Back to School, Back to Work

Back to School

Back-to-school time is the most wonderful time of the year for weary parents. Sure, summer is filled with wonderful outings to the beach, lazy weekends in pajamas and backyard barbecues. But for working parents and small business owners, it can mean managing snack time in the midst of a conference call, taking away “screen time” (which results in “scream time”) and a countdown until the big yellow school bus comes to restore some peace and quiet to their home. Or home office.

Your Virtual Office: Five Things to Update

The benefits of a virtual office are many. A bona fide mailing address and telephone number to establish credibility. Mail handling and call routing to give you an extra set of hands. Privacy and protection of your home address. So, if you’ve recently made leap to a Virtual Office – or are considering doing so – here are five things you should remember to update to keep your prospective customers, partners, clients and vendors in the loop.

Flexible Hourly, Daily, Weekly Coworking Plans

For some people, working from home is convenient and cost-efficient. No commuting. The ability to grab a snack at any time. The autonomy to run an errand at lunch time. But for others, working from home may not be 100% conducive to getting work done. The laundry beckons, the kids get off the bus and cause a ruckus… What if an employee’s home environment isn’t conducive to getting work done?

The answer could just be coworking.

Three Reasons Why Part-time Offices Work for Full-time Moms and Dads All the Time

Well, you finally did it. Stuck your neck out. Dipped your toe in the water. Got back out there. And congratulations… you landed yourself a part-time job. (Partially to get the heck out of the house, and partially because you wanted the money!) But this accountant who hired you works from his house. There’s literally no office to go to. And you certainly can’t work at home with the kids running around. Now what?