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Within the world of technology,  flexible working  has never been easier. Nowadays companies in most industries offer the option to work from anywhere you like. This way of working has many names, but it’s mostly called telecommuting. But what does that mean exactly? Telecommuting is the agreement between the employer and the employee, which allows the latter to work outside the office; be that home, a coffee shop, inside...
The concept of work-life balance arose in the 1990s after a decade of being told that “you can have it all” and women discovering that, really, they couldn’t—at least not without a cadre of domestic and professional assistants. Since few working parents actually can afford crews of servants to keep the house and grounds in tiptop shape and assistants to fetch dry cleaning, perform administrative tasks, and mitigate the...
The common concept of working from home involves a pasty-faced desk jockey pecking away at a keyboard; however, nothing could be further from the truth. Just as a lucrative career need not require a 4-year degree, working from home need not require sitting at a desk all day long. Active parents who work from home can appreciate this epiphany. Of course, any remote employment does require some computer connectivity for administrative purposes,...
Are you a mom looking for a flexible work schedule without committing to a traditional 9 to 5 schedule? A temporary job or a series of temporary jobs could be just the ticket and give you the flexibility you need to balance responsibilities on the home front. Temporary careers are becoming increasingly common in the American workplace. There are currently about three million temp workers.  Many people...
Being a parent is a huge responsibility. You have to take care of your children and provide for them financially. When you’re a new parent, it is especially hard to do both at the same time. No matter how much you and your partner both dedicate time to your baby, it is overwhelming and challenging to keep a work-life balance. This is why organizing and scheduling is such an important thing to do as a parent. There are many...
More often than not, working moms face a non-linear career trajectory. And it’s not surprising – it can be hard to jump right back into the job after starting a family. You’re forced to split your energy between quarterly objectives and school lunches, project management and playdates. So, how can you find a job that allows you to maintain a steady life balance and still advance and develop in your career? Maybe it’s...
Congratulations! You made the short list of applicants and received an invitation to interview. Take a moment to breathe a sigh relief and maybe dance a little jig before buckling down to the work of acing the interview. To master that feat, you should understand the interview process. The interviewer’s responsibilities The obligation of advance preparation does not fall solely upon the job candidate. The interviewer must also...
For many Americans, the rise of technology and high-speed Internet has made a long standing dream become a reality: the ability to work from home.  Working from home is one of the most sought after segments of the workforce.  Millions of people envision working from the comfort of their living rooms, home offices, or favorite coffee house. Unfortunately, when it comes to new trends like this, there are always going to be people...
Freelance editing is one of the most popular work-at-home careers. After all, many think, how difficult can it be? You learned how to write in the third grade, so how much do you really need to know? Read along. You may be surprised. Is freelancing the right choice for you? Before deciding whether to embark upon a new career as a freelance editor, first determine whether freelancing is the right choice for you. Especially for new...
You’ve seen the images of the USA’s national day to honor motherhood. They could have been (and maybe were) painted by Norman Rockwell, presenting idealistic portraits of mothers receiving the well-deserved praise and gifts from their grateful husbands and children. But how many mothers actually dread Mother’s Day? You’d be surprised. Mother’s Day dread The list of reasons to dread Mother’s Day...
Becoming a parent comes with many other responsibilities that require time, effort and money. As if that wasn’t enough, our time dedicated to work shortens and we are left with fewer options. Many young parents are faced with this difficulty. But with technology advances and the new working trends,  there are many careers  that allow you to have a “mom-friendly” schedule and offer the  option to work...
Whew! You’ve been searching around for a flexible job for some time now without success. It's not easy to find a remote, flexible job that allows you to telecommute.  Whether you want to work from home or make your own schedule, here is a list of flexible jobs that can help you achieve your goal! So what we did is that we divided what you’re looking for into 39 job categories. These are flexible jobs that let you pick your...