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Why The Work From Home Trend Is About To Explode

by Thomas Kuegler  Travel Blogger, Digital Nomad, Baltimore Orioles enthusiast, lover of all things Disney. My mom does her work from home. She went back to school close to a decade ago so she could become a medical coder, and here she is today logging in hours from our dining room with our dogs at her feet. I say this because I’m also a telecommuter—more specifically I’m a digital nomad. I’m travelling the United States while working from ...

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Best Female Travel Blogs 2016: Top Influential Views

Whether you need inspiration for your next trip or you’re short on cash and can only travel by Internet, you can be transported to faraway lands by the best female travel blogs. BEST FEMALE TRAVEL BLOGS © CREDITDONKEY We've read through the many, many blogs out there by female travelers to choose the ones that are worth your time. These updated blogs cover tips for solo travelers, unique vacation ideas, detailed itineraries and some amazing photographs and videos. Some blogg...

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The Secret Key to Self-Employed Success: Online Reputation Management

Self-employed people, from real estate agents to Uber drivers, have long understood the importance of managing their online reputation. And whether they're maintaining a website, a LinkedIn page, a Yelp listing or user reviews, they also know that in a self-employed world, business and personal reputations are one and the same. The world of employment is undergoing a major shift. According to research done by Intuit (where I work) and Emergent Research, an estimated ...

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How Remote Work Can Increase Millennial Talent Retention

Talent acquisition and retention are two common challenges at professional services firms, especially as Baby Boomers retire. Last year, Millennials surpassed Boomers as the largest generation in the US labor force. This shift presents an opportunity for employers to make their firms appealing to these young professionals. No, you don’t need a foosball table in your office or have to worry about job-hopping, laziness and other common myths. Millennials can be attracted, r...

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When we tell people to do their jobs, we get workers. When we trust people to get the job done, we get leaders.

To become a leader, we have to go through a transition. Some go through it quickly. Some go through it slowly. And, unfortunately, some never go through it at all. When we are junior, our only job is to be good at our job. When we’re junior, our companies will give us lots of training—how to use the software, how to sell, how to make a presentation—so that we will be good at our job. Some even get advanced degrees so they can be even better at their job— accountants or...