Telecommuters Get Lower Insurance Rates?

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Telecommuters Get Lower Insurance Rates? June 14, 2008 · 4 comments I just saw this today and am thinking now I’d better call my insurance agent to be sure I’m noted as a “pleasure&# driver on our car insurance policy… From the Consumer Federation of America (CFA): “Auto insurance rates are partially based on how much you drive and how you use your car,&# said J.

5 Tips For Job Searching While You’re Pregnant

Career Realism

Bringing a baby into the world is a wonderful thing, but some fear that it will hold them back in their job search. Before you start looking for a new job, check out these quick tips for job searching while you’re pregnant: 1. Job Search Strategy

2013 114

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2019

Ms. Career Girl

FlexJobs has released its annual list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2019. To be considered, the jobs offered by these companies had to be remote-friendly, either allowing for candidates to telecommute entirely or part of the time. Number of Remote Jobs Up.

2019 247

Looking For Job in 2017? Find Companies With These Hot Employee Perks

Ms. Career Girl

The post Looking For Job in 2017? Whether you’re in a rut with your current job or just starting out, look for companies that offer a few perks in addition to a great salary and traditional benefits such as health insurance, dental care and a 401(k) match.

2017 183

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.

2014 232

To Freelance Or Not To Freelance: That Is The Question

Ms. Career Girl

If it is cheaper and the Internet provides adequate cover, then why not send employees home, skip paying healthcare benefits, skip taking out funds for Social Security, Medicare and Worker’s Compensation, and dispense with the annual employee picnic. You choose how the work is done.

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.

2014 164

Negotiate Your Job Offer: Don’t Be Like The Other 49% of Workers Who Don’t

Workology

Did you know when you don’t negotiate a job offer you are missing out on a huge opportunity to gain benefits, such as more cash in your pocket? According to a recent CareerBuilder survey , 49 percent of job seekers don’t even bother to negotiate job offers.

2013 148

5 Mistakes That Lead To Low-Ball Salaries

Career Realism

Expert tip: if you’re looking to make a major jump in terms of job title, your salary range is only part of the story. In other words, say thank you again for the offer, it’s an honor, can’t wait to work with you, very exciting, and so on. I know we can come to an agreement that works.

2016 83

5 Jobs You Can Do Anywhere

Career Realism

Whether they are married to someone in the military, or they simply enjoy moving frequently, some people need to find jobs that allow them to move without giving up their positions. Keep these jobs you can do anywhere in mind with your next career change. Insurance Sales Representative.

2013 91

7 Things You MUST Consider Before Accepting A Job

Career Realism

7 Things You MUST Consider Before Accepting A Job. Before accepting a job, it’s important to understand a few things about the company (and about yourself). The last thing you want to do is take a job now only to leave in six months because you’re miserable. Job Search

2016 83

is it weird to vape on a Zoom call, should you go to grad school to avoid a bad job market, and more

Ask A Manager

I am one of the many students whose classes have all been moved online for the remainder of the semester, but I am in grad school, so many of my colleagues (including me) worked for a time before coming back to school. Should college seniors go to grad school to avoid the bad job market?

2020 86

anxious employee wants daily reassurance, faking an application unemployment, and more

Ask A Manager

I manage a small team, including one employee who joined it two weeks before we had to start working from home because of COVID-19. You’re doing fine and progressing at a normal pace, and I have no concerns about your work or your ability to master the job.

2020 80

Need a Job? 7 Places That Are Hiring Right Now | Resume Help Blog

Resume Help Blog

Home Our Partners About Us Resume Writers Resume Help – Lesson #1 Resume Help – Lesson #2 Resume Help Blog Stand Out From The Crowd In Today's Job Market MBA Online Recent Posts Putting the Employer First Advice for New Graduates to Compete Successfully How To Save Money On Your Car Insurance The Anatomy of a Hostile Government Takeover – Obamacare at six months. All told, the drug company has more than 600 jobs open at locations in the United States.

2010 100

What's in a Phone Number?

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal What’s in a Phone Number? If you purchase the toll-free number from the phone company there is likely an add-on charge for the option, and you have to pay the toll on every call that comes into it.

2010 158

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.

2008 130

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.

2008 130

my boss is a nightmare — should I quit without another job lined up?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m stuck in a dead-end publishing job. I’ve been here three and a half years, and it’s clear this job is going nowhere. Basically, I manage the entire office, do all contracts, finish all deals, work with clients, but all the money goes into my boss’s pocket. I’m now looking for a new job in a completely unrelated industry, but my boss has been getting steadily worse over the years and her behavior is driving me up the wall.

2014 73

F/T Copy Editor and Web Producer Job

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal F/T Copy Editor and Web Producer Job October 7, 2008 · 0 comments I ran across this job posting at one of my favorite techie blogs, Ars Technica and figured I’d post it here. Turns out that they list several job openings in the technical field, so if that’s your passion it would be a solid place for finding telecommuting job leads in that arena.

2008 100

my employee asked me to be a job reference, interpersonal issues and HR, and more

Ask A Manager

My employee told me they loved their current job but it was a good opportunity worth looking at. It’s understandable to be surprised when you hear an employee might be on the verge of leaving, but it’s your job as a manager to handle it professionally , including giving them a good reference if they’re a good employee. The reality is, employees leave jobs! My previous thoughts were that HR helped with payroll, insurance, etc. It listed clear bands for each job.

