Category: Work at Home

  • How To Jump-Start Your Work From Home Job Search In 3 Simple Steps

    How To Jump-Start Your Work From Home Job Search In 3 Simple Steps

    By Ashlee Anderson The average commute in the U.S. is now more than 26 minutes each way. That’s nearly 5 hours spent in the car each workweek. Between the high costs of gas and desire for more flexible scheduling, it’s no wonder more and more workers are looking to escape their cubicles in favor of […]

  • How to Flex Your Duties as a New Telecommuting Parent

    How to Flex Your Duties as a New Telecommuting Parent

    By Sarah Landrum No matter how much time you get off from work to spend with your newborn baby, eventually you have to face the reality of going back. It’s sad, and just the thought of it can heighten your anxiety. Your baby has been your world. Sure, work has crept in the back of […]

  • How to Write and Pitch a Telecommuting Proposal to Your Boss

    How to Write and Pitch a Telecommuting Proposal to Your Boss

    By Christy Schutz Maybe you have been lurking around the site, reading up on all the pros and cons involved with working from home, evaluating whether you have the temperament to succeed, or judging whether your particular work can even be done from home. But the truth is, that kind of work arrangement seems very […]

  • How to Network When You Work From Home

    How to Network When You Work From Home

    By Sarah Landrum While working from home, you may think you don’t have an opportunity to network with others in your daily life. However, remote workers can network like traditional workers — and from the comfort of home and in their pajamas, too. Balancing technology and in-person interaction is vital to networking when you work […]

  • An Inside Peek into the Home Staging Profession

    An Inside Peek into the Home Staging Profession

    By Holly Reisem Hanna I love me some HGTV (Home and Garden Television); from Fixer Upper and House Hunters to Flip or Flop – I could watch this channel for hours if my daughter and husband would let me. So, needless to say, when I saw a business opportunity on HGTV for Home Stagers, I […]

  • 9 Odd Ways to Make Money from Home

    9 Odd Ways to Make Money from Home

    By Holly Reisem Hanna I guess you could say that I was born with the entrepreneurial bug. Since the age of six — I’ve been exploring different ways to make money. I’ve gone door-to-door selling arts and crafts to neighbors, hosted lemonade stands, collected salamanders and sold them to the local pet shop, as well […]

  • Setting Up Your Home Office: When to Hire Professional Help

    Setting Up Your Home Office: When to Hire Professional Help

    By Sarah Landrum Setting up your home office is an important task. As the place in your home that allows you to get away and get work done, you need to set it up the right way. If your home office space doesn’t consider your working needs or can’t accommodate your tech equipment, you may […]

  • Common Work-at-Home Scams You NEED to Stay Away From

    Common Work-at-Home Scams You NEED to Stay Away From

    By Holly Reisem Hanna You’ve seen it before: Get paid thousands to start Easy jobs from home No experience necessary Earn thousands today Unfortunately, in the work-at-home niche, scams abound. Some work-at-home scams are more obvious than others (and occasionally legit opportunities may sound like a scam, too). It’s hard to weed out the legitimate, […]

  • How This Mom is Helping Others Find Legitimate Work-at-Home Jobs

    How This Mom is Helping Others Find Legitimate Work-at-Home Jobs

    Sara Sutton Fell has more than 20 years of experience in the online job market industry. She is the CEO and founder of FlexJobs, an innovative career website specializing in telecommuting, flexible, freelance and part-time job listings. Sutton Fell is a graduate of UC Berkeley and currently lives in Boulder, CO. Find out how Sara got started […]

  • Best Work-at-Home Jobs for People with Chronic Illnesses

    Best Work-at-Home Jobs for People with Chronic Illnesses

    By Holly Reisem Hanna Many moons ago, I worked as a pediatric nurse on a med-surgical unit at a hospital. While there was a lot of flexibility with this job and it came with good benefits and pay — it also came with a lot of stress. I worked 12-hour shifts from 7 pm to […]