Here you are you have the dishes done, dinner start, the kids are down for a nap now what do you do. You remember those days of the 9 to 5 job before your bundle of joy came around. After all it was only 36 months ago that you traded your desk for the CEO position of your family. Maybe there is still a way for you to have the best of both worlds a career and the family without leaving the comfort of your own home.
I know what you are thinking online jobs do not pay or they are scams! What would you say if I told you that there are 10 jobs that really do pay and that you can make a good wage while doing it?
This is a booming business where six to seven years ago it did not exist. You provide general assistance from scheduling to even event planning, all from your home office.
What are these companies looking for – a pleasant phone manner, time-management skills, and excellent organizational skills. Which any one that knows stay at home mom all of the above skills are used every day.
Pay will vary from $10.00 all the way up towards $30.00 an hour.
To find virtual assistant jobs check out homewiththekids.com or if you are looking for an agency try Team Double-Click or VIPdesk these will be contract jobs.
Call centers will rout customers calls for product information, complaints or even orders to employees in different place, yes this means while you are folding the towels. .
What you need to know before you start looking at call center – have pleasant phone presence, ability to read scrip and make it sound natural and a quiet area in which to work; perhaps a headset attached to your phone.
You can earn anywhere from $7 to $15 per hour
To enroll check out these websites: solutions.com, livops.com or alpineaccess.com most of these sites will offer you extensive training.
Answering service employee
You ask how does this work? Simple when you call your doctor’s office at 3 a.m., the person who answers might be someone just like you at home in her pajamas.
What you need to be able to bring to the table for this one – After – hours availability, a cheerful and calm demeanor, a phone, and a computer.
You can earn anywhere from $8 to $14 an hour for being able to be there after hours.
Look for listing on these job boards: indeed.com, simplyhired.com and careerbuilder.com
Other jobs to check out:
Data-entry worker earns $6 to $20 an hour check out homewiththekids.com boards.
Document Translator earns $10 to $50 per hour – go to translatorbase.com to check out what they have to offer.
Online reseller – $5 to $25 – ebaytradingassistant.com to find jobs like this
Content writer – price starts at 0 but can go as high as hundreds per assignment – try places like contributor.yahoo.com, squidoo.com, ezinearticles.com, and write blog owners and ask to be a guest writer the first few time you may not get paid but after if the like you, you could find yourself rolling in the dough.
Expert – you answer questions about topics you know well the pay ranges from $2.50 up to $25 for an answer. Go to justanswer.com or ether.com to learn more about being an expert.
Interview transcriber – pay goes from $5 up to $40 keep in mind you need accuracy and speed while typing. Check out these website scribie.com, verbalink.com, and harpercollins.com/author/websites.aspx. Check out your local newspapers and magazines as well.
Affiliate blogger – how does this work? Simple let’s say you are a blogger that writes about children’s toys and clothing your blog becomes a perfect match for companies that are selling children items. You can make between $10 to $50 depending on how many hits their ads get on your blog. The best sits for companies like this is earnerblog.com and bloggeingtips.com
Please remember that working from home does not come without scams here are three big red flags when it comes to working from home.
If they ask you for cash for supplies or sales kits or other items check them out with the Better Business Burrow as it is more than likely a fraud.
They come to you companies that have a great work from home offers won’t come to you so if you get an email asking you to work for them steer clear and report them.
They request personal information, if you are asked for sensitive information up front, it is more than likely an identity theft scam.