Experts agree that workplace flexibility is viable only when both the employer and employee mutually benefit from the program. So how do we know that what's good for the goose (employee) is also good for the gander (employer)?
Ironically, the colonization of everyday life by work is often particularly strongly felt by the underemployed and unemployed trying to break into the information economy, which is an essential part of today's economic landscape.
My husband and I have both worked in and outside of our home. We've also taken turns with the daytime job of raising the kids. Though working outside the home is no piece of cake, we both agree that being a work-from-home parent is far more challenging than most people realize.
People no longer need to be in the office to be working -- and, on the flip side, just because someone is in the office doesn't mean they are working. But until the old guard accepts this, employers will continue to unfairly judge workers.
More and more people are working the mobile/virtual way these days. The advantages are many and although "more spare time" seems to be one of them, spare time is most likely a sad and unreachable illusion.
Whether you work from home on occasion, once a week or full-time, doing so successfully is not as simple as just being there. Herewith, five tips for the working parent who wants to make working from home work.
Mompreneurs are in love with technology. It allows us to be uber productive, run a biz from home affordably and professionally while being a mom, and even have fun on social media while building our own brands.
The working-mother experiences laid out in Welcome to My World are an atlas of modern motherhood, and they reconfirm my suspicion that the Mommy Wars are a culturally fabricated hate frame upon which women hang themselves.
Many of us, and not just mothers, structure a workday that meets our needs. But work is still work, and we're creating a new set of rituals to create a semblance of a workday with a beginning, middle and end.
Many people run a home business that looks more like a home than a business. Note that others will not take seriously and even you don't take yourself seriously. Here are some tips to making your home business successful.