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Posted July 15, 2014 by

Recruiters, Want to Help Your Clients with Work from Home Businesses? 3 Tips to Share

For recruiters who want to help their clients with businesses that telecommute, the following post shares three tips to help them achieve success.

Six years ago, we decided that each founder of our startup would work from their house or apartment. The idea was to avoid committing ourselves to the expense of an office rental. Everything started as an economic decision, but today, when we can afford to rent an excellent workplace, we still choose to work from

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Posted July 14, 2014 by

College Graduates, Looking for Telecommuting Jobs? 5 Positions that Might Surprise You

Some college graduates may be searching for jobs where they can work from home.  In the following post, learn five telecommuting jobs that they might be surprised to know are available.

“While we have job listings in over 50 career categories, ranging from entry-level to executive, the most common industries that consistently have work-from-home jobs include medical and health, customer service, sales,…

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Posted March 26, 2014 by

How to be Professional When Searching for Freelance Entry Level Jobs

If you’re searching for entry level jobs as a freelancer, be sure to show potential employers that you are professional.  The following post has some helpful tips to do so.

As a freelancer, you’re responsible for selling yourself to potential clients. That means applying for projects, pitching clients and always presenting yourself as a trustworthy, reliable professional. As part of a recruiting team, I see my fair share of applications for freelance positions. I review resumes, portfolios and test samples

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Posted March 10, 2014 by

Want Jobs for Recent College Graduates Where You Can Work from Home? 7 Employers that Might Interest You

If you’re interested in finding telecommuting jobs for recent college graduates, the following post has seven employers that might offer these opportunities.

The option to work from home is quickly moving from a perk to a common way of working. (Click here to tweet this thought.) But while some companies take a casual approach to telecommuting, others are committed to developing robust work-from-home programs and offering remote jobs. FlexJobs recently compiled a list of the

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Posted January 10, 2014 by

5 Reasons to Start a Medical Billing and Coding Career

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Female medical professional holding a credit card processing machine. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

You don’t have to be an occupational expert or a news junkie to know that the heath care field in America is undergoing significant changes. If you’re someone who is looking to start a new career (or even your first one), this industry may be appealing to you. This is also true even if you don’t relish the long hours and constant pressure associated with being a doctor, nurse, or physician’s assistant. One of the more popular but lesser-known health care positions is known as a medical billing and coding specialist. (more…)

Posted January 09, 2014 by

Interviewing for Recent College Graduate Jobs? 9 Statements that Raise Red Flags

Now that you are landing interviews for recent college graduate jobs, it’s important to listen to everything that interviewers say, including those things that might be too good to be true.  The following post shares nine statements that can raise red flags in the mind of a job seeker.

As they prepare for a job interview, many job seekers seem to forget… you’re conducting an interview, too; you need to decide if this is the best place for you, the boss for you, the job for you. In the same way you’re promoting yourself, the employer wants to sell you on the job. So

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Posted December 16, 2013 by

5 Workplace Woes That Didn’t Exist 20 Years Ago

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Figures at a table trying to solve problems. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Over the last 20 years there have been several significant changes in the workplace. Because of these changes, and changes in society itself, there are new workplace problems that have never popped up before. Some of these gripes are easily fixable, while others will require even more changes in society and the workplace. So, what are some of the biggest problems at the office? (more…)

Posted October 03, 2013 by

Job Placement Agencies – For inland and overseas opportunities

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Woman in front of her co-workers during a recruitment office meeting. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Many job placement & recruitment services offer not only inland job opportunities, but overseas opportunities as well. These recruitment agencies typically offer a variety of services designed to aid their clients in finding the right job or beginning a career in a new area. One major advantage in using such a service offered by an agency is that it already knows the area and the job market you are considering relocating to.

Services provided by these agencies cater to both domestic and international clients. These services often include a full consultation designed to help them get a better feel for their needs. They also offer a great insight as to the needs and job opportunities in various areas which can be a great asset. (more…)

Posted September 27, 2013 by

Do You Have an Entry Level Job Working from Home? 4 Tips for Success

While working from home can be a convenience, it can also be a distraction at times, affecting your productivity.  So, if you’re a telecommuter on an entry level job or other position, the following post has four tips to help keep you on track.

In college, working from home meant sleeping, watching reruns and lounging. But young professionals know that working from home is about cranking out work. Many tools exist to make sure you’re working when you’re at home working, not pinning recipes to Pinterest or updating your fantasy football team. Here are four

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Posted September 18, 2013 by

Work on your own terms: 5 great freelance careers

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Businessman holding a chalkboard with the word Freelance on it. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

More Americans want to work from home, and more businesses are happy to oblige. A recent study conducted by Intuit found that by the year 2020, over 40 percent of the US workforce — that’s 60 million people — will be freelancers, contractors and temp workers. Whether your goal is to work from home, be your own boss or take a job that doesn’t require you to keep a rigid schedule, freelancing is an intriguing option.

Some careers are easier to go freelance than others. But when you find the sweet spot of freelance work, you may never want a typical nine-to-five again. Check out some top picks for freelance work and learn more about the training you can pursue to get you there. (more…)