Here’s a smattering of my latest articles and posts at FlexJobs. Enjoy!
8 Reasons Employers Should Let You Telecommute: Considering that just this month, 49 out of the 50 United States were experiencing snowfall, with 70% of the country actually blanketed in snow, it may have occurred to a few of our readers that working at home can come in pretty darn handy. And while you might be convinced of telecommuting’s virtues, your boss may remain skeptical. CBS’s MoneyWatch.com has eight great tips for convincing your boss to let you telecommute.
10 Ways to Increase Your Job Search Success: If you’re in the middle of a job search, it’s probably occurred to you that some employers are more organized than others. At The Children’s Aid Society in New York City, they do a very nice service for job seekers by telling them the “ten ways to increase your chances of getting hired.” Not only is this useful for job seekers who want to work at their organization, but it’s excellent information for anyone conducting a job search.
Telework Week, February 14-18: Teleworkers, unite! The Telework Exchange is organizing National Telework Week 2011, “a nationwide effort to encourage agencies, organizations, and individuals to pledge to telework on February 14-18, 2011.” What’s the point of a week dedicated to telecommuting? The Telework Exchange hopes that it gives employers and employees a chance to see for themselves the benefits of teleworking.
FlexJobs Profiled by NBC’s 9News Denver: FlexJobs was recently featured on Denver’s 9News and 9News.com as “A job search site that’s worth paying for” and we couldn’t be happier!
Workplace Flexibility Initiative is “Moving Work Forward”:Workplace flexibility news alert! The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Families and Work Institute (FWI) announced a partnership called Moving Work Forward in order “to help organizations be more successful by transforming the way businesses view and adopt flexible workplace practices.” This partnership, announced at the beginning of February, is designed to promote workplace flexibility, share best practices among employers, and help employers and employees reap the benefits of flexibility at work.