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Are there any jobs where you can work from home?

Just had another question come in about opportunities to work from home, so I figured it was time to re-post this blog.

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Work_at_Home_JobsAshley, an alum of Indiana University, asked: 

Are there any jobs where you can work from home?  I am a stay-at-home mother of two with a college degree, and I want to find a job that is compatible with my schedule as a mom.

Hi Ashley –

Yes! According to  the recent US Census, about 13.4 million people currently work from home in the United States.  That means the number of Americans working from home has gone up 41% in the last decade.

So what are these 13.4 million people doing?  A wide variety of things that range from customer service, data entry, transcription services and administrative work, to telemarketing, sales, software development, professional services and consulting.  In fact, just about any work that does not require direct, face-to-face interaction with co-workers or clients can, potentially, be done from home.

Where should you look for opportunities?

There are many resources available, but…

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