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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Wage and salary respondents who reported working at home were asked whether they had a formal agreement with their employer to be paid for work at home or whether they were just taking (unpaid) work home.
NO DRIVING: Working at home is a welcome alternative for those who can
THIS WORKING PAPER HAS BEEN produced as part of the project at the Centre at Leicester into working at home, and forms a statistical background for the later stages of the study which will involve the collection of qualitative data from homeworkers themselves.
"In the 1880's working at home was politically correct," said Zelinsky.
On the surface, the prospect is appealing, but working at home has its detractions, and your decision to work at home should be predicated upon asking yourself a lot of hard questions.
At the turn of the century Italian girls often had to forego high school to contribute to the family economy by working at home on piecework unti they were old enough to enter the garment factories.
* The Federal Government pioneered a telecommuting program under which employees averaged three days a week of working at home. Among the benefits voiced by the participants and their supervisors were a reduction in commutation costs and improved quality of personal and work life.
A taxpayer working at home, but usually performing services elsewhere, may want to change
For some women (and some men), working at home offers an option for maintaining a career and family simultaneously.
Australian employees arent working at home as much as they could be, according to new research released by Telstra.
Veteran telecommuter Janice Hunter, a sales rep for clothing manufacturer Trim Fit, has had to contend with the occasional loneliness that comes with working at home.