WFH Policy

It’s Time to Talk About Work-From-Home Policy

Are you concerned about your work-from-home policy? If so, you’re not alone! According to a recent survey, a whopping 73% of remote workers feel the same. One of the biggest causes for concern might be an unclear—or worse yet, absent—work-from-home policy. So, first thing first. If you don’t have a work-from-home policy, now is the time to make one. This policy establishes clear expectations for professionals that work remotely, removing a lot of guess-work, miscommunication, frustration, and wasted time for employer and employee alike. The Basic Components of a Work-From-Home Policy Work-from-home polices can vary depending on the scope of the employee/employer relationship. However, there are some basics that should be common across the board. In basic terms, these include: …

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Should There be a Remote Workers Union? Weighing the Pros and Cons

One of the great things about working remotely is freedom. We have the freedom to pursue our own talents and growth. We have the freedom to set our own schedules. We also have the freedom to fail—and fail bigtime—without much if any safety net in place. A lack of protection for remote workers leads to various causes of concern including: Being overworked and underpaid Struggling to manage a life/work balance Constant monitoring by clients/employers Physical and emotional health concerns related to working remotely Does unionizing sacrifice our freedoms in favor of security? Some might say yes. Others might say that WFH professionals should unionize. In basic terms, here are some general pros and cons of creating a remote workers union …

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Top 5 Best Work-From-Home Apps

Working from home is great but that doesn’t mean there aren’t challenges. Thankfully, the same technology that makes working remotely possible also provides the best work-from-home apps so you can get the job done easier. According to a recent WFH poll, 88% of people wanted to learn more about the best work-from-home apps. So, here ya go! Below are not just one—but five—Top 5 lists for remote working apps! Need to get organized? We’ve got a list of 5 apps for that. Need to communicate better with your team? We’ve got a list of 5 apps for that too! You will also find apps for organizing files, time tracking, and improving focus. Organize Your Projects: Best Work-From-Home Apps Whether you …

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How to Achieve the Ultimate Work-From-Home Office Setup

You and your laptop made a good team for a while, but it’s time to think about a long-term solution now that remote working is here to stay. Are you ready to find the perfect work-from-home office setup that will take your productivity, focus, and comfort to the next level? Work-From-Home Office Setup in 5 Steps Although there is no one-size-fits-all office because the tools you need will depend on your trade, there are some basics that should be universal for most remote workers. Let’s get to it! 1. Choose Your Location. The first step is to decide where to setup your office. If you need a quiet space that’s all your own, convert one of your extra rooms into …

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Work-from-Home Mom Reacts to Elon Musk’s Rules for Success

As a work-from-home mom, I come across useful business advice now and then. Recently, I saw an interesting interview with Elon Musk. Everyone has heard of his name, as have I, but I didn’t know much about what he actually did. And to answer your question, yes. I do live under a rock. Anywho… When I saw this interview, I was curious. Who is this guy and what is he really about? I decided to watch the interview, and I’m glad that I did. This interview made me appreciate the hard work that goes into growing a large business, and as a work-from-home mom, I could relate to a lot of what he had to say. If you’re a work-from-home …

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9 Work-From-Home Jobs for College Students for a Bright Future

Work-from-home jobs for college students are easier than ever to come by. In-fact, with so many options out there, you might have difficulty finding the best job for you. Why not choose a job that will help you succeed in your future career? Maybe you don’t have a major yet. That’s okay too. You can still find a job that’s suited to your strengths, so you can gain experience that could pave the way for your future. Below you will find work-from-home jobs for college students that fall into these categories: Creative Technical Customer Service If these areas are not interesting to you or relevant to your skillset, then continue to the bottom of this article for some easy and …

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Top 10 Legit Work-From-Home Jobs for Teens That Pay More

