10 Awesome Telecommuting Jobs

Evil HR Lady

If you’re not the entrepreneurial type, you might want to check out FlexJob’s list of telecommuting jobs that are available right now. To read it, click here: 10 Surprising Telecommuting Jobs . The post 10 Awesome Telecommuting Jobs appeared first on Evil HR Lady How would you like to be a Senior Threat Researcher and work from home? Frankly, this job sounds super cool to me, even though I’m wildly unqualified for it.

Thinking of Telecommuting? 3 Points to Consider

Ms. Career Girl

The post Thinking of Telecommuting? Working from home, or telecommuting, is increasingly common – in a 2015 survey 37% of employees telecommuted, and 80% wanted to. Because of its many positives, telecommuting is sure to grow. Like most things, telecommuting also has a dark side that you need to be aware of. Although telecommuting is becoming more common, there may still be people who resent those that do it, or think that they aren’t really working.

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Telecommuting Will Increase by 21% by 2016

Workology

You see, telecommuting it’s the secret sauce of my productivity. Why I Telecommute and Work From Home. It’s a life that others desire which is why I was surprised that telecommuting would not have an even larger increase than 21 percent by 2016. Work telecommute work life balance I find it ironic that today I’m writing about the modern office and telework as I sit on the floor of my kitchen working this morning.

Telecommuting – does your personality fit the work at home profile?

Cube Rules

One of the most popular options is telecommuting. Telecommuters are individuals who work from home and contribute in every capacity from conference calls to presentations and more. Although the idea of being a telecommuter sounds fabulous to many job seekers, it is not always a good fit. When trying to figure out what personality types work best in a telecommuting position, the first thing you must think about is organization. photo credit: purprin.

Coworking Telecommuters

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Coworking Telecommuters May 26, 2008 · 11 comments It sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it. Telecommuters, by definition, don’t really have coworkers in the traditional sense of the word. They meet once a month in a local watering hole that by night serves as a local sports bar but once a month serves as a telecommuter’s haven. I gotta say, I love the picture of Telecommuting 1.0.

Musicians Jam – Telecommuters Jelly

Telecommuting Journal

Daily life Telecommuting NewsAt least some of them do, thanks to Amit Gupta, Luke Crawford, and their friends. They're credited with the creation of casual, co-working events known as Jellies! Since its inception in 2006, Jelly groups have been forming around the world, with many people praising the added social components it affords without all the office politics. If you work at home you know that sometimes you can feel pretty darned isolated.

Staples Says Telecommuters are Happier and Healthier

Telecommuting Journal

I know, personally, that I’m happier as a telecommuter than I ever was working in the traditional, commuting work force. Staples, one of my favorite stores since they cater to home office customers like me, notes that 86% of telecommuters say they’re more productive in their home office. They also report that telecommuters are happier and healthier, more loyal, and better balanced. Telecommuters are less stressed by meetings and interruptions.

Wanted: Telecommuting Urban Planner

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Wanted: Telecommuting Urban Planner August 15, 2009 · 0 comments Think urban planning is strictly done in an office? I ran across this ad on Craigslist and it says “Telecommuting Okay!&#. Location: Newtown, CT * Compensation: Hourly/contracting * Telecommuting is ok. 5 days ago So What If Telecommuting Did Encourage Travel?

A Judge’s Request Highlights Why You Need a Telecommuting Dress Code

Evil HR Lady

To keep reading, click here: A Judge’s Request Highlights Why You Need a Telecommuting Dress Code. The post A Judge’s Request Highlights Why You Need a Telecommuting Dress Code appeared first on Evil HR Lady. We’re all a bit more relaxed when we work from home. Understood.

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Anybots – The Telecommuter’s Avatar

Telecommuting Journal

Trevor Blackwell and his company are planning to change telecommuting as we know it by offering the ultimate telecommuter’s avatar – Anybots QB Telepresence Robot. bookmark or share this post More » Copyright © 2010 Telecommuting Journal. Telecommuting NewsI swear, I’m not making this up.

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. Want to know how much you can save by hiring a telecommuter as opposed to hiring a traditional employee? After calculating the value of hiring telecommuters, you can post jobs on Tjobs.com or View Job-Seeker Resumes at Tjobs.com to help you fill the position.

