Telecommuters Get Lower Insurance Rates?

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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.

What to Expect When They’re Expecting


While we can’t remove the normal effort associated with daily work, we can step in to help make sure that the work environment doesn’t add to our employees stress. Location of lactation room(s) for those who will need them when they return from leave. Highlighting insurance policies that are beneficial for families with children. Additional resource options, such as loaner laptops for those who would like to work remotely and how to reserve them. Why We Work.

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Hurricane Sandy Lessons in Collaboration, Change Management & Resiliency


Business & Change Management Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy. To survive, we needed to work together to realize shared goals. Time and again, when a major disaster hits, we collectively put down our defenses and work collaboratively to see that shared goals are met.

2012 131

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. 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.

Finance Tips for the Self-Employed

Penelope Trunk

They pick up their friends at the airport in the middle of the day, they show up for poker night because they can stay out late, and they can plan their wedding without having to pretend they are working. And a top HR guy from Microsoft was there. Entrepreneurship Working from home

2011 109

Medical Coding and Billing Degrees

Career Realism

Medical coding and billing is a great career opportunity if you want the ability to choose between working from home or working in a hospital or clinic environment. Career Change career degree working from home

2012 83

my coworker won’t stop complaining about our health insurance and I feel horribly guilty

Ask A Manager

Before we interviewed him, he sent me an email asking to confirm that insurance was available because his family’s insurance was through him. His wife works in high-end retail with no benefits available and therefore their only access to insurance is his job. My manager also ensured that the contracting company sent him the insurance options, prices, and coverage amounts with his offer, so he should have been aware of what he was signing.

2016 40

the end of open offices, I keep missing meetings, and more

Ask A Manager

I suspect, though, that we’ll see a lot more openness to letting people work from home — and a lot more pressure from employees to allow it. My spouse and I, both working full-time from home, employ a full-time nanny for our toddler.

2020 73

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 225

We overestimate the gap between nonprofit and for-profit jobs.

Penelope Trunk

Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook My ex-husband worked in the nonprofit sector for a while. He rarely got health insurance. At one point, we were completely stressed out about not being insured, and he asked his boss what everyone else was doing, and she said, “Can’t you get insurance from your spouse? Paying way below a living wage is elitist—as if working in a nonprofit is a rich kids’ playground that your parents fund.

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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

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 Benefits of Employee Telecommuting Infographic

Telecommuting Journal

As many as 30 million Americans work from home at least one day a week; of those, about 3 million never set foot in an office because they work from home full time.

The Path to Success as an Entrepreneur


Many of the new entrepreneurs include those who have decided to give up well paying jobs to push their own dreams, or those who lose out to the young brigade or are victims of downsizing, people with handicaps, stay-at-home mothers or work-from-home parents.

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

Ms. Career Girl

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. Can’t bear to leave your pooch at home while you’re at work?

2017 179

What Makes Virtual Teams Work


How we work has changed. Sure, many people still pull out their office keys every morning or wave a name tag or fob to gain access to their workplace – but more and more, the workplace is going virtual and staying home. A pro/con I recently faced was with my car insurance company.

2014 157

Transforming In-Office Jobs to Telecommuting & WHY?


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. Telecommuting is an extremely popular way of working for my generation (and other generations!) They want to be able to work from 10p to 3a instead of getting up extremely early only to spend the first 2 hours waking up.

Extra Income, Would You do any of these?

Resume Bear helps you make money from your ability to do anything from retouching photos to singing. While lots of this stuff is silly, this site can theoretically be used as an entree for those with serious ambitions to showcase more traditional work. Work online.

2012 285

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. They’re trying to make it work, and they don’t have a lot of options.

2020 86

Best Pumps for Flooded Yards

The Corporate Con/noisseur

As companies continue to allow workers and employees to work from home due to the recent coronavirus pandemic, taking care of the house and yard may be higher up on the priority list. Please note, the product links below include links from an Amazon Associates account.

2020 52

my coworkers won’t cut expenses, pop culture references in interviews, and more

Ask A Manager

A few months ago we received an email from the Big Boss (head of our business unit) that we are entering a “cost cutting” exercise due to business needs and they need everyone to make efforts to ensure our costs/expenses are “as close to zero as possible.” I’ve indicated to HR that I want to opt out of the healthcare insurance at the next renewal date. As for reducing your retirement contributions and opting out of health insurance (!!) — NO.

2019 80

5 Jobs You Can Do Anywhere

Career Realism

Insurance Sales Representative. Insurances sales representatives help people get the type of auto, life, and home insurance they need. Otherwise, they can view job listings in insurance sales in the classifieds for the cities they plan to move to.

2013 90

How U.S. Leave Laws Have Not Kept Up with the Workplace


Work typically takes up a big piece of our schedules. With smart phones and the ability to log in to work computers remotely, the 40-hour workweek has grown to feel more like a 24/7 workweek. If you work for a place with less than 50 employees, you are out of luck.

