Work From Home Jobs

  • 8,500 New Work-From-Home Job Openings This Week

    8,500 New Work-From-Home Job Openings This Week

    Work-from-home careers were once the domain of ambitious housewives who wanted to make a bit of extra money by selling cosmetics or housewares while still raising their kids. Not anymore. According to latest Census Bureau figures, nearly 1 in 10 workers work from home, as both men and women, baby boomers and... Continue Reading

  • Freelancing: A Viable Way To Make A Living -- Or A Lost Cause?

    Freelancing: A Viable Way To Make A Living -- Or A Lost Cause?

    By Lindsay Olson Because we're still seeing pockets of high unemployment all over the country, job seekers are biting their nails, hoping for a brighter outlook sooner rather than later. But many of those out of work are finding creative ways to earn income-online. In states with high unemployment rates,... Continue Reading

  • The Best Freelance Jobs

    The Best Freelance Jobs

    By Jessica Stillman For many young people, building a career as an independent pro working on your own has tons of upsides. You get flexibility with your time, no office drama and often a zero minute commute (though certainly there are downsides and costs as well). Plus, the uncertain economy and dearth of... Continue Reading

  • 3 Reasons NOT To Work From Home

    3 Reasons NOT To Work From Home

    By Luke Roney I'll admit it from the outset -- I do enjoy working from home. Occasionally. When there is some sort of complication or emergency on the home front, it's great to have a boss who's OK with me logging on remotely. But, working full-time from home (or from Starbucks) just isn't my cup of nonfat... Continue Reading

  • New Ways For Moms To Make Money -- From Home

    New Ways For Moms To Make Money -- From Home

    A few years ago, I went to a Tupperware party in a friend's apartment. It was a somewhat surreal experience. The official Tupperware representative was a middle-aged suburban woman sent in to this tiny apartment filled with Manhattan 20-somethings, most of whom -- or perhaps all of whom -- had never been to... Continue Reading

  • 6 Fast-Growing Work-From-Home Jobs

    6 Fast-Growing Work-From-Home Jobs

    Want to join the ranks of pajama professionals? Yes, the economy is still suffering, but thanks in large part to the digital revolution, it's easier than ever to launch a work-from-home career that pays well. One in 4 workers now does some or all of a job at home, an increase of 300 percent since 2005,... Continue Reading

  • Bookkeeping: The Latest, Greatest Work-from-Home Job

    Bookkeeping: The Latest, Greatest Work-from-Home Job

    With hand-written ledgers being obsolete and all aspects of accounting being digitized, more and more small businesses are finding that they have no need for a full-time bookkeeper who comes into the office every day. That's bad news for full-time bookkeepers, but good news for the enterprising people out... 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

  • 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

  • 10 More Jobs You Can Have at Home

    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

  • 10 Ways to Get Fired From a Home-Based Position

    10 Ways to Get Fired From a Home-Based Position

    By Mary Naylor, CEO and Founder of VIPDesk 1. Having customers hear your kids playing in the background Working in a noisy area or with the TV on is distracting and no way to excel. A quiet workplace is the key to success when working from home - it is essential for concentration and for receiving... Continue Reading