4 Home-Based Jobs to Pursue

Are you trying to find legitimate home-based work but have difficulty separating the online scams from genuine opportunities? [...]

Are you trying to find legitimate home-based work but have difficulty separating the online scams from genuine opportunities? If so, you are like many other working adults who want to trade their office gigs for the no commute lifestyle of at-home employment. The good news is that there are many valuable opportunities for people of all skill levels and educational backgrounds. 

In addition to thousands of positions in the academic tutoring field, other potentially reliable sources of income for hard workers include day trading, resume writing, and working as a vehicle broker between consumers and dealers. There are many more openings in every major employment industry, but those five lead the pack in terms of popularity, income potential, and having short learning curves. Here are details about each one and how to get started in the home-based career of your choice.

Online Tutor

Whether you have a college degree or not, you can tutor subjects you know well. Many first-time tutors focus on teaching basic classes to young children. For those who are willing to teach introductory English conversation to foreign students, there are limitless job openings. Be careful not to sign long-term contracts when you take your first few jobs. It’s essential to get a feel for the job before committing to a major contract. Also, make sure your computer’s video and audio capabilities are up to the requirements of potential employers, most of whom require high-quality cameras and excellent sound.

Day Trader

Day traders buy and sell securities of all kinds, including forex, commodities, CFDs (contracts for difference), options, futures, bonds, and others. What’s unique about day trading is that participants never hold a position overnight. They go to cash before the closing bell each day. Most specialize in just one or two securities, and the action is fast-paced because trades typically last just a few minutes. Volatile prices are the daytrader’s friend. Many people who take on this job spend several weeks on a trading simulator to learn execution and orderplacement skills. Be sure to work with a fully regulated, highly reputable platform like this provider so that you won’t have any problems with slow transactions or iffy customer service.

Vehicle Broker

If you enjoy reading about and reviewing cars and trucks as a hobby or just an everyday activity, you would probably enjoy working as a vehicle broker. Brokers help buyers find their ideal car, truck, or SUV for a set fee. You interview consumers who contact your website and find out precisely what they’re looking for, what they’re willing to pay, and how soon they need the vehicle. Then, you contact local and online sellers to find the vehicle.

Resume Writer

College students and career changers of all ages turn to professional writers for polished, keyword rich resumes. The market is wide open for anyone who wants to learn the basic resume formats, search for clients, and slowly build up a customer base for about six months. Except for a few phone calls, the job is completely online and can become a full-time position for people willing to put in regular hours and create excellent resumes for clients.

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