Legitimate Online Jobs - High Quality PDF Ebook 26 Pages
US$2.99 US$5.99The Lure of Online Jobs Like many other workers, you have probably fantasized about working from home. You dread the commute because of the stress and the time that it takes to get yourself to and from the office. On top of that, working out there in the world requires you to deal with lots of personali...
DescriptionThe Lure of Online Jobs Like many other workers, you have probably fantasized about working from home. You dread the commute because of the stress and the time that it takes to get yourself to and from the office. On top of that, working out there in the world requires you to deal with lots of personalities and loads of work related drama. Who hasn’t listened to their co-worker's gossip about one another, or list their complaints about their lot in life? It's more than enough to wish we could get away from it all. While there are some jobs that lend themselves to working from anywhere like being an artist, an author, or a care provider, they require a select set of skills that not all of us possess. However, you should not let that discourage you from your dream of working from home.
Some online jobs that are available do not require you to love
working with children, or the elderly. Nor will you need to be the
next Monet or Twain. In today's market you can find a large
selection of jobs that can be done easily with the help of the
Internet and a computer.
Do not fool yourself into thinking that working online will be
easier then working outside the home. In terms of actual work, you
will need to be completely dedicated to your success. Although
you might think it is easier to stay motivated once you get rid of
the annoying co-workers and the boss there can be a number of
challenges that you will have to deal with when you work online
To begin with, you will still have to commute to work each day.
The commute may only be to your home office, or to the kitchen table, but you will have to physically and mentally turn up at work.
The Biggest Challenges
Online employees have to treat their work just like any other job.
Clocking in to your job, if not physically but mentally, is a
necessity. An online job is not an opportunity to relax at home. In
fact you may have to work harder, often with longer hours than
you do at a traditional job to make the same amount of money,
especially in the beginning. Once you have established your online
career you will be able to easily reap the benefits of being able to
work from your house, or anywhere else you choose. But, getting
there takes time and effort.
In the beginning though, you will have to first find the right type of
job and the right employer. Like many online job seekers you have
probably heard horror stories about illegitimate online jobs. Stories
about people who spend loads of cash to get started in an online
job only to never get paid are rife on the Internet. Other stories
mention scams galore where people do the work for an apparent
respective company only to never see a dime in payment for it.
You can avoid these unfortunate situations by choosing your work
and your employers wisely.
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Tips for Choosing Online Employment
Before you get burned you should pay close attention to the
following tips. These might well save you from wasting time, and
money chasing the wrong dream.
You Should NOT be Charged to Get Started
Never pay to start working for an online employer. Any legitimate
online business will not require you to put up your own money in
order to get started. There may be costs to you, like upgrading your
computer equipment or software, but they are solely by choice and
not a requirement for your online job.
Watch Out for Scams
Do not fall for scams. You are a smart person. Remember, if it
sounds too good to be true, then it probably is. If you want to make
money online you will have to work for it.
Get rich schemes are empty promises to prey on people's greed and
false beliefs that there are fast ways to riches. Unless you are
planning to play the lottery, then don't bank on getting rich fast.
There are no secrets to getting rich tomorrow, or earning one
million within the next three months. You also can’t earn money
by doing nothing. If you really want to make money online, work
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Do Background Checks
Check employer references and backgrounds. Anyone can say that
they are a legitimate business, but they actually have to be a
legitimate business to prove it. Research anyone that offers you
work. Check their references and dig deep into their background. If
you consider working for a particular person, or business, don't just
go to the website. Do a web search with Google, and find out as
much as possible about them before you do even one assignment.
Don't be fooled twice. Remember the old saying: “Fool me once,
shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.” If you do work for
someone and they fail to pay you, or they don't pay you in a timely
manner then do not work for them again.
There are plenty of great online employers who will pay you on
time. Wasting your energy on the scam artists on the Internet will
only wear you down mentally.
Make Sure You Shine
Do the best work that you can each and every day. Working hard
pays off, in any industry. The harder you work, the more it will
show, and the more work you will have to do. It might seem like
some jobs are less important than others, but you never know
where this could lead. Even though the web seems like a big place,
it is likely you will run into mutual acquaintances. If you have a
good reputation it will follow you. A good reputation attracts
higher pay rates.
The above steps will serve like a guiding beacon in your search for
the perfect online job. Even though you hear a lot of horror stories,
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finding a legitimate online job isn't as hard as it seems with the
right attitude and knowledge. The trick is to find the right job with
the right people. Whether you choose to work for someone else, or
to go into business for yourself you will have to become quite
adept at sniffing out those that are reputable from those that are