How do you find a legitimate work at home online job?
You find legitimate work at home online job the same as any job. Fill out an application at a company that you have the experience and skills for a particular job and they will interview you to see if you meet their qualifications.
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Work-at-Home Schemes Be part of one of America's Fastest Growing Industries! Earn thousand of dollars a month - from your home - ProcessingMedical Billing Claims. You can fin…d ads like this everywhere - from the street light andtelephone pole on your corner to your newspaper and PC. While youmay find these ads appealing, especially if you can't work outsideyour home, proceed with caution. Not all work-at-home opportunitiesdeliver on their promises. Many ads omit the fact that you may have to work many hourswithout pay. Or they don't disclose all the costs you will have topay. Countless work-at-home schemes require you to spend your ownmoney to place newspaper ads; make photocopies; or buy theenvelopes, paper, stamps, and other supplies or equipment you needto do the job. The companies sponsoring the ads also may demandthat you pay for instructions or "tutorial" software. Consumersdeceived by these ads have lost thousands of dollars, in additionto their time and energy. Classic Work-at-Home Schemes Several types of offers are classic work-at-home schemes. Medical billing . Ads for pre-packaged businesses - known asbilling centers - are in newspapers, on television and on theInternet. If you respond, you'll get a sales pitch that may soundsomething like this: There's "a crisis" in the health care system,due partly to the overwhelming task of processing paper claims. Thesolution is electronic claim processing. Because only a smallpercentage of claims are transmitted electronically, the market forbilling centers is wide open. The promoter also may tell you that many doctors who process claimselectronically want to "outsource" or contract out their billingservices to save money. Promoters will promise that you can earn asubstantial income working full or part time, providing serviceslike billing, accounts receivable, electronic insurance claimprocessing and practice management to doctors and dentists. Theyalso may assure you that no experience is required, that they willprovide clients eager to buy your services or that their qualifiedsalespeople will find clients for you. The reality: you will have to sell. These promoters rarely provideexperienced sales staff or contacts within the medical community. The promoter will follow up by sending you materials that typicallyinclude a brochure, application, sample diskettes, a contract(licensing agreement), disclosure document, and in some cases,testimonial letters, videocassettes and reference lists. For yourinvestment of $2,000 to $8,000, a promoter will promise software,training and technical support. And the company will encourage youto call its references. Make sure you get many names from which tochose. If only one or two names are given, they may be "shills" -people hired to give favorable testimonials. It's best to interviewpeople in person, preferably where the business operates, to reduceyour risk of being mislead by shills and also to get a better senseof how the business works. Few consumers who purchase a medical billing business opportunityare able to find clients, start a business and generate revenues -let alone recover their investment and earn a substantial income.Competition in the medical billing market is fierce and revolvesaround a number of large and well-established firms. Envelope stuffing. Promoters usually advertise that, for a"small" fee, they will tell you how to earn money stuffingenvelopes at home. Later - when it's too late - you find out thatthe promoter never had any employment to offer. Instead, for yourfee, you're likely to get a letter telling you to place the same"envelope-stuffing" ad in newspapers or magazines, or to send thead to friends and relatives. The only way you'll earn money is ifpeople respond to your work-at-home ad. Assembly or craft work . These programs often require you toinvest hundreds of dollars in equipment or supplies. Or theyrequire you to spend many hours producing goods for a company thathas promised to buy them. For example, you might have to buy asewing or sign-making machine from the company, or materials tomake items like aprons, baby shoes or plastic signs. However, afteryou've purchased the supplies or equipment and performed the work,fraudulent operators don't pay you. In fact, many consumers havehad companies refuse to pay for their work because it didn't meet"quality standards." Unfortunately, no work is ever "up to standard," leaving workerswith relatively expensive equipment and supplies - and no income.To sell their goods, these workers must find their own customers. Questions to Ask Legitimate work-at-home program sponsors should tell you - inwriting - what's involved in the program they are selling. Here aresome questions you might ask a promoter: * What tasks will I have to perform? (Ask the program sponsor tolist every step of the job.) * Will I be paid a salary or will mypay be based on commission? * Who will pay me? * When will I get myfirst paycheck? * What is the total cost