Advice/Advice for Work From Home Warriors & Wannabees/Managing a remote workforce

5 tips for managing clients and co-workers across multiple time zones

5 tips for managing clients and co-workers across multiple time zones

managing remote workers across multiple time zones

Managing or owning a company with a distributed workforce has many benefits especially when it comes to hiring just the right skillset at the right price. Often this means that your team working from home might be a bit spread out. Here are five easy tips for removing some common telecommute headaches.

Advice/Managing a remote workforce

How to get remote employees to log time

How to get remote employees to log time

remote employee time reporting

Time is an illusion, but time logging is not. It is a necessary evil for most work from home employees. They hate doing it but as managers we need time logged to do the billing, track project trajectories and have something concrete to compare against results. In some cases, if employees or contractors don’t log time, you can’t make money. Here are some ideas that work both short term and long term.

Advice/Managing a remote workforce

The top 5 ways to keep your remote team in sync

The top 5 ways to keep your remote team in sync

help work from home teams work better

Let’s take it for granted that you’ve picked the best employees who were born to work from home. They are all bright, motivated go-getters who can work without a boss standing over their shoulder and know the difference between producing results and counting how many hours their butt was glued to a chair.

Advice/Advice for Work From Home Warriors & Wannabees/Get a Work From Home Job

What to say in a work at home job interview

What to say in a work at home job interview

Say it right in a work from home interview

Work from home job interviews are different. Employers aren’t just making sure that you can do the job, they’re also looking for subtle hints that say that you can or can’t hack it from home. There are a lot of things you shouldn’t say during a work from home job interview. While you are avoiding those, remember to work the following into your interviews and get yourself moved to the top of the list.

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What NOT to say in a work from home job interview

What NOT to say in a work from home job interview

Don't say this in a work from home interview!

Working from home gives you a lot of perks that just come with the territory. Yes, you really can work in your pajamas, answer emails with your iPad at the park and take care of your sick kids when they can’t go to school. When interviewing for a telecommute job, however, you should at least pretend that the job comes first. Here are some things you should avoid sharing when interviewing to work remotely.

Advice/Advice for Work From Home Warriors & Wannabees/Get a Work From Home Job

4 Simple Steps for Finding a Real Work From Home Job

4 Simple Steps for Finding a Real Work From Home Job

Steps work from home in a telecommute job

Working from home is a dream for millions. Who wouldn’t want to get paid for sitting in their bathrobe? One day I decided that I would leave my current job only for a job that would allow me to work from home 100% of the time. Within a month I achieved my goal. That was 10 years ago. I now hire people to work from home. Here’s how you can do it today.