As the new year further unwinds, we’ve decided to cover the most surprising and newest ways to earn money in 2015. All of these methods can be carried out directly from the comfort of one’s own home which is the best part of it. The question of how to legitimately make money from home has been at the top of many job-seekers’ minds ever since the advent of the Web 2.0 revolution. However, many have given up on the idea due to a torrent of scams, unorthodox jobs, pyramid schemes (get rich quick), and other spammy pitfalls. Fear not. We’ve decided to help you out by covering the 5 Legit Work from Home Jobs to Help you Earn Money in the New Year.
It looks like it’s easier than ever to make money from home. You might be a loner. You might be tired of the daily commute, or you might simply want to entertain a lifestyle that allows you to spend most of your waking hours safe and snug at home. Whatever the case may be, here’s our January link round-up of work-at-home ideas.
5 Legit Work From Home Jobs to Help you Earn Money in the New Year
Best Jobs for Introverts – Justine Hofherr examines three different professions that are great for loners (plus three more that qualify for honorable mentions). The picks that make the list are not new by any stretch of the imagination. But, the article illustrates the success stories in all the fields mentioned. For those interested in supplementing their income with a work-at-home career, graphic design offers many excellent opportunities in 2015. (Boston.com)
Work from Home? New Pilsen Co-working Space Seeks Collaborators – If you live in the Chicago area, you might be interested in (or at least inspired by) the story of a bold young architect. This architect struck out on her own with a dashing co-working space. Stephanie Lulay writes about Chyanne Husar, an architect who started her own business in 2010. She is currently raising funds for her collective workspace. (DNA Info)
Tired of Driving to Work: 20 work-from-home jobs – Erika Rawes lists highly surprising fields that currently hire work-at-home professionals. Rawes culled her list from a poll conducted by the dedicated online portal Flexjobs. Some of the least likely results include Chief Public Affairs Officer, Fish Biologist and Senior Branding/Naming Expert. (Cheat Sheet | USA Today)
The 50 Most Surprising Work-from-Home Jobs of 2014 – Laura Shin quotes the same FlexJobs survey and adds that some of the companies hiring in 2014. These companies include major names such as Apple, American Express, and the Chicago Cubs! Perhaps you worry that these work-from-home listings aren’t legitimate? This article will definitely help change your mind. (Forbes.com)
Bonus: How to Score a Promotion Even When You Work from Home – All right, so you’ve landed that cushy work-at-home job. What do you need to do to excel at it? Get dressed, show up (sometimes), don’t work past office hours and (most importantly) work for the right company, says Laura Vanderkam. Even though this piece focuses more on what to do after you get the job, it still lists some unexpected career opportunities in the area as provided by telecom companies and other unlikely employers. (Fast Company)