Work From Home Blog

Becoming a mom has a way of changing a woman’s outlook on her career path. I know it did for me. I had just finished my Master’s degree and started my first job when I got pregnant with our daughter. I had zero intentions of being a stay-at-home mom at the time. However, motherhood had a tremendous impact on me. I soon discovered, I wanted nothing to do with leaving my baby every day. That’s when I began my work-at-home journey. Working from home provides a wonderful opportunity to create a more flexible schedule that many modern moms are looking for.  If that’s what you’ve been looking for, we’ve put…
Conferences are an excellent way to learn new ways of growing and improving your small business. They also provide a great way to learn new trends, tools and resources. Another great benefit to conferences is that they are a great way to network and meet others in your same or similar industries where you can connect and learn.  And let’s face it, if you work from a home office or a small office, just getting outside those four walls can inspire and motivate you in new ways! So here are some Small Business Conferences we have gathered for you.    Tony Robbins: Business Mastery 1/26/19 Palm Beach, FL Price not…
The beginning of a new year is always a great time to reflect on where we are and where we want to be. Focusing on where we can improve and making a plan to get there is imperative. Here are 3 steps to getting your year off to a great start.    First Things First: Get Organized The new year is a great time to get organized. Start with your desk. If your desk is messy, it will keep you from being productive. Keep only what’s necessary on your desk such as a to-do list and the current project you are working on. Create a filing system for everything else…
Scammers today are getting more savvy. No longer can you just research the company or individual to determine if they are safe. Scammers today are impersonating real people and real businesses. When a someone impersonates a real business, it can be difficult to spot in advance. Here are a couple of articles to help educate yourself on the signs to look for:   How to Detect Job Recruiter Scams and Avoid Them Spotting a Work from Home Scam Scammers are impersonating companies on social media to steal your info   If you have submitted any information with your SSN, here is some advice from Experian and the SSA:   https://www.experian.com/blogs/ask-experian/3-steps-to-take-if-your-social-security-number-has-been-stolen/  https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10064.pdf …
  Working from home is attractive to so many, especially moms. The freedom to set your own schedule and work around your family is such a wonderful benefit. However, landing that perfect job can be tricky if you are not prepared. So here are our 5 tips to landing your dream work from home job.   Resume Ready Take a look at your resume. What does it say? Is it engaging? Does it stand out? Or is it just black and white letters on paper? Today’s resumes have gotten more creative and allow you to show some of your creative side and personality. Include a photo and some color! Click…
As a work from home employee, most (if not all) of your work is done on your computer.  This is great, since you can take your work with you, but it can also get cluttered - and fast! When downloading files, graphics and anything else you need for work, your computer can start to look stressful. Keeping your computer organized not only helps your productivity, but it keeps your machine running efficiently. Use folders A clean computer isn’t just for looks! When you need to locate certain files, staying organized is number one. Folders are a great way to do this, and it can be a helpful system to stay…
We hear a lot about meal planning, but how can you do it in a way that keeps to your budget? Food can be expensive, and it helps to have a few money-saving tips before going shopping. Read along for some of our tips for meal planning on a budget. Plan ahead The best thing you can do to save money is to plan. Map out each night with what you plan to make, and this will keep you on track.  Purchase a wall or refrigerator calendar and simply note each meal at the beginning of the week. A bonus to this is that it can also keep you on…
Writing is an important part of marketing and advertising these days. Even if you aren’t doing either of these things, you might still have a personal (or business) blog, or simply want to improve your writing skills. Whatever your reason for writing, we can always improve! If you’ve ever wanted to expand upon your writing skills for personal or professional reasons, read along for some of our top tips. Practice If you want to improve your writing, you have to practice! This can begin with reading others’ writing - blogs, newspapers, books and magazines, to name a few, and going from there. It might be helpful to start your own…
Here at HireMyMom, we strive to be "the" resource for moms looking for great work at home jobs. And we aim to keep HireMyMom 100% scam free. Each job that is posted goes through our approval process. We look for negative reviews and other red flags before deciding if a job will be posted to our members. And there are many that do not pass the test and do not get posted. We want to help educate our audience on what to look for if a job starts to seem suspicious.  Here are some signs of potential scams: • The person offers to send you a check to buy equipment, supplies or some other business…
We all know that there are several benefits of working from home - no commute, more flexibility, and less stress.  But there are lesser known benefits that aren’t discussed as often! Check out this week’s blog for some of the unique benefits of being a work from home employee. Get more done When you work from home, you have access to your home! This is obvious, but it’s a great thing because it allows you to get some things done around the house, which helps you keep up with the housework and reduce stress. When you set aside a few of your breaks for light housework everyday, you get more…