Category Archives: Online Resources

Online places that offer useful listings, information, and other resources.

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How to Use Keywords in Your Resume to Improve Your Online Job Search

by Kimberly Ben

Including keywords in your resume is a job search strategy you can’t afford to ignore. Keywords are words or phrases used to help job seekers find jobs and employers find the right candidate to fill available positions. Put them into a search engine the same way you would normally search for information on the Internet. Certain industry buzzwords will often yield better search results. For instance, you’ll… >>Continue reading How to Use Keywords in Your Resume to Improve Your Online Job Search

An All Online Conference for Virtual Assistants

Learning Virtually – An All Online Conference for Virtual Assistants, Now in Its Sixth Year
RENO, Nev., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — On October 20-21, 2011, the International Virtual Assistants Association (IVAA) will host its sixth Online IVAA Summit entitled, “VA Adventures — Learning, Exploring, Growing.” This year’s Summit is specifically designed to help new and seasoned virtual assistants and other entrepreneurs grow and streamline their business. The Summit sets… >>Continue reading An All Online Conference for Virtual Assistants

New Career Related Hub – Career Digital

Telecommuting Journal and several other really solid career-related blogs are being featured on a brand new topic hub, officially launching today, called Career Digital. Their aim is to collect, and organize, and present quality articles and blog posts centered around career insights and advice and I’m happy to be a part of it. >>Continue reading New Career Related Hub - Career Digital

Social Entrepreneurship Is On The Rise

by K. MacKillop

A social entrepreneur is a business owner who uses their business acumen to further some social cause. Social entrepreneurism is often thought to be limited to nonprofit organizations, but in fact a push toward “more-than-profit” ventures is on the rise. That is, entrepreneurs are starting for-profit businesses that benefit both the owners’ personal wealth and social change. Social entrepreneurship business models are developing rapidly and are… >>Continue reading Social Entrepreneurship Is On The Rise

Incorporate Your Business

Years ago, when I left my day job in pursuit of working from home full time, I didn’t want to place all my eggs in one basket. I wanted to have a safety net, something to fall back on in case the contract job I was pursing didn’t work out. So I decided to start a business. My problem – I had no idea what in the heck my business was going to do and I had no money whatsoever to get it up and running. >>Continue reading Incorporate Your Business

100 Free Printable Fax Coversheets

I love free stuff. And I love not having to use the bulky old fax machine. Check out these offers from MyFax . . . >>Continue reading 100 Free Printable Fax Coversheets

The Three W’s Of Telecommuting Networking

Simply put… it works! Networking, done right, can be one of the most powerful ways to gaining employment from home. >>Continue reading The Three W's Of Telecommuting Networking

Promotional Fun With Logo Decals

Not too long ago I started taking this blog a bit more seriously, at least I’ve been trying to. I’d even commissioned someone to design a one-of-a-kind logo for me. He sent me hand-drawn sketches full of ideas and I fell in love with the little house sitting on top of the world to represent Telecommuting Journal (thanks, David).

I don’t spend a lot of time promoting or marketing… >>Continue reading Promotional Fun With Logo Decals

Discovering Your True Calling In Life

Ultimately, your true calling in life would be to do something that you love to do, or do something that you’re good at. And if you’re lucky, it would involve both of these. Now that sounds simple enough, doesn’t it? >>Continue reading Discovering Your True Calling In Life

Data Security Guides

Telecommuting has freed many to work far from the confines of the office via laptop, but the price of working while sipping a latte at that sunny café is the danger that a public network will not keep the data that passes through it safe. >>Continue reading Data Security Guides

Leapforce Agents – Search Engine Evaluators

I’ve heard tell of Search Engine Evaluator positions, but I’ve never taken the time to look into them. So today I hopped on over the LeapForce to check out their work at home position for a Search Engine Evaluator! >>Continue reading Leapforce Agents - Search Engine Evaluators

Work at Home Online Community Launches at FlexJobs.com

FlexJobs, the leading online job service for hand-screened telecommuting and work at home job listings, connects job-seekers with inspiration, support, and information through its new online community.

Boulder, CO (PRWEB) February 8, 2009 — FlexJobs.com (http://www.flexjobs.com), the leading web service for telecommuting and work at home job listings, today announced it has launched a free online community for telecommuting and work at home job-seekers.

“We are… >>Continue reading Work at Home Online Community Launches at FlexJobs.com