Work-from-home jobs for teens is on the rise, and many of them are completely legit and lucrative. You just need to know where to look! Bagging groceries and mowing lawns isn’t the only way for teens to make some extra cash these days. Below you will find 10 work-from-home jobs for teens that are reliable, flexible, and provide the opportunity to earn big while managing your school and social life. But first, some pesky yet important details… Work-From-Home Jobs for Teens: Getting Started Before you jump in and start making money, there are some things to keep in mind that will help you succeed: Set Your Schedule: There are many part-time work-from-home jobs for teens out there, so don’t try …

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How to Work from Home with Kids: 10 Powerful Resources and Pro Tips

How to work from home with kids. Due to recent events and the surge of people working remotely, this has become a hot topic indeed. So, how is it done? What can we veterans share with newcomers so they can manage the chaos of it all? Learning how to work from home with kids will take some practice, but there are some things you can do to get a handle on the situation.

10 Stay at Home Mom Jobs that are Trending Right Now

Remote working is increasingly common, but it was not as common when I began almost a decade ago. At that time, finding stay at home mom jobs wasn’t impossible, but it wasn’t easy either. Today, there are tons of opportunities for moms who want to work from home, and I think that’s great! However, finding the right job for you can still be challenging. To help you out, I’ve compiled a list of 10 trending stay at home mom jobs. Who knows? Maybe you’ll find the perfect fit for you! Stay at home mom jobs #1: General Virtual Assistant Average Annual Salary: $38,000 USD ($19/hour) A General Virtual Assistant provides administrative support for remotely working teams. Administrative tasks can include, …

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Better Writing Jobs: Get Paid More & 6 Top Job Boards

Writing jobs can be hard to find. Many writers want to work-from-home, be in charge of their time, and of course, make good money. But a lot of us struggle to make just enough to pay the bills. And that’s because we don’t know where to find the high paying clients. When I started writing, I focused on bidding for writing jobs on content mills like Fiverr and Upwork, where I made very little money. Most of the clients only sought the best value at the cheapest rate. And the percentage that went as commissions to those sites was very discouraging- 20%!  After a few months, I began searching for writing jobs in different places. Now, I’ve gotten rid of …

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How to Become a Freelance Content Writer: One Mom’s Story

I’ve always enjoyed writing, but I never dreamed that I would make it as a freelance content writer. Before I became a freelance content writer, I had recently completed an Associates of Applied Science in Paralegal Technology. Finding work as a Paralegal was not easy. This was in-part due to the economy at the time, and in part due to my lack of experience.   I also had experienced the birth of my first child, and I did not want to place him in childcare—neither could I afford to do so. So, I began looking for freelance paralegal work. Those opportunities were rare and only available to paralegals with experience—and I could not get my foot in the door anywhere, …

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Happier Working from Home: A New Web Story From TopWFH.com

Would you quit if your job made you go back to the office full-time? At least 1 in 6 people say yes. Find out more about why people are saying they’re happier working from home. And make sure you follow TopWFH.com on LinkedIn for more of the latest work from home news and the best advice on topics important to WFH professionals.

7 Tips That Will Supercharge Your Work-From-Home Focus

As wonderful as working remotely can be, there are challenges. One of the most common of these challenges is staying focused. So, if you’re looking for ways to improve work-from-home focus, know you aren’t alone—and thankfully—there are a lot of great resources that can help you improve. Here are seven of my favorites. I hope you will find these helpful! Understand Your Hours of Peak Productivity Are you an early bird or a night owl? Pay attention to your energy levels and productivity throughout the day. If you’re a morning person, it probably doesn’t make sense to stay up late and work every night. If you prefer to work late after the day is done, don’t sabotage this by scheduling …

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5 Reasons Why I Plan to Never Quit Working from Home

The push to work from home has been heavy in recent years, and for the most part, people seem to love it. According to a recent poll, 72% of people will “never give up working from home.” I don’t think I will quit working from home either and here are five reasons why! Why I Will Never Quit Working from Home There are several reasons why I love working from home, and I don’t plan to quit now. Sure, there are challenges, but there are challenges no matter how or where you work. The pros far outweigh the cons in my opinion. If I had to narrow it down, here are my top reasons why I will never quit working …

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