Work at Home Hiring Managers are Googling You

  And guess what, they aren’t finding your resume. So what are they seeing?   It’s 2016, so it’s time we all agree that your resume is important, but only a small part of what will get you hired. Your online presence is now just as crucial as your resume. For good reason—it’s where employers

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Creating a work-from-home email for your boss

Many organizations are flexible when it comes to working from home when you’re feeling sick but this latest blizzard forced the issue with many companies who needed to warm up to telecommuting options.  The last thing the company wants is an outbreak of flu taking out the entire sales staff or icy roads forcing them to

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Virtual Job Interviews: 7 Tips

Companies that are hiring for Virtual Assistants are more likely to interview virtually.   Virtual Job Interviews More Common Than Ever Organizations interested in reaching a diverse applicant pool of virtual assistants are finding it easier than ever to search well beyond their backyards for ideal employees. Thanks to technology, a growing number of companies

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5 Productivity Hacks For Home-based Workers

  Ever since the internet has woven itself into the fabric of our lives, work from home jobs are on the rise. We have often seen how various companies are saving on the real estate space and asking employees to work from home. On the other hand, seniors, new moms and dads, and also people

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Remote Direct Selling Jobs

Many firms like Mary Kay, Silpada, The Pampered Chef and Avon are recruiting retirees and older workers, who are looking for ways to make extra money working out of their homes to sell their products.  In most cases companies that involve direct selling require you to purchase some product for you to sell but the

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Work from Home Jobs aren’t the Scam they used to be

Over the years, I have seen every work at home scam there is. Frankly, there are still plenty out there, but technology has leveled the field. There has never been more opportunity to legitimately earn a living working at home, and NOT get scammed. Mothers with young kids aren’t the only ones working at home

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Virtual Assistant Questions:
Work at Home Nursing

How can a retired nurse get a part-time nonclinical work-at-home position? Dear Mary,I knew I was going to retire last year from my nursing job and wanted to work at home. I have basic computer skills and a home office already in place. Do you have any suggestions on how to go about getting a

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A Steady Increase in 2015
Working at Home

Working at home is still growing, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released Wednesday. In 2014, 23 percent of employed people did a portion or all of their work at home, a jump of 4 percentage points from 2003, the first year that the data was gathered, according to

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Hey Virtual Assistants: Don’t forget about Google+

It’s common knowledge in internet circles that Google won the battle to dominate search while Facebook appears to have won the battle for social, twitter for super social users and LinkedIn the winner for business social. That makes Google+ last in a crowded race. But Google hasn’t given up on +. It has been clear for a while

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