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10 quick tips to be your most disciplined, productive, happy, and healthy self while working from home

Justin Lewis/Getty Images I was homeschooled from first through eighth grade, and now I'm a work-from-home writer. Years later, I still use my homeschooling experience to create a healthy and productive work routine. These are my 10 tips to get the most out of working from home. See more stories on Insider's business page. Homeschooled from first through eighth grade with my three brothers and one sister, I grew up in a strict orthodox group and was generally only allowed outside ...
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The 5 fail-safe ways to impress your team when starting a remote role

It can be harder to build relationships when working from home. FreshSplash/Getty Remote working is very different from in-person if you haven't worked at the company before. Starting a new job remotely can be challenging as workers adapt to building relationships online. From organizing online catch-ups to learning the company culture, you can make the process easier. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Remote work is on the rise and so many more people have to jo...
Tags: Google, Work From Home, UK, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Working From Home, Pwc, Muse, New Job, Remote Working, Nordic, Brown, Art Markman


4 Ways To Achieve a Passive Income in 2021

Are you ready to invest some time setting up the passive revenue stream and reap its fruits for years to come? If yes, then here are the best ideas for generating passive income with little or no effort. 1. Sell Online Course Tap into your expertise and monetize it by selling it in the form of an online course. If you have specific know-how, people might be interested in packing it into a series of videos or a set of presentational slides.  Once you fine-tune your content, you c...
Tags: Work From Home, Fashion, Income, Passive Income, Stay At Home Mom, Home Life, Work & Business, Stay At Home Moms, Work From Home Moms, Sell Online Course Tap


Location-based pay is the newest conflict between workers and employers, as remote Googlers face a 25% salary cut

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Employers are mulling pay cuts for remote workers with reduced living costs. Google, Facebook, and UK government departments have all suggested cutting pay for remote workers. But with a labor shortage and more workers willing to change jobs, it's not clear many firms will really risk it. See more stories on Insider's business page. Workers who permanently choose not to commute into the office face a new sting: A pay cut from ...
Tags: Google, Work From Home, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, UK, London, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Boris Johnson, Salaries, Cipd, Gregory, Google Facebook, Stephen Jones


Miki Agrawal’s Focus on Innovation Brings Ongoing Challenges and Rewards

Miki Agrawal’s life is a richly textured tapestry filled with colorful threads. Dedicated to disrupting the status quo wherever she finds it, Agrawal has started three successful businesses based around breaking traditional taboos. Her two well-received books have delved into her firsthand experiences in carving an unconventional path through life. And yet, disrupt-her Miki Agrawal’s personal side is equally intriguing. Her husband Andrew is her strongest supporter, while also wearing a...
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Small Ways to Make Your Home Business Stand Out

Running a home business comes with a lot of advantages. You get to work at your own flexible time. You never get bogged down by the daily commute. And you get to enjoy the benefit of not paying office rent.  But even with all these benefits, the lack of a walk-in shop or office might make it difficult for your business to stand out. In this article, we highlight to you five top home business hacks that will make you look more professional and make your business stand out.  1. Create...
Tags: Work From Home, Fashion, Home Office, Logo, Thank You Cards, Home Business, Work At Home, Stay At Home Mom, Home Life


Millennials are 'questioning the wisdom' of returning to the office more than older generations, even though in-person work might benefit them the most

A generation gap is emerging over the debate over whether to return to in-person work. Hinterhaus Productions Younger workers are more likely to resist calls to return to in-person work. Like in-person work, remote work also comes with tradeoffs. Some companies are becoming more flexible with in-person work to retain employees. See more stories on Insider's business page. As companies increasingly call for employees to go back to in-person work, younger people are becoming some of the ...
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Ultimate Back to the Office Clothing Haul Guide for 2021

