Any job--work from home or not--will pay better if you have experience. So when searching for a legitimate work from home job, start with the industries in which you already have experience. Use this list of career fields to find a legitimate work from home opportunity in your line of work. Or if you feel like browsing, check out this master list of more than 200 legitimate work from home companies or narrow your search to 10 Top Telecommuting Companies.
Call center jobs can be either work from home (a.k.a. virtual call centers) or in an office outside the home. To get started finding a legitimate work from home call center job, first learn about pay rates and qualifications in this virtual call center jobs FAQ. If you speak more than one language, consider these bilingual call center jobs.
These legitimate work from home companies offer various types of data entry jobs. Some also offer office-based data entry work as well as data entry work from home. Most hire independent contractors for data entry jobs. Data entry jobs are frequently the bait in work at home scams, so check out all data entry jobs carefully and do not pay for kits or software.
Work from home jobs in the insurance industry are quite diverse ranging from underwriters and appraisers to nurse case managers and insurance agents. While many insurance companies directly hire these positions directly as work at home jobs, many companies also have flexible options, which include telecommuting, for existing employees in other positions.
You're not going to get rich working as an online juror, but these are legimiate work from home opportunities. Find a job on an online jury and pick up some extra cash for weighing in with your opinion. Sign up up with these online jury companies. For more information about how online juries work, see this online juror FAQ.