Work From Home: Find Legitimate Telecommuting Jobs that Pay
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Work From Home: Find Legitimate Telecommuting Jobs that Pay

Learn to crack the work-at-home industry: where to search for real jobs, how to search & how to ace the hiring process.
4.6 (8 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
536 students enrolled
Created by Dequiana Jackson
Last updated 1/2015
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Find and apply to a telecommuting position as an independent contractor or an employee
  • Spot the differences between a legitimate work from home opportunity and a scam
  • Have the proper mindset and tools for being a successful at home worker
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  • To be successful in this course, you’ll just need a computer with Internet, an open mind and the discipline to apply the lessons learned.

If you're ready to find a real work from home job, then this course will show you how. Inside, you'll learn how to find work as an employee or as an independent contractor for a job that allows you to work from the comfort of your home. I'll also show you how to quickly spot and avoid scams during your job search.

Find Legitimate Work at Home Jobs from Companies That Are Hiring Now

    ·Advantages to Working From Home

    ·Home Office Requirements

    ·Managing Your Online Reputation as a Job Seeker

    ·Find a Job on the Most Popular Job Search Sites

    ·Recognize and Avoid Job Search Scams

I will not be selling you on a new business opportunity or encouraging you to sign up for jobs that pay per task. These are real jobs from real companies, like Xerox, UnitedHealth Group, Dell, Aetna, American Express, First Data, Humana, ADP, General Electric – GE, Symantec, Microsoft and a host of smaller ones, who are hiring for full or partial work from home positions (Source: FlexJobs).

These aren't just entry level jobs either. In addition to sales and customer service jobs, you'll also find opportunities for nurse case managers, marketers, analysts, accountants and more.

My husband and I have been working from home for over 6 years, securing contracts both as employees and independent contractors. This gave us the freedom to work on our own small business ventures while keeping our bills paid.

By the end of this course, you'll have the tools necessary to find, apply and be successful in a work from home job. Each course section is packed with easy to digest lessons and recommendations that you can start implementing today.

If you're ready to learn how you, too, can crack the work at home industry, purchase this course now.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone looking for the freedom a work from home job can bring should take this course.
  • Some who may find it of special interest include: those with an ill spouse or loved one who needs regular care, those with a spouse in the military and people who just want to make money without having to fight traffic every day.
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Curriculum For This Course
19 Lectures
4 Lectures 13:09

Get an overview of this work from home course, including if it's a good fit for your needs.

Preview 05:57

Get an overview of the work from home industry. Learn how big the market is and what types of jobs you can really get. Hint: It's not just entry-level.

Introduction to Working from Home

After this lecture, you'll understand the advantages to working from home.

Advantages to Working from Home

Want to know how to contact me outside of class? Here is a brief instructor bio and other ways to keep in touch.

How to Contact Your Instructor
1 page
Are You Ready to Work from Home?
3 Lectures 17:58

Make sure your home office is ready for a telecommuting position. Learn the tools you must have to make sure you're working in the most productive space.

Preview 08:38

Working from home is not the same as working in an office. To be successful, you must possess these six personality traits. Learn them in this lecture.

The 6 Traits You Must Have to Be a Successful At Home Worker

Many employers search the social media profiles of potential employees. Will your online reputation help or hinder your job search? Also, learn about free reputation management tools.

Managing Your Online Reputation as an At Home Job Seeker
Search for Your Ideal Work at Home Job & Put Your Job Search on Autopilot
7 Lectures 17:01

In order to be successful in your job search, you first have to set a goal. What kind of at-home job do you want? What hours do you want to work? Why do you want to work from home in the first place? This worksheet will help you organize your search.

Exercise: Create Your Job Search Goals
1 page

Should you seek a position as an employee or an independent contractor. This lecture explains the differences between the two so you can pick the best option for your lifestyle.

Being Hired as an Employee vs as an Independent Contractor - Pros and Cons

In this lecture, I show you how to find telecommute job listings on Craigslist.

Using Craigslist to Find Work from Home Jobs

CareerBuilder and Indeed are two popular sites for job hunters. Learn the proper keywords to find work from home positions.

Finding Jobs with CareerBuilder and Indeed

We go step-by-step through finding telecommute positions on two other popular job listing websites.

Finding Work from Home Jobs with LU and SH

Want to search sites that exclusively list work from home positions? Here are a few websites that will definitely enhance your job search. Also included are online and downloadable tools to track your progress.

More Online Job Search Sites
1 page

You've found what looks like the perfect position. Now what? This lecture gives you solid advice on how to ace the hiring process.

A Few Hiring Process Tips
1 page

Make sure you know these work from home job hunting tips.

Getting the Most Out of Your Job Search
5 questions
How Not to Get Scammed During Your Job Search
4 Lectures 28:50

When searching for a work from home job, you'll often come across "opportunities." Learn the difference between a job and an opportunity so that you apply to the right one.

The Difference Between a Job and an Opportunity

Don't let the threat of scams make you avoid the work at home industry. This comprehensive lecture exposes the most popular job scams (with examples), how you can avoid them and what to do if you come across a scam. After this lesson, you'll be able to identify and pass over scam job listings.

How to Quickly Spot and Avoid Scams in Your Job Search

Not sure about a particular job listing? These research tools will help you avoid being scammed.

Research Tools to Help You Avoid Being Scammed

After this lecture, you'll be able to recognize the latest LinkedIn job scams.

LinkedIn Job Scams: Fake Recruiters, Phony Jobs and More
I've Got the Job. Now What?
1 Lecture 12:02

You've been hired and have a new work from home position. Congratulations! This lectures shows you how to keep it, including bonus tips on how to avoid burnout and distractions. If you're still on the hunt, this lecture will give you a leg up once you do get hired.

Succeeding in Your Work from Home Job
About the Instructor
Dequiana Jackson
4.6 Average rating
8 Reviews
536 Students
1 Course
Purpose-Driven Small Business Marketer, Author & Publisher

Hello! My purpose in life is to help you find yours and turn it into a fulfilling, profitable business. As a small business coach, I will walk you through a step-by-process that shows you how to tap into your gifts and use solid marketing strategies to attract clients who both want what you have to offer and are willing to pay for it.

If you're ready to take the next step toward your purpose, let's connect!

I am also the founder and CEO of Inspired Marketing, Inc. and author of the Get the SPARK™ eBook series that takes entrepreneurs step-by-step through the process of clearing their inner clutter, identifying ideal clients and crafting a plan to get those clients to buy. I am also an award-winning small business blogger. My site, Entrepreneur Resources, was named #9 in BuyerZone's list of the best small business blogs across the Internet and has garnered sponsorship from such notable companies as Microsoft and Dun & Bradstreet. I look forward to serving you.