Hello Norberto Mercado here.
Imagine saving hundreds, even thousands, of dollars on gasoline or childcare. These are two of the benefits that have driven many from the traditional workplace to cut costs in the comfort and convenience of their home. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, more than 13 million Americans are cashing in on this growing trend and working from home. In fact, the number increased by almost 4 million between 1997 and 2010.
So for those who are interested in joining this movement, here are a few tips. Decide what you would like to do. Over half of those who work at home are self employed. However, that also means that the other half are not. So if you don’t feel comfortable with starting your own business, there are many jobs available that allow you to work at home. The first step in looking for a job that you can do from home is determining if it is legitimate or not. Many websites will offer you a job, but one red flag to look for is whether they ask for you to pay a fee up front. Remember you are looking for a legitimate job to make money. One more word of warning, get quick rich promises are not to be believed. Most of the jobs you find on line will not make you rich, but can help supplement your income nicely. To help you decide, look at guide to working at home:
Before you begin to brainstorm business ideas or start looking for a job at home, access your organizational skills. Weigh these three P’s as they pertain to you: procrastination, preparation, and perspiration. Will you finish the work on time if you are at home? Are you prepared for the organization it takes to separate “home” from work? And finally, will you work hard enough at home to earn the salary you require? If you pass the three P’s test, you are on your way to a new career at home.
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