Yesterday, in Part 1 we talked about whether or not you and your job were well suited to telecommuting. Ok, so you’ve determined that you have the right skills and qualities to do your job effectively from home. You’re sure that your job is well suited to telecommuting. Now you just need your boss to […]

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Are you desperately trying to find a telecommute job so that you can quit your current one? Hold on! Your job just might have the potential to be done from home. With the right approach, a little research and a good proposal, many employees are selling the idea of telecommuting to their employers. In this […]

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Join me live tomorrow at 1pm EST (10am PST) on 411Voices. This week’s guest will be Kate Lister. Kate is the president of the Telework Research Network and the co-author of three books including Undress For Success: The Naked Truth About Making Money at Home (Wiley, 2009), a popular press book aimed at helping employees […]

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Join me live this Friday at 1pm EST (10am PST) on 411Voices. This week’s guest will be Kate Lister of the Telework Research Network. Kate is a recognized authority on telework and workplace flexibility and co-author of Undress For Success: The Naked Truth About Making Money at Home. Kate has synthesized and cataloged more than 500 […]

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sharon on August 25th, 2011

Want to work from home but don’t know how? It is possible to make money from home. Here are 5 ways that you can turn your dream of working at home into a reality. 1. Freelancing. There are many good freelance sites out there. What they do is provide a place where you, as a […]

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sharon on July 26th, 2011

Beginning August 10th, join me for my online radio show, Your Way to Work At Home. It airs live Wednesdays from 12:30-1pm (9:30-10am PST) on 411Voices. It’s a weekly show and my guests will be companies that actually hire telecommuters, experts in the fields that allow telecommuting (virtual assisting, freelance writing, transcription, etc.), successful home […]

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sharon on February 17th, 2011

I was interviewed recently for a story that ran on, Telecommuting Attractive Option for Gen-Y Workers. Check it out and let me know what you think!

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sharon on January 21st, 2011

Cindy Auten serves as general manager for Telework Exchange (, an online community and public-private partnership focused on promoting telework in the government.  The organization provides a forum for government employees interested in telework, those who currently telework, assigned coordinators, government managers, information technology professionals, and telework proponents to dialogue on the subject matter. Since […]

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sharon on November 29th, 2010

For many of us, telecommuting seems like the ideal situation. You wake up, shuffle over to your home office, work at your own pace. You take a break when it suits you, you end your day when you’re ready to. You can rearrange your work schedule to fit around your personal life. Or can you? […]

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sharon on October 20th, 2010

Up until recently, the big trend in the makeup of the workplace was telecommuting. It seems that there’s a new trend that may be the future of business: Virtual companies. Virtual companies are companies that do not have a physical location. Rather, it is more like a collection of individuals that work from their home […]

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