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. Want to know how much you can save by hiring a telecommuter as opposed to hiring a traditional employee? After calculating the value of hiring telecommuters, you can post jobs on Tjobs.com or View Job-Seeker Resumes at Tjobs.com to help you fill the position.

Top 5 Qualities You Need to Become a Telecommuter

Jobacle

However, the solution many workers are discovering for time crunch dilemmas is telecommuting at least part-time for their employers. With Forrester predicting workplace telecommuting numbers to reach 63 million employees by 2016, this workplace revolution is here to stay. While telecommuting may solve many scheduling dilemmas, it can also present challenges to new remote workers. As such, here are the 5 qualities you need to become a successful telecommuter.

Why Do You Telecommute?

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Why Do You Telecommute? So my primary reason for looking to telecommute was to be able to be a stay-at-home mom but still contribute to the work force and our bank account. I continued to telecommute even after my youngest child started kindergarten because I enjoy being able to be here for my kids on sick days, school holidays, and summer days. Telecommuting contributes positively to the environment.

How to Maintain a Social Life While Telecommuting

Jobacle

Telecommuting offers many freedoms that in-office jobs typically don’t bring. From eliminating commutes to getting groceries in the mid-afternoon, you likely enjoy many aspects of your telecommuting arrangement. While telecommuting certainly offers more job freedom, it also brings more isolation. Most telecommuters are required to maintain normal business hours even though they work from home. Career Advice social life telecommuting work friends

Telecommuting Resume Advice

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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. Should you create a resume or keep one up-to-date if you ARE looking for a telecommuting position? So now, without further ado… What Are the Differences Between Telecommute Resumes and Standard Resumes?

Proper Email Communication Tips When Managing Telecommuters

Jobacle

Telecommuting is now common in many of today’s workplaces. In particular, if you’ve recently begun managing telecommuters, you may find your communication patterns with them differing from those with traditional in-office workers. Since the bulk of communication between telecommuters and their managers happens via email, it’s essential for you, the manager, to understand how to use this communication medium effectively.

5 Ways to Plead Your Case for a Telecommuting Policy

Jobacle

Telecommuting is now an accepted norm in many industries. However, some employers remain behind the times by declining requests from their workers to develop telecommuting policies. If you want to begin telecommuting but are afraid your employer will turn down the request, the following are five ways to plead your case. Independent workers are often best suited for telecommuting since they don’t need a manager’s guidance with every aspect of a work project.

Transforming In-Office Jobs to Telecommuting & WHY?

Workology

Telecommuting is an extremely popular way of working for my generation (and other generations!) The problem with telecommuting is that most see a disconnect in those working from home versus from those working in the office, but with new technologies out there, employees are still able to be apart of the company’s culture. How to make an office job into a telecommuting one? I also forgot to mention that telecommuters have a lower turnover rate.

Interesting Telecommuting Job Postings via Craigslist

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Interesting Telecommuting Job Postings via Craigslist September 26, 2009 · 0 comments Short and sweet – here are 3 interesting telecommuting jobs I just saw on Craigslist. Therapeutics Editor (Telecommuting) “The Therapeutics Editor will work closely with the Global Healthcare Strategist to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment community.

5 Ways a Telecommuting Program Will Benefit Your Business

Telecommuting Journal

1722), will establish policies allowing eligible civil servants with the opportunity to telecommute. With web and video conferencing becoming commonplace in businesses, providing employees with the option to telecommute can be exceedingly instrumental to an organization’s success. Before this happens though, it is important businesses have an idea of the many ways a telecommuting program will benefit not only their employees, but the organization as a whole.

What Are The Differences Between Telecommute Resumes and Standard Resumes?

Jennifer Anthony

Jobseekers often ask me what the difference is between a standard resume and a telecommute resume. Telecommute resumes have to stand out. Recruiters and hiring managers are flooded with resumes, particularly when they post a position with a telecommute option. Telecommute resumes are highly scrutinized. Employers offering telecommute roles have the “cream of the crop” to choose from without any restriction on distance. By Jennifer Anthony.

What Are The Differences Between Telecommute Resumes and Standard Resumes?

Jennifer Anthony

Jobseekers often ask me what the difference is between a standard resume and a telecommute resume. Telecommute resumes have to stand out. Recruiters and hiring managers are flooded with resumes, particularly when they post a position with a telecommute option. Telecommute resumes are highly scrutinized. Employers offering telecommute roles have the “cream of the crop” to choose from without any restriction on distance. By Jennifer Anthony.

