How To Change Your Zoom Background

You’ve probably attended so many Zoom meetings by now that it no longer seems strange that you didn’t always meet virtually. In your home office, you've likely arranged your background to make sure it sends the right message. But does it? Is it too personal? Too bare? Too busy?

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Working From Home? A Gigabit Connection Is One of the Best Things You Can Get

Working from home brings with it a whole heap of new challenges. You have to find a way to work productively, avoid distractions and keep your household running. It’s a lot—and one way to make it all easier is with a gigabit fiber-optic broadband connection.Whatever else you have going

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The 15 Best Podcasts to Listen to While You Work From Home

Working at home, unable to spend time in traditional offices, we are missing out on the camaraderie, and the conversations, that used to pepper our everyday routines.But thanks to podcasts, we can still listen in and almost feel like we’re right in the room and part of the conversation.

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How To Get the Fastest Internet in a Home Office

Now that you've settled into working from home, you’ve probably made some changes, like an office chair that doesn’t send you to the chiropractor or lighting that makes you Zoom-fabulous (or at least Zoom-presentable).You also might need to think about the setup that gives you the fastest, most reliable

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How To Create the Best Work From Home Playlist

Work from home (WFH) is now a reality for so many of us. Being your own office manager, IT support and custodial staff is exhausting. (Who left their dirty mug by the sink? Oh, right.)If you’re looking for something to pull you out of a home office funk, you

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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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How to Know When You Should Reboot Your Router

We pretty much love our routers because they're quiet, dependable, and don't take much effort to maintain. And then someone will tell you that they reboot their router every day, or every week, or every month. What's that all about? While there’s no one simple answer, we have some

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

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