As technology gives us the freedom to work from anywhere, more and more people are prizing the ability to do so. More and more U.S. companies are giving employees the opportunity to work from home.
With the right skills, you can land a legitimate work-from-home job.
Leap Force – Leap Force is one way that Google rates websites for search engine ranking. If you’re hired, you make decent money (usually over $11/hour), you set your own schedule and it can be pretty fun to view and rank websites.
FlexJobs, an online service devoted to listing telecommuting, flexible schedule, part-time and freelance work opportunities, is a prime resource for the segment of the workforce in search of such opportunities.
Accutran Global: Primarily financial transcription; however, they do also have medical and general transcription. Of note: Their work is very time sensitive and the majority of the work will be available during typical business hours and need to be done immediately.
Advanced Transcription Inc.: Medical transcription. 2+ years of experience are required, proficiency in MS Word, and must own or have access to MS Word 2003. Send your resume to the email address on their website.
Axion Data Services: Data Entry, hires at-home workers, watch their website for available openings.
Daily Transcription: General transcription, academic, corporate, closed captions, legal, and others. Short application form on their site to complete to apply.
Key For Cash: Data entry. They have an online application and test, which you can repeat to better your score or reapply. Those who score high are contacted when there is an available opening. Rates vary and are paid per keystroke, and you must earn $50 before payment to you is issued.
Data Entry Associate - Global Value Commerce, Inc. started operations in 2001 and is one of the leading e-commerce retailers dedicated to the needs of golf enthusiasts worldwide. The responsibility of this position is to input essential merchandise information into our inventory and order management systems to support accurate representation within our internal systems and on our ecommerce websites.
- The experience and skill sets required to handle the job responsibilities of this position are as follows:
- Computer proficient and competent in the use of Microsoft Office applications, including Excel
- Good organizational and time management skills
- Ability to process large amounts of data effectively and accurately
- Ability to work in a team, collaborative atmosphere
International Telecommuting & Part-Time Jobs - International careers, often referred to as "Global" occupations, involve working with customers that may be located anywhere in the world. International work may involve providing support services to a company that has operations in several countries, therefore a tolerance for diversity is needed to be comfortable in this type of work environment. Having the ability to speak or understand other languages is a plus in an International job. International jobs may also involve working as a translator or within the travel and hospitality industry, so being bilingual is a plus.
LiveOps.com: They have over 20,000 agents working from home. As an employee you will take incoming calls for major corporation or from most of the offers you see advertised on television. The company provides training and flexible hours. They also offer an excellent opportunity for licensed insurance agents.
Brightencommunications.com: Full or part time opportunity to make up to $18.50 per hour working from home. You will be calling to generate leads for fortune 1000 firms.
TeleReachJobs.com: This is a great opportunity with a well established company. They have one of the best pay plans and also offer paid vacations and benefits for their full time workers.
CallCenterOptions.com: A work-at-home model for doing business in medical, financial and insurance industries. ARO will hire you to take incoming calls from clients and patients.
TeleTech.com: With over 44,000 employees in over 17 countries, TeleTech is the biggest of the virtual companies. Their employee benefit program and perks are unmatched even when compared to brick-and-mortar companies.
Jobs.Uhaul.com: If your a full time, part time, or second job, this 60 year old corporate giant is hiring. Uhaul is an established brand name that not only pays well, but also offers excellent benefits. Work from home answering calls for Uhaul rentals or other customer service issues.
BalanceYourBooks.com: They hire bookkeepers, accountants, appointment setters and salespeople to work from home.
Ipsos i-Say is a survey app that allows you to take surveys from your phone, Earn points, and then cash out for PayPal or other rewards. This isn’t going to be a full-time job by any stretch of the imagination, but not a bad way to make some extra dough.
About.com - You can share your tips with About.com readers and make money per article you produce. There are a wide variety of topics that you can write about (pun not intended).
U-haul - During this work-at-home job, you’ll receive inbound calls for general moving questions and scheduling. You’re able to choose hours that you want to work, so if you are a student, this might be a great way to make a few extra bucks.
Even though there are many legitimate work-at-home opportunities, the scams of years ago still exist. But it’s up to you to find them and steer clear, and it’s not always easy to tell the real deal from a scam. Working at home is a dream of many, and thanks to technology, that dream is coming true for more people than ever. But if you want to work at home, you’ll need to research the possibilities and develop the skills required for many of these jobs.
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Last edited: 29/04/2016