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Forum: Telecommuting 10-07-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,649
Posted By ChaosMandy
I've worked for Telenetwork for over 3 years -...

I've worked for Telenetwork for over 3 years - sadly they are not as good a company as when I first started.

More focus on sales and offering a survey at the end of each call than on actually...
Forum: Telecommuting 02-18-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,348
Posted By ChaosMandy
This is a pretty good job - I've worked at...

This is a pretty good job - I've worked at Telenetwork for almost 6 months now. Very flexible when I need time off and the pay is ok
Forum: Telecommuting 02-18-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,615
Posted By ChaosMandy
I have a full time job that I do from home - I do...

I have a full time job that I do from home - I do tech support. It's not the best job but it works great for my situation right now with a young child and a husband who works 2nd shift.

The jobs...
Forum: Telecommuting 01-11-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 959
Posted By ChaosMandy
I don't have any experience with Sitel work from...

I don't have any experience with Sitel work from home, but I did know a few people who worked in one of their call centers.

It sounded pretty standard as far as call center work goes. But the...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 12-28-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 73
Posted By ChaosMandy
I've been out of whack since Christmas - partly...

I've been out of whack since Christmas - partly because I'm working longer hours than I usually do and then yesterday, my internet went down.

Things won't get back to normal for me until January...
Forum: Telecommuting 12-28-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,213
Posted By ChaosMandy
Textbroker or MTurk might be the best place to...

Textbroker or MTurk might be the best place to start.

But if you are going to want to work from home, you may want to consider trying to update your computer. XP is very old which will make it...
Forum: Telecommuting 11-21-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,581
Posted By ChaosMandy
I had a friend who worked at Sitel - not from...

I had a friend who worked at Sitel - not from home at one of their call centers and he said it was one of the worst jobs he ever worked at. They really don't care about their employees and he ended...
Forum: Telecommuting 11-16-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,140
Posted By ChaosMandy
I have a set schedule but that's because my job...

I have a set schedule but that's because my job has a set schedule.

For me, it's just like any other job except I can do it in my pj's in my house.
Forum: Telecommuting 11-13-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 670
Posted By ChaosMandy
I work for this company - it's been discussed...

I work for this company - it's been discussed here before and it's legit :)
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 10-24-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 361
Posted By ChaosMandy
I'd probably try to convince DH to have us live...

I'd probably try to convince DH to have us live off that money so he could quit his job and finish up his engineering degree.

And go to Disney World :D
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 10-24-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By ChaosMandy
My daughter and I are both going to be Snow...

My daughter and I are both going to be Snow White. We are trick or treating at a retirement home with our church on Sunday and then going to the mall on Halloween.
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 10-24-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 500
Posted By ChaosMandy
I do cross stitch and I love playing games (board...

I do cross stitch and I love playing games (board games, video games, live action roleplaying games).

I also sew costumes and I have a bunch of scrapbooking stuff I'm going to start using to make...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 10-24-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By ChaosMandy
I am finding that I'm eating better working from...

I am finding that I'm eating better working from home - I had a bad fast food habit when I was working outside the house. Plus I have a lot more time to work out now.

I also work a job where I...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 10-21-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By ChaosMandy
Not yet, but I'll probably start soon. My...

Not yet, but I'll probably start soon. My daughter's birthday part was last weekend so I need a little time to recover from that before I start shopping for Christmas.

This is the first time in...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 10-21-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By ChaosMandy
Boo Hiss for working on Sunday

I love my job and I love being able to work from home... but I hate the weeks when I have to work on Sundays.

My job is very flexible about days off but I don't have vacation time yet. So I took...
Forum: Question of the Week 10-21-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,671
Posted By ChaosMandy
Thanks to daily chronic headaches, I can't have...

Thanks to daily chronic headaches, I can't have any form of caffeine because it's a migraine trigger. So I survive pretty well :)

But some days, I wish I could have that extra boost!
Forum: Telecommuting 10-01-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,774
Posted By ChaosMandy
There was a thread of phone jobs that don't...

There was a thread of phone jobs that don't require a phone line. I work tech support and I have a soft phone installed on my computer to take phone called.

