I am going back to work, after a year of maternity leave, as an architectural designer in November and would like to work part time, mostly from home. My boss and office is quite flexible about me deciding my own hours in the future. Trying to figure out how to maximize time spent at work while reducing stress & commute times in order to balance home & work life. I also have questions about holiday pay for part timers. (Alberta Canada). Lots more below. [more inside]
Y'all's advice on how I could pimp my cover letter actually did get me a ton of interviews and a new job-- hooray, and thank you! So now I'm moving, and I want to buy a house. What do I look for? [more inside]
Blue/white-tac issues. How do I keep my shiz on the walls instead of on the floor? My posters/notices keep falling off my walls. None are particularly heavy paper or strange glossy finishes. Surfaces I want the paper posters to adhere to are either wooden doors or normal painted walls. 75% stay up for months without issue - others fall down on a weekly basis. [more inside]
Considering leaving a teaching career for something completely different. [more inside]
In March, I had a stroke the week before Winter Quarter finals and it resulted in right hemi weakness. I have made lots of good progress in recovery and continue going to physical therapy, but after a summer of my savings being eaten by medical bills, I am trying to figure out ways to make some money. My circumstances make that difficult. Details within. [more inside]
I am having some difficulties explaining/trying not to explain my spouse's chronic health condition in social and work situations. I need some stock answers I can give for various occasions. [more inside]
I graduated college a year ago, and I'm having trouble acclimating to my new life. Plenty of special snowflake info inside, but I would love any tools or anecdotes about how your life changed after college. [more inside]
We are considering setting up a coworking space in a nearby small town. It would be very helpful to hear from people who have tried working in one. What did you like or dislike? What suggestions do you have? If you haven't worked in one, why not? Does the idea appeal to you or not? [more inside]
I'm entering what I expect to be a very busy year: busy full-time job with frequent evening and weekend work, graduate classes one night a week (plus homework), and a large writing project due next year. I find that I can get really overwhelmed and stressed when my schedule gets locked in and deadlines line up. I'm trying to find ways to simplify and ease my daily life so that I don't add additional stressors. What are your best time- and stress-saving tips for getting through intensely busy times? [more inside]
I have just been diagnosed with MS and my doctor has told me the tests will document my issues, and that it will endanger my livelihood. [more inside]
I'd like to get more into freelance copywriting. It's something I can do from home, and I'm pretty good at it. I have a money and time goal for it. Money: 5 cents a word Time: 15 hours a week Total: About $1,500 a month. I'm on Textbroker, but they rarely pay more than 1.5 cents a word. I'm open to pay-by-project too, if they're consistent. How would I go about finding regular clients/websites that could help me reach my goal?
How much of a bad idea is buying a car a month or so before buying a house? [more inside]
Work to live. How to find jobs we can do from anywhere in the US (or ideally anywhere in the world). Bonus for attorney jobs. [more inside]
My mom has been a nurse for 43 years and is about to retire. She'd like to pick up some extra income at home. Is anyone aware of at-home work that would use her extensive nursing knowledge? [more inside]
How do I go about refinancing my house as an IT contractor? [more inside]
I started a new job a month ago. I like my job and I like my co-workers, but what I would really like is to work from home. When should I ask or should I ask at all? [more inside]
How did you decide to have one parent stay home was the best situation? [more inside]
Would I know if this is as good as it gets? I know I've got it pretty good, better than most I bet...but I feel a little, I don't know, perhaps unsettled. But maybe that isn't even the right way to describe it - physically it's more liked stressed with a side order of tired. How do you know when you're at the top of your game and when you are in the place that is best for you and your family? [more inside]
I'll soon be working from home full time. What are some "policies" I can enact for my home office to keep my productivity, sanity and health intact? [more inside]
Almost to Orlando and I don't have a job, savings or a place to live- what now? [more inside]
Lesser-know work-at-home positions for someone with a background in Web Development, Online Marketing and Network Engineering?
Lesser-know work-at-home positions for someone with a background in Web Development, Online Marketing and Network Engineering? [more inside]
WHEN should I have my six year old first grader do her homework? [more inside]
Short blocks of worktime, during which I need to do work I'm accustomed to doing in much longer blocks. Any strategies for focusing quickly, re-focusing after interruptions (which can come at any time), and generally dealing with much shorter/'shallower' work blocks than one is used to having?
What kind of work is out there for a person with severe muscular dystrophy? Need about $200/mo. extra money.
What kind of work is out there for a person with severe muscular dystrophy? Need about $200/mo. extra money. I have extensive general computer knowledge, sort of a jack of all trades, master of few. [more inside]
IPHONE EMERGENCY: My Home button no longer works! [more inside]
I'm single, and work 9-5. I'd like to get a dog. Is it a really bad idea? [more inside]
Working from home. Need some serious inspiration. [more inside]
Why aren't life skills taught in schools? [more inside]
I am looking for a PT job that can be done on the computer. I see ads in craigslist about working at home, earn xxx per week, etc. but was wondering if someone has tried any of these and have any recommended jobs like this? My mom would like to try some of these out since she'll be at home most of the time and thought some side income would be good. Thanks,
How do I get my work POP3 account at home to have the same content (emails) as my work computer in Outlook?
How do I get my work POP3 account at home to have the same content (emails) as my work computer in Outlook? [more inside]
Help me build my sales empire! [more inside]
I'm trying to figure out how many people in the US work from home, but aren't (traditional) telecommuters. [more inside]
How do two self-employed people who work at home (writers) deal with having their first child? [more inside]
What small municipalities have flexible live/work zoning regulations? My town's zoning laws need updating. Please suggest smaller cities that have zoning for live/work spaces, so that I can tell my city councilman what to consider. [more inside]
Any companies that hire PC technicians as work-at-home phone customer service technicians? [more inside]
Working from home -- tips and tricks? [more inside]
What technology gear makes for a good home office? [more inside]
How do I maintain positive relations with a group of work friends recently turned neighbors? [more inside]
Should we move and, if so, where? [more inside]
This may be a dumb question, but when I am connected to my work's vpn from home (I use a vpn/remote desktop combo), is all of my traffic, even the stuff outside of the server, going through my work? In other words, can they see everything or only what I do through remote desktop?
What kind of job can I get that involves working on the telephone from home and is challenging in some way?
What kind of job can I get that involves working on the telephone from home and that is challenging in some way? [more inside]
How do I work as little and as flexibly as possible, and yet earn enough money to live? [more inside]
I currently am self employed and work at home. We have our first kiddy on the way. What am I going to need to compromise on/totally change? [more inside]
Is there any sort of part time work that I can do from home in my spare time that I can actually make money at? [more inside]
I would like to work part time from home, earn a reasonable wage (at least $10/hour and preferably more), have some job security, and if possible set my own hours. Is that realistic? And how can I do it? [more inside]
Work at home as a Processing Assistant for a financial Company. Has anyone heard of this before? Seems like a scam. [more inside]
Where can I find a computer armoire designed for a laptop computer? [more inside]
A few months back NPR had a story about the budget airline Jet Blue using booking agents who work from home. Does anyone know of other companies with employees doing computer work from home? I have a friend in New Jersey who's a single mom with no transportation who's also limited in her job options because of the high cost of child care and limited marketable skills. I'd like to know what home bound job opportunities exist for someone in this predicament. Any other suggestions for job options would be appreciated.
Are there any real, decent, and legit jobs I could work from home on for some extra cash? [more inside]
I'm interviewing for a position at a Rockville MD company and driving in from out of state. Any dog-friendly places to stay in the area? [more inside]
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