Work From Home Jobs

  • Creative Jobs for Stay-at-Home Moms

    Creative Jobs for Stay-at-Home Moms

    Just because a woman chooses to stay at home when she has her children does not necessarily mean that all of her moneymaking possibilities dry up. In fact, there are plenty of creative mothers out there who have figured out how to combine the joys of stay-at-home motherhood with an entrepreneurial spirit that... Continue Reading

  • Juggling Jobs: Adventures in Earning

    Juggling Jobs: Adventures in Earning

    As the U.S. economy begins to show some signs of possibly returning to the prosperity of old, there are many Americans who are not waiting for things to change. Instead, they are hitting the job market with all cylinders, juggling two or more jobs to help make ends meet, follow their dreams or simply to enjoy... Continue Reading

  • Seven Nasty Job Scams

    Seven Nasty Job Scams

    Sick of the career spammers and scammers who prey on the unemployed, take their money and run all the way to the bank? Well, the Federal Trade Commission is fed up with them too, and has announced Operation Bottom Dollar, which has already begun cracking down on these fiends. Continue Reading

  • Is Your Office Chair Killing You?

    Is Your Office Chair Killing You?

    The average American office worker probably spends over 80,000 hours sitting in an office chair over the course of their career. That's bad news for all of the cubicle warriors out there. In addition to the fact that prolonged periods of sitting can aggravate neck and back problems, recent research analyzing... Continue Reading

  • The Fall of the Cubicle Warrior: Why Many People are Choosing Outdoor Jobs over Desk Jockey Positions

    The Fall of the Cubicle Warrior: Why Many People are Choosing Outdoor Jobs over Desk Jockey Positions

    Sitting behind a desk all day surrounded by cubicle walls is never an ideal working situation. Many professionals will tell you that they feel more creative when they're working in an alternative space or when they're given the option to work from home. As more and more professionals realize that they... Continue Reading

  • Emerging Jobs in Social Media

    Emerging Jobs in Social Media

    Blog and tweet your way to a new career By Carol Tice The world of marketing has changed with the rise of social-media sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. Now companies are seeking their customers' attention with tweets, videos, articles, pictures and anything else that will stir up... Continue Reading

  • How Mommyhood Can Make You Money -- Part 2

    How Mommyhood Can Make You Money -- Part 2

    While pregnant with her first set of twins and on bed rest for five months, Jennifer Levinson would read all types of magazines, watch informative television and research different things on the web, then email the info to a few friends (8-10) about what she found. She thought it was fun and found that sharing... Continue Reading

  • How Mommyhood Can Make You Money - Part 1

    How Mommyhood Can Make You Money - Part 1

    Before having kids, most of us spent years mapping out our lives and plotting for successful careers. But when things shifted from late night boardroom meetings to sippy cups and potty training, being a "Working Girl" became a distant memory. But with the rise of "mommy bloggers," the trend has shifted and... Continue Reading

  • Working Around Kids' Schedules

    Working Around Kids' Schedules

    By Susan Johnston When Lana Johnson was job-hunting last fall, flexible hours were an absolute must. With three young boys at home and a husband who travels frequently, Johnson needed a job that could work around her kids' schedule. And she found it as PR coordinator for Moby Wrap, a baby carrier company... Continue Reading

  • Get Fiscally Fit As An Aerobics Instructor

    Get Fiscally Fit As An Aerobics Instructor

    I work from home, and so the biggest decision about what to wear to the office is usually between the fuzzy slippers and the nonskid socks. Lunch is always just around the corner, and the contents of my fridge all know me by name. It's all too easy to turn a coffee break into naptime. This means I have to make... Continue Reading

  • Write Your Way to Financial Freedom

    Write Your Way to Financial Freedom

    As a freelance writer on the entertainment beat, I get a lot of really cool assignments. It's exciting to cover new movies coming out and ask the stars all about their roles, but I must say it's the screenwriters and novelists I'm usually most eager to talk with. When I had the chance to chat with Dennis... Continue Reading

  • Home Office On A Budget -- The Essentials

    Home Office On A Budget -- The Essentials

    Andy Rooney had a funny bit about his home office on 60 Minutes awhile back, in which he revealed he uses an old piece of shaped burlwood for a desk -- it's beautiful and unusual, but he seldom actually sees it underneath the prodigious amount of clutter. It's also a well-known fact that upon his death,... Continue Reading

  • Seeking Stay-At-Home Dad... Positions Being Filled Now!

    Seeking Stay-At-Home Dad... Positions Being Filled Now!

