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How to Cope With a Horrible Boss

How to Cope With a Horrible Boss

  Horrible bosses surface at all levels. Whether they’re out-and-out bullies or just incompetent, bad supervisors are one of the top reasons people quit their jobs.   And such is life: Birth, taxes, and at least once in your career, a horrible boss.     In fact, says Entrepreneur.com contributor, Dave Hutton, dealing with difficult […]

October 27, 2017 | By | 3 Replies More
Top Skills Employers Want In Remote Employees

Top Skills Employers Want In Remote Employees

The top personal skills employers want in remote staff–and why they’re so important.   A job ad is often your first point of contact with a potential employer and where you learn what a position is all about. But an ad can’t tell the whole story; it’s not feasible for an employer to spell everything […]

November 11, 2015 | By | 6 Replies More
5 Tricks To Crack Down On Work Interruptions

5 Tricks To Crack Down On Work Interruptions

Fending off interruptions as you work from home can seem like an endless battle. Here are some tips to try before tossing in the towel.   Work interruptions are probably one of the most frustrating aspects of telecommuting. No matter how many “Quiet!” signs you post around the house, or how often you tell people […]

October 23, 2015 | By | 4 Replies More
Should You Work In a Virtual Call Center?

Should You Work In a Virtual Call Center?

Companies around the world now use virtual call centers staffed with agents who work from home.   Every now and then I’ll meet people who tell me about a recent customer service call they made. I always get a kick out of their surprise once I tell them the agents they spoke to were most […]

October 8, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Don’t Let Working from Home Ruin Your Health!

Don’t Let Working from Home Ruin Your Health!

This article originally appeared on ICUC.com Working from home is a dream for many people. However, in exchange for a 5-second-commute, some telecommuters may be hurting their health.     It has been a good year for teleworkers. Not only has the number of companies that allow telecommuting increases, but more startup companies have used […]

September 2, 2015 | By | 4 Replies More
Working with Remote Employees

Working with Remote Employees

  Flexibility on the job is a top priority for many job seekers, so more and more companies are offering remote work options to attract desirable applicants. It’s a sad but true fact that once companies have recruited and on-boarded remote employees, out-of-site soon becomes out-of-mind. The burden is on teleworkers to be visible as […]

September 2, 2015 | By | 4 Replies More
10 Tips to Help You Master Your Video Interview

10 Tips to Help You Master Your Video Interview

  How do you ace a video interview? For starters, you recognize that it is a real interview. According to a 2011 Aberdeen Group study, a two-way virtual or video interview is the most common and preferred type of interview for connecting with remote candidates.   How do you ace one of these two-way video […]

December 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
10 Top Personal Traits You Need To Work Remotely

10 Top Personal Traits You Need To Work Remotely

Do you have the personal traits to succeed as a remote employee?   Thinking about this whole “teleworking thing”? Be forewarned: Not everyone is cut out for this lifestyle. There are personal traits that are consistent for most teleworkers who thrive working in a remote environment.   So, before you jump into unfamiliar territory, take […]

December 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
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