After years of working 9 to 5 jobs for minimum wages. You finally conclude you’ll never get ahead in life working these types of jobs, although you work overtime on a regular basis which is exhausting.
In the past, a nagging voice used to ask, “Why are you working like a fool for bosses and business-owners that disrespect you and your time on a daily basis? These folks are only paying a quarter to a few dollar raises annually.”
How do you change your current situation?
You do what few people stuck in a rut dare do…continue to work while seriously looking for better paying jobs, or opportunities to earn higher salaries to comfortably meet your financial needs. If you haven’t noticed recently, the internet offers easy access to job seekers searching for his/her next traditional job with employers offering better pay, health insurance and other benefits.
On the other hand, the internet has opened just as many doors to work-from-home workers. These are the folks who are tired of working in stressful work environments; dealing with morning and evening traffic jams, crazy work schedules, and limited time with family and friends.
Yes, work-from-home jobs are truly legitimate while a few are scams. So, it is important for work-from-home job seekers to seriously research a company before applying. However, there are thousands of people working from home successfully on a regular basis.
An ever changing work-force
The internet has changed the way small and large businesses market and sell merchandise. As well as, how service-providers interact with and provide service(s) to the general public. Although, brick-and-mortar businesses still exist, they aren’t as large/plentiful as in the past. For instance, shopping malls throughout America are being demolished, downsized, and/or repurposed to serve other public needs.
As a result, many businesses are selling their wears, household goods, auto parts, outdoor products, toys and other merchandise online which has changed the way people shop; how companies hire workers and market their products. This means, more workers are needed to process online orders and ensure these purchases move through the shipping process to customer’s residences in a flawless manner.
Additionally, work opportunities such as telecommuters, independent contractors, business affiliates, writers, online computer/smartphone technicians, health-care providers, physical therapist and more, are classified as high demand hires for small and large businesses. As a result, these professionals – based upon their expertise can pretty much bargain for higher paychecks and manage their own work-schedule.
Build your own work-from-home business opportunity
When it comes to starting your own work-from-home opportunity, there are a number of ways to get started. First, you can assess your own skills and buy a few books that provide step-by-step instructions on how-to start a business you’re already equipped to operate from home. Second, you can search the internet to determine what companies are hiring independent contractors, or online workers and apply for those jobs. Third, you can search the internet for companies looking to hire business affiliates to either create a store/sell items on a pre-deigned platform hosted by their company, or you might want to sign up as a writer to promote established businesses by writing ads or articles.
Examples of Work-From-Home Opportunities
There are many types of work-from-home jobs for independent contractors nowadays. Here are a few of my favorites:
Work at Home Job 1: Sell Your Own Crafts – If designing and selling jewelry is up your alley? Do you take flawless photos? Make pottery, or knit? You can sell your creations online! Turn this passion into a business. Setting up an online store is easy when using pre-designed online store platforms such as Facebook, Amazon, eBay, Ecommerce and etc.
Work from Home Job 2: Write Articles – Internet magazines and article directories have become good avenues to promote products and services. If you have a flair for words, you can definitely make a quick buck by writing about a variety of topics. You can help keep content on websites fresh by blogging and/or writing new articles. There are many things to write about, and never enough willing writers. Requirements are pretty simple: Writers need to be creative, and write topics clients want you to write.
Work from Home Job 3: Affiliate Marketing – Do you recall seeing ads talking about making a lot of money in a short period of time? Such as, the ad showing business-owners on vacation in the Caribbean while their online business continues to earn them money? Those are the ads that’ll help you setup your own affiliate marketing business.
Work from Home Job 4: Medical Facilities – If you are a licensed nurse, certified home care service provide, physical therapist, occupation therapist, etc. Med Star and other facilities are hiring contractors to do home visits.
Work from Home Job 5: Travel Agents – Training is required, but you can work from home.
Work from Home Job 6: Online Order Processors. For online stores. Training is required, then you can process orders from home.
If your goal is to sell your own creations/designs. Amazon, EBay and Facebook are reputable online companies as such, they offer potential sellers access to easy-to-use selling platforms to get started for free. Otherwise, if you’re interested in setting up your own website to display and sell your products, you’ll need an ecommerce account with a website hosting service such as Blue Host, Go Daddy, etc. which will charge a fee based on services you require.
The bottom line is this: If you’re tired of the day-to-day rat race, traffic jams, stressful work environments, lack of freedom and limited time with family and friends. It might be time for you to reanalyze your current work-life and determine what changes can be made at this point.