Most new moms want these basic things: to establish a work-life balance that allows them to
spend time with family and friends without having to schedule their lives down to the minute. And also to have a comfortable income. That's
all difficult achieve for those who spend half the day sitting in the
car in bumper to bumper traffic. Sooooo many hours given over to podcasts and '80s music and mind-numbing boredom.
home is the American dream—no matter where you
live. The benefits are pretty endless, too.
allowing staff to work from home can greatly impact their bottom line. Think:
office space, utilities and overhead costs. Just imagine how much money the boss saves by allowing employees to work offsite.
for companies offering this kind of flexibility is finding new talent. People of all backgrounds and skill sets are looking for jobs that can be done from home. Once you find one, you don't give it up.
But it's not
just about the corporate dollar. Working remotely can significantly cut back on
employee travel time and expenses In turn, the it will reduce unnecessary
stress caused by sitting in an endless sea of traffic while mapping out dinner
in your head.
So, where does
a job like this?
specializes in finding professional telecommuting, part-time, freelance and
flexible jobs for people on the hunt. They recently compiled a list of the top
100 employers that offer teleworking. According to FlexJobs,
these 20 companies had the most full-time
positions available over the past year.
Department of Agriculture
10. IT Pros
18. Wells Fargo
19. Robert Half
It's a great
list, but doesn't cover everything. For example, those seeking more
independence might need to get a bit more creative.
moms are often overlooked by corporate America. The thinking is women
can't handle the intensity of pushing paper from side of a desk to the other
while a baby sleeps in the other room. Though handling an explosive diaper while
juggling laundry may not be a corporate skill, it certainly doesn't make mothers any
less valuable to society. In fact, women who do this are exactly who you should want on your team. They're willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done.
On that note, below
are some ideas for the SAHM who is not afraid to stretch her work muscle. Note:
these are all real jobs that can be lucrative
when implemented properly. #Trust
When all else
fails, there is always motherhood. The pay is non-existent and it often goes
unrewarded, but there is no better employer in the world than those who need
you most. It's just a shame they aren’t equipped to write checks.