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Gender parity is a big issue in the workforce, especially when it comes to the disparate number of men and women in leadership roles. But we’ve seen an interesting recent trend—remote companies seem to have more women leaders than traditional companies do.
If you’re considering starting a business, it might have crossed your mind to do so remotely. After all, remote companies don’t need office space or equipment so they save lots of initial money during those low-budget first few months (or years). And they don’t need to rely on local talent, since they can hire the most talented people regardless of location. But to launch a remote company successfully, there are some important ideas to consider and actions to take.
A comprehensive collection of local, state, and federal government policies related to work flexibility and flexible work options.
A comprehensive presentation of the main business cases for the adoption of flexible work policies in companies, organizations, and government agencies.
Working from home may sound like a dream scenario for many professionals, but here’s the reality: working from home is still work, and not everyone can do it well. For those who really commit themselves to successful home-based work, though, the payoff includes everything from being more productive at work to feeling more satisfaction in your overall life.
If you have a hobby or two where your skills really shine, it may have occurred to you to make some money from those skills. It turns out, there are a good number of flexible jobs that will help you turn your hobby into a well-paying side job.
If you’re a job seeker interested in remote work, you might get spooked when you see yet another article proclaiming the downfall of telecommuting. But is telecommuting really in decline? Not even close.
If you’re like the majority of workers, the office is not the place where you do your most productive work. According to FlexJobs’ sixth annual survey of more than 5,500 respondents, 66% of professionals think they would be more productive working remotely than in a traditional office. And there’s much more to learn from the survey results!
If you’re in the process of writing, rewriting, or updating your resume, you’ve probably worried about all sorts of things—the order of different sections, whether to leave out certain information, and more. But have you thought about the best choices for formatting your resume?
Halloween decorations still dominate the store shelves, but the winter holiday season is right around the corner. Companies want to be prepared for the influx of customers, and that means recruiting, hiring, and training seasonal and holiday workers. Let’s take a look at 10 seasonal and holiday jobs, hiring now, that also offer flexible work options!
Are you a writer or interested in becoming a writer? Maybe you’re in that weird limbo period a lot of writers experience, where you write regularly, but it’s still hard to call yourself a writer. Wherever you fall on the “I’m-a-Writer” spectrum, these surprising writing jobs could be a great fit for you!
A Wall Street Journal article from this summer called “The Boss Wants You Back in the Office” discussed six companies that have reduced or eliminated their telecommuting programs in recent years, as evidence that remote work is on the decline: IBM (2017), Aetna (2016), Honeywell (2016), Bank of America (2014), Reddit (2014), and Best Buy (2013). Don’t clutch your pearls just yet.