Category Archives: Online Resources

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

VirtualVocations.com and Finding Work Leads

I ran across Virtual Vocations today. It’s another resource you might find handy while you’re looking for legitimate work at home jobs so I thought I’d see for myself and share what they have to offer. >>Continue reading VirtualVocations.com and Finding Work Leads

the Integrated Mother Gets Organized

I’ve recently discovered the Integrated Mother and was intrigued when she made a vlog posting on New Year’s Eve about re-organizing her work space.

How Can You Become An At-home Customer Service Agent?

Guest Post by Melissa Brewer

There’s been a lot of buzz in the call center industry regarding the use of home-based call center agents. While a relatively new phenomenon, the use of US-based workers in geographically dispersed locations has allowed call centers to grow, and manage growth, while maintaining higher levels of customer satisfaction.

In fact, the use of at-home customer service agents has been hailed by many… >>Continue reading How Can You Become An At-home Customer Service Agent?

Little White eBook of Homeshoring Jobs

Little White eBook of Homeshoring Jobs

While I was doing some research to find a few companies that hire call center agents to list in my post about having a phone and a plethora of patience just the other day, I ran across an ebook offering that looked, at first glance, to be pretty darned informative. So I contacted the publisher and asked… >>Continue reading Little White eBook of Homeshoring Jobs

Got a Phone And a Plethora of Patience?

call center agentOnce upon a time, a l-o-n-g time ago, I worked for a major department store’s call center, taking phone-in orders from their catalogs. For those of you who don’t remember what it was like back when you received catalogs in the mail and then either had to pick up the phone or fill out a form and mail it in with a check, you’re… >>Continue reading Got a Phone And a Plethora of Patience?

Health Insurance Benefits

Insurance. Just saying the word can raise your blood pressure and unless you’ve been residing under a rock, you should know that a rise in blood pressure is bad news! Imagine having to visit a doctor to receive the official notice of high blood pressure and then walking to the desk as the visit closes without the benefit of having insurance to help cover the cost of the visit and… >>Continue reading Health Insurance Benefits

78% of Workers Say They Are Burned Out at Work

Seventy Eight Percent of Workers Say They Are Burned Out at Work,
CareerBuilder.com Survey Finds

-Expert Offers Tips on Managing Stress and Securing Flexible Work Arrangements-

CHICAGO, July 16, 2008 – Downsized staffs paired with increased workloads may be causing a rise in stress levels around the workplace. According to a CareerBuilder.com survey of more than 7,600 workers nationwide, 78 percent reported feeling burned out at work.Forty-six percent of… >>Continue reading 78% of Workers Say They Are Burned Out at Work

Chief Home Officer

I found the perfect title for me!
Remember the term “domestic engineers?” Familiar with the whole “SAHM” and “WHAM” phenomena? I never really found a title that seemed to fit everything that I do and am… until today.

I was over at YouTube looking for the any new telecommuting-related videos (some of them are a real hoot and lots that WERE good are no longer allowed to… >>Continue reading Chief Home Officer

Telecommuting Resume Advice

Sometimes I get asked about whether or not I keep up a resume and whether or not anyone looking for a telecommuting job should. So I figured I’d take time to answer that question today. Then I found an article that already does just that (and from an expert in the topic of resumes, no less).

So for starters I’ll tell you that no, I personally do not keep… >>Continue reading Telecommuting Resume Advice

FlexJobs

Not too long ago I wrote a rather snarky piece about Finding Telework, prompted mostly by people commenting and sending me emails wanting to know THE place online to find legitimate jobs. I braced myself for some strong feedback because I tried to speak the truth and let’s face it, total honestly isn’t always well received.

I did get some response but, to my surprise, the comments all… >>Continue reading FlexJobs

How to Telecommute Successfully

I received a comment from Amy Quinn, letting me know that they’ve posted an article over at Bootstrapper (a blog written for a business credit card site).
Since it’s actually a fairly decent list of tips and resources for telecommuters, I’m posting it here in case anyone’s interested in reading it.

Here’s Amy’s comment:

We just posted an article “How to Telecommute Successfully: 50 Tips and Resources.”… >>Continue reading How to Telecommute Successfully

Do I Make Money With My Blog?

I get this question a LOT. And the answer is always the same, a resounding and honest… NOPE, I don’t make money with my blog. I didn’t start this blog with the intention of making any money, and until lately I never even thought about it.

If you want to know why I started this blog, you can read all about it on the about me page. I… >>Continue reading Do I Make Money With My Blog?