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November 19, 2010 in Work From Home | Comments (283)

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The Most Common Work from Home Jobs

Work from home jobs are now popular around the globe, especially more would prefer to work inside their home together with their family, rather than taking the traditional corporate job. These jobs are considered to be performed individually. Here is the list of the most common work from home jobs:

The job that ranked first is Customer Service. Internet connection and software programs are the requirements for this job. This is like making your home an office. Taking calls from people living in different countries. The duties may vary depending on the company that you are into. This is then providing information for inquiries, answering complaints and processing orders of the customers.

Second is Telemarketing. This is making calls to direct sellers or merchandiser and setting appointments only when it is about to close the sale. This will require an unlimited phone plan for making international calls and a broadband connection for sending out emails and answering queries.

Third on the list is Transcription. This requires software that can play the audio and that can be adjusted in various speeds. This job is done by listening to audio file and typing them into written form. This is more likely to document a call. Medical transcription is a kind of transcription job that requires comprehensive training specifically on the medical terms.

Fourth is Web and Graphic Design. This requires the knowledge on web design and computer language. Designing on the digital images on the web is also the task for the graphic design.

The job that ranked fifth among the work from home jobs is writing. This differs depending on the type of writing that is required and can be creative or informational, which can be published on the health sections, sales brochures, technical manuals and others.

The sixth is Virtual Assisting. The role of this job can be the virtual secretary or personal assistant of the client. This requires basic clerical skills, phone and email etiquette and must be knowledgeable of the company his or her client is working on.

Teaching and Tutoring ranked seventh. This can be of different settings and can include tutoring small kids on their homework or teaching English to adults.

The bottom on the ranking is Consultation. This is regarding legal matters, medical consultations, and requires expertise on the specific field.

There are still other work from home jobs available online such as data entry and typing jobs, however, the above mentioned are those that were most common.