Work at home Tips/Advice Plus Answers to your Questions


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I am often asked questions about working from home regarding a company that hires remote workers, global work at home jobs, how you can start your own blog or website, jobs for teens, how you can make more money with side gigs and more.  I thought that a post would be the most effective way to get your questions answered so that you can refer back to it when necessary and even share with your friends.

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Just me posting current work at home jobs is only the beginning.  It is important to also have insight into how a company works, what they are looking for, and practical advice to help you succeed in this competitive market.  More and more people want to work from home and this discussion will equip you to be ready for an work at home job, opportunity or gig that comes your way.

Here are some of the more popular work from home questions that you may have wondered too.

What work at home jobs are always available?

If you need a work at home job that recruits candidates throughout the year that you can apply to, here are a few companies that you can try.  Appen, Transcribe Me, Amazon Mturk, Kelly Services, Apple, Sutherland Global, Clickworker, UpWork, Humanatic, Mod Squad, Great Virtual Works, My Employment Options, the Smart Crowd at Lionbridge, Sykes, Sitel, Working Solutions, Enterprise Rent a Car, Needle, Nex Rep, I Soft Stone, HSN, Talk 2 Rep, Direct Interactions, Transcom, Windy City Call Center, Xerox, Wonder Research, VIP Kid, Call Center QA, Concentrix, Next Wave @ Home and you can find many others listed on this website in particular the weekly job section and Friday freebie pages.

Who is a good fit for the Search Engine Evaluator Jobs?

If you like repetitive work and love to do research, you may be a good fit to work from home as a search engine evaluator.  Some have said that this job is a much better match for those who are analytical.  You will also know if you are a good match when you go through testing.  The testing process will help you to get a better feel of what you can expect working from home in evaluation on a daily basis.

What is the best time to apply for a work at home job?

Early in the day or week is the best time to apply.  As soon as you know a particular company is hiring, apply right away and do not delay.  Some companies only have just a few positions to fill and you may miss out on that opportunity if you wait until another convenient time.  So make sure you have your resume (if needed) ready and fill out your application the same day, if possible.

What work at home companies hire globally?

There are quite a few companies that hire outside the United States.  Some just hire in Canada but others hire all over the world.  Here are a few that you can try and don’t forget to visit Workersonboardworldwide.com for even more international work at home jobs.  Accutran Global, Dot Dash (formerly known as About.com), Textbroker, Quicktate, Appen, Textmaster, Ask Wonder, Live World, Focus Forward, Lionbridge, Rev, Cambly, Humanatic, I Soft Stone, Lionbridge, Advanis, 1800 Translate, One Space, World Lingo, Uhaul, Pactera, and others.

How to make Fiverr work for you?

If you are a Fiverr seller, you may find it a challenge to get others to buy your gigs.  What can you do to overcome this obstacle.  One tip would be to find something unusual but useful.  If you can fill a need for someone else, you can get orders.  Research what others are looking for and create gigs around that will cater to their needs.  Don’t forget to advertise your gigs on social media.  There are some additional tips in my Fiverr video listed below from my own personal experiences to help with your rating, algorithim and other details that you will want to give attention to.

Is Apple a good place to work?

As you know Apple is always recruiting remote workers to help their Apple users with their passwords, how to use their Apple products and other issues.  Apple is a great place to work and has a lot of perks in the form of a iMac computer, benefits, and not to mention good hourly pay.  If you love technology and are an advanced user of mobile devices including troubleshooting, you will find that working from home as a home advisor for Apple will be right up your alley.  You can read more about what it’s like to work for Apple here.

What companies have a simple application process?

TeleTech is one company because the website is very user-friendly.  Great American Opportunities is another company that has a fairly application process that does not include a background check or for you to submit a resume.  You simply inquire via email when they are recruiting and follow their instructions.  Intelichek, Kelly Services, Pierce Eislen, Appen, Maritz Research, Call Center QA, the Smart Crowd at Lionbridge and others.  I will write a detailed post about this later so stay tuned…

Can I apply to more than one company that needs search engine evaluators?

It is much better to apply to one company at a time because there may be a conflict of interest.  What you may not know is that the company that is hiring may actually work for the same search engine company (Google).  It is better to apply to one and then if you don’t get the job, you can apply to another company with a similar job description or title.

Are there any work at home jobs I can do from an iPad or smartphone?

Yes.  In fact, well-known companies like Lionbridge, Rater Labs, Clickworker, Appen and a few others will allow you to work from your smartphone, mobile device and/or computer.  You can also try companies like VOIQ, UserTesting, Call Center QA and even complete mystery shopping tasks from Mobee, Field Agent and Gig Walk just to name a few.  You can see more here.

Can I work from home in the evenings?

Yes.  Live Ops, ACD Direct, Apptical, Brainfuse, Constant Content and other companies need people to work late night hours or even whenever you want because this may be the best time to contact customers at home or more productive.  If you are interested in working whenever you want or during the late shift, please read these posts:  30 Work Whenever you Want Jobs, 60 Work at home Jobs you can do Anytime, Late Night Work at home Jobs.

Where can I get a free resume builder online?

Your resume is one of the most important factors that a potential employee will consider when going over your application.  Your resume can be the difference between you getting or not getting a work at home job so you want one that is up-to-date and professional.  Please check out this page for some free resources that you can use to have a resume that you will be proud of.  If even has tips on what to include in your resume if you have no work experience.

Are there any tips that can help me when I go to interview with a company?

An interview is an exciting step to you get closer to being hired for a company but it can also be stressful.  Many people feel a lot of anxiety about the whole interview process and that could even manifest itself in your interview which is exactly what you don’t want to happen.  It is important to be confident and honest about your work history and skills.  Here are some practical interview tips that can help you get a work at home job.

There are a few posts below that have addressed some of your work at home questions that I will leave links to below.  If you have any additional questions, please feel free to comment or join my FB Community to get answers to your work at home questions.

What equipment will I need to work from home?

Most companies require that you have a room sit aside in your home with no distractions so that you can be disciplined to work.  In addition to this, you will need to have some basic items in your home office to work from home such as internet connection, a computer or laptop, a keyboard, headset, mouse, antivirus software protection, a surge protector just in case your power goes out, a printer or access to one and other necessary equipment.  If you are new to working from home or need access to some work at home items, you can visit our official Amazon page to help get you ready to work from home.

Are there any work at home jobs for teens?

3 Companies that Hire Teens to work from home

W@H Jobs for Teens

101 Ways Teens can make money online

40 Ways Teens can make money online this summer

16 Legit Survey Sites for Kids and Teens 

What is the application process like for Lionbridge?

The Real Truth about Working from home for Lionbridge

Do I have to talk to people on the phone to work from home?

Non phone work at home jobs

List of non phone work at home jobs

Are there any jobs that pay weekly?

Work at home jobs that pay weekly

Work at home Jobs that allow Background noise?

Work at home Jobs for new Moms

Work at home jobs that do not require experience?

Work at home jobs that do not require experience

Will I need a land line phone to work from home?

Work at home Jobs no Landline

Are there any work at home companies that will give you a computer?

15 Work at home Companies that will give you a computer

21 Work at home Companies that offer Perks

Do I have to sell stuff to work from home?

Work at home Jobs that do not involve selling

Can I make $300 a week or more from home?

Work at home jobs you can live on

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