2019 44

I can’t keep helping friends with their writing, office butter bonanza, and more

Ask A Manager

Anything like this works, depending on the tone you want with the particular asker: * “My schedule is so swamped these days that I wouldn’t be able to do it justice.” But if you’d do a few of these requests for the right price, you can say: “I’ve gotten so many of these requests from family and friends, and my schedule is so busy now, that I’ve actually started charging a fee for it. My husband has been trying to quit smoking, and he is in the process of applying for jobs.

2019 66

4-Day Weeks

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal 4-Day Weeks June 9, 2008 · 4 comments I actually have 7 day work weeks, but it doesn’t matter how many times I sit down at my desk to work in any given day or week – it doesn’t cost me any gas money to get here. It’s one of the perks of working at home, right?! Right now they attend school from 8am to 2:20pm.

2008 100

employee’s boyfriend keeps making her late for work, seriously ill employee who’s making mistakes, and more

Ask A Manager

Employee’s boyfriend keeps making her late for work. I manage an employee, who does good work. This is fine in principle as our company has no policy on dating coworkers and they work in different departments. Over the past two months or so, my employee has been late for work nearly every day, by up to 20 minutes. We work in a department where certain tasks have to be completed by certain times, so it’s important employees are on time.

2019 54

my coworkers trash people in another language, my boss wants to play Cards Against Humanity, and more

Ask A Manager

I’m in the UK, working in IT projects in a large-ish open plan office. This isn’t an issue, except … I went to school in a very ethnically diverse area of the UK (Birmingham, for British readers) and several of my very good lifelong friends are of Pakistani origin, and as a result while I’m far from fluent, I definitely understand enough spoken Urdu to know that my two coworkers are being, shall we say, less than complementary about me and some of my team members.

2019 58

job applicants’ parents keep calling me, coworkers are ranking the attractiveness of women in the office, and more

Ask A Manager

Job applicants’ parents keep calling me. I work at a summer camp, with loads of seasonal volunteers and employees. They aren’t seeing this as a job. And since this is volunteer work, we really need the parents on our side. Because this is a job application, we don’t discuss those details with anyone other than the applicant directly.”. Our board told our new director I applied for her job, even though I asked them not to.

2017 40

tiny answer Tuesday — 7 short answers to 7 short questions

Ask A Manager

Sending work emails during a tragedy. I’m in Boston, but many of my colleagues work out of our Boston office. Can you think of a good way to handle work emails today? Our office was far away from the explosions, but that doesn’t mean that some people weren’t out there today, or that they don’t know someone there today. I work for a large (1,000-2,000 employees) nonprofit in Texas. Search for “child” in all of these.).

2013 58

letting a former thief make amends, the ego blow of not being interviewed, and more

Ask A Manager

My husband and I both manage small teams at our respective jobs, both at cultural heritage institutions. Recently, a man reached out to my husband on behalf of a former employee (someone who had left the organization before my husband worked there, and thus, a stranger). A more cautious option would be to inform someone higher-up about the initial contact before responding to it, so that they were in the loop from the beginning. How do I address that in a job search?

2018 47

BNET Column: Forget the job hunt. Have a baby instead. | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog BNET Column: Forget the job hunt. Posted to: Job Hunt | Women September 7th, 2010 Del.icio.us First-choice escape from reality: Grad school,which is almost always a waste of time and money.

2010 102

I’m a heroin addict and need time off to get clean, my boss told me I’m overpaid, and more

Ask A Manager

I have been working at my current job for about eight months. Sadly, I am starting to lose control and cannot break this habit and feel the only way to do so is either go to treatment (have to figure out a way since I opted out of health insurance so I can have more money in my paycheck) or detox at home. Also, I was not drug tested for this job. But everything I read from addiction centers seems to suggest telling your employer that you’ll be going to rehab.

2016 42

is allowing smoke breaks unfair to non-smokers? — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

But it DOES have a policy where you get a 10 minute break for every 4 hours you work, and a half hour for every 6 hours you work (it amounts to a break every 2 hours, more or less). And even if its slow, labor cutbacks have made it so there is ALWAYS more work that needs to be done.

2011 91

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

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work Posted to: Job Hunt December 16th, 2009 Del.icio.us In most polls, if you ask Gen Y what they care about when choosing a place to work, the top three things will be, in varying orders: flexibility, interesting work, and likable co-workers. You will notice that salary is missing from the list. It doesn’t work.

2009 66

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

Penelope Trunk

Most people get jobs from their network, not from a career center. Career centers want to get credit for everything they do — it’s their job security. in Russian from Columbia, but not how many students get jobs. Pick a school based on their track record for getting students jobs. And, since you’re not picking from a list of brand name schools, make your choice based on their track record for getting their graduates great jobs.

2010 76

6 Reasons A Flexible Work Schedule Will Change Your Life

Career Realism

6 Reasons A Flexible Work Schedule Will Change Your Life. Work It Daily. Having a flexible work schedule is becoming one of the most sought-after job perks. Here are a few reasons why a flexible work schedule might change your life: 1.