of the work-at-homeprogram, including supplies, equipment and membership fees? Whatwill I get for my money? The answers to these questions may help you determine whether awork-at-home program is appropriate for your circumstances, andwhether it is legitimate. You also might want to check out the company with your localconsumer protection agency, state Attorney General and the BetterBusiness Bureau , not only where the company is located, butalso where you live. These organizations can tell you whether theyhave received complaints about the work-at-home program thatinterests you. But be wary: the absence of complaints doesn'tnecessarily mean the company is legitimate. Unscrupulous companiesmay settle complaints, change their names or move to avoiddetection. Source: Federal Trade Commission Online Job suggestions: 1. At home customer care representative 2. Transcription 3. Writer, Proofreader & editor 4. Blogger 5. Online Tutor 6. Mystery Shopping 7. Virtual Assistant 8. Online Mock Jurors 9. Get paid to post 10. Voice over Talents 11. Freelance Projects 12. Telemarketing from home From other contributors: . It took a lot of looking and a lot of trial and error, but Ihave found several really great sites. And all these sites are freeto join. One thing I have learned: Never join a work at homeprogram or opportunity that wants you to pay up front. If they weremaking that much money, they wouldn't need to charge you. . Data entry jobs only 5% of available jobs on net are genuineand legitimate. i found out to differentiate these scammers fromthe genuine ones is that NEVER PAY ANYONE ANYTHING AT ALL FOR A JOBYOU DO FOR THEM AND NO MATTER HOW TEMPTING THEY MAY SOUND. THENTHEY HAVE A CHANCE TO BE A SCAM. This method has very much workedfor me now i work for a very famous company. this, I believe, isthe sign of a genuine job, also reputed companies won't try playingfraud as their reputation can be at risk. I have received my checksaccurately. This is a genuine job. . I work at home & have several "data entry" projects that Iwork on. I work as an IC (Independent Contractor) and I did not payto get these jobs. Once you know where to look, its then a game ofusing your skills & experience to your advantage and puttingtogether an eye catching resume that will attract attention. . I have looked high and low for one, the only ones that I haveheard of, you actually have to go to school or training for- likemedical transcription. I almost got scammed by a company thatpromised work from home, taking surveys, they even had a posting onmonster, when they asked for money, I asked questions, turned outthey were not valid with monster. Its a too good to be true thingto be able to work from home without investingunfortunately . . Any legitimate job offer would not ask for money. . Among the companies to explore, most of these are call centers,customer service representative, home based agent jobs that requireexperience, good skill and working knowledge: alpineaccess.com arise.com accoladesupport.com acddirect.com arise.com westathome.com convergysworkathome.com hirepoint.com callcenteroptions.com scilive.com/call-center-careers ictgroup.com/careers xactservices.com/company/careers vipdesk.com voicelog.com/careers securecallmanagement.com/careers lunarpages.com/jobs initialcall.com teamdoubleclick.com intelemark.com publicopinionresearch.net cloud10corp.com/careercenter telereachjobs.com thecallcenterinc.com/ecruiting teletech.com mintel.com/careers (freelance researchers) Arise Virtual Solutions ( arise.com) Arise is a crowdsourcingcompany that offers work from home opportunities in sales, customerservice, and technical support. Agents are able to maintain worklife balance and be their own boss, where they can make their ownschedule and work on their own terms. In fact, Arise has 7,500 workopportunities currently available to service many of their Fortune150 and Fortune 500 clients. LiveOps (liveops.com) Work from home as a customer serviceagent using your own computer and telephone * New employees earn$6-$8.50 per hour * Work as many or as few hours as you choose *This company charges applicants a $30 background check fee onceyou've been accepted as an independent contractor for LiveOpps Working Solutions (workingsol.com) Agents are not assessedany fees to work for the company * The type of work varies, fromdata entry to customer service work * Earn $7.20-$30 per hour JetBlue Reservations Crew * Jet Blue reservation specialistsactually work out of their homes * Apply online * Candidates musthave at least two years of customer service experience Key For Cash * This company is owned by Virtual Solutions *Earn money typing and doing data entry on your home computer * Therate you earn is determined by your typing speed and accuracy *Choose your own hours * This company maintains a waiting list ofindividuals who wish to work for them * Might be an option foroccasional or supplemental income . Legitimate work-from-home jobs usually come from a talent thatyou already have (piano lessons, writing, catering, child care,etc.) and it's usually up to the "employee" to find assignments,clients or work. Consider selling items on Ebay or Amazon, also.Trust me -- the chances of someone willing to hire you to work fromhome are slim to none. . I've worked at some of the