Are you heading back into the office soon? We never thought we would see the day after we all started working remotely a little over a year ago. But whether your return back to the office has been highly anticipated or you’re dreading going back to your 9-to-5 office job, we are here to get you excited. And what could be more exciting than a clothing haul? Heading back into the office requires a new wardrobe of plus size womens clothing that makes you feel confident and sharp. And while ne...
Tags: Work From Home, Fashion, Workwear, Work Outfits, Work & Business, Work Fashion, Work Wardrobe, Work Wear, Comfortable Workwear, Mangostar Shuttestock, Pitchayaarch Photography Shutterstock, Elizaveta Starkova Shutterstock


3 ways managers can support employees living with chronic pain and fatigue

Managers should focus on ways to make workers with chronic pain more comfortable in the office - or let them work from home. kokouu/Getty Images Around one in five adults in the US lives with chronic pain. To better support employees living with chronic pain, meet them with compassion. Accommodations like a standing desk or WFH schedule can improve their experience. See more stories on Insider's business page. Around one in five adults in the United States lives with chronic pain, acco...
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Managers Prepare To Use AI As Their Offices Start To Open Up

Safety monitoring is one of the things that manager will need to do Image Credit: Jesús Corrius The Covid-19 pandemic caused just about every office to shut down and close their doors. Each member of your team started working from home and as a manager you had a whole new set of issues that you had to work through in order to keep your team both together and productive. However, now things are once again starting to change. The arrival of a vaccine has allowed business to once again ...
Tags: Health, Productivity, Work From Home, Office, Careers, Management, Traffic, Artificial Intelligence, Ai, Hybrid, Jim Anderson, IT manager skills, IT manager training, IT team building


Companies could invite a 'minefield' of lawsuits if they let employees choose how often they work remotely, economist says

Tom Werner/Getty Images Hybrid work could eventually result in lawsuits, Stanford economist Nicholas Bloom told Bloomberg. Single men could return to the office full-time while working mothers may work from home some days. It could result in a difference in promotion rates and a "legal minefield" for companies, he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The future of work could bring about new challenges for employers and employees alike - including, one leading economist s...
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10 simple strategies to help you be more productive and focused while working from home

The author working at home. Kate Macchi/Insider A year into the pandemic, working from home is preferred by many employees. But working remotely can still be very monotonous. Try making simple tweaks to your routine, like setting reminders to take breaks. See more stories on Insider's business page. I've gone through a complete remote-work evolution since I started working from home last March. It can be tough finding ways to be efficient, without also increasing the risk of burn...
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CEOs at JPMorgan and WeWork caught flak for saying remote work doesn't work for young, ambitious, and engaged staff. Surveys of Gen-Zers suggest they could be right.

Luis Alvarez/Getty Images JPMorgan's and WeWork's CEOs said remote work doesn't work for young and engaged employees. Research shows there might be some benefits to spending time in an office. But it's possible to stay engaged even while working from home. See more stories on Insider's business page. As businesses decide what the future of the workplace will look like, including whether employees will need to return to the office, two prominent CEOs have voiced concer...
Tags: Work From Home, Microsoft, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Workers, Pwc, WeWork, Fortune, Jamie Dimon, Generation, Mckinsey, Northwestern University, Alexander


JPMorgan's and WeWork's CEOs say remote work doesn't work for young, ambitious, and engaged staff, and research shows there are perks to returning to the office for young workers

Luis Alvarez/Getty Images JPMorgan's and WeWork's CEOs said remote work doesn't work for young and engaged employees. Research shows there might be some benefits to spending time in an office. But it's possible to stay engaged even while working from home. See more stories on Insider's business page. As businesses decide what the future of the workplace will look like, including whether employees will need to return to the office, two prominent CEOs have voiced concer...
Tags: Work From Home, Microsoft, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Workers, Pwc, Fortune, Jamie Dimon, Generation, Mckinsey, Northwestern University, Alexander, Jpmorgan


Managers Need To Understand The Difference Between “Working From Home” And “Remote Working”

As managers, one of our goals is to find ways to get the most out of everyone who is part of our team. One way to go about doing this is to show some flexibility in where our team members perform their work. Right now both remote working and “working from home” are popular workplace trends that can have real benefits for your team. Managers know that there are huge benefits for the company as well, especially when you think about the having ability to add team members regardless of where t...
Tags: Work From Home, Space, Environment, Careers, Management, Remote Work, Manager, Managers, Coworkers, Meetings, Jim Anderson, Office Equipment, Occasion, IT manager skills, IT manager training, IT team building