3 Telecommuters Talking About Working At Home

Telecommuting Journal

It’s been a really long time since I went looking for telecommuting videos and listed the Best Telecommuting Videos on YouTube. I’ve been surfing around YouTube again, looking for interviews with happy telecommuters and found these three. Enjoy!

Telecommuting Search Associate Wanted

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Telecommuting Search Associate Wanted December 3, 2009 · 0 comments I found this on Craigslist and it looks pretty interesting, especially if you’re a really outgoing people-person who wants to work from home but not be cocooned in silence with little day to day interaction. The Good Search is seeking telecommuting search associates to build out our team.

7 Reasons to Promote Your Company by Telecommuting

Telecommuting Journal

Today’s technology makes it easier and cheaper than ever to set up a fully functional telecommuting employee especially with widely available Hosted PBX Services and VoIP telephone systems. When you examine all of the reasons to have your employees telecommute, the remaining questions are no longer “Should we telecommute?” The questions become: “Who in our organization can telecommute?” Hiring Telecommuters

What Are The Differences Between Telecommute Resumes and Standard Resumes?

Jennifer Anthony

Jobseekers often ask me what the difference is between a standard resume and a telecommute resume. Telecommute resumes have to stand out. Recruiters and hiring managers are flooded with resumes, particularly when they post a position with a telecommute option. Telecommute resumes are highly scrutinized. Employers offering telecommute roles have the “cream of the crop” to choose from without any restriction on distance. By Jennifer Anthony.

InstantCommute.com – New Telecommuting Jobs Listings Resource

Telecommuting Journal

I ran across a press release from InstantCommute.com , a relatively new site promising to list telecommuting jobs only and update the list daily. However, as with most job list sites (particularly those concentrating on telecommuting jobs), to see the complete job description and apply for the job, you’ve got to pay a subscription fee: Thanks for your interest in Instant Commute! Telecommute Jobs Now Listed on InstantCommute.com.

Top 100 Companies to Watch For Telecommuting Jobs

Evil HR Lady

If the idea your commute being a walk down your stairs appeal to you, then you’d probably love a telecommuting job. Sometimes they can be hard to come by, but FlexJobs just released their 3rd annual list of Top 100 Companies to Watch for Telecommuting and Remote Jobs , which can give you a start on your pajama wearing job hunt.*. Here are the top 100 companies that are advertising for telecommuting positions.

#SHRM Benefits Survey: 40% More Companies Offer Telecommuting

Workology

According to SHRM’s 2016 Employee Benefits Survey , published today, 40% more organizations offer telecommuting in 2016 than in 1996. It’s not that I didn’t expect to see a dramatic increase in telecommuting reflected in the survey. We know that telecommuting is both more common and more in demand from employees. Too, the SHRM survey spans 20 years and technological change during that timeframe has made telecommuting easier and easier with each passing year.

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Telecommuting Bosses

Evil HR Lady

I’m interested in your thoughts on management by telecommuters. About 2 or 3 years ago, they began to allow more people to telecommute. I stayed there until I found another job (about 3 months) and have now been happily employed for 16 months, with another telecommuter for a boss. I’d be interested in your comments on this situation and how telecommuters can successfully manage daily schleppers without such hypocrisy. But, it had NOTHING to do with telecommuting.

Telecommuting Bosses

Evil HR Lady

I’m interested in your thoughts on management by telecommuters. About 2 or 3 years ago, they began to allow more people to telecommute. I stayed there until I found another job (about 3 months) and have now been happily employed for 16 months, with another telecommuter for a boss. I’d be interested in your comments on this situation and how telecommuters can successfully manage daily schleppers without such hypocrisy. But, it had NOTHING to do with telecommuting.

What Are The Differences Between Telecommute Resumes and Standard Resumes?

Jennifer Anthony

Jobseekers often ask me what the difference is between a standard resume and a telecommute resume. Telecommute resumes have to stand out. Recruiters and hiring managers are flooded with resumes, particularly when they post a position with a telecommute option. Telecommute resumes are highly scrutinized. Employers offering telecommute roles have the “cream of the crop” to choose from without any restriction on distance. By Jennifer Anthony.

