Working From Home – Your Boss Has Obligations, But Only You Can Make It a Success

Having a flexible working arrangement which allows employees to sometimes work from home can be beneficial for everybody involved – but it needs buy-in from all concerned to make it a success.

The traditional model of having everybody clock in at nine in the morning and out again at five had its advantages, but it reflected a mindset which has long had its day. Some firms, of course, have taken longer to emerge from that mindset than others, but recent years have seen a substantially more adaptable approach on the part of many bosses as the lifestyles of employees as well as consumer expectations change.

Employers’ Obligations to Consider Home Working Options

In recognition of these new realities legislation exists to ensure that every employer gives reasonable consideration to a request for flexible working arrangements, subject to certain conditions having been met. Continue reading “Working From Home – Your Boss Has Obligations, But Only You Can Make It a Success”

How to Succeed Working From Home As a Freelancer or Virtual Assistant

Most successful business people start out with a vision. But if you spend your days toiling for a wage you are working to fulfil somebody else’s vision, rather than pursuing your own dream. Are you happy with that? Because it doesn’t have to be that way.

It is too simplistic to look at the world in terms of service providers and customers, or producers and consumers. In actual fact business needs services too. Few office managers could function without a personal assistant or a secretary, and the bigger the business becomes the greater is the dependence upon others to provide specialist skills which the company boss lacks either the time or the expertise to handle alone.

Role of a Virtual Assistant

This is where the freelancer or virtual assistant, working from home, is able to score. Continue reading “How to Succeed Working From Home As a Freelancer or Virtual Assistant”

Work From Home Guide: Choosing Freelancing As a Career

Have you already tried risking your time, money, and effort just to reach your own goal? Probably some of us have done it but still didn’t get the result we desired. We all dream that we can travel and enjoy the gift of life that God has given. Isn’t it beautiful if we can share more time and have enjoyable moments with our loved ones? Yes, I know what you’re thinking right now. The eagerness and determination that someday your dreams will come true at last.

As of now, poverty is still visible in our country. Continue reading “Work From Home Guide: Choosing Freelancing As a Career”

Health Risks When Working From Home

Health Risks When Working From Home

Working from home should be treated the same as working from the office when it comes to health and safety.

If you are working for a boss from home you will need to comply with all the health and safety rules you would have at work. Your employer is responsible for your health and safety while you are working, wherever that may be.

You need to ensure all equipment is safe to use and is used in a safe manner. Continue reading “Health Risks When Working From Home”