2014 140

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 79

my boss drops his sick kid off in our small office

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work for a very small company (five employees plus our boss, who is the company owner). We all work in one room, and the boss’s house is on the property. He can occasionally be volatile, but we are paid pretty well, have generous time off/work from home policies, and pretty good health insurance, so no one really complains too much. I wrote back and asked, “Is it an option for your boss to work from home on those days?

2019 50

my employer is being too helpful about COVID and it’s making things worse

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m fortunate to work for an incredibly supportive employer and to have a really great manager. Last year I escaped an abusive relationship, confirmed my autism, and got therapy to process PTSD both from my ex and my childhood. This doesn’t always work!

2020 75

Millennials Aren’t Special – They Just Have Great Timing


I saw a chart the other day illustrating research that found Millennials want access to the Internet, ability to work from home, meaningful work, promotional opportunities and a good salary. Another report claims Millennials are unique because of the things they look for in employers, and that list includes cultural fit, career potential, work/life balance, compensation, challenging environment, company mission and innovation. Insight From a Guy Who Knows.

2015 113

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


While the car may seem like a great deal at first, you need to consider how much your insurance will increase and if there are any discounts you can receive on the car. For example, ask yourself if you want to be able to work from home one day a week or if you want paid vacation time.

2013 148

Recruitment Hurdles: 6 Greatest Challenges Faced by the HR Industry

Corn on the Job

How can your company get serious attention on LinkedIn from the best candidates? The top job candidates are in high-demand and might have their ability to choose from multiple job offers. Flexible Work Arrangements. Why can’t your employees “work from home?”

2018 56

ask the readers: should I talk to my employee about her sex offender boyfriend?

Ask A Manager

Per what may become a Thursday tradition, I’m throwing this letter out to readers to weigh in on: I own a small insurance office with two female employees. One employee (with me less than a year) was picked up after work by her new boyfriend. On the other hand, if she should want to do any work from home, I believe this would be a very bad situation if the boyfriend was able to get his hands on any customer or potential customer information.

2018 49

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

HR won’t let me see job descriptions for my staff, standing my ground on social distancing, and more

Ask A Manager

I am a new manager and am about to get a current employee reassigned to work under me. I work out of a specific office for a large international company. Is it likely to all work out and I can keep my job (but honestly I’m not inclined to trust them anymore even if it does!)?

2020 74

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.

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Working During a Maternity Leave


However, it is not an ideal world and due to finances, insurance, or career goals many new moms need to continue working even while on leave. Family Medical Leave Act (or FMLA) laws vary by state, but generally women or men are able to take 12 weeks off work after the birth of a child.

I overheard a horrible fight on a web conference, the missing chocolate egg, and more

Ask A Manager

A participant who was not muted was working out of her kitchen, and her husband came in asking about whether or not she’d gotten a specific item from the grocery store; she said she had, but she was in a meeting and couldn’t really talk. Does $X work?”

2020 72

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.

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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

How to Start Your Own Recruitment Business

The Undercover Recruiter

My name is Adam Bolton, and until recently I worked for a recruitment agency – I’d been there for almost 8 years, but I wanted something more. In this, the first instalment I would like to share with you how I have set up the business, and what you may expect from the initial period.

2013 113

“Not Feeling Well Enough to Work? – 13 Workplace Options (Part 1 of 2)”

Sklover Working Wisdom

The workload had grown quite considerably in recent years, due to her employer’s trying to get more and more work done with fewer and fewer employees. Lately, though, Jana didn’t feel quite right, and seemed increasingly unable to do her work. “Be careful about reading health books.

2014 141

Will VAs Rule the World?

Water Cooler Wisdom

Does a human or robot virtual assistant (VA) make knowledge work easier? It can access audio streams from Pandora, TuneIn and other providers; answer general interest questions, often by quoting Wikipedia; access your Google Calendar information; and even control some of the most popular smart home devices including Philips Hue and Belkin’s WeMo products.

2016 43

Self-Help Action Plan 1: “Totally Frazzled from Work? Here’s What You Can Do”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Totally Frazzled from Work? Employees often report that their job duties – and the way they are being treated at work – have been made them feel exhausted, drained, frustrated, bullied, confused and near debilitated. They report feeling hopeless, anxious, depressed, and unable to work, sleep, eat or think straight. It is for people in this situation that we have prepared this Self-Help Plan of Action 1, entitled “Totally Frazzled from Work? At Work.

2015 100

5 Tips For Job Searching While You’re Pregnant

Career Realism

Do I want the ability to work from home? Determine what things are most important for you and your family, then figure out your game plan from there. At this point, they should be excited about working with you and appreciate your honesty.

2013 114

Monday Must-Reads: Career Intuition

Ms. Career Girl

Home About Archives Write for Us! IRA Withdrawal Rules: Penalty Free Withdrawal from Traditional and Roth IRAs I’ve moved WAY too many times since graduating college four years ago. Want more from Ms. Career Girl Enter your email below to get the latest from Ms.

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