Two Kinds Of Home Based Jobs – Which One Is For You?
Home based jobs are just that. Jobs that you can do from home. They are usually not very different from usual jobs except that they are ones you do from home. A lot of companies are looking to hire home workers as a more cost effective way of increasing their work force.
Many of them require temporary positions do they look to hire people temporarily on a part time basis. These are NOT the get rich quick schemes that you keep reading about on the internet. They are regular job postings posted by regular employers that require you to apply in a proper format. You do not have to pay to join them but you will need to apply with an applications, Résumé while stating your work experiences and skills.
These jobs are to be found on various career portals and some websites that are dedicated to posting home based jobs from verified employers. We have listed these websites in the More Resources section that is available from our side navigation bar. Please remember to read our guides to making a Résumé and how to apply to a job before you apply to any of these jobs.
Where you look for a job greatly depends on your profile and how qualified you are. There are two scenarios that we foresee for you.
Scenario #1 – You have worked earlier in a regular job and now want to work from home because of demands on your time by your family responsibilities or some other restriction. If you have the qualifications in a particular field of work be it sales, marketing, customer care etc and have experience in the same then the best bet for you is to post your resume on job sites like monster.com etc. This is where the regular employers are from big corporations to small ones. You will find better pay scales and more suited to your profile and work experience.
Another great way to start to work from home if you are already working in a regular job is to talk to your boss. Explain how you can manage the same work with as much productivity from home. Maybe you can also mentions how it will save the company certain overheads like office space, commuting expenses etc. You can be asked to out on a trial basis from home for a month and see how it goes.
Scenario #2 – Scenario number two is that you are pretty much a stay at home person and are now searching for ways to make some extra income from home. The best bet for you is to have a look at the home based jobs and portals that we have mentioned here and see what catches your fancy. It is important to keep your skills in mind while looking for a job. Do not waste time applying for jobs that do not match your profile. You will not get them.
The employers post detailed descriptions of what they are looking for from their prospective employees. Match these requirements to your profile as closely as possible. If your experience is basic or you are just starting out, look for jobs that are looking for home workers with minimal skills. Try starting out with temporary jobs and maybe even freelancing projects. Freelance projects exist in a variety of job fields. You can have a look at some of the freelancing websites listed here and see if there is anything worth your while there.