Work From Home Blog

  Working from home is a noble goal for many moms, parents and people who are seeking more flexibility in their lives. Between long commutes, wasted time in an office, and the lack of freedom to attend important things, it’s no wonder that more and more people are looking for a job that gives them something more.  As a work from home job site, we have some tips and advice to secure a work from home job that will work for you and your family. Tune into the application process You can’t get a job if you’re never applying! Just like applying for a traditional office job, you have to…
We’re coming up on the new year, which means we’re likely being inundated with ways to achieve our resolutions.  This is a perfect time to reflect on how we’re living our lives - personally and professionally - and make any necessary changes. We all talk about setting goals, but how do we actually achieve them and keep the momentum going well into the new year? Read along for some best tips and advice for achieving your goals. Choose a reason It helps to keep your motivation high when you know why you’re doing something.  If your goal is to make more money, is there a specific item you’re looking to…
We’ve all heard it - working from home results in greater productivity! This is great news, but have you ever stopped to ask why this is? Sure, you eliminate the commute and probably a few meetings, but there are other reasons that work from home productivity seems to be a common theme.  You would think that being home would make it easier to be distracted! However, this doesn’t seem to be the case. Less distractions Yes, you’re actually less distracted working from home, as long as you establish a clear schedule and good boundaries from the beginning.  For one, there’s far less workplace chatter! It takes a concentrated effort to…
  Running a successful blog is a very important part of running a business.   How can blogging help you?  It can boost SEO, help you establish yourself as the expert in your field, and provide content for social media posting. We’ve all heard that blogging is important, but how do we achieve success with our blog?  Read along for some best tips and tricks to make blogging painless and effective! Post consistently Consistency is key! If you only blog once or twice per year, you’re not accomplishing any of the goals of blogging.  You need to get on a consistent schedule, whether it’s once per week, 3 times per week,…
Your resume is one of the first things that a potential employer sees from you. It comes before you meet in person, and is often opened before the cover letter. Prospective employers want to know what you’re all about - and quickly.  It’s a great time of year to update your resume before the new year and get it in great shape as you revamp your materials. These are some of our best tips to update an already established resume. The most recent Are the most recent items on your resume? Sometimes we only update them every few years, so your most recent job positions might need some care and…
The holidays are here! We’re into the holiday season now, but there’s still over a month of festivities to go.  Are you finding yourself overwhelmed by this time of year?  There’s often a lot going on, and it can be hard to stay in the present moment. The holidays are the times that we look back on as magical. It’s important to employ techniques that keep us mindful and present.  Read along for our best tips! Take time Take time each day during your holiday break to spend time with friends and family.  Give them your full attention! Plan something that you wouldn’t normally do, or simply find somewhere fun…
  Facebook business pages are almost a necessity if you own any type of business.  If you’re not super social media savvy, you might have a lot of questions.  What should I be posting? How often? Should I just constantly push my products and services? There are many ways to be successful online, but there are some things you can do to create a valuable presence on your Facebook business page. Be consistent If you’re going to have a Facebook business page, you need to be consistent in posting! It doesn’t mean you have to post daily, but it means you have to stay on a normal posting schedule. If…
The holidays are almost here! It’s the best time of the year, but it can also be the least organized. Between family, friends, extra events, parties, gifts, and so much more, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. To avoid overwhelm and stay present in this holiday season, read along for some best tips for holiday organization. Start early Thanksgiving is almost here, but there’s still plenty of time before Christmas and the New Year! Avoid a lot of stress, panic, and lack of ideas by beginning as early as possible. If you have a lot of gifts to buy, it can even be helpful to create a separate bookmark folder on…
  Working from home has many wonderful benefits.  From productivity to more time with friends and family, it’s a great way to work with more flexibility. If you’re new to working from home, you’ll notice it’s a big change from a traditional work environment and schedule.  Read along for our best tips and advice for a seamless transition. Start slowly If you have the opportunity, start slowly into your work from home career.  HireMyMom.com offers freelance and part-time jobs as well as full-time, so start small if you feel like it will be a big transition for you and your family.  Many of these positions also often advertise as part-time…
Name: Zachary Sexton  Business: Buckets Productivity City / State: Austin, TX Website: https://zacharysexton.com/   Tell us a little about your business and how you got started. I teach digital productivity to business owners. I got started by fixing my own productivity issues. That lead me to working with small business owners who had the similar struggles with focus and organization.  What advice do you have for entrepreneurs and home business owners? Carve out time every week to think, plan, organize and review your work. Put it on your calendar. Taking 1 to 2 hours a week to do this may seem like a waste of time, but the:   planning- will…