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Ok so I still haven't found a work from home "job" at entry level. I don't want to start a business I don't want to sell any products(no offense for those that do). I am not good at that. But I can type very well. I'm looking for a job, to work from home, for a company or an individual that is looking for someone to help them. I'm that someone. Where can I find that company or individual?”

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  • Its not exactly a gold mind but have you tried becoming a Cha Cha guide? Go to Chacha.com and check it out, it might pull in a little extra cash until you find your niche.

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by NaTasha on 8th November 2008

  • You can work right from your home computer if that's what you want to do. This is a fabulous company that offers residual income in addition to a car bouns. You work when you want, where you want, and how you want. It's totally up to you! Please check out our website. I will be happy to send you free samples and more information.
    www.texasinspiration.scent-team.com.

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Candy on 15th October 2008

  • If you are interested in building a business with TRUE Lifetime Residual Income then I encourage you to begin your business TODAY so you can begin building NOW for your FUTURE. Join NOW for ONLY $25.00. HURRY Offer Expires: September 30, 2008 at 5:00pm CST
    http://www.freetoworkathome.net

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by on 14th September 2008

  • Thank you so much for all of your ideas. I've actually tried Melaleuca before, as I said not my cup of tea. And I'v done laundry and ironing for some people before, it's just not bringing in the money I need. Believe I've almost tried everything and can't seem to get that start. I've even gone to both guru.com and Dirty diaper. I've seen alot of job listings but no call backs. I don't know what else to do I'm hanging on by a thread. But I thank you all for your advice and support:)

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by PullingmyHairOut on 5th September 2008

  • Wasn't there someone here who ran a virtual assistant/secretary business? I'm sure I remember her posting here and I checked out her website. Check the archives and see if you can dig it up. I'll mull it over and see if I can remember more. I think you'd be running your own business as a virtual secretary and finding gigs on her site vs being one of her employees but I really can't remember the details right now. But thanks for your post. It reminded me of another place to look in my own search for WAH gigs.

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by Jenns on 4th September 2008

  • Tim and I owned a corporation where we COULD have paid employees to work from home, but had we done so our liability insurance would have gone SKY HIGH instantly! That's not to mention the Worker's Comp that would have exploded too... The world has just changed with this economy, so small businesses can't absorb that cost now.

    We have a business with Melaleuca that we own from home, but that's what *WE* wanted. Tim and I don't mind "busting butt", but we didn't want to do it to make some boss richer.

    Have you worked for a company that LOVED your work ethics? If you call and see if any of the work can be outsourced, and you will sign a waiver to all benefits, sometimes they will do it if they know you well. Another option is if family members own some kind of a business where they need data entry or typing...

    Secret shopping is fun, but it is NOT good money. We'd have to pay up front for the meal or gas or whatever, do the inspection, mail our receipt in and THEN in 4-6 weeks we'd get our $25 plus the money we spent back....NOT a good return for time invested....

    How about baby sitting in your home? Pet Sitting? Lawn care? Ironing? Running errands?

    Linda/CMAS, BS, RN
    Melaleuca Executive Director

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by BizNurse on 4th September 2008

  • You could check out the freelance job postings at guru.com. You don't have to pay for a membership in order to see what they have in your areas of expertise. It's pretty competitive there, but I've landed a couple of things.

    Also, when I first started looking for work from home, I saw a lot of job postings where you would be an outsourced customer service rep. You need a phone line and computer, and a quiet area to work. That wasn't for me (I thought a 2 month old screaming in the background might be looked down upon), but if your kids are in school, I've heard that it can be a really nice thing...very flexible hours. I can't remember the names of the companies, but I know that I found some of them through www.dirtydiapersyndrome.com

    Thirdly, I have a friend who secret shops. Here is one of the websites that she does this through (www.secretshopper.com). You basically just get free stuff through this company, so if you go out to eat in a restaurant, they reimburse you for the meal...and be careful, you should never have to pay to become a shopper.

    I hope this at least gives you some leads:).

    Flag as inappropriate Posted by mamajama on 3rd September 2008

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