Telecommuting For Dummies

Telecommuting For Dummies

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Includes hot tips on balancing your home and work life Your survival guide to working from home - and Loving It! Do you dream of working from home - but keeping your paycheck? Relax! This friendly guide zooms in on what you need to know to become a successful telecommuter. From practical tips on identifying great telecommuting opportunities to real-life stories from actual telecommuters, you'll find out how to make a smooth shift from the office to your home. Discover how to: Decide whether telecommuting is right for you Pitch telecommuting to your boss Set up your home office and deal with interruptions Take home office tax deductions Promote your career from afar The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun Get smart! www Sign up for daily eTips at www Choose from among 33 different subject categories Get news you can use on everything from money to health to computers
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  • Paperback | 314 pages
  • 187.96 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 544.31g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • index
  • 0764553712
  • 9780764553714

Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: Getting Started. Chapter 1: Why Telecommute? Chapter 2: Is Telecommuting Right for You? Chapter 3: Teaching Your Boss to Love Telecommuting. Chapter 4: Finding a New Telecommuting Job. PART II: Creating Your Home Office. Chapter 5: Home, Sweet Office. Chapter 6: Feeling at Home in Your Home Office. Chapter 7: Telecommuting Technology. Chapter 8: Making the Internet Work for You. PART III: Adjusting to Your New Work Life. Chapter 9: Planning Your Telecommuting Career. Chapter 10: Long-Distance Telecommuting. Chapter 11: Balancing Home Life and Work Life. Chapter 12: Managing Your Work Relationships. Chapter 13: When You're the Boss. Chapter 14: Telecommuting and Your Salary. PART IV: The Long-Term View. Chapter 15: Telecommuting and Your Career. Chapter 16: A Look at the Future. PART V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 17: Ten Useful Items for Working at Home. Chapter 18: Ten Services to Help You Work at Home. Chapter 19: Almost Ten Tips for Staying Motivated. Chapter 20: Ten Useful Web Sites for Telecommuters. Index. Book Registration Information.
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About Minda Zetlin

Minda Zetlin, author of The Computer Time Bomb and other books, has been a speaker and journalist for 15 years. She contributes to Crain's New York Business and other publications.
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