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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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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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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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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8+ Helpful Cleaning Hacks for Work-from-home Parents

You’re busy. I get it. You don’t have the time to read a long intro or a boring story about how hard it is to keep a clean house when working from home. You already know because you live it. So, let’s just cut to the chase. Here are some helpful cleaning hacks for work-from-home parents that are quick and easy! Cleaning Hacks for Work-from-Home Parents: Must-Have Items Cleaning is difficult enough without wasting time and energy looking for the items you need. So, the first thing you should do is create a cleaning kit that includes all of your must-haves, then put this kit in a convenient spot. You could even create separate kits for each room. What should …

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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.