    The dismal job market is taking its toll on us all. But job losses have been disproportionately hitting men, who are more likely to work in down-and-out industries such as construction and manufacturing. Calling the recession a "Mancession," as many have, is an overstatement. But women represent half of the... Continue Reading

  • Why a New Website May Be Great for Job Seekers & Communities

    Why a New Website May Be Great for Job Seekers & Communities

    A reputable business website is reporting that AOL is about to expand an experiment big time. Business Insider is reporting that a community-based news website called Patch.com, which is owned by AOL, plans to expand from a couple dozen sites to hundreds across the country. Patch.com is a group of the web... Continue Reading

  • A Day in the Life of a Virtual Tutor

    A Day in the Life of a Virtual Tutor

    Looking for a job where you can teach others what you know, have flexible hours, and work from the comfort of your own home? Joshua Riddell was looking for such a gig. He works as a full time Software Engineer for Kroll Background Screening, but he wanted to earn some additional income to help offset the costs... Continue Reading

  • Being Productive While Working From Home

    Being Productive While Working From Home

    By Gwen Parkes As the economy continues to precariously get back on its feet, many companies are continuing to "live lean" and keep costs down as much as possible, for as long as possible. One side effect of this leaning down is to offer some or all of your employees the option to work remotely. If... Continue Reading

  • How to Steer Clear of Work-at-Home Scams

    How to Steer Clear of Work-at-Home Scams

    While millions of people dream about making money without leaving the comfort of home, it's also important to note how to avoid losing it too. While there are many legitimate ways to make money at home, there are some simple steps you can take to steer clear of the scams so your money and time aren't wasted. Continue Reading

  • 7 Unusual Work From Home Jobs

    7 Unusual Work From Home Jobs

    By Carol Tice Time was, you had to be a graphic designer, a consultant or a freelance copywriter if you wanted to ditch your cubicle and make money in your pajamas. But advances in technology have brought work-from-home jobs to nearly every business sector. If you're ready to trade your morning car-commute for a... Continue Reading

  • 10 More Jobs You Can Have at Home

    How would you like to work from home? No hustling out the door 10 minutes late, no fighting your road rage or battling for the last seat on the train, no fast food lunch and no noisy co-workers. Sounds like heaven, doesn't it? More than ever, workers are attracted to the 30-second commute, thanks to social... Continue Reading

  • What's the Advantage to Telecommuting?

    Are skyrocketing gasoline prices cursing your commute? Wondering why you're driving to work only to spend your hard-earned dollars to get you there and back? Perhaps telecommuting is the answer. Telecommuting is changing the way we work. An estimated 10 percent of today's workforce works from home and remains on... Continue Reading

  • Why Working From Home Might Be Right For You

    Working from home is the new casual Friday. It's one of those perks that many employers have incorporated into their policies, but it's still not the norm and most everyone wishes it were. Employers have several reasons for wanting to limit the amount of work you do from home. They're not just being... Continue Reading

  • Get a Job Working From Home

    CareerBuilder.com It hardly seems fair: By the time you've dragged yourself out of bed, showered, ironed your last clean shirt, located your keys, gotten out of the door and, finally, into your office, you've eaten up almost two hours -- and the work day hasn't even begun yet! If the office job is taking too... Continue Reading

  • How to Avoid Job Scams

    CareerBuilder.com "If it seems too good to be true, it probably is." If nothing else, this age-old adage might be the most important piece of advice to remember in your job search, especially in today's market. Though job scams are prevalent at any point in time, today's tough economic times have increased the... Continue Reading

  • How to Get Started in Freelancing

    How to Get Started in Freelancing

    CareerBuilder.com As more people step (or are pushed) off the corporate ladder, many are landing in the exciting, rewarding and sometimes scary role of free agent. "I was tired of doing assignments I didn't like on a schedule I couldn't control," says Mary Beth Neumann, who quit her job at a major... Continue Reading

  • Want to Work From Home? Look for One of These 10 Jobs

    CareerBuilder.com Wouldn't it be nice to wake up in the morning and not have to rush? You could make yourself breakfast and a cup of coffee, get the kids' lunch packed and walk the dog without so much as a glance at the clock to make sure you're on time. You wouldn't have to fight rush-hour traffic or the... Continue Reading

  • Work From Home: 7 Companies Hiring Now

    Work From Home: 7 Companies Hiring Now

    Can you imagine how simple your life would be if you never had to drive to work? If you have the self-discipline to work from home, the right opportunity could help you get back those commute hours and gain some extra time each day to do whatever you want. If you're wondering where you can find such a job in a... Continue Reading

  • Confessions of Three Work-at-Home Moms

    Confessions of Three Work-at-Home Moms

    When Deborah Bryner's arthritis flares up, she works in bed. When it's time to make dinner, she totes her laptop to the kitchen. But when she really has to buckle down and meet a deadline, she heads for the basement, where there are no distractions. "If I'm working in the basement, I tell my kids, 'Don't bug... Continue Reading

  • Is There A Second Job For You Via Your Own Avatar?

    Is There A Second Job For You Via Your Own Avatar?

    Sitting one row ahead of an animated conversation on a recent cross-country flight, your tech-savvy author was utterly confused as he eavesdropped on this discussion about somebody's "second life." The befuddlement ensued because a second life is often how people describe the time after a fateful event such as... Continue Reading

  • 10 Part-Time Jobs You Can Do From Home

    10 Part-Time Jobs You Can Do From Home

    Working from home is typically seen as an alternative to jobs that require you to work from an office or outside location. Part-time work-from-home jobs are a great way to earn extra cash during your free time at home. A few jobs may require an on-site presence on the weekend or periodically, but in general,... Continue Reading

  • High-Paying Work-From-Home Jobs

    High-Paying Work-From-Home Jobs

    Here are some jobs you can do from the comfort of your home and earn a decent salary. See the top 10 list. Most of these require 5-9 years of experience, but many on this list are jobs that don't require a degree. Working from home may require a little negotiation on your part, but many employers are open to... Continue Reading

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