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5 Ideal Careers for New Remote Workers

5 Ideal Careers for New Remote Workers

Are you wondering which careers are best suited for new remote workers? Here are just a few options to get you started.   Telecommuting, remote work, working from home–no matter you call it, this flexible work option has shot into full speed. And it’s about time. As far back as ten years ago Telcoa.Org mentioned […]

October 26, 2015 | By | 5 Replies More
5 Tricks To Crack Down On Work Interruptions

5 Tricks To Crack Down On Work Interruptions

Fending off interruptions as you work from home can seem like an endless battle. Here are some tips to try before tossing in the towel.   Work interruptions are probably one of the most frustrating aspects of telecommuting. No matter how many “Quiet!” signs you post around the house, or how often you tell people […]

October 23, 2015 | By | 4 Replies More
6 Power Dressing Tips for Remote Workers

6 Power Dressing Tips for Remote Workers

  Power dressing is about comfort, function, and what you want to accomplish.   There’s a wealth of information about workplace “power dressing”, a particular style of dress that signifies a confident, successful persona. But how about when you work from home, where no one can see you? Outside of the occasional delivery person, does […]

October 21, 2015 | By | 3 Replies More
5 Awesome Companies for Techies Who Want to Work Remotely

5 Awesome Companies for Techies Who Want to Work Remotely

  If you’re wondering where you can work remotely and put your IT skills to use, check out these companies where working from home is encouraged.   What most influences your decision to work for a particular company? Is it the amount of money it offers or the level of autonomy? Is family-like atmosphere important […]

October 12, 2015 | By | 10 Replies More
What To Expect as a Virtual Call Center Agent

What To Expect as a Virtual Call Center Agent

  As a virtual contact center agent you must know more than how to answer a call. Hiring companies tell you what they expect!   In Part One, Should You Work In a Virtual Call Center? you learned about some critical differences between working for in-house call centers and outsourced call centers. In this portion, […]

October 9, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
Should You Work In a Virtual Call Center?

Should You Work In a Virtual Call Center?

Companies around the world now use virtual call centers staffed with agents who work from home. [Part II: What To Expect As a Virtual Call Center Agent (And who’s hiring!)]   Every now and then I’ll meet people who tell me about a recent customer service call they made. I always get a kick out […]

October 8, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
May I see your job references?

May I see your job references?

  When it comes to gathering  job references, new graduates and those reentering the workforce can sometimes draw blanks.   You crafted the perfect resume and paired it with a cover letter tailored to the employer you want to work for. You’ve rehearsed clever answers to all those tricky interview questions like, “Why do you […]

October 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
Your Social Media Habits and Your Job Search

Your Social Media Habits and Your Job Search

  Social media can be used for good and evil when it comes to job-seeking.   You may have spent hours making sure you are using just the right action verbs in your resume, and crafted the perfect cover letter to catch the attention of your future employer, but if you haven’t spent the time […]

September 22, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
Are Home Based Medical Billing Jobs Legit?

Are Home Based Medical Billing Jobs Legit?

You see ads everywhere for home based medical billing specialists. Are they real? Is a physician going to hire someone to perform one of the most important functions to their practice and allow them to work from home unsupervised?   The medical billing specialist is responsible for submitting claims and creating patient statements – the […]

September 21, 2015 | By | 3 Replies More
Can’t You See I’m Working?

Can’t You See I’m Working?

  Is dealing with distractions keeping you from performing your best while telecommuting? Follow these tips on setting boundaries that work!   For many parents, telecommuting may seem like the answer to your prayers. You want to have more time with your kids and greater flexibility, so you take the leap, install a second phone […]

September 14, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
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