How to Make Your Home Office More Productive

Water Cooler Wisdom

Are you setting up a home office or just trying to make yours a bit more efficient? I have maintained my own home office for nearly a decade, and here are my tips. If possible, place your home office in a space that is seldom used by other people—perhaps an attic or a corner of your finished basement. If you were going to an office, you would bring your lunch to eat at your desk or in the cafeteria, or you would go out.

The Magic of Working from Home

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Magic of Working from Home appeared first on Ms. You've heard about working from home. If you could work from home and still achieve your goals? The Reality of Working From Home. When you aren’t confined to an office schedule, you can tweak your situation to suit your needs. Remote jobs can be just like your standard, established office jobs, except they are fluid, dynamic – flexible. Work From Home or Remote Work Spells Freedom.

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How To Be Productive While Working From Home

Career Realism

Working from home, like everything else, has it pros and cons. Right now, research is proving that the pros of working from home greatly outweigh the cons -- and it comes down to one word: productivity. More Productive When Working From Home? via GIPHY A couple of years ago, researchers from the Stanford Graduate School of Business published their findings from a study they conducted about working from home. So, what's it like working from home?

How to Work from Home

Life@work

A Few Career Blogs Worth Your Time Bailey Work Play Career Hub CareerDiva Dan Erwin Blog Escape from Cubicle Nation Pongo Resume Susan Strayer The M.A.P. Main | Careful With Those Office Romances » How to Work from Home I work for myself from a home office, and I love it. Most of the time. Naturally there are plenty of opportunities to make cold calls, and many of the jobs are part-time and not high-paying. Most of the time.

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IoT Technology Revolutionizes the Office Grind

Water Cooler Wisdom

The event took place in a residential realty office and the amount of paperwork for our closing alone was staggering. The major thing I noticed, however, was the amount of time it took to complete each document. Document management is an area hurting for greater efficiency. Employees do so much on their smartphones, yet mobile devices still lack the infrastructure to properly manage valuable documents housed in disparate locations.

8 Tips to Add Pizazz to Your Video Conference Interview

Ms. Career Girl

The visual elements that will appear onscreen in your interview should be intended to give your interviewer a sense of your home office setting. Returning to in-person job interviews is still several months away.

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Why Working Remotely Is A Great Option

Ms. Career Girl

When you work remotely, it may be at home or as a digital nomad. Time Manager. No matter your perspective, time is our most valuable commodity. When you begin working remotely, you’ll have to manage two aspects of your time. First, how much time you invest in completing your required tasks. Second, how you manage attempted intrusions into your time as you work remotely. That time is a huge bonus to you.

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What Are The Differences Between Telecommute Resumes and Standard Resumes?

Jennifer Anthony

Recruiters and hiring managers are flooded with resumes, particularly when they post a position with a telecommute option. I spoke to a recruiter and he stated that he receives between 750 and 1,000 resumes, each day, every time he posts a project. To ensure your resume shines, take ample time to make sure your information is presented in an easy to read, eye-pleasing format. manager/manger). Want to know more about making a living from your home office?

What Are The Differences Between Telecommute Resumes and Standard Resumes?

Jennifer Anthony

Recruiters and hiring managers are flooded with resumes, particularly when they post a position with a telecommute option. I spoke to a recruiter and he stated that he receives between 750 and 1,000 resumes, each day, every time he posts a project. To ensure your resume shines, take ample time to make sure your information is presented in an easy to read, eye-pleasing format. manager/manger). Want to know more about making a living from your home office?

Work at Home as an Advertising Sales Rep

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Work at Home as an Advertising Sales Rep April 30, 2009 · 2 comments I saw this listing on Craigslist yesterday and thought I’d post it here in case there’s someone stopping by who might be interested in working in the wedding industry… (Note: 1099 simply means that you’ll be a contracted worker as opposed to an employee.)

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Telecommuting Resume Advice

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Telecommuting Resume Advice July 15, 2008 · 0 comments Sometimes I get asked about whether or not I keep up a resume and whether or not anyone looking for a telecommuting job should. So I figured I’d take time to answer that question today. I’ve got more work than time, so if anything I’m looking for a maid so that I can devote even more time to work and much less time to cleaning chores.

Succeed in Doing What is Necessary: There is No Try

Workology

Too little time to do it all in. years, I had trouble leaving the office, given that it is in my home. Many of you can relate, as virtual and home offices have become more and more popular. There are millions of time management tips we can read, review, and try to follow, but it all comes down to sheer will and follow-through. Determine to make a difference every day. I finished my day yesterday unfinished.

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Mom's life@work post #2: Blend or Separate?