Video Related Telecommuting Jobs at Vidli

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Video Related Telecommuting Jobs at Vidli October 21, 2009 · 1 comment It looks like Vidli’s hiring and several of their job postings say that telecommuting is OK! 5 days ago So What If Telecommuting Did Encourage Travel? Travel Is Good : TreeHugger [link] via @ TreeHugger 5 days ago Ten things (OK, 9) I love about telecommuting - [link] # cnn 5 days ago More updates.

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The Dark Side of Telecommuting to the Office

Evil HR Lady

In fact, so many people want this that a lot of companies have implemented telecommuting policies. Not everyone loves working from home, and a culture that ends up encouraging telecommuting can often make the people who prefer to work in the office unhappy. Pratt , a management professor at Boston College that talks about this dark side of telecommuting. They write: To keep reading, click here; The Dark Side of Telecommuting to the Office

Telecommuting Among Businesses Has More Than Doubled In A Decade

Telecommuting Journal

In the US the survey results are more profound where telecommuting is available in 83 percent of businesses and is forecast to increase by another 10 percent by 2010. Telecommuting is defined as an arrangement by which an employer allows its employees to work from home at least 4-5 days a month. The Established markets already had many policies in place to support telecommuting. Consider Telecommuting! 5 days ago So What If Telecommuting Did Encourage Travel?

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Will HR Be the Last to Actually Telecommute?

Workology

In reading the article it made me wonder if HR will be one of the last groups to adopt telecommuting as a way of working. These are the questions that made me think that HR may be the last profession to truly adopt full-time telecommuting. HR generations in the workplace millennials older workers TelecommutingI was reading an article in Information Age the other day. The author was talking about importance of unified communication platforms at work.

Be a More Effective Telecommuter

Water Cooler Wisdom

Realizing that my success lies in my effectiveness in collaborating remotely, I’ve tried hard to hone the traits that make me a great telecommuting team member. Here are a few of my favorite ways to be a more effective telecommuting team member. When telecommuting, I define upfront what’s expected of me and make sure I fully understand my role and the roles of my fellow team members. Since I started my consulting business in 2008, I’ve worked with people all over the world.

Survey: Most Companies Lack a Telecommuting Policy. Here’s How to Get Yours Started.

Evil HR Lady

A new report from Upwork , a freelancing website, found that while nearly two-thirds of companies have remote workers, less than half have a telecommuting policy. This actually makes sense, because a lot of the time telecommuting start informally. To keep reading, click here: Survey: Most Companies Lack a Telecommuting Policy. The post Survey: Most Companies Lack a Telecommuting Policy.

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DC Urged to Telecommute on the 20th

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal DC Urged to Telecommute on the 20th January 7, 2009 · 1 comment The Telework Exchange released a press release yesterday urging all D.C. area organizations to allow employees to telecommute on the 20th! Wouldn’t it be interesting to have a nation-wide call to see just how many people could actually telecommute on the 20th, track traffic and calculate the amount of fuel saved that day?

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Best Practices for Managing Telecommuters

Water Cooler Wisdom

Maybe you’re a telecommuter and the rest of your team works in an office, or maybe your team is spread out across continents and time zones. Move in the right direction with these four suggestions for managing telecommuters. Regardless, being a good boss when your team members operate remotely requires a special skill set. Set Expectations. In any kind of virtual work environment, assumptions are dangerous and you as the manager are responsible for clearly communicating everything.

Why IBM’s Move to Limit Telecommuting (a la Marissa Mayer) Is Doomed

Evil HR Lady

IBM, which has long had a large telecommuting population , has made a massive policy change: Move into one of six offices, or leave the company. Peluso stated on the video: To keep reading more, click here: Why IBM’s Move to Limit Telecommuting (a la Marissa Mayer) Is Doomed. The post Why IBM’s Move to Limit Telecommuting (a la Marissa Mayer) Is Doomed appeared first on Evil HR Lady

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Think Your Job is Telecommuting Friendly?

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Think Your Job is Telecommuting Friendly? June 26, 2008 · 10 comments Neither did the astronauts at NASA, but a new development over at Cape Canaveral is under way… While it’s not the funniest thing I’ve ever read, it is a fun mockery of the recent popularity and wide-spread news coverage of Telecommuting as a way to save gas as the price per gallon continues to rise.

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