Career Advice

5 Great Work At Home Jobs

Male Job List 22 November, 2019

Just about everyone has dreamed of working from home, being their own boss, and setting their own schedule. But most people never follow up on that thought, thinking it impractical and too difficult to find a job.

But working from home, and making a good salary doing it, is more possible today than ever before. There has been an explosion in telecommuting positions over the last decade, as new technology has made it more feasible and as employers realize the cost savings of allowing employees and contractors to telecommute. Many companies these days rely almost entirely on home workers.

There are a lot opportunities out there, but here are five of the best.

Call Center Operators

Companies have noted that there’s no longer any reason to rent huge office spaces and buy a lot of expensive equipment to have an effective call center. It can be done just as well by people on their computers at home. Salaries are generally pretty high. 

Online Virtual Assistant

These online administrative assistants do everything from scheduling appointments and airline flights, to data entry and office work, just about anything an employer might require. 

Tech Support Assistant

These positions are much the same as a call center operator, but deal with assisting customers with technical issues on products from computers to software to vacuum cleaners. Some knowledge is usually required, but companies will train on specific products. 

Online Product Sales

This is one of the most popular work at home jobs, because anyone can do it, and they can start right away, with just a PC and a camera. Ebay, Etsy, Amazon, and many other niche sites offer effective platforms for selling products of all kinds. 

Web Content Writer

Every website on the Internet needs fresh content on a regular basis to rank high in search results, and someone has to write it. If you have decent writing skills you can undoubtedly find plenty of work providing content. 

If you’re willing to be persistent in finding the right position and adapting to the new working lifestyle, working from home might be right for you.