5 Healthy Habits for Staying Sane While Working from Home

Ms. Career Girl

If you are working from home, you’re likely spending much of your day video conferencing or teleconferencing. But unless you create some constructive habits when working from home, your days can quickly become a draining treadmill of calls.

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The Benefits of Working from Home

Ms. Career Girl

While some people believe that working 40 hours a week in an office space is the best way to be productive and get the business to perform its best, others believe that this is an old-fashioned and outdated form of working. The world of work is adapting, and rapid changes are occurring.

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Plan Be: Affirmations for Success While Working from Home

Ms. Career Girl

We are living in times of extra stress and anxiety; if you find yourself feeling drained or completely overwhelmed while living and working during a pandemic, you are not alone. The following suggestions are sure to support your work life and keep you motivated and successful.

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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. Giving Your Home the Office Treatment.

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. Wouldn’t it be great if you could rock the professional world, have real impact, enjoy your work and never have to leave the house?

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. Most of us are grateful to have homes to retreat to on weekday nights.

5 Zingers on How to Successfully Work From Home When You Have No Choice

David Zinger

With the mass enforced exodus from the workplace to home due to the coronavirus there has been a plethora of articles extolling a tyranny of tips to teach neophytes how to show up for work when you are forced to work from home. Working from Home.

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Working From Home Means Online Branding

Professional Resume Services

When you work from home, most of the impression you make with business contacts is online. If you honestly evaluate your work-from-home plans, they are going to include your online brand.

How to Come Across More Professional when Working From Home

Ms. Career Girl

The post How to Come Across More Professional when Working From Home appeared first on Ms. Do you know what’s tempting when you work from home? Acting like you’re not working at all, that’s what. Set Working Hours – and Stick to Them.

Email Examples Asking to Work from Home

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Email Examples Asking to Work from Home. Although you may not be in a full-time work from home situation, more and more companies and business are allowing their employees the option to work from home on an as needed basis.

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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. His strategy is keep his focus on work.

The Blessing and Curse of Working from Home

The Undercover Recruiter

For the past two out of three workdays, sleet, ice and freezing temperatures have befallen the city of Houston, Texas, forcing us to work from home. Speed and quality are often sacrificed when we work from home.”. The Blessing and Curse of Working from Home.

Winning Ways to Ask about Working from Home

Ms. Career Girl

The post Winning Ways to Ask about Working from Home appeared first on Ms. Working from home sounds like a dream. In reality, working from home is still working. Outline a plan for communication while you’re working from home.

Working From Home: Can You Give Me Some More Energy Please?

HR Capitalist

We know that post-COVID, more work from home is reality. One provider in this field has the following stats since call center reps went to mostly virtual work during COVID-19: --Average Customer Experience Scores have fallen by 4%. That’s the work.” .

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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

38 Gifts for People Who Work from Home

The Corporate Con/noisseur

38 Gifts for People Who Work from Home. Working from home can be challenging. Finding a balance between work and creating a space that is visually appealing, comforting, and conducive to productivity can lead many of us to forgo the idea altogether.

does working from home look less dedicated, boss wants me to offer a ridiculously low salary, and more

Ask A Manager

My dad says continuing to work at home makes me look less dedicated. My office has been working remotely since March, but a new plan was recently introduced to optionally allow people back in office on a careful schedule. One partner does work there full-time.

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my fiancee forged my doctor’s note, food perks when working from home, and more

Ask A Manager

Since my fiancee told me it was from my cardiologist, I did not question it. How can I get my company to continue its food perks now that we’re working from home? Folks literally could eat breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and bring leftovers home to their kids/family.

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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.

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Work From Home Ideas

Boomers Next Step

If you have any particular skills or expertise in a certain area such as Human Recourses you could offer services on that level also. Virtual Assistant You could start a virtual assistant service using the camera on your computer to be a business professional’s personal planner and set appointments. Be someone’s personal secretary. Begin by. Entrepreneurs SOHO Start Ups Business Companies Google Search Engines Searching

Can Recruiters Work from Home and STILL Be Successful?

The Undercover Recruiter

I work from home, I employ someone to work from home and I am still ( relatively! So, how does it work for me but not for so many? What is the secret of successful working from home as a recruiter? It works for them!

Work from home

Resumesimo

Working from home is something that was much harder before the advent of the Internet. Everyone intuitively knows that working from home with a computer, e-mail address, and Internet connection is the dream, but many people are unsure of how to do it. A PayPal account just requires an e-mail address, home address, and bank account information. You’ll be able to work for individuals and companies.

Work From Home Ideas

Boomers Next Step

If you have any particular skills or expertise in a certain area such as Human Recourses you could offer services on that level also. Virtual Assistant You could start a virtual assistant service using the camera on your computer to be a business professional’s personal planner and set appointments. Be someone’s personal secretary. Begin by [.]. Careers

I want to return to the office but we’re still working from home, a computer-illiterate coworker, and more

Ask A Manager

I want to return to the office but we’re still working from home. My organization has been working from home since mid-March. Luckily, the work we do can be done remotely so we have adapted pretty well to the change.

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5 Tips To Land A Work From Home Job

Career Realism

Many think that working from home could be a dream come true. Who isn’t interested in being in your pajamas all day and making your own work schedule? There are many perks to finding a job that allows you to work remotely.