Focus! 4 simple tips for kicking distractions to the curb

By being too busy and constantly inundated with phone calls, notifications and emails, we have evolved into a culture that covets the grind. It really doesn't have to be this way. If you follow these tips and prioritize the task at hand, your focus will lead to success.
Tags: Productivity, Work From Home, Lifestyle, Social Media, Service, Radio, Agent, Notifications, Distractions, Emails, Multitasking, Brokerage, Select, Notification, Theme-month-202104


5 ways to impress your team if you have to start your new job remotely

It can be harder to build relationships when working from home. FreshSplash/Getty Remote working is very different from in-person if you haven't worked at the company before.  Starting a new job remotely can be challenging as workers adapt to building relationships online. From organizing Zoom catch-ups to learning the company culture, you can make the process easier. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Remote work is on the rise and so many more people have to join new...
Tags: Google, Work From Home, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Working From Home, Pwc, Muse, New Job, Remote Working, Brown, Art Markman, University of Texas at Austin, Nintex


Managers Need To Learn How To Get Rid Of Low-Priority Work

Managers are busy people, we need to learn how to get rid of work that does not matter Image Credit: NASA ICE So just how busy are you? If you are like most managers these days you have more work to do than you have hours in a day. We understand that there is a great deal of work that needs you to use your manager skills to get done. However, more and more there seem to be tasks that we consider to be “low-priority” that keep showing up on our desks. We really don’t want to waste ou...
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7 Ways To Improve Your Health At Home During Lockdown

There’s no denying that COVID-19 has turned most people’s lives upside-down. One of the ways that many nations have kept the spread of coronavirus under control is with lockdowns. If you live in an area where you’re under lockdown measures, you’ll know life isn’t much fun. The thing about lockdowns is they severely limit what you can do in your daily life. For example, you can only go out briefly for exercise or to purchase groceries for your family. You can’t enjoy all the social activ...
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Young adults are having a harder time finding the motivation to work during the pandemic than their older peers

As a majority of the US workforce work from home during the pandemic, and a recent survey from the Pew Research Center shows that younger respondents are struggling to self-motivate during the pandemic. Getty A recent survey from the Pew Research Center showed that 42% of US adults under the age of 50 reported difficulties in finding the motivation to work since the beginning of the pandemic. Respondents between the ages of 18-29 expressed difficulties motivating themselves at an even high...
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4 Tips to Keep Your Home Business Legal

(i.e. take out commercial auto insurance) Starting a home business has dozens of potential benefits. It will allow you to choose your work routine, have more autonomy over your career, and spend more quality time with your family. Setting up a home business has relatively low costs and is typically easier than other business types. However, you must still consider the legal requirements and take steps to ensure that your business is compliant. On that note, here are four tips to kee...
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I started my first job completely remote. Here's how I formed meaningful relationships with my coworkers and stood out when I didn't know anyone.

Since starting my new role at Insider Inc., my bedroom has also become my home office. Courtesy of May Teng It's intimidating to start a new job remotely and form a whole network of work connections over Zoom screens.  But for me and my graduating class of 2020, starting work from home has become the norm. When I joined Insider Inc. in July, I onboarded completely remotely.  To this day, I still haven't met any of my work colleagues in person — but I have taken steps to get to know them an...
Tags: Google, Work From Home, New York, Networking, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Coworkers, Colleagues, Cnbc, New Job, Onboarding, Yale School of Management, Teng, Insider Inc, Heidi Brooks


Tips for Working from a Home-based Business During COVID-19

A lot of workers have had to adjust from working in a traditional office environment to working from home in 2020, but some people have always worked this way. If you’re an individual who has run a business from your home, you may be used to having clients visit your home office and as well as other visitors coming and going. If you’re starting to see customers in your home workshop or office again, here are some tips to make sure you’re doing this as safely as possible. Try to Set Up ...
Tags: Work From Home, Fashion, Microsoft, Home Office, Skype, Home Business, Home Life, Home-Based Business, Work & Business, COVID-19, COVID, Home Office Refresh, Home Office Upgrade, Touch Free Sanitisers