places listed above and they werelegit. The ones that aren't scams actually require work on yourpart - and if you're in need of money soon then you're likely to besorely disappointed in any of those as well. Most of the legitopportunities out there take time to build - so if someone makes anoutrageous claim of income it probably isn't true ( and those thatare true sure didn't make that kind of money when they first began). . Time & effort required - but do your own research on whatis best for you, don't take the advice of myself and others asgospel from this type of forum. . I have other ideas that may help - one of them is an onlineopportunity but another is one that will require a little effort tomarket yourself - try some data entry for local businesses, many ofthem don't have the time to do it in-house and will gladly paysomeone else to do it. Professionals are a good place to start,lawyers, doctors, chiropractors, etc - they need their "in-house"folks doing other things rather than busy work. . The short answer to your question is met with another question;How long is a piece of string? My second answer is that bloggingis, indeed, legit! There are so many ways to make extra moneyonline that there are a few other questions you've got to look atfirst, like; 1) How much time have you got to spend? 2) Are youlooking for a hobby that brings in a few extra dollars, or to makeyour online efforts your full time income? 3) If you made a fewdollars, would you be prepared to reinvest that into your onlinebusiness, or is the money for spending? 4) Do you have anyexperience with making money online or is this all new to you? 5)What are your strengths? I mean, do you like writing? Reading? Whatare your hobbies? 6) Are you computer literate or can't tell yourmouse from your motherboard? There are a ton of other questions,but that should get the ball rolling. If you can answer all ofthose questions, then it becomes easier to point you in the rightdirection. . First, never, ever pay a fee to get a job. Many scams will wantyou to pay a registration fee, materials fee or information fee.Stay away from these! You will most likely not find a true onlinedata entry job. What you will find are jobs that utilize your dataentry skills along with other skills. Jobs at home - customer carerepresentative, transcription, writer, proofreader, editor,blogger, telemarketing from home, mystery shopping, virtualassistant, and freelance projects. . There are plenty of work at home jobs that are real. You canprovide a service - either from your home or outside of your home,such as cleaning, landscape, gardening, child care, pet care,mechanic or small engine repair, crafts, hairdresser, interiordesign, personal assistant, parties for children, the ideas areunlimited. There are so many jobs that can be done from home. For areal work at home job, you have to look at yourself and what yourskills are. Work from home resources - there are all sorts of websitesthat can help you along . wahm.com (message board, telecommutingfolder) . womenforhire.com To get started consider for now, your job search as your job.Contact everyone you know and tell them you want to work from home.A legitimate work at home job is harder than finding a traditionaljob. First of all, despite all the online advertising you see,there aren't that many of them. Most may be part-time or freelance,so you will need to be continually seeking potential positions. Youneed both the experience and the skills necessary to do the job.Optimal results to work at home ? A home office with phone, fax,computer, printer, software, and other basic office equipment.Depending on the type of employment you're looking for you may alsoneed work samples to send to prospective employers. It isrecommended as many hours per week to your search for employment asyou would spend working. If you're looking for full-time work, youshould be spending full-time hours seeking employment. Whensearching for "work at home" most often brings up scams or websites that want to charge you for providing "real" work at homejobs or for "proven successful" home business information. Juststick with the sites that focus on employment. Avoid scams. Finding work at home jobs can be a huge task. There are so manyscams out there one must be very careful not to get caught up inthe wrong type of business. There are work at home jobs, there areat home business', there are many different ways to make money athome. Take your time, do your research. Word of mouth is alwayspriceless. Don't let others experiences with a company scare youaway. The fact that they are legit is all you're looking for. Andof course that they pay. Persistence is key. There are plenty of legit work from home jobs like freelancingsites on the Web that let you sign up for free, create a portfolio,and bid for thousands of jobs across the globe. (MORE)
Answer . \nAbsolutely. However, most of the ads online about it are fake... people who will take your money for the information and tell you that the way to make money is… to cheat others in the same way.\n. \nHowever, there are legitimate jobs out there... they just usually require the same amount of education and skill that a non-online job would require. There are lower-skilled jobs such as customer service representatives, and higher skilled jobs such as teaching online classes... just remember, when you go out there to apply for them, don't do *anything* that requires you to pay money up front. None of the legitimate jobs will work that way. (MORE)
