Remote Worker Awards

Remote Employment has announced the launch of the Remote Worker Awards, to highlight how remote and home working benefits the environment and everyone’s quality of work life. The Remote Worker Awards is not just another business award – it is a life changing awards! >>Continue reading Remote Worker Awards

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

Her Husband Needs a Job

Meet Robin…
Frustrated with the job market and wanting to help her husband, who had earned his MBA from Georgetown University, Robin decided to set up a website to creatively draw attention to his credentials. >>Continue reading Her Husband Needs a Job

Writing Gigs

Writing obviously lends itself well to telecommuting. It matters not where you write, just that you write. It’s not enough for a writer to show up for work. A writer must write. And writing can be done from virtually anywhere, right!

Writing gigs are fairly easy to find online, but most don’t pay very well. That’s fine if you really need a starting point and are working to build your resume, but it’s not too enticing to write for Helium or if you’ve got a considerable amount of experience already. If you already have a strong writing background and resume, you should be looking for jobs like these… >>Continue reading Writing Gigs

US Organizations Waste $2.8 Billion Powering Unused PCs

“If all the world’s 1 billion PC’s were powered down for just one night – it would save enough energy to light up New York City’s Empire State Building – inside and out – for more than 30 years” … and … >>Continue reading US Organizations Waste $2.8 Billion Powering Unused PCs – Your Anonymous Job Search

It’s always a good idea to explore your options. But traditional job boards often require you to create an account and post a resume. If you already have job and are just looking to explore options, or you’re really eager to make a change but don’t want to chance possible repercussion to your current job security if you posted your resume on line than the choice was often to spend… >>Continue reading - Your Anonymous Job Search

As a 1930s Wife, I Score Poorly

I’m a good hostess, even to unexpected guests and I am sympathetic – liking both children and unfortunates. However, I sometimes insist on driving when husband is along, I fail to sew on buttons or darn socks regularly, and fail to wash the top of the milk bottle before opening it. >>Continue reading As a 1930s Wife, I Score Poorly

Systems Analyst On the Loose

To blame? A micro managing CIO. I ran across this insightful blog post about company morale and telecommuting and am taking the liberty of including Alison’s entire post here because it’s short and sweet and because it speaks directly to company managers and human resource personnel.

While Alison generally blogs for fun about celebrity gossip, music, and her favorite TV shows, on March 4th she posted this…
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Small Businesses Can Now Hire Virtual Assistants More Affordably

Team Double-Click® Develops Direct Placement Virtual Assistant Program For Small Businesses Who Want To Work With a Virtual Assistant WITHOUT the Ongoing Agency Fees >>Continue reading Small Businesses Can Now Hire Virtual Assistants More Affordably

5 Ways to Find Your Next Telecommuting Job

The trend of telecommuting is on the rise as employers begin to see the savings involved in both gas and office space. With gas prices at an all-time high, many Americans are looking for ways to do less driving and more companies than ever before are offering telecommuting options to their current employees and searching for at-home employees to fill open positions. The question for the job seeker is now how to find these opportunities. Below are five methods you can use to find a telecommuting position. >>Continue reading 5 Ways to Find Your Next Telecommuting Job