Work from Home

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Work from Home

To conduct business from one's residence as opposed to an office. Some employees may work from home on a temporary or project basis; for example, one may work from home on a weekend when the office is closed. However, others, notably the self-employed, work from home regularly because they do not have offices. The advent of home computers and the Internet have made working from home easier.
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Philip spent all day at the hospital and worked at home in the evening except when he went to the Athelnys' or to the tavern in Beak Street.
And while Raleigh's captains tried to found a new England in the New World, Raleigh himself worked at home to bring order into the vast estates the Queen had given to him in Ireland.
And so I worked at home and did cleaning and nursing and washing for a long time before I began to go out.
He worked at home in the manner of a man who means to get on, but did not shut himself up severely for that purpose.
2 million more people worked at home than a decade before, according to a report released today by the U.
In 2001 approximately 137,000 early childhood educators and assistants, of whom 44,000 worked at home, and 93,000 worked in a child care centre or nursery school
In other occupational groups, the proportion who regularly worked at home ranged from about 5 to 7 percent, but more than half in these groups were compensated for their home work.
Though city officials maintain that anyone making an independent income in the city has been required for years to pay the city's business tax, such activities in the home were largely prohibited until passage of the home occupations ordinance, and the city did not generally enforce the license and tax requirements against those who worked at home.
6 million, worked at home in their primary job at least once a month.
25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of people who worked at home increased by nearly 2 million, from about 9.
About half of those who usually worked at home were wage and salary workers who took work home from the job on an unpaid basis.