4 Tips For Finding Your Work-From-Home Dream Job

Career Realism

Many professionals have had success in landing work-from-home job opportunities. However, with so many work-from-home scams out there, some professionals have a difficult time finding opportunities that are legitimate. Related: 14 Tips For Working From Home.

Best Flex Jobs For Busy Mothers (And Fathers!)

Career Realism

Whether you're in between jobs or a stay-at-home parent, flexibility can sometimes be a major factor when looking for the next career opportunity. Flexjobs recently released a list of the most flexible work-from-home jobs. At home, a coffee shop, or the park.

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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? But to make it work, you need to arrange your space right.

coworkers clips their nails at their desks, boss micromanages us when we work from home, and more

Ask A Manager

I believe that hygiene is to be done at home or in the bathroom. My good friend who sits a few cubes over from me is equally annoyed/grossed out, but we’re not sure if we should say something, and if so, how? My boss micromanages us when we work from home.

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Yes! You Really Can Find Work From Home Jobs!

Career Realism

Did you know that you can actually find work from home jobs from Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, or businesses with a national footprint? The working world is changing – old business conventions are being replaced with new technologies.

Searches for ‘Remote Work’ Increase Significantly During Covid-19

The Undercover Recruiter

Covid-19 is changing people’s work preferences with many now looking for roles that give them the flexibility to work from home. Workplace LinkedIn remote remote working research search Study WFH work from home

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I work from home and my coworker wants me available 24/7

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work at a small company with about 10 employees. Nothing especially groundbreaking, and for the most part it was being ignored since most of the negativity was coming from one source — our main admin, Karen. This fall, an opportunity opened up for me to work exclusively from home, due to the nature of my particular position, and I jumped on it.

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do you feel tele-pressure when you work from home?

Ask A Manager

The flexibility of working from home is usually a boon for workers … but regular work-from-home’ers know that this flexibility comes with a dark side too: “tele-pressure,” or the urge to respond to emails, texts, and voicemails as fast as you can, so that you appear connected and responsive. At Intuit QuickBase’s Fast track blog today, I talk more about tele-pressure and offer six steps you can take to minimize it. work habits

Work From Home: Follow Your Passion With A Plan B

Career Realism

Wouldn’t it be great if I could work from home ?” Can I Really Work From Home? Sometimes you can make the home-based transition easily. Deciding to make a transition plan, to work from home in the future, can be both exhilarating and exciting.

can you work from home while caring for small kids, presenting with a coworker who swears, and more

Ask A Manager

Can you work from home while caring for small children? I have a friend who is currently working from home full-time with her toddler around. She’s been managing so far, planning her work day around his naps and the feast/famine workload. She has told me he has told her he thinks she should be able to continue to work from home managing a toddler and a preschooler (after maternity leave).

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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. Working From Home?

8 Tips for Success as a Virtual Employee

Workology

I had previous experience, but… After having worked for a UK-based company previously, I had experienced the difficulties of working so far away from company headquarters. But I had worked in an office setting, not alone – from my home.

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Work From Home: Oprah & David Copperfield’s Keys To Success

Career Realism

If you think your pile of paper clips is more exciting than your work life, it’s definitely time for a do-over. Why not work from home and build your own fabulous empire? As you proceed, you can build your work from home business plan, and more.

Employee Engagement: 15 Advantages of Working From Home

David Zinger

David Zinger, founder and host of the 3000 member Employee Engagement Network , has worked from his home for over 30 years. David recently completed his first book, ZENGAGE: How to Get More Into Your Work to Get More Out of Your Work. Employee Engagement Homework.

how to set up a meeting to ask for a raise, my boss doesn’t trust us to work from home, and more

Ask A Manager

But if doesn’t feel right to raise it that way, then say, “I’m hoping to get a short meeting on your calendar to talk about how my work is going.” Would Tuesday at 3 pm work for you?” My boss wants detailed reports of everything we do when we work from home. I work in a hospital setting and my boss is very old school. She is just getting open to the idea of working from home. In our line of work, we do not need to be in the office.

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I work from home and my mom won’t stop talking to me

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I work remotely for an organization as a salaried employee, and I work from home. I also still live at home. My mom works from home, too. After that, I worked on some emails and then went to get some water, where I was promptly stopped to be told that a potential buyer decided to reject her client’s second counteroffer.

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my boss wants me to hang up on elderly callers who can’t hear me, asking to work from home with a new puppy, and more

Ask A Manager

I work for a small not-for-profit organization which deals with a variety of clients, including the elderly, low-income, and disabled. The problem is that at least three times per week, I receive a call from someone who has hearing issues or bad enough cell reception that I need to raise my voice in order for them to hear me. Also, when I have hung up, we’ve gotten complaints about being “unfair, mean, nasty, and unwilling to work with those who need help.”

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4 updates from letter-writers (the unfair work-from-home set-up, the IVF, and more)

Ask A Manager

Tis the season of updates from letter-writers who have had their letters answered here in the past. Is my boss’s work-from-home set-up unfair ? I can honestly vouch that there are managers here who are definitely *not* really treating their work from home days as working days (not checking email, taking calls, etc.). Avoiding work travel during IVF (#5 at the link). I named my salary and they finalized the offer.

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