Yes, there are real work at home jobs on the internet. But the ratio of scams to legitimate work at home jobs is estimated at 42 to 1. That means that you have to go through 4…2 advertisements and only 1 will be legitimate. Legitimate work-at-home or home-based jobs are obtained the same way as a traditional job. You apply for job that you are qualified for with the necessary skills and knowledge by filling out an application and submitting a resume to obtain an interview for employment. Employment scams and Work at home schemes There are no easy and quick way to make money online. Most advertisements for paid surveys, typing at home, typing ads are scams, to take your money. Claims of making large dollars amounts "If it sounds to good to be true, it probably is". Those are the people making money online, they usually are affiliate links, they make a commission selling this information. Beware of ads that promise employment results, many misrepresent services, promote outdated or fictitious job offerings, or charge high upfront fees for services that will not lead to a job. Employment services may use such terms as employment agency, personal placement service, executive search firm, or executive counseling service. Be suspicious of any employment service that promises a job, even if they guarantee refunds. Do not give out your credit card or bank account information. A potential legitimate employer will not request your bank account, credit card or Paypal account number. High-paid job opportunities for people who lack significant experience in a particular field, are virtually nonexistent. Legitimate businesses seeking to fill jobs will not ask for money up front; use post office boxes, instead of physical addresses; make promises of employment and guarantees of refunds; or charge fees for giving you a job. If someone wants money to tell you how to make money online, it's a scam. No legitimate company needs money for someone to work online. Work at home jobs - there are no easy jobs. The top work at home scams are : stuffing envelopes, data entry, reading email, assembly or craft work, medical billing. Offers of high dollars salaries. If it sound to good to be true, then it is. Never pay a fee for an offer of a job. A legitimate job pays you. A legitimate job offer might need a background check - which you would be required to pay. Most require some experience or the knowledge of acceptable practices. Blogging - You can blog on the Internet - create your own blog for free at blogger.com, create a niche blog with good content and you can monetize with Adsense or affiliate sales. Get paid to blog at Payperpost.com allows you to receive a percentage of the revenue, which is generated from advertising associated with content that you post.. Virtual Assistants - work involves administrative duties, travel arrangements, transcription, correspondence, and other services that can be done remotely through email and phone for small business owners and executive-level professionals needing personal assistants. You can work as an independent contract or check these websites: Virtualassistantjobs.com and Teamdoubleclick.com Writing Articles - You can get paid to write articles - Associatedcontent.com and Helium.com are sites that pay, Myessays.com and Writerfind.com also have various assignments. Freelance Work = writing for magazines, publications, newsletters, or newspapers. If you have an interest or knowledge in a particular subject - fashion, food, travel, gardening, beauty -many websites will work with freelancers and need writers for reviews on products or new releases. Contact the editors of the publications Review their writers guidelines and submit samples of your writing. Salary is based upon experience. Editors with experience can look for projects on these sites - Cyberedit.com and Editfast.com . Home based customer service agents - among the companies to explore: Alpineaccess.com Liveops.com Workingsol.com Arise.com Accoladesupport.com Customloyal.com Sciathome.com Overflowusa.com Acddirect.com Westathome.com Convergysworkathome.com Hirepoint.com Callcenteroptions.com Scilive.com/call-center-careers Ictgroup.com Mintel.com (freelance researchers) Xactservices.com Vipdesk.com Voicelog.com Securecallmanagement.com Lunarpages.com Initialcall.com Teamdoubleclick.com Intelemark.com Publicopinionresearch.net Cloud10corp.com Telereachjobs.com Thecallcenterinc.com Teletech.com Brightenemployment.com Work from home resources - Womenforhire.com Wahm.com Ratracerebellion.com . Advice from other contributors: . I want to tell you that there is no permanent job is available on the internet. But you can still earn online.I shall prefer you not to invest a single penny online.But you should join those programs or sites that are free and require no membership fee. . There are hundreds of free earning sites, but it is very difficult to find sustainable and reliable sites that pay you and do go away. . Think for a moment that when you are earning online for free, actually it is not free. Because, you are investing, your