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Career Change, Getting Ahead

The Truth About Working From Home

Recently, at a hang out with a colleague we got chatting about work, life and all that comes with it. A long time ago, I might have said I wanted a job where I would have to go into the office every day. That day though, sitting and having a conversation between two ladies who just wanted to catch up on a couple of drinks, we both agreed that it’s truly a good benefit to have the option to work from home aka ‘WFH’.

It’s really encouraging when you have employers that see the value in providing work from home options as a benefit because it’s really a competitive advantage. Especially with how busy life can get, it’s of importance that you have some work-life balance. Having this option helps an employee feel valued and not feel like just a seat warmer.

It’s important for employers to realize that the quality of your work isn’t determined by how often you show up in the office but in your results. Many companies are now adopting this approach and it’s only getting even better as most companies now offer this as an unlimited option, meaning that employment options are getting better.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

Tips For Managing Remote Employees Across Multiple Locations

Αccording to the Global Workplace Analytics, 50% of the global workforce engage in telecommuting and 80-90% of all employees desire to work remote on a full time or part-time basis. With the millennials making up a significant part of the workforce, working from home seems to be the most effective way of luring this job group into attractive positions.

More companies have adopted the practice over the last five or so years, citing that employees are more productive and can attain a healthy work-life balance. Additionally, employees are more loyal to their company and more willing to work overtime. The practice requires managers to use effective monitoring strategies that ensure workers remain as productive if they commuted to the traditional office. Managers face different challenges when managing remote employees.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

Five Home Businesses for Extroverts

If you enjoy the buzz of the office, but it takes too long to commute, or you have to look after family members or kids, you might be sitting on the fence whether or not you should start working from home and setting up your own business.

You might have heard stories about people who are bored with sitting in front of the computer all day and not having anyone to talk to. The good news is that there are plenty of jobs that will allow you to communicate with others and get the buzz out of your work. Find a few ideas below.

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