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Benefits of Working From Home – Salary Restructure Suggestion

This is the final instalment of my work from home series.  Other blogs in this series are: my story , inefficiency of the office, risk and rewards from the employer’s point of view, and risks and rewards from an employee’s point of view. Employers hire employees to get a job done.  If the most important thing is getting the job done why then do for… Read more →

Benefits of Working From Home – Part Four – Employee Risks and Rewards

This is part 4 of a 5-part series on working from home.  Part one  presented my story when I did my office job from our basement, part 2 discusses the inefficiency of the office, and part 3 looked at the risk and rewards from the employers point of view. The past blog in this series looked at the risks and rewards of letting employees… Read more →

Benefits of Working From Home – Part Three – Employer Risks and Rewards

This is part 3 of a 5-part series on working from home.  Part one  presented my story when I did my office job from our basement and part 2 discusses the inefficiency of the office. In my opinion companies should consider having their employees work from home.  This is not to say that all employees should work from home or should work from… Read more →

Benefits of Working From Home – Part One – My Story

More and more employers are allowing their employees to work from home.  In certain work situations working from home can provide financial and other benefits for both the employer and employee.  Of course many, if not most,  jobs are best to be done at a specific workplace but for many, especially backstage office employees, working from home should be seriously… Read more →

The Long Term Effects of Helicopter Parenting

Lisa and I recently watched a documentary called ‘Hyper Parents & Coddled Kids’ which examines the phenomena of Helicopter Parenting.  Helicopter Parents is a term used to describe parents who constantly hover over their children to solve problems that may occur in their lives and make sure they stay safe.  The documentary describes these parents as ‘over involved, over protective,… Read more →