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Ergonomics in the Workplace Checklist: 8 Office Ergonomic Tips for People Working from Home

Work may be a fact of life for the majority of us, but there is no reason that anyone needs to be uncomfortable while at work. People in careers such as internet marketing, who spend such a large portion of their days at the computer, can be particularly at risk for certain types of muscle pain and strains. There are some ways for workers to make their offices more ergonomically friendly.

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U.S. adds 157,000 jobs, unemployment rises

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The U.S. created a modest 157,000 jobs in January and the unemployment rate ticked up, but the economy added one-third of a million more positions in 2012 than previously thought, with a large chunk coming in the final months of the year.

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Working from Home – Tips for a Home Based Career

These days, working from home is getting easier and easier than it ever has been before. The proper name for working from home is telecommunications and the best thing about working from home is the fact that anyone is able to make an actual living wage simply by working in the comfort of their very own home, usually during the hours that they choose for themselves and essentially have no boss whatsoever.

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Will the Yahoo work-from-home policy change influence other CEO’s?

Marissa Meyer, Yahoo’s CEO, has decided that employees are to work in the Yahoo offices as opposed to working from home. Meyer has stated that communication and collaboration are imperative in a workplace and has put a policy in affect that ensures employees will work in office, only, starting in June.

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4 New Reasons (As If You Need Them) to Justify Working from Home

If you’ve been looking for the perfect excuse to work from home, here’s one for you: the U.S. Census Bureau released a report, Home-Based Workers in the United States: 2010, which shows that people who work from home some of the time tend to have higher household incomes than people who work solely on-site in their offices.

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How to Work from Home Without Losing Your Mind (or Your Job)

Working from home might sound like a dream come true when you consider the prospect of having no commute, working in sweatpants, and doing laundry in the background. But it isn’t easy; it takes discipline and structure, and it’s not for everyone.

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Work from home increases in U.S. industries

Working from home is no longer the realm of new moms and start-up companies. Since 2000, the number of individuals working from home has increased to 13.4 million, or 9.5 percent of the workforce, according to a new report by the government. That represents an increase of 11 million people since 1997.

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Make working from home work for you

The casualisation of the Aussie workforce over the past two decades has made it increasingly difficult for freelancers and low to moderate income workers to pay their rent.

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