Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Category: Career Resources, Employment

When people decide to work from home, they can enjoy a lot of financial freedom, choose their own working hours, sit and work wherever they like and also get time to spend with their family. There are a variety of jobs that people can do while sitting in the comforts of their home. Some of them include website designer, online tutor, graphic designer, writer and virtual assistant along with jobs in call centers, data entry and medical transportation. Regardless of the skills and experience of individuals, they can find a work-from-home job that they will like. The key is to know how to find such a job and the steps that people can follow are discussed below:

1- Figure out your passion. Everyone has that one thing or things that they like doing and can use for making something out of it. Some people use graphic design for creating art, some make and sell gift baskets while others write for earning money. You can think about your interests and hobbies and figure out how you can use them to create a work-from-home job for yourself.

2- Make a list of the things that you love doing. It could be watching horror movies, reading, and writing, volunteering at schools, pencil drawing and listening to classical music. The thing is that you need to make a list of activities that you like doing without any outside influence.

 3- Now it is time to shorten down your list by crossing off the activities that you don’t enjoy doing all that much. This means you have to create a list of activities that you cannot live without, not something that you may do every once in a while. These are things that you will not get tired of anytime soon so you can turn them into a profession. This process could take a few days or a few minutes, but by the time you are done; you will be left with a list of your true passions. Continue narrowing down this list until you are left with one that can be used for the purpose you are considering.

 4- You should research the passion you have chosen for turning into a profession. You can search online on different forums that offer career advice to people and you can have a discussion with mind-like people. Blogs and other article directories will have plenty of articles giving people advice concerning jobs that can be done from home.

 5- You need to have a resume. If you already have one, make sure you lay some emphasis on the work you have done concerning the profession you have chosen. It may not be much, but it will still count.

 6- Make preparations like creating a portfolio or coming up with samples of the work you can do. You will need to show it to potential clients if you want them to hire you.

 7- The last step is to use various websites that offer online jobs for sending in your resume and application. 

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