The Telecommuting Handbook was written by VirtualVocations’ owner Laura Spawn, who has more than nine years of experience in the telecommuting industry. The eBook offers insight and tips into the world of telecommuting including how to find real telecommute jobs, and how to apply for them.
One of the first things that readers will learn in the eBook is how to approach their current boss about a telecommuting arrangement. This would be the ideal situation since it is better to remain in a current position than to change jobs entirely.
“I’m very happy to let you know that I submitted my resume on a Thursday afternoon, was called that evening, and started working the following Monday. It’s a great company, and I would never have found them without my subscription to your website. Thanks very much!” —G.J.
Another important chapter in the book provides expert recruiter advice on how to structure a resume when you’ve been unemployed for a significant amount of time.
The Telecommuting Handbook also covers the do’s and don’ts of applying for jobs online as well as how to create a resume and cover letter specifically for telecommuting jobs and how to position yourself as an expert by creating a portfolio of your work online.
The eBook is free for subscribers of the VirtualVocations.com website. Non-subscribers are able to download three sample chapters of the book before deciding to subscribe to the website.
VirtualVocations.com is a website which provides telecommuting positions and employment opportunities available throughout the world for people who are interested in working from home. The jobs listed on the website are hourly paid positions or per project pay, along with salary.
VirtualVocations is owned by two siblings, one that handles all of the programming and technical support, the other, a stay-at-home mom, provides the customer service, resume, services and daily job updates. The site was started because of the need we saw for a compilation of diverse telecommuting positions for all areas of employment, found in one area.