Five ways to start making money at home

October 6, 2008 5:45:42 AM PDT
Women for Hire CEO and GMA Workplace Correspondent Tory Johnson shares some tips for earning money at home right now. She is also the author of a new book called 'Will Work From Home.' 5 ways to start making money at home now:

Online Tutoring:
tutor.com
$10 to $15 an hour
Teaching certification not needed; college degree essential

Virtual Customer Service:
workingsolutions.com, vipdesk.com, teletech.com
$8 to $20 an hour
Computer, high-speed Internet, phone and quiet work space required

Eldercare Agents:
aplaceformom.com
Average annual salary $50,000

Business Service Marketplaces:
elance.com and odesk.com
Set up free profile; bid on projects; set your own hourly rate

Turn Crafts into Cash:
etsy.com
Sell handmade items to a global audience

In her New York Times bestseller WILL WORK FROM HOME, Good Morning America's workplace contributor and Women For Hire CEO Tory Johnson gives readers the information they need to earn the cash--without the commute. Thanks to advances in technology, acceptance of outsourcing, the trend toward corporate flextime, and other factors, working from home is now more doable than ever. Johnson can tell your audience how to start living a more flexible schedule without giving up an income. From turning your current position into a job from home to finding a new company whose policies allow you to work from home, Tory's book provides specific business plans, real-life examples, and resource guides.

The Women For Hire Career Expo
Navy Pier - Lakeview Terrace
Tuesday, 10am to 2pm
Free admission
Resumes and Business attire required
www.womenforhire.com


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