Life@work

A Few Career Blogs Worth Your Time Bailey Work Play Career Hub CareerDiva Dan Erwin Blog Escape from Cubicle Nation Pongo Resume Susan Strayer The M.A.P. I'm not talking kitchen appliances or bras here - I'm talking about how you navigate your work and home time, energy, and identities. They like working from home if possible, and don't have set work hours. They talk with their partner briefly at least a couple of times during the day. A few times.

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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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Mom's life@work Post #3: How to Reduce Your Stress During the.

Life@work

A Few Career Blogs Worth Your Time Bailey Work Play Career Hub CareerDiva Dan Erwin Blog Escape from Cubicle Nation Pongo Resume Susan Strayer The M.A.P. With two school-aged girls and a couple of energetic pets, usually just at the time I'm ready to unwind and relax, I start the notorious "second shift", where I work as planner/chauffeur/chef/nurse/housekeeper/drill sergeant, aka mom. Children are often at their most tired, cranky and unreasonable at this time.

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HRC JOB OF THE MONTH: Sr. Director of HR (North America) - MASONITE INTERNATIONAL

HR Capitalist

Some of you probably know that my role at Kinetix is primarily focused on recruiting, and at times I help recruit great HR leaders and professionals for Kinetix clients. You’ll also have two upstream peers, one running talent acquisition and one running all back-office functions, including payroll, compensation and benefits. Experience managing, overseeing and mentoring a large HR staff in a manufacturing environment. Performance Management?

Case Study: Craig Scott, From Procrastination to Massive Productivity in 1 Month

Personal Excellence Blog

I was a UK Sales Manager and got to coach and train a lot which was useful experience, but this wasn’t what I wanted to do at all. It made me feel less alone in difficult times. So I didn’t expect a different outcome and decided to stop throwing good money and time away. Whilst I don’t regret my search to beat procrastination then, I won’t ever get the time back. It was at a time when I decided not to bother with seminars or therapy anymore.

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can I promote my jewelry at work, my boss is bad at email, and more

Ask a Manager

I also just became a part-time rep for a direct sales business selling beautiful, reasonably priced, stylish jewelry. From time to time, my bosses (all men) have asked for my suggestion for gifts for their wives and daughters, as I believe they trust my taste. With coworkers, I’d leave it out of the office altogether. My boss is pretty bad at time management when it comes to email, and will sometimes take one to two weeks to respond to client questions.

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4 Tips to Improve Self-Discipline - Jobacle.com BLOG - Career.

Jobacle

Corporate Clothing Keep the entire team looking smart and presentable with our extensive range of tasteful office wear. Just as there are countless distractions in the traditional workplace, there are just as many in the home office. Everything you read about productivity and time-management will tell you to work from a list. But don’t overload your list with killer, big-time stuff.

2011 168

smokers in a shared conference room, giving bibles as gifts to employees, and more

Ask a Manager

It is inappropriate to gift a bible to each person in my office? When I’m at the home office, this means it’s about 6-8 people in one conference room. We do not have assigned desks or offices — we use hoteling instead. Would it be ridiculous to step out at times to another room just because I can’t stand the smell? I’ll be discussing this with my manager, but would love to hear your philosophy about these things as well.

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The 8 Habits of Highly Productive People

Personal Excellence Blog

With the new server, loading time is faster and usage experience is better. The common notion of productivity is the ability to churn out a lot of work in a short span of time. IMO, true productivity is the ability to create a lot of high impact work in a short span of time. I think productivity is really how you manage yourself, and the habits you practice. By selectively practicing certain habits over others, you can get a lot more output for your time.

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5 Ways to make telecommuting better | 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 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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First, be honest about what you want | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? Just any one… So I thought of a time: it was in my grandparents’ huge yard with fruit trees and flower gardens and grass for running. When I lived in New York City, I spent most of my time in Central Park and the Brooklyn Botanical Garden. Most people who live in New York City say they spend a lot of time in Central Park. When I drove up to the farm, the first time , I knew I belonged there. But this time had to stop by.

2009 87

Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? What you might not know, though, is that if you take the time to evaluate a top 50 list, it forces you to think about what values and programs you rank when you look at companies, and what top three things you would care most about. Essentially – using hiring women 50% of the time to determine the firms flexibility takes most STEM/manufacturing firms out of the running for a TOP 50 job. Does Accenture have a lot of time off?

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8 Tips for anger management | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog 8 Tips for anger management Posted to: Office Politics | Parenting | Self-management January 8th, 2010 Del.icio.us But I am working on anger management. I used to think anger management problem is a thing for men who are in prison for setting their wives on fire. I take a time-out for myself in the living room.

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How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to manage a college education Posted to: College students January 21st, 2010 Del.icio.us It’s the time of year when college students start looking for the return on investment for their education: They start worrying about what they’re going to do this summer. And, of course, it’s a tough time to graduate into the workforce.

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