I like working from home because of no...
Forum: Telecommuting 10-01-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,276
Posted By ChaosMandy
I'm sorry you are having a rough time....

I'm sorry you are having a rough time. Unfortunately, many work from home jobs are still jobs where your employer wants your undivided attention.

My husband works 2nd shift, so I work during the...
Forum: Telecommuting 09-21-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 903
Posted By ChaosMandy
I wouldn't even try this kind of job until you...

I wouldn't even try this kind of job until you are okay with leaving your kids in the other room and trust them to not hurt themselves/destroy the room.

I recently started working from home and...
Forum: Telecommuting 09-21-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By ChaosMandy
It's a tech support job with some upselling....

It's a tech support job with some upselling. There are upselling requirements but it isn't too hard to meet the requirements.

They are pretty flexible about hours. You do need to work 20 hours a...
Forum: Telecommuting 09-20-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By ChaosMandy
I work for this company - it's been pretty good...

I work for this company - it's been pretty good so far :)
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 09-13-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By ChaosMandy
I think gas is about 3.80 in my part of NC. I'm...

I think gas is about 3.80 in my part of NC. I'm not sure because I haven't been putting gas in since I started working from home.
Forum: Business Advice and Topics 09-11-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By ChaosMandy
From what I've heard, it was a DDoS attack from...

From what I've heard, it was a DDoS attack from Anonymous. It sucks for anyone who is effected.
Forum: Pop culture/Entertainment 09-11-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,557
Posted By ChaosMandy
1) Serenity 2) Star Wars (4-6) 3) Lord of the...

1) Serenity
2) Star Wars (4-6)
3) Lord of the Rings Trilogy
Forum: Pop culture/Entertainment 09-11-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 376
Posted By ChaosMandy
I watch the Walking Dead though I need to watch...

I watch the Walking Dead though I need to watch the 2nd half of the last season.

I tried True Blood because I'm a fan of the books, but I did not like Anna Paquin as Sookie. It got on my nerves...
Forum: Pop culture/Entertainment 09-11-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,876
Posted By ChaosMandy
I read the books but I wasn't super impressed. I...

I read the books but I wasn't super impressed. I could only watch the first two movies, which were so bad I couldn't make myself watch the other movies.

The Twilight vampires, IMO, aren't...
Forum: Question of the Week 09-11-2012, 04:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,579
Posted By ChaosMandy
Kind of... My vacation this year was going...

Kind of...

My vacation this year was going to Dragon*Con in Atlanta. But I did have to do some things because I'm a writer for GeekMom.

I was on a panel and I took pictures of our GeekMom pony...
Forum: Writing: Blogging 09-11-2012, 04:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,838
Posted By ChaosMandy
I've never done a blog hop but I'd be interested...

I've never done a blog hop but I'd be interested in joining in.
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 09-08-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 177
Posted By ChaosMandy
Nice cool weather here! I don't get much of a...

Nice cool weather here! I don't get much of a weekend since I worked today and work tomorrow, but I'm enjoying having my husband home in the evenings (he works 2nd shift).
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 09-08-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By ChaosMandy
My daughter was 11 months old when she first...

My daughter was 11 months old when she first flew. Since I breastfed, I made sure to nurse her on take off and touch down. I had no issues at all with her being cranky - she slept most of the way.
Forum: Telecommuting 09-07-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,511
Posted By ChaosMandy
The company I work for, Telenetwork...

The company I work for, Telenetwork (http://www.telenetwork.com/careers.html), does have people working 24/7 and they are pretty flexible about hours.
Forum: Telecommuting 09-07-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 16,787
Posted By ChaosMandy
No, and they only hire in a few states. The only...

No, and they only hire in a few states. The only ones I know on the top of my head is TX and NC.
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 09-06-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By ChaosMandy
Yes - I love Fall! I have some...

Yes - I love Fall!

I have some Halloween-themed stuffed animals that I put out the other day with the help of my daughter. I'll be getting the rest of my fall/halloween stuff out this weekend.
Forum: Telecommuting 09-06-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 16,787
Posted By ChaosMandy
It's a tech support job. I've never done tech...

