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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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The Philippines' work-from-home legislation, for example, might cut peak-period trips but might not reduce total vehicle travel.
It's crucial therefore that companies and organizations commit to work-from-home arrangements.
More companies are adopting the policy, too: A 2015 study by the nonprofit human resources association WorldatWork and the work-from-home placement organization FlexJobs found that 80 percent of the companies surveyed offered flexible work options but only 37 percent of those were formalized.
I try to keep a sense of humor about it, and we even have written blog posts about the 12 Worst Work-from-Home Stock Photos Ever," she says, "But it's honestly just a lack of education and awareness that there arc professional work-from-home jobs available.
Some of the reader comments on e-news articles on work from home in India repeats this point ("16 IT cos offering work-from-home option," 2012).
16 IT Cos Offering Work-from-Home Option (2012), Times of India, 7 February, Viewed on 2 November 2014(http:// timesofindia.
At the end of the experiment, CTrip expanded the work-from-home option to the entire firm.
The work-from-home group also reported higher work satisfaction than those working in the office.
Consumers continue to lose money from work-from-home scams that assist cyber criminals in moving stolen funds.
Work-from-home scam victims are often recruited by organized cyber criminals through newspaper ads, online employment services, unsolicited e-mails or "spam," and social networking sites advertising work-from-home opportunities.
For employers looking to trim overheads and take care of the work/life balance (and therefore morale) of employees, the work-from-home option makes even more sense.
Besides protecting staff and data by dispersing workforces geographically, CPA firms that use work-from-home arrangements say there are clear operational benefits: They save money because there's less absenteeism, they increase production and they keep high-quality employees longer.