Work From Home Blog

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…
Name:  Sandra Lewis Business:  Worldwide101 City / State:  New York, NY   Tell us a little about this business and how it got started. Worldwide101 is a premium subscription staffing company that connects busy founders, entrepreneurs and executives with experienced remote staff seeking flexible and remote work. Our experienced team members get to continue their careers on their own terms (our team is made of marketers, designers, accountants, project managers, as well as moms, dads, military spouses, expats and general flexibility seekers!), and our clients--mainly small businesses and entrepreneurs--get access to top talent on a fractional basis to help grow their business. I founded Worldwide101 in 2012 with the idea…
Fitness should be a crucial part of our lives - it keeps us healthy and active. When you work from home, you may not have time or want the expense of an intricate gym routine. The good news is - you don’t need to let those challenges hold you back! Read along for some of our best, simplest tips to stay fit when you work from home. Take breaks One of the major benefits of working from home is that your breaks can take place in your house! You have access to house chores, possibly a family dog, a side job, and much more. While this can also make focusing…
With September here and Labor Day behind us, we’re officially started into the fall season. It’s a time where work and school pick up again, and we move away from the lazy days of summer. While we’re getting back into our routines and potentially a more challenging workload, it can be a great time for a refresh as we enter this new season.  Read along for some of our best tips to refresh your body and mind before we move further into fall. Take a new class Learning is always a new and challenging way to reboot yourself. Whether your interests lie in fitness or cooking, or potentially computer programming…
We typically see one type of resume in the job hunting world - white paper, black font, and probably not much (if any) color. While this is the standard and will work for its intended purpose, it often doesn’t have a lot of personality.  Certain jobs require more formality, so the standard is your best option, but for those jobs that ask for creativity in the job description, or simply demand something unique - add some personality! Here are some of our favorite ways to do just that: Change the design: Most resumes follow the same standard layout, but they don’t have to! You could put your document into unique,…
Your cover letter is often the first thing that a potential employer will read from you, so it’s a very important document! Of course, your resume will be crucial since it lists all of your experience and accomplishments, but your cover letter is a place to add personality and make a case for your hiring. Read along for some of our best advice for a cover letter that stands out. Restate When you start your letter, it’s best to restate the position and company which you’re applying for.  This ensures that it goes to the right place, and states again what you’re seeking. In addition to restating the position and…