It's a tech support job. I've never done tech support before but it's not too hard. I just answer the phone (which is a soft phone that was installed on my computer) and help the customers...
Forum: Telecommuting 09-05-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By ChaosMandy
When I was still mostly a stay at home mom, I...

When I was still mostly a stay at home mom, I wrote for Textbroker and did ChaCha for extra money. You might not make a ton at either of those places, but it's very flexible.
Forum: Telecommuting 09-05-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 43,464
Posted By ChaosMandy
I work for TeleNetwork...

I work for TeleNetwork (http://www.telenetwork.com/careers.html) - no land line required. I did my phone interview on my cell phone and when I started working, they installed a soft phone onto my...
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-27-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 127
Posted By ChaosMandy
My daughter doesn't start preschool until next...

My daughter doesn't start preschool until next week :)
Forum: Telecommuting 08-27-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,053
Posted By ChaosMandy
I don't know if you have a spouse, but maybe try...

I don't know if you have a spouse, but maybe try to work when your spouse is home.

That's what I do and it makes is a lot easier because I know my husband is there (most of the day) to take care...
Forum: Telecommuting 08-27-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,072
Posted By ChaosMandy
The company I work for, TeleNetwork, is open...

The company I work for, TeleNetwork, is open 24/7, so they have tech folks working at night.

teleNetwork - Help Desk Solutions (http://www.telenetwork.com/tsr_job_description.html)
Forum: Writing: Blogging 08-26-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,509
Posted By ChaosMandy
I have a personal blog and then I am a writer for...

I have a personal blog and then I am a writer for Wired's GeekMom blog. I do admit that I went a while where I wasn't posting in my personal blog because I just didn't have the drive to write in it.
Forum: Telecommuting 08-26-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,126
Posted By ChaosMandy
I work for ChaCha and Textbroker - both are great...

I work for ChaCha and Textbroker - both are great for getting a little extra money without set hours in your free time.
Forum: Question of the Week 08-25-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By ChaosMandy
Not this weekend - I have to work today and then...

Not this weekend - I have to work today and then just normal stuff, like church tomorrow.

I'm prepping for next weekend though since next weekend is one I look forward to all year long. I'll be...
Forum: Telecommuting 08-24-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 16,787
Posted By ChaosMandy
Good luck! So far, it's been a great company to...

Good luck! So far, it's been a great company to work for :)
Forum: Telecommuting 08-24-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 16,787
Posted By ChaosMandy
For first contact, I just gave them my phone...

For first contact, I just gave them my phone number - I have a cell phone and not a landline. The first step is a phone interview - the skype interview comes later.
Forum: Fitness/Weight Loss Support 08-24-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2,136
Views: 73,744
Posted By ChaosMandy
I'm getting ready to do day 3, week 1 of C25K :)

I'm getting ready to do day 3, week 1 of C25K :)
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-24-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By ChaosMandy
My husband has already started his college...

My husband has already started his college classes but our daughter won't start preschool until the 5th.

This is the first time in several years that I won't be in school.
Forum: Introduce yourself & miscellaneous talk 08-24-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 313
Posted By ChaosMandy
That sounds like fun! Happy Friday everyone...

That sounds like fun!

Happy Friday everyone :) It's going to be rainy here too but I love rainy days.
Forum: Telecommuting 08-24-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By ChaosMandy
I didn't have any WAH experience before I got my...

I didn't have any WAH experience before I got my current work at home job beyond doing some blogging and working for ChaCha and Textbroker. I did put some of these on my resume to cover the time...
Forum: Telecommuting 08-23-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,076
Posted By ChaosMandy
While I was still looking for a WAH job, I was...

While I was still looking for a WAH job, I was prepared to take something where I would be an IC. But I lucked out and got hired as an actual employee through Telenetwork.

But it does seem like...
Forum: Telecommuting 08-23-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 16,787
Posted By ChaosMandy
It took a couple of weeks - though it took me a...

It took a couple of weeks - though it took me a week longer because I had to fight with my ISP to up my internet speed. That took a week in itself.

I had a phone interview then I had to take a...
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