Do you want to work but you cannot leave your home? Work from home is not a problem anymore because there are a lot of ways through which you can earn from your place. Initially there was a trend of going office 9-5 and working there to earn. However, with the passage of time, companies have observed the change in trend and have seen that there are more people who are willing to work. We have working students, women with young children, special people, senior citizens, and others who are searching for the part time work or a way to earn money from home.
Working from home in not difficult because there are many companies who are giving the opportunity to work from home. You can go to the office, collect your work, and submit via email or whatever the conditions are. The other option is that the company can email you the work and you can do it from home. According to the analysis of the job posting history database of the employers of top companies, they are also offering partial and full telecommuting job opportunities. These jobs are especially offered to those who want to earn and work from home.
So many of us wish we could work from home. But with work-from-home scams taking the top spot for Internet crimes in 2011, we’re understandably wary of such offers.
Fortunately, there’s a legitimate resource for such opportunities: FlexJobs, an online job listings board for telecommuting, flexible schedule, part-time and freelance jobs.
Today, the company announces its annual list of the top 100 companies to watch for telecommuting and remote jobs in 2015, based on its analysis of job postings by 30,000 companies in its database.Over the last year, the service saw a 26 percent increase in the number of jobs posted on its site, with companies like Amazon, Kaplan, First Data, and Convergys posting the highest number of remote jobs. Newcomers to the list include Nationwide Insurance and CIGNA, while others such as ADP and CVS Caremark, also appeared on the 2014 list.
Companies, nowadays, have number of employees who have home based jobs. These jobs include Customer Care, Tech Support, Data Entry/Verification, Image Tagging, Graphic Designing, Quality Control, Systems Development, Marketing of the Product, Software Programming, Brand Promotion, Administrative/Business Support, Brand Ambassador, Content and Article Writing, Blogging, and many more. Some of the jobs may even give you flexible timing and you may work whenever it is feasible to you. The others require some time but you can still work from home and earn a handsome amount. Yes, it may look fake and scam because, sadly, it is happening these days. On the other hand, there are genuine jobs available by many renowned companies.
The best part about working at home is that you do not have to go anywhere, which saves the fuel, transportation cost, and the maintenance cost of the vehicle. When you work from home, you have the authority to control and change the environment as per your need. It means that you will be more efficient and productive due to no disruptions from coworkers. The ambiance of the surrounding also impact on one`s behavior. Hence, when you work from home, you have the environment in which you can perform better. By working from home, you can focus on your work as well as your family. You can do both the thing at the same time and this gives the home based work, an edge. If you get frustrated from the work, you can go and spend some time to get relaxed. This is not possible when you are working in the office. So, the home based work gives you an opportunity to have better balance between work life and family life.
The exposure to at-home employment opportunities has exploded, and a wide range of job ads are just a mouse click away. However, as mentioned above, some of them are scam. In 2007, when The Rat Race Rebellion began tracking at-home jobs, there were 30 scams for every legitimate opportunity. According to Christine Durst, co-founder and principal of Staffcentrix LLC, the company that owns and manages RatRaceRebellion.com, Now, with 4,500 to 5,000 work-at-home job ads screened weekly, the website finds 60 scam and fake job opportunity for every one that’s for real. On the other hand, there are still many people who are working and earning a lot through these home based jobs.
Working from home is not only beneficial for the employees but also for the employer and the company. It is already discussed that home based works save the time of the employee. They also save the time of the employer because they do not need to address the employees as they are not physically present. In some of the cases, it is also possible that employer have not met the ones who are working for them but they are in contact through the emails and the messages. With the advancement in technology, there are businesses who do not have any physical existence and they are virtual business. These businesses hire the people who can work from home and they offer them home based jobs.
However, working from home has a number of drawbacks. When the employees work in the office, they are in front of the manager or the employer so they behave in certain behavior. The home based worker may not submit the work on time. They may make mistakes which the office based workers do not make because, most of the time they are not guided properly.