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Finding An Online Business You Can Work From Home

For many companies and employees, working from home is a great alternative to working in an office and having to do work related traveling often. When employers hire employees who work from home, they will save money in heating and cooling costs, rent for office space, and have the ability to hire more people part-time, which can cut down on healthcare costs. Companies that need a large group of customer service representatives, reservation agents or virtual assistants, find that those who work from home are just as productive as those who work in an office environment.

Employees who work from home may feel even more productive because they don't have to deal with office politics, spend hours commuting to and from work each day or worry about not having enough time to get personal tasks done. There are many jobs you can work from home that include freelancing, virtual assistant positions, customer service, medical coding, transcription, teaching online classes, and much more.

Depending on your lifestyle, working from home can offer you many perks. You won’t have to spend a lot of money on wardrobe costs, you won't have to worry about early meetings or working late, and you won't have to work for someone else. While you may be employed by a specific company, you won't have a boss constantly looking over your shoulder. For many people, this is reason enough to work from home. You’ll have the freedom to set your own hours and get the job done any which way you want.

When looking for these types of positions, it's a good idea to consider your interests and skills. If you've learned a few valuable skills in another job or you recently completed training in an area that has a demand for at home workers, then you should highlight these skills to increase your chances of receiving a job offer. Create a resume that's similar to one you would create for any job. Include a cover letter than states why you think you would be a good candidate for a work at home position. Mention that you're a hard worker, dedicated employee, and a self-motivated person. Being a selfstarter and goal oriented person will definitely also help. These traits are important since you will be responsible for completing all tasks without supervision.

If you have specific training, make sure you mention it in the beginning of your cover letter. This will let hiring managers know that you could be a valuable part of the team. Your resume and cover letter are important as companies that hire employees to work from home are usually more critical than other companies. This is because they need to find people who are trustworthy and committed to their jobs.

When you begin your job search, you will notice that there are plenty of at home jobs to be found. While most of these jobs usually involve customer service, there are other positions available. If you have a background in healthcare, for example, you should be able to find work in records, on-call nursing, or medical coding. As the medical field continues to grow, more of these jobs will become available, which means there will be many more hospitals, clinics, and healthcare agencies in need of your skills.

Submitted by:

Francina Smit

Francina Smit is the owner of http://InHouseDollars.com and writes articles on various subjects regarding a Home Based Business. Please visit http://www.inhousedollars.com for more info.




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