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This aspirational guide to getting the most out of virtual work provides a compelling vision of the jobs of the future by telling you how to create work that is a better fit for your lifestyle and values. Jocelyn Lincoln, vice president at the recruiting consultancy Kelly Services, explains the pros and cons of working remotely, and provides practical advice on how to get started. She also provides information on which industries and businesses already support telecommuting. getAbstract recommends her tips to anyone who wants or needs work to be more flexible.

About the Author

Jocelyn Lincoln is the vice president of Americas Recruiting CoE for Kelly Services.

 

Summary

Workplaces are fast becoming more agile and connected. Today, the hiring process focuses on finding the right people, regardless of their location, and remote interviewing is becoming commonplace. Virtual and flexible working conditions are increasingly available, especially for highly-educated and creative workers in knowledge-based industries. Job seekers need to change their searching and networking strategies to compete with candidates around the world. Use your network contacts and LinkedIn to research employers that embrace remote work. In interviews, broach the subject ...


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