time, your energy and doing some task for someone and as a result you are rewarded money. So if you invest your precious time for making money but at the end you find it a scam giving the result zero, it disheartens our believe. So when ever you start earning online, confirm that the program you are joining whether it is trust worthy or not. . There are all sorts of websites that can help you along. www.wahm.com (message board, telecommuting folder), (on the right there are tons of categories with companies that hire workers from home ongoing and daily job leads, (must register but once you do go on the message board in telecommuting folder and there are all sorts of jobs and help), . Depends on your definition of "job".....There are many work at home business "opportunities". There are some types of home jobs that you see advertised like, stuffing envelopes, typing, taking surveys, etc...but from what I have heard, these are mostly not very profitable... . Some land based companies are now offering positions to employees to work at home.....Just have to look in classifieds for those... Most are scams, or misleading. Do your research. Join forums, avoid Spam offers, and find people that are doing it. Their are some that are hard to land, but great if you can, like"REAL" 'Secret Shopper' assignments, or data entry. If you are willing to learn, Internet Marketing is a hugeopportunity, but there is a right way, and a wrong way, so try todo a LOT of research before you decide to try it. top work-at-home jobs that have given home-based employees andcontractors the chance to excel at their chosen career, not tomention, earn a decent salary. Read on. 1. Allied health care professionals Allied health care professionals include those who work in themedical transcription, medical billing and medical coding fields.These professionals may work full-time or as a contractor to healthcare facilities and outsourcing providers. Top job hunting sitesSalary.com and Indeed.com estimate the income range of alliedhealth care professionals between $30,000 and $80,000. 2. Software Engineers Software engineers are responsible for maintaining software andsystems. The job ranks number two on Forbes.com's list of top 10work-at-home jobs that pay. Software engineers earn around $1,549weekly, which totals to a whopping $85,000 annually. 3. Tax Preparers Tax preparers perform income tax audits for companies andindividuals. Tax preparers rank number 9 on Forbes.com's list ofwork-at-home job that pay well. Forbes.com estimates tax preparers'median weekly income at $1,061 and annual salary at $31,000. 4. Customer Service Representatives Customer service representatives are in-demand no matter where youare in the world. And they earn $14.64 an hour ($30,460 annually),according to US Bureau of Labor and Statistics data. This incomecan go higher especially for customer service representatives whoare entitled to commissions. The job is great for people whocommunicate well and are patient. It is also perfect for people whohave no problem with multitasking. Customer service offers a wealthof opportunities for workers, with companies including known hotelchains like Hilton and Best Western using work-from-homerepresentatives. 5. Online Tutor/ Teacher According to Payscale, tutors earn a median annual salary of$32,519 and an hourly rate of between $8 and $39. The job isperfect for teachers who want to work on their own terms and preferteaching via online collaboration tools (e.g. Skype, Screencast,Glance) or in a prerecorded video session. Like otherprofessionals, tutors nowadays are entitled to receive paid fringebenefits and paid time offs (PTOs) from their employers. 6. Insurance Claims Specialist/Adjuster Insurance claims adjusters investigate insurance claims in the bestinterest of insurance providers and clients. Insurance adjusterscan work full-time for companies but they can also be self-employedand work from home. They earn pretty well with a median annualincome of $48,789, according to Payscale.com. (MORE)
Many of these too-good-to-be-true jobs are fraudulent. Be careful of any business that asks you for a deposit for equipment, materials, etc. at any time.. One technique fraud…ulent businesses use is to send you a cheque in advance for a large sum of money. You deposit the cheque into your account. Your bank would credit you the money and the sum would appear in your account. However, your bank has only placed that money there conditionally; it is still attempting to collect that money from the cheque issuer. While this verification process goes on, the business will ask you for a deposit of some kind, typically much less than the deposit you "see" in your account. So you pay the business a deposit. A few days later, you find that the business' cheque to you is NSF, but your cheque to the business has cleared. You will have lost the deposit you paid the business. (MORE)
There are plenty of legitimate online work at home jobs if you have the knowledge and necessary skills, like customer service representatives or affiliate marketing which is v…ery profitable ; ) (MORE)
Working from home is great way to make money, while still being able to be at home. Jobs of this nature can be found in the local newspaper classifieds, or online at monster,… or indeed. (MORE)