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Workplace Flexibility Is Best When Determined by the Team

Allison O'Kelly | Posted 02.03.2013 | Business
Allison O'Kelly

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)?

Why This Kind Of Workplace Is The Future

Posted 11.20.2012 | Women

Liz Elfman | The Daily Muse I remember the world pre-Google. My dad would go off to work each morning, very early, dressed in a suit and tie. My mo...

What Being Cooped Up Inside For A Week Can Teach You About Your Personality

The Huffington Post | Laura Schocker | Posted 11.05.2012 | Healthy Living

In the wake of Superstorm Sandy last week, with massive power outages and wide-spread transportation problems, thousands of east coasters found themse...

Does Sandy Have You Stuck Inside? 14 Healthy Perks Of Working From Home

Posted 11.02.2012 | Healthy Living

It's been nearly a full work week since Superstorm Sandy did her damage, and many of us are still getting our bearings. Here in New York, the Huff...

The Dangers of Viewing Work as Play

Zeeshan Aleem | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
Zeeshan Aleem

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.

He Said/She Said: When You're Both Work-from-Home Parents

Women & Co | Posted 12.19.2012 | Parents
Women & Co

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.

My Husband and I Work Together 24/7 Without Even the Occasional Urge to Kill Each Other

Maureen Anderson | Posted 11.18.2012 | Business
Maureen Anderson

It's been more than eighteen years, and -- at the risk of jinxing everything -- I'd like to share a few theories about why we... work.

Why Keeping Track of Your Employees' Every Move Is So Last Century

Brazen Life | Posted 10.09.2012 | Small Business
Brazen Life

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.

Bidding Adieu To Your Local Economy

Fabio Rosati | Posted 10.08.2012 | Small Business
Fabio Rosati

Thanks to on-going Internet advances, new collaboration tools and the changing behavior of workers and businesses, the opportunity to work online is exploding.

The Pros and Cons of Going Virtual

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 09.25.2012 | Business
Rayanne Thorn

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.

I'd Rather Be Happy

Kate Fridkis | Posted 08.29.2012 | Women
Kate Fridkis

Should I go get a "real job" instead? Should my mom have? My childhood would have been totally different. My mom, maybe, would have not appeared so bold to me. So brave.

Katherine Bindley

Working From Home? Hardly! | Katherine Bindley | Posted 06.28.2012 | Business

Those hoping to gain the privilege of working from home might do well to hope their management doesn't see the findings of a new survey about the habi...

How To Make A Living Working From Home

| Posted 04.06.2012 | Books

By Luke Dempsey for Bookish Friday sees the release of the much-awaited U.S. Department of Labor’s March employment figures, but for many “new ...

Working at Home, With Children

Georgia Collins | Posted 05.08.2012 | Parents
Georgia Collins

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: Tech Gives Us Flexibility, Affordable Reach & The Social Factor

Sandy Abrams | Posted 04.17.2012 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

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.

Work At Home Wardrobes: How Bad Can They Get?

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 03.06.2012 | Style
Randy Susan Meyers

When hearing the UPS truck coming down the road, you realize that the day has come when you can't open the door to your beloved UPS man. This is a tragedy. You work at home. UPS is your lifeline.

Welcome to My World

Rachel Aydt | Posted 12.21.2011 | Parents
Rachel Aydt

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.

Should We Be Bringing People Closer to Work, or Work to People?

Brett Caine | Posted 07.19.2011 | Business
Brett Caine

I read recently of a pilot project in Washington, D.C. that hopes to incentivize workers to move closer to their place of work with the offer of $12,0...

Starbucks And Makeup: The Daily Ritual Of The Telecommuter

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morra Aarons-Mele

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.

Job Scammers Thrive During Downturn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If you are among the many Americans desperately looking for work, then you also might be among the growing number of victims who have fallen prey to j...

So You Want to Work Remotely?

Christopher Burgess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

Three out of five employees believe it unnecessary to be in the office and contend they can be just as productive working outside their traditional brick-and-mortar workplace, as within.

Work From Home Successfully

Grant Cardone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Grant Cardone

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.

Peaceful Revolution: Everyone Is Talking About the Work-Life Equation

Nanette Fondas | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nanette Fondas

Ordinary women, executive women, and even First Lady Michelle Obama are all talking about the work-life equation and the challenges it poses.

Super Mom: Nicole Block

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

And so, this is the first of a three-part series I'm calling "Super Moms" - interviews with three of my mom friends who lead extraordinary lives beyond diapers and playgrounds.

5 Ways To Feel More Legitimate As A Writer

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

Feeling legitimate can be a tricky thing in the work world, especially for writers, freelancers, and - in many professions - women.