Telecommuting Survival

How to Reduce Sedentary Health Risks from Sitting at a Desk All Day

Did you know sitting at a desk all day can create sedentary health risks? Telecommuting jobs may not make you sweat, but they can still affect you physically and mentally. Check out these tips for staying healthy while pursuing a prosperous telecommute career.    How to Reduce Sedentary Health Risks from Sitting at a Desk […]

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10 Success Tips for Extroverts Who Work Remotely

If you are a people person who finds it difficult to spend your days working independently, you can still have a fulfilling remote position. Find out how you can avoid loneliness as an extroverted virtual worker with these helpful tips from Virtual Vocations.   10 Success Tips for Extroverts Who Work Remotely What does it […]

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Do I Need Special Permits to Work from Home?

Does your work-at-home job comply with local regulations? Telecommuters, especially W-2 employees, usually don’t think about zoning permits. However, you may need permission from your local government to work a remote job at home. Do I Need Special Permits to Work from Home? Most businesses need permits to operate for two major reasons: to protect […]

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22 Local and Low-Cost Earth Day Family Activities for Working Parents

Are you a busy, working parent unsure how to demonstrate your environmental consciousness during Earth Week? We have a list of local and low-cost Earth Day family activities so you can celebrate with your family and remain productive when you need to work. 22 Local and Low-Cost Earth Day Family Activities for Working Parents Earth […]

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8 Positive Environmental Effects of Remote Work

Did you know that telecommuters reduce greenhouse gas emissions, fossil fuel consumption, air pollution, and paper and plastic waste? If you want to make a difference in the world, think about your daily work routine and how your actions impact the environment. Read on to learn how telecommuting can reduce your overall impact and create […]

2018 Funniest Remote Job Leads

The Virtual Vocations staff pours over thousands of remote job listings to make sure we deliver the latest and best telecommuting job postings each day. We focus on vetted positions that will help you decrease stress and increase work-life balance, and relish the opportunity to help you find the joy in the job market. 2018 […]

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Can Telecommuting Reduce Stress for Women?

Reducing stress is particularly important for women. Research shows women are consistently more stressed than men. Join us as we explore the positive impacts remote work can make in the lives of female professionals. Can Telecommuting Reduce Stress for Women? Stress is both a physical and emotional burden that can lead to long-term damage when […]

8 Work-Life Balance Tips for Caregivers Who Work Remotely

Caregivers take on enormous responsibility within their households, caring for small children, seniors or both. Remote work can relieve some of the stress from managing personal and financial obligations if caregivers have the tools they need to telecommute effectively. 8 Work-Life Balance Tips for Caregivers Who Work Remotely When your family experiences a transition, either […]

Global Culture and Remote Work: Tips for Telecommuting Internationally

When you embark on a remote position abroad, it can enrich your life both personally and professionally through expanding your sense of global culture. Make the most of your experience with these tips for adjusting to a new culture while telecommuting internationally. Global Culture and Remote Work: Tips for Telecommuting Internationally There are many ways […]

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How Artificial Intelligence Could Impact Remote Work

With artificial intelligence, blockchain, virtual reality, and 5G finding their way into the mainstream market, technology can feel as though it’s advancing at the speed of light. Although fast-paced growth in tech can feel overwhelming, one of the best ways to avoid being intimidated by new technology is to stay informed. How Artificial Intelligence Could Impact […]