Work from Home Handbook, The: Flex Your Time, Improve Your Life

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Nolo, 2008 - Business & Economics - 152 pages
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The Work From Home Handbook is a life-saving resource for anyone with a horrendous commute, anyone who wishes for a flexible schedule or more time with family anyone who dreams of going to work in pajamas.Co-produced with USA TODAY, this book incorporates the advice of two top attorneys with articles and statistics from the nations #1 news source. Readers will learn to choose the work-from-home career option that best suits their personal, financial and professional goals. The Work From Home Handbook provides systematic, step-by-step advice on how to attain an ideal work situation, whether it's: Working from home full or part-time Negotiating telework options How to adopt, adapt telecommuting lifestyle Working from home is an idea whose time has arrived. Seventy-nine of Fortune Magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For last year allowed even encouraged employees to work from home at least 20 percent of the time. More than two thirds of all American companies offered some telework options in 2005., And the country's largest employer the U.S. government encourages employees to work from home to the maximum extent possible.
 

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User Review  - GlennBell - LibraryThing

Relatively short book. Covers work at home arrangements with your employer (several days a week), self-employed, or as a remote employee. Gives advice on how to make agreements with your boss and on ... Read full review

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User Review  - chsbellboy - LibraryThing

Boring book, normal advice on woking from home... nothing too original. This is a disappointment in the nolo line of books- they normally have much better titles to their credit. Read full review

Contents

2 Are You Ready for Life Without the Water Cooler?
13
3 Can You Do Your Job at Home?
25
4 Making Your Case
39
5 Finding a New Teleworkable Job
69
6 Go Freelance
91
7 Telework and Taxes
125
8 Strategies for WorkatHome Success
135
Index
147
Related Products
156
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Attorney Diana Fitzpatrick edits Nolo's small business books. Prior to joining Nolo, she worked for the city attorney's office in San Francisco. Stephen Fishman is an attorney specializing in tax law and author of more than a dozen bestselling books including Deduct It! Lower Your Small Business Taxes and, most recently, Lower Taxes in 7 Easy Steps.

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