With more and more of us feeling the pain of skyrocketing gas prices, telecommuting has become a very attractive option for stay-at-home moms, military spouses, retirees, or just about anyone who is searching for a legitimate way to make money working from home.
I’ve done the research for you, weeding out all the scams to reveal the most lucrative and legitimate work-from-home career options. From freelance to full-time, I’ve included a wide variety of career fields and resources to help you discover that perfect opportunity. However, only you can decide if an opportunity is right for you.
There are many career fields to choose from, covering a wide range of skills and specializations. The most popular position is remote Customer Service Representative, or Home Agent. Next in line are positions that are clerical in nature, such as virtual assisting, data entry and transcription. Freelance opportunities are numerous and can be very profitable if you have the right skills and training.
- Customer Service Representative
As a customer service representative or home-based agent, you work from the comfort of your own home office providing customer support via phone, email, chat and/or instant messaging. There are inbound and outbound call positions depending on the company. Inbound calls focus mainly on taking product orders, resolving customer issues, troubleshooting, etc. Outbound calls consist primarily of cold-calling, appointment setting, fundraising and sales.
This is a great work-from-home opportunity as it offers the ultimate in flexibility – you get to schedule your own hours! To be successful in this position you must have a pleasant phone voice, strong customer service skills, high-speed internet access, updated computer, land-based phone line and a quiet place to work. Having a professional home-office set-up is crucial as well. If you need to upgrade or replace any component of your home office, you will find trusted vendor links list on Internet or other.
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