7 Ways to Maximize Productivity When You Work From Home

August 17, 2018 in Blog

Being self-employed or working remotely requires a great many skills that not all people possess. You must be disciplined; able to regulate your schedule and stay on top of deadlines. You must be engaged; able to stay on task even when you are surrounded by distractions like television, your pets, or possibly your kids. Above all else, though, you must be organized.

When you are entirely in charge of your workload, it is easy to fall behind or become lax with projects. For some of us, even on our best days, this can happen from time to time. So here are a few tips to help you stay on top of your work from home game.

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6 Entry Level Remote Jobs

April 24, 2018 in Blog

There are a lot of great entry level remote jobs out there. If you are just starting out in the workforce, switching careers or looking for extra work, an entry level remote job might be a way to go.

If you are considering saving up some money, you are able to bolster any entry-level salary by working from home. Depending on the city you live in and the length of your current commute, transitioning into a fully remote job would save you around $2,000/year. Not bad.

Now, here’s the list of our favorite entry-level remote jobs.

Transcriptionist ($26,882/yr)

You’ll be listening to various of audio content (podcasts, movies, commercials, lectures, etc) and transcribe the content. If you are considering to work as a transcriptionist and you’d like to make the most of it, I highly recommend working in a niche that you care about and that would make you knowledgeable about a topic.

Before any full-time hiring, most companies have you take a short, simple transcription test that will test your typing accuracy and your attention to the detail.

Copy Editor ($45,506/yr)

Some people have a natural talent of making sentences sound better. If you are one of these people, you should highly consider for this position. Copy editor’s correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation. They make sure that text is logically written, well-structured and engaging for the intended audience. Depending on the company your work on, you also might be assessing factual accuracy and readability.

The best part is that since there are so many online publications out there, many of them don’t require a BA or BS in journalism anymore. Keep your eye on not just “traditional” publications, but also industry-specific blogs that have a high readership and you are possibly interested in.

Administrative Assistant ($41,045/yr)

An administrative assistant is typically is in charge of dozen of different tasks. Some of the tasks could include scheduling and planning appointments, making phone calls, data entry, outreach and making recommendations about existing processes.

One of the biggest benefits to being an administrative assistant is you’ll get the inside scope of different areas of the company you are working for. If you are a person who enjoys switching up tasks and doing many different types of work, you should consider working as a administrative assistant.

Social Media Manager ($54,238/yr)

Many of us are well accustomed to social media and how it works, which in many cases, makes it a perfect entry-level position. A social media specialist manages social media channels on the client’s behalf. You would build, execute social media strategy and often write and develop content production and scheduling.

Companies are often looking for social media managers who are highly collaborative team players, since they’ll be part of a larger marketing team. If you live and breath social, consider working as a social media manager.

Customer Service Representative ($36,859/yr)

The customer support’s agent primary responsibility is to deliver excellent support regarding various products & services. Depending on the company you are working for, you should be able to diagnose and solve problems on the spot, and if needed.

If you are a quick learner and come across as a warm person on phone/email, customer service representative might be a good job for you.

Data Entry Specialist ($31,153/yr)

Data entry specialist typically enters various information into spreadsheets and databases as well as reviews existing documents and makes sure that the data is correct. You should have the ability to learn various computer systems, ability to follow instruction and standard operating procedures.

If you pay close attention to detail and love working with data, this might be a good fit for you.

All of these 6 jobs are excellent if you want to try something new or your thinking about getting into remote work. No longer you need to work from the office, or stay at a job that you dislike. Instead, try out different entry level remote jobs, and see what fits you the most.

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