

2009 100

Do You Have What It Takes To Be Your Own Boss?

Career Realism

A lot of people dream of quitting their jobs and starting their own businesses. Related: 4 Reasons To Quit Your Job To Be An Entrepreneur. This group includes small business owners, freelancers, consultants, and creative types of all kinds. It could also include you – if you have what it takes to work for yourself. ” A small business can encompass anything from a corner store to a coffeeshop to an online T-shirt catalog.

2014 83

Save Money by Hiring Telecommuters

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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. Miguel July 1, 2009 at 5:55 am While driving home yesterday, I heard about a website called Mechanical Turk on NPR’s Marketplace. However, telecommuting might not fit some jobs or work.

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. Miguel July 1, 2009 at 5:55 am While driving home yesterday, I heard about a website called Mechanical Turk on NPR’s Marketplace. However, telecommuting might not fit some jobs or work.

Changing Jobs? Unusual Careers You Might Not Have Considered

Corn on the Job

When it comes time to look for new and engaging work , you have so many options that it can be a little dizzying. It is fortunate, though, that there are so many things to choose from – particularly if you are someone who likes to have a lot of choice. Often, the temptation is to stick with the same kind of work that you are in now, but go for something slightly different. Freelancer At Home.

2016 52

Jobs You Can Do From Anywhere!

Corn on the Job

Photo by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay – CC0 Licence. Or whether those ads you see cropping up on your screen telling you that you can earn $5000 in a day by working from home is just a marketing ploy to suck you in. Freelance Writer.

2020 52

update: can job-hopping BE my career somehow?

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I really appreciated reading everyone’s advice and considering all of the options that were mentioned as far as temporary and seasonal work goes. I ended up quitting the office job I mentioned in my first letter and moving to a different state. The original plan was for me to go back to school to get a nursing degree (2-year, community college route), then work as a nurse part-time. The job I have now is a 30-min walk from where I live, and I work 20-22 hours per week.

2021 27

8 Things I Love About NOT Being Self-Employed

Ms. Career Girl

Ironically, I’ve had an interesting career story ever since I decided to switch career paths from Commercial Banker to Digital Marketer in early 2011. My transition resulted in a year-long stint of being “ unexpectedly self-employed ,” until recently when I pursued my ultimate goal of working for a digital agency. I dreamed of working from home on my own schedule. No worries about where your next dollar will come from.

2012 169

Four Ways to Overcome Procrastination - Jobacle.com BLOG - Career.

Jobacle

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2011 148

new hire is crossing boundaries with my husband, asking a client why she didn’t hire me, and more

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I work for my husband, a painting contractor. He hired an old friend from junior high/high school recently because we need to expand our administrative team. You can raise your discomfort with him privately, but you should stay out of it at work.

2020 37

Promotional Fun With Logo Decals

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Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Promotional Fun With Logo Decals April 24, 2009 · 0 comments Not too long ago I started taking this blog a bit more seriously, at least I’ve been trying to. I simply write and maintain this blog because I have a desire to tout the wonders of being able to work from home and what this lifestyle has afforded me. I used to work at the post office.

2009 100

updates: the coworker pajama party, lying about layoffs, and more

Ask a Manager

season at Ask a Manager, when I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are three updates from past letter-writers. Predictably, she used ambiguous language about my leaving that implied it was my choice to “move on” from the company.

2020 42

Vacations, Staycations, and Daycations

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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. If I work, I get paid, if I don’t, I don’t. So I’ll also be taking my laptop and sneaking in some work as usual. It’s harder than you think to vacation at home.

2008 100

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. If I work, I get paid, if I don’t, I don’t. So I’ll also be taking my laptop and sneaking in some work as usual. It’s harder than you think to vacation at home.

2008 100

Got a Phone And a Plethora of Patience?

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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. So back to working in a pre-turn-of-the-millennia call center. I hated my job because I hated the working environment (not the actual work).

2008 100

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. So back to working in a pre-turn-of-the-millennia call center. I hated my job because I hated the working environment (not the actual work).

2008 100

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).

2008 126