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How to Remain Productive When You Work Remotely

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Most people who work remotely start off with high hopes. After all, getting away from the common time wasters of the workplace is supposed to be a good thing — for employees and the companies they serve. Yet, one productivity killer still lurks in the corner for every employee who works from home.

What is this productivity pariah? It's the attraction to distraction.


When Is It a Good Idea to Return to a Former Employer?

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Maybe that new job just didn’t work out. Or maybe you’ve advanced as far as your current position will allow. Whatever the scenario, when the time comes for a professional change, more workers are asking their former employer to rehire them.