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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 | 8 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
6 Power Dressing Tips for Remote Workers

6 Power Dressing Tips for Remote Workers

  Power dressing is about comfort, function, and what you want to accomplish.   There’s a wealth of information about workplace “power dressing”, a particular style of dress that signifies a confident, successful persona. But how about when you work from home where no one can see you? Outside of the occasional delivery person, does […]

October 21, 2015 | By | 3 Replies More
Can’t You See I’m Working?

Can’t You See I’m Working?

  Is dealing with distractions keeping you from performing your best while telecommuting? Follow these tips on setting boundaries that work!   For many parents, telecommuting may seem like the answer to your prayers. You want to have more time with your kids and greater flexibility, so you take the leap, install a second phone […]

September 14, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
10 Tips for Working in a Virtual Office

10 Tips for Working in a Virtual Office

Working in a virtual office has it’s pros and cons. To help you succeed,  make sure you manage your time well, maintain a professional online presence, and get in some face time with real people.   For over ten years I’ve been running my business, and dealing with up to 10 staff members and numerous […]

September 14, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Preventing Teleworker Health Issues

Preventing Teleworker Health Issues

Specific health issues are common to teleworkers. These tips will help you overcome them.   In Part One we wrote about health concerns common to individuals who work from home. Among them were poor posture, constant sitting, mindless eating, and social deprivation. There are simple ways to combat teleworker health issues, and with a few […]

September 2, 2015 | By | 3 Replies More
Remote Workers: Myths and Facts

Remote Workers: Myths and Facts

Images abound of remote workers working on beaches or in their pajamas. Most of these are inaccurate images of how telecommuters really work. Here are some of the most common myths employers–and onsite workers–have about remote workers.   Myth: Teleworkers work in pajamas Fact:  Just like their onsite counterparts, remote workers have a destination. That […]

August 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
11 Work from Home Habits that Need to Go!

11 Work from Home Habits that Need to Go!

Are you letting bad work from home habits ruin what should be a positive work experience for you and your family? Here is expert advice on how to keep them from destroying your productivity and career.   According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, by the year 2020, approximately 40% of the workforce will […]

November 28, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Getting Work Done With Kids On School Break

Getting Work Done With Kids On School Break

  Getting work done with a full house is possible. Productivity doesn’t need to come to a halt when the kids are home on break.   Breaks happen. School breaks, that is. While these pose a dilemma to all working parents, they create a special issue for parents who work from home. Holidays and summer […]

November 28, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
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