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Why Working From Home May Not Be All It's Cracked Up To Be

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 05.01.2012 | Business

Workers are getting more flexibility from their employers, but that doesn't necessarily mean their lives are getting any easier. Companies are le...

Mompreneurs: Relying on Facebook to Grow Biz

Sandy Abrams | Posted 06.27.2012 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

There comes a time for many stay-at-home moms when they realize that they can turn their hobby into a business. This "lifestyle business" model has been life-changing for these two self-proclaimed "Facebook Mompreneurs."

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 ...

Is Starting A Franchise From Home For You?

businessonmain.msn.com | Posted 05.28.2012 | Small Business

For many, the holy grail of business ownership is finding a legitimate, low-cost, home-based business opportunity. Well, the search is over (for some ...

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.

12 Tips for Making Your Telework Arrangement Succeed

Susan Seitel | Posted 11.15.2011 | Technology
Susan Seitel

October is National Work and Family Month and that may be a great time to request a work-from-home arrangement. Call it a pilot, promising to monitor your productivity and measure your results.

How Many Hours Do Telecommuters Really Work?

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 11.15.2011 | Small Business

According to a new survey by CareerBuilder, 31 percent of telecommuters work in their pajamas. The study, which surveyed nearly 5,300 employees, a...

Ten Lessons from Ten Years of the Self-Employed Life

Mark Silver | Posted 11.13.2011 | Business
Mark Silver

It took me quite awhile to get into the groove of working from home productively. At this point, I can't imagine leaving the house for fifty hours a week to go work somewhere else.

The Modern Meeting -- Not a Place We Go, But a Thing We Do

Brett Caine | Posted 10.09.2011 | Business
Brett Caine

I recently had the honor of writing the foreword for a new book, Read This Before Our Next Meeting, by Al Pittampalli, who offers a very interesting p...

5 Things You Want To Know About Working From Home

Real Simple | Posted 08.29.2011 | Women

“Many of us would opt to work from home to save on child-care and commuting expenses, but it isn’t for everyone,” says Tory Johnson, author of F...

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...

Train as You Fight

Josh Sawislak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Josh Sawislak

I've used this space to talk about a lot of issues related to telework, such as the personal benefits to the teleworker and the productivity increase ...

How To Know If You Should (Or Shouldn't) Work From Home

Matt Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Matt Wilson

Most people dream of working from home. But while it sounds great at first glance, there are things that you need to consider before getting into a business without a central office.

Reinvention is the New Black

Tevis Trower | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tevis Trower

If either your bank account or your emotional reserves are bleeding red, reinvention just might get you back to a positive balance.

A Resume Is Not Enough: How to Elevate to the Top 1%

Jill Keto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jill Keto

Most people never think of themselves as a brand, but you have one whether or not you realize it. Your reputation is part of your brand, and your resume and business card are marketing tools.

Cats on Keyboards and Job Hunting Online

Alex McCord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alex McCord

Although I'm not completely sure whether we've passed Hurricane Layoff or whether we're in the eye, the internal nonsense is beginning to clear out.

Like Your Time Alone? Then This Post is For You

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

I live in the most ordinary American household - I live alone. Knock on any door in the nation and you are more likely to find a household like mine t...