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The Best Chrome Extensions for Working from Home

You've got everything right to work from home: a dedicated workspace, decent router, and noise-canceling headphones. Still, there are distractions like your emails, shopping sites, crazy hours. You know how it goes. Here's where some Chrome extensions can save you. If Chrome is your web browser of choice, get

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5 Ways to Practice Self Care Using Your Tech

Our lives have felt not our own lately. We have changed just about everything we do and the way we do it. The old ways we had to stay focused, motivated, comfortable and even relaxed just might not be working anymore. So where do we go?We’ve put together some

Essential Technology for Distance Learning

When schools around the country closed this spring, parents everywhere quickly shifted to virtual learning. With most school districts starting with a virtual learning component this fall, it’s time to re-evaluate your home’s technology.These essential technology picks for elementary, middle, high schoolers and college students will help your child

Educational Resources from 5 of Your Favorite TV Channels

Time to find some new learning resources? Look to your TV. Networks are putting a lot of energy into amplifying their programming to keep kids’ minds active. Whether they’re devoted to history, science, travel or the arts, many channels are expanding their offerings with specially designed programs, interactive activities,

13 New Skills and Hobbies You Can Learn from Home Right Now

You can do so much more online than spend lost hours mindlessly scrolling through your social media feeds and shopping for socks. You can actually become quite inspired to learn new things and then find the ways to follow your passions and express yourself. There are so many great

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Career Online

Sure you can search for a new job online, but how do you beef up your skills for that new job?There are lots of great resources to amp up your skills, see what different fields are all about and even earn a certification or two. All from home. All

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Is Your Data Safe When You Work From Home? 5 Tips to Consider

We’re in a new world of work.Suddenly, our homes—our familiar homes--are our unrecognizable workplaces.This new arrangement opens up security concerns we’ve never thought about, from social interaction and management to information security.Securing corporate information and data itself is a huge job. So big, in fact, that an entire industry

The 6 Things You Need When You Work from Home

No matter where you work, the point is to be productive. A formal office is all ready to help you do that. When you work from home, whether it’s short term or your new lifestyle choice, you’re the one responsible to make your environment work friendly.Sometimes it can be

15 Apps That Increase Your Work-From-Home Productivity

When you first work from home, challenges keep popping up. How do you best collaborate with colleagues, stay productive, and balance your work and home life? Developers have thought about all of this, and you can probably find an app that can help, from communication and file management to

Understanding Your VPN

When you first start working from home, this phrase just might throw you: “You need to VPN in.”Let’s unravel that mystery right away.VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. This is your employer’s way of adding a level of security and privacy when you’re sending and receiving all kinds of