If you’d like to enjoy the best of both worlds when it comes to making money, consider starting your own work at home business. Not only do you have the opportunity to earn an income through home based work, you have the flexibility you need to arrange your schedule however you want.
Here are three terrific opportunities for home based work as an independent contractor:
AccuTran Global: A worldwide virtual services company, AccuTran Global provides part-time or temporary support services such as proofreading and editing, translation, medical and financial transcription, administrative support, tax preparation and bookkeeping.
The company is based in Ontario, Canada and hires Canadian and American independent contractors for home based work. Transcribers are paid by the word (roughly $0.005 to $0.0066 per word); the pay for other positions depends on the specific position as well as your qualifications and skills.
1-800-Translate: Many Fortune 500 corporations use 1-800-Translate for translation services. It is based in New York near U.N. headquarters and has been in operation for more than two decades. The company provides work at home business opportunities for independent contractors who are fluent in English and at least one other language and are experienced in linguistics. 1-800-Translate operates programs to help freelancers polish their skills in order to qualify for a home based work position. Compensation will depend on your qualifications and skills.
Working Solutions: Providing technical support, customer support, sales and account management, and social media monitoring services, Working Solutions is one of the world’s leading providers of enterprise customer contact solutions. It hires independent contractors who have a work at home business. Positions vary depending on the company’s needs.
This company maintains one of the largest networks of at-home agents in the United States. Working Solutions hires bilingual as well as English-speaking home agents. The hourly pay rate varies from $8 to $30.