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Pamela La Gioia has been researching and writing about remote work since the early 1990's. She is the Senior Career Specialist of RemoteWork Source, the leading provider of technical and professional remote career opportunities.

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Working Remotely

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Working Remotely

  The New Year is upon us! Happy New Year!   If you’re like many people, you’re preparing a few resolutions for the new year. Some might be personal, others may involve your health, while others are finance related.   If you’re a remote worker, there may be improvements or changes in this area you […]

December 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Do I Really Need A Cover Letter?

Do I Really Need A Cover Letter?

  Writing a cover letter is often the more difficult part of applying for a job. It helps to view it as a tool for building relationships. It is your key to connecting with someone you want to work with.   Resumes are hard enough. But with a few tweaks here and there, they can […]

November 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
How To Make Money During College (without donating blood)

How To Make Money During College (without donating blood)

  “There’s an erroneous belief that the younger generation is lazy and entitled, but I don’t think that people understand the amount of pressure we’re under.” CNBC.com    Following this article, be sure to Grab our free eGuide of companies that help you make money!   Are you a college student who worries about money? […]

November 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
How Do I Explain A Long Employment Gap In My Resume?

How Do I Explain A Long Employment Gap In My Resume?

  Unemployment can happen to anyone. It’s how you explain an employment gap that can make or break your chances of getting hired.   You’re eager to get back on your feet and back to work after a lengthy period of unemployment. But as you craft your resume, you face a dilemma: how should you […]

November 11, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
How to Relieve Physician Burnout–Telemedicine

How to Relieve Physician Burnout–Telemedicine

    “Almost 50 percent of physicians, regardless of specialty and work environment, show signs of burnout” Telemedicine can change that.   So often, when people hear that you’re a doctor they immediately think, “Wow, big money, big house, country club, and fancy vacations. Must. Be. Nice.”   While some of that may be true, […]

November 4, 2019 | By | Reply More
How to Tell An Interviewer You Were Fired from a Job

How to Tell An Interviewer You Were Fired from a Job

  Getting fired isn’t the end of the world. It happens. It’s nothing you can’t overcome.   “You’re fired!” That phrase may seem like just a silly quip. But when it’s you on the receiving end, it sure as hell isn’t funny. In fact, hearing those words can feel like a kick in the gut. […]

October 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
3 Awkward Questions Interviewers Like to Ask, and How to Respond

3 Awkward Questions Interviewers Like to Ask, and How to Respond

Talking about yourself under pressure is enough to make anyone freeze. Yet, it’s the first thing an interviewer wants you to do. We’ll probably never enjoy being interviewed for a job. In fact, three questions, in particular, are at the top of the Most Dreaded Job Interview Questions list. To help you ace them, Allow […]

October 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
How To Make Money As A Remote Accountant

How To Make Money As A Remote Accountant

  Technology has made it smooth to find accounting jobs to do remotely from home. Because of this, entire accounting firms have closed their brick and mortar doors and gone virtual, and new virtual businesses are sprouting up everywhere.     I often see this question around the internet: Can I work as a remote […]

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Preventing Teleworker Health Issues

Preventing Teleworker Health Issues

Specific health issues are common to remote professionals. These tips will help you overcome them.   In Part One, we talked  about health concerns common to individuals who work from home. Among them were poor posture, constant sitting, mindless eating, eye strain, and social deprivation. Remote workers also work longer hours, get less exercise, and […]

June 25, 2018 | By | 3 Replies More
7 Elements of an Ergonomic Home Office

7 Elements of an Ergonomic Home Office

Having an ergonomic home office needn’t be expensive. Here are some basic components that can make all the difference to your overall well-being.   When you set up your home office, how much thought was given to the ergonomics of your equipment and furniture? If you’re like many people, the initial focus was getting a […]

June 18, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More