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Remote Work: 7 Hidden Health Threats You Need to Know

Remote Work: 7 Hidden Health Threats You Need to Know

  It’s well documented that people working from home work longer hours than their onsite counterparts, creating some serious work-related health concerns. As with most problems, however, prevention is key.   Part I of II   According to Global Workplace Analytics, working from home is a work style that continues to grow at an alarming […]

June 18, 2018 | By | 1 Reply More
Protecting the Earth: Beyond Remote Working

Protecting the Earth: Beyond Remote Working

  What more can be done to help protect the Earth besides keeping our cars off the road?   It’s been forty-six years since 20 million protesters gathered throughout the United States to cry out against pollution, oil spills, and toxic dumping which was destroying our planet. Earth Day, as we now call April 22, […]

April 22, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Memorial Day: Honoring ALL of Our Heroes

Memorial Day: Honoring ALL of Our Heroes

  One of the biggest hardships veterans face is the inability to land jobs and provide for their families.   The end of May is an important time for Americans. It’s a time meant for us to remember the countless brave soldiers who served our country and sacrificed their lives for our freedoms. It’s Memorial […]

May 27, 2016 | By | 3 Replies More
7 Summer Break Survival Tips for Remote Employees

7 Summer Break Survival Tips for Remote Employees

  Don’t let the joys of summer break wreak havoc on your work. Follow these tips to make this a good season for everyone.   Ah, yes, summer break. Warm breezes, dinners on the deck, and– more distractions than ever while you try to work from home. How will you possibly accomplish anything with the […]

May 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
‘Tis the Season (to Work from Home)

‘Tis the Season (to Work from Home)

Whether you already work from home, or are just looking for a way to make more money for the holidays, there are companies looking for remote seasonal customer service agents just like you.   The holidays are rushing toward us. This means great food, family gatherings, and gift giving. For some, it also means inevitable […]

November 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
Top Skills Employers Want In Remote Employees

Top Skills Employers Want In Remote Employees

The most valuable skills for remote workers, and why employers want them     The job ad is usually your first introduction to a potential employer, and where you learn what a position is about. But an ad won’t tell the full story. For example, why does a job posting stress that candidates have particular […]

November 11, 2015 | By | 5 Replies More
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 one of the most frustrating aspects of remote work. No matter how many Quiet! signs you post around the house, or how often you tell […]

October 23, 2015 | By | 4 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. Some hiring companies tell you what to 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 […]

October 9, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More