- Found the perfect site for making me forget about the beautiful Spring day and buckle down to work http://www.rainymood.com/ #
- Connolly Telework Bill H.R. 1722 Clears Important House Hurdle http://bit.ly/aHBVwR #
- DIRECTV & Convergys to create virtual call center in SW VA that will employ 100 workers who will telework from home. http://bit.ly/cE4yqg #
- New work/life
Category: Daily Life
Adventures in the daily life of a telecommuter.
8 Differences Between Working Freelance vs. Salary in the Entertainment Industry
In the entertainment industry, there is a good deal of both freelance and salaried work. For people getting started in their careers, there are some hidden costs and benefits to each. Todd L of FoundValue.com notes 8 things to consider in this guest post . . . >>Continue reading 8 Differences Between Working Freelance vs. Salary in the Entertainment IndustryRead more
Recent Tweets for 2010-03-28
- 5 Ways to Wreck Your Corporate Telework Program Object from @webworkerdaily #
- Mobilizing the Federal Workforce – FUN ACRONYM – W2M (workforce and workplace mobilization) – http://www.b-eye-network.com/view/12838 #
- Technology, training and the growth of telecommuting jobs mean more opportunities for the disabled. Nice OKCBiz story – http://bit.ly/9t1q0M #
- Finally exploring the National Broadband Plan (http://www.broadband.gov/plan/)
6 Common Work at Home Challenges
So, what is it really like to work from home? Maybe you’ve been considering this type of career option or you’ve recently begun telecommuting for a company and you’re wondering what it’s really going to be like. While most folks think working from home is easy, it’s really not quite as easy as it may seem. Just as with any career choice, there are challenges involved . . . and since those challenges seem to be rearing their ugly heads lately, I thought I’d give you a peek at the 6 most common challenges that I face every single day. >>Continue reading 6 Common Work at Home ChallengesRead more
Restless WordPress Theme Syndrome
A look back at Telecommuting Journal over the years . . .
I’ve been working at home since 1998 and blogging about it since January of 2006 (though I really should have started this blog earlier). When I did finally decide to write about it, I chose a domain name and installed WordPress as my blogging platform. Since then, it seems I suffer from restless WordPress theme syndrome (hereafter… >>Continue reading Restless WordPress Theme SyndromeRead more
8 Timely Tips to Help You Stretch Your Time
We all only have so many hours in the day to do everything we want to do. Have you ever said, “Where did the day go, I didn’t get anything done?” Here are 8 tips on how to get more done in a day and maybe you can push that snooze button one more time. >>Continue reading 8 Timely Tips to Help You Stretch Your TimeRead more
Teachers Looking For Summer Work? Consider Telecommuting!
We all know teachers (at least in most public schools in most areas) are underpaid. A lot of the teachers I know look for part-time gigs in the summer and while a decade ago looking for summer work often resulted in retail sales and restaurant positions, today there are part-time telecommuting opportunities that teachers could take advantage of for making that extra bit of income in the summer months.
Here are 2 opportunities I found with a quick search this morning . . . >>Continue reading Teachers Looking For Summer Work? Consider Telecommuting!Read more
Business Communications a’la MacGyver
Business communications expert, Steve Adams, sent over a list of of ways to “MacGyver” your business seed money to make it go a little further. I was such a Richard Dean Anderson fan that I couldn’t help but share this article . . . >>Continue reading Business Communications a’la MacGyverRead more
Living Well on Less
There are as many reasons for working at home as there are telecommuters. We’re a varied bunch who share one thing in common – the desire to have an alternative work style.
Whether your desire stems from wanting to be at home for your kids, an utter disgust with a long commute, an obsession with a hobby that could be turned into a business, or the simple… >>Continue reading Living Well on LessRead more