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3 Strategies To Get Promoted When You Work From Home

3 Strategies To Get Promoted When You Work From Home

Out of sight doesn't have to mean out of mind

Employees who work from home are 13% more productive than those in offices but half as likely to be promoted, according to a new report. Read More »

7 Companies That Let You Work From Home

7 Companies That Let You Work From Home

Telecommute like a boss

Your job got you feeling a little stiff? These are the best companies for work flexibility right now. Read More »

The 10 Highest Paying Work-From-Home Jobs

The 10 Highest Paying Work-From-Home Jobs

Virtual skills are growing ever more important

As workplaces across the country begin to rely more on virtual communication, being physically present at a single location becomes less important. Read More »

How to Make Sure You Don't Fall Off The Radar When You Work Remotely

How to Make Sure You Don't Fall Off The Radar When You Work Remotely

It's your job to be present, even when you're not in the office

Workplace flexibility requires you to do your part to make sure people know what you're doing and where and when to find you. Read More »

It's National Flex Day. Do You Notice Where Your Employees Are Working?

It's National Flex Day. Do You Notice Where Your Employees Are Working?

Working Mother declares "Workflex Revolution"

Working Mother Media released a study of 1,516 moms to raise the flag on the issue of workplace flexibility and declared October 15 National Flex Day. Read More »

How To Buck The Trend Against Working From Home

How To Buck The Trend Against Working From Home

By Larry Buhl Yahoo's recent ban on telecommuting -- an effort meant to "raise employee morale"-- raises questions about the possible downsides of work-from-home jobs. Statistics from the Telework Research Network show that half of the U.S. workforce has jobs that are compatible with at least part-time... Read More »

Everyone In This Company Works From Home Every Day

Everyone In This Company Works From Home Every Day

Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer may have banned employees from working from home, but this company is completely virtually -- and it works. Read More »

What Telecommuters Need To Learn From Yahoo's Ban On Work-From-Home Jobs

What Telecommuters Need To Learn From Yahoo's Ban On Work-From-Home Jobs

By Danny Rubin This past Tuesday morning, a Yahoo employee probably sat down at his home office, checked his email and promptly spit his coffee into the air. That's because his boss, Marissa Mayer, announced through a company memo that, starting in June, staff can no longer work from home. Read More »

8,500 New Work-From-Home Job Openings This Week

8,500 New Work-From-Home Job Openings This Week

Work-from-home careers were once the domain of ambitious housewives who wanted to make a bit of extra money by selling cosmetics or housewares while still raising their kids. Not anymore. According to latest Census Bureau figures, nearly 1 in 10 workers work from home, as both men and women, baby boomers and... Read More »

Jobs With Flexible Schedules: Easier To Find Than You Think

Jobs With Flexible Schedules: Easier To Find Than You Think

By Susan Ricker A good job doesn't necessarily mean the hours are 9 to 5. People shop on Sundays and also expect businesses to be open longer hours. As a result, people have a variety of work schedules. Read More »

Top Request On Workers' 2012 Christmas List: More Money, Please

Top Request On Workers' 2012 Christmas List: More Money, Please

What do American workers want for Christmas this year? Glassdoor knows. On Friday, the online "jobs and career community" published the results of a new Harris Interactive-commissioned survey, asking American workers what they want most from employers this holiday season. Unsurprisingly, "cash" tops the list.... Read More »

How To Find A Telecommuting-Friendly Job

How To Find A Telecommuting-Friendly Job

By Debra Auerbach Telecommuting has many benefits for both employees and employers. It helps workers save time and money and gain more flexibility, and it can increase a company's efficiency and reduce its carbon footprint. Yet the concept is still catching on in the corporate world. According to the latest... Read More »

My Unemployed Life: Is It Crazy To Turn Down A Job Interview?

My Unemployed Life: Is It Crazy To Turn Down A Job Interview?

Am I crazy? I get the feeling that some people think that I am. I was called for a job interview. I turned it down. The job was located in downtown New York City, near the new World Trade Center. I was aware of this when I applied for it; but a woman I know at the company told me that they'd been allowing... Read More »

The World Agrees: Working From Home Is Good For Women

The World Agrees: Working From Home Is Good For Women

More companies are letting employees work from home, and no one has welcomed the shift more than women -- the half of the population that still does most of the home-based work. It's much easier to pick the kids up from school, do the grocery shopping, wait for the plumber, and do your daily eight hours labor... Read More »

5 Predictions For Careers And Business In 2012

5 Predictions For Careers And Business In 2012

As technology continues to evolve and improve, its adoption in the workplace continues to grow, allowing employees to work virtually from anywhere. That's a boon for many workers, helping them balance competing demands of career and family life. Technology's evolution also helps employers, of course, who see... Read More »

Most Employees Would Take Pay Cut To Work From Home

Most Employees Would Take Pay Cut To Work From Home

Telecommuting has become a way of life for many workers. Whether they work at home full time or just a few days a month, many appreciate the ability to forgo the commute and would even give up pay just to work from home, a new survey finds. Twenty percent of workers polled in the U.S. said they would take a... Read More »

Will Working From Home Hinder Your Productivity and Hurt Your Image?

Will Working From Home Hinder Your Productivity and Hurt Your Image?

By Selena Dehne, JIST Publishing If you're thinking about freelancing or starting your own business, you need to consider which type of work setting is best for your situation. Can you afford to lease a space? If so, should you or would it be a better idea to work from home and redirect your money elsewhere?... Read More »

Top 100 Companies for Working Mothers

Top 100 Companies for Working Mothers

Being a mother is a 24/7 job. Add in another 40-plus hours outside the home and you're talking about some really fuzzy math. When school visits, another child, and the desire to balance it all gets added in, the chances of also having an understanding boss may seem less likely than a big year-end... Read More »

The Other Compensation: Negotiating a Knockout Benefits Package

The Other Compensation: Negotiating a Knockout Benefits Package

by Michelle Goodman You got the job offer, agreed on a starting salary, and now you're on cloud nine. But before you break out the bubbly or call Mom to tell her the good news, take a deep breath, Champ, and get back in that ring. Because until you've KO'd your benefits package, you're not done negotiating how... Read More »

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