How Managers Can Successfully Work From Home

Yes we can work from home, but we just have to know how to do it Image Credit: mik_p There is no question that the Covid-19 pandemic has changed everything for managers. Now that we all find ourselves working from home, we are being forced to find different ways to do everything that we used to do. Managing a team, delivering results, and doing all of the additional tasks that managers are called on to do can be especially challenging when we are isolated at home. What we need to do...
Tags: Career, Work From Home, Careers, Home Office, Expectations, Focus, Dedicated, Jim Anderson, Pandemic, IT manager skills, IT manager training, IT team building, Covid-`19


5 Key Steps for Starting Your Home Business

We’ve all thought about how great it would be to be our own boss. If you’re clever enough to have a great business idea and something to set yourself apart in your market, you might just get to live the dream. Starting a business out of your house can be complicated, though. Here are five things you will need to set yourself up.   A Dedicated Phone Line and Email Address We all get spam calls or calls that we simply don’t want to pick up at the moment. Having a dedicated line for y...
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I'm a chief human resources officer at an over 70,000-person company where 72% of staff are women. Here's how we're making sure they're supported in their careers.

Getty Images Maxine Carrington is deputy chief human resources officer at Northwell Health, New York's largest healthcare system and private employer. She says that while the pandemic is hopefully short-lived, the impact that it's had on working mothers in the workplace will not be. Employers need to step up and support women where they are, from focusing on their well-being to offering backup care options. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It's not easy for women to jug...
Tags: Work From Home, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Nordic, Mckinsey, Northwell Health, Working Parents, Women At Work, Northwell, COVID, Northwell Health New York, Contributor 2019, Original Contributor, Maxine Carrington, Maxine Carrington Courtesy of Maxine Carrington


My husband and I are both full-time freelancers who work from home. This is how we handle the challenges.

Shannon Page. Courtesy of Shannon Page Shannon Page and her husband are both full-time freelancers.Page dreamed of full-time self-employment for years. In 2009, she was finally in a position where she was able to achieve it, and she hasn't looked back. She's found that freelancing has its challenges: There's no separation between home and work, and taking time off isn't something she knows how to do anymore. But, despite the complex finances and challenges, she would never go back to a day ...
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It’s a small world after all: Average apartment shrank 9.7% since 2010

Centrally located, small and more affordable living spaces dominated the past decade, according to new data released by RCLCO Real Estate Advisors.
Tags: Work From Home, Design, Lifestyle, Data, Analysis, Radio, Apartments, West Coast, East Coast, South, Midwest, Markets & Economy, Select, Rental Market, Studio apartments, Coronavirus Pandemic


Remote Work: Recruitment & Retention Tool?

This is guest blog post from Jason David. Many of us have seen the predictions: office culture as we know it is never coming back. The effects of COVID-19, and the accompanying diaspora that have left so many workers performing their functions remotely, have many of us wondering if the strictures of 9-to-5 physical office presence makes as much sense as it seems to have made for so long. It even has employers wondering if offering prospective hires the option to work from home will be necessary...
Tags: Work From Home, New York City, Careers, Remote Work, Workplace Culture, Recruiting, Benefits, Ibm, Recruitment, Perks, Hiring, University Of Southern California, Retention, Corporate Culture, Recruiters, Recruitment Trends


How Can Managers Stay Focused While Working Remotely?

The goal is to find ways to boost your concentration Image Credit: Dimitris Kalogeropoylos The Covid-19 pandemic has changed life for all of us. We used to go into the office and use our manager skills to do manager stuff. Now we find ourselves staying at home and participating in countless Zoom meetings. In the beginning it was all new and different and we were able to focus and get work done. However, things have changed over time and now it’s getting harder and harder to stay foc...
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