The 10 Highest-Paying, Work-at-Home Careers – TheStreet.comThe 10 Highest-Paying, Work-at-Home Careers – TheStreet.com Many people share the dream of working out of the home. If you have the right skills and self-discipline, you can make a go of it. Here are 10 ideas that you could develop into full-fledged, stay-at-home careers, ranked according to salary levels in 2015.
Here are 10 ideas that you could develop into full-fledged, stay-at-home careers, ranked according to salary levels in 2015. Some of these jobs require extra schooling or accreditation, but the tuition or fees could be tax deductible. Plus, your investment in self-improvement would pay dividends in the form of income and lifestyle flexibility for years to come. Consider these ideas potential tactics in your long-term retirement strategy. Salaries will differ, based on your geographic region and your particular circumstances, but the ballpark estimates listed below roughly correspond with what you could expect, as far as gross income is concerned. Whether you negotiate a deal whereby your employer pays your payroll taxes or whether you pay taxes as an independent contractor is contingent on what you're able to negotiate.
Working from home sounds like a dream job, but workplace productivity can pose a major issue for distributed teams. When the only commute you have is walking from your bed to your desk, minuscule distractions can easily multiply when working from the comfort of your home. After approximately four years of working primarily from my home office, here are five ways I've increased my work productivity. Create a workspace. Create a comfortable workstation. Early on I made the mistake of working from my bed and sofa. I was too comfortable and often got distracted by a nap in the middle of the day. However, the best way to get into the mindset of “going to work” is to create a workspace, and treat your time there as a day at the office. By putting a desk in your room, or transforming your dining room into an office, you've created your very own workspace. In addition, you should organize your files and eliminate any clutter from your space to increase productivity – something that I continue to struggle with.
5 Ways to Increase Productivity if You Work From Home – Huffington Post5 Ways to Increase Productivity if You Work From Home – Huffington Post Working from home sounds like a dream job, but workplace productivity can pose a major issue for distributed teams. When the only commute you have is walking from your bed to your desk, minuscule distractions can easily multiply when working from the …I had a voice over IP (VoIP) conference call with Hewlett-Packard (HP) last week. When the presentation started, an HP rep quoted some statistics. One was that 40 percent of workers' time is now spent in meetings and on conference calls—with an average 12 minutes at the start of each call spent dialing and debugging to get everybody online. These aren't the only statistics being shared at this time of year. In fact, the end of 2015 has brought a fresh crop of work-related statistics and surveys that, taken together, add up to encouraging news for home office fans. According to FlexJobs, an online service for flexible, telecommuting, and freelance work opportunities, we're seeing nothing less than a rejection of the traditional office workspace. A full 76 percent of respondents to a recent FlexJobs survey said that, when they need to get important work done, they avoid the office.
2.5% of US Employees Work from Home | PCMag.com2.5% of US Employees Work from Home – PC Magazine According to GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com, regular work-at-home (among telecommuters, not self-employed individuals) has grown 103 percent since 2005, and 6.5 percent in 2014. The latter is the largest year-over-year increase since before the recession …