Posts tagged ‘career from home’

October 21, 2011

How to become a Virtual Assistant WAHM

For all moms who would like to work at home, venturing on virtual assistant business seems an excellent option if you’re looking for an online job that will surely provide you a good compensation. When you have a strong background in clerical works and you’re quite a computer savvy, this will definitely lead you towards starting your own virtual assistant business at home.

Some insightful considerations on how to become a Virtual Assistant WAHM are listed below:

1. Enroll on credible training courses.

If you do not have formal school trainings and certifications, you may take some training courses online as these can help you learn a lot of information concerning on how to become an excellent assistant online plus the fact, that you will get the chance to improve your skills so you can perform all the tasks at hand without any difficulty.

2. Set up your own comfortable home-based office.

Find a place in your home that is suitable for virtual secretarial business. It should present a nice working atmosphere with dependable computer, necessary software for your services and high-speed internet connection.

3. Create your own website or blog site.

You also need to create your own website if you want to become Virtual Assistant WAHM. It should have clear list of information about your credentials, services offers, contacts, and several samples of your work.

4. Find a couple of decent clients.

Consider a business networking opportunity online like venturing to social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn. This will help you find clients in such a good time.

Hence, it does not have to be hard or pricey to become a Virtual Assistant, if you’re new on this business just follow these insightful considerations above.

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September 25, 2011

Looking for a WAHM Job?

With the economy going down, it is tough to budget the money for our family. You cannot help but wonder how to stretch money and make both ends meet. As a stay at home mom, you can still find some options to look for extra income to support your family. More moms and even dads are finding the option to work at home these days. Just because you are a stay at home mom, it doesn’t mean you will be insignificant.

There are many opportunities in the internet waiting for you! Well, yeah working from home has never been easier but if you got what it all takes to be one, just persevere and everything will fall into the right place. If you got a computer and a DSL internet you are ready to start working from home.

Researching for work at home jobs could be time-consuming and will give you headache sometimes. There are many scammers in the internet too. So, beware! Let me share you few leads from getting a client. I hope this information could help you jumpstart your new endeavour.

  1. Odesk is a job search tool that helps employers hire, manage, and pay remote freelancers or teams globally. It’s free to post a job and hire from any part of the world. Almost all fields are being outsourced in Odesk such as web developers and designers, programmers, writers, graphic designers, call-center agents, virtual assistants, data entry professionals, marketing experts, engineers and more. You need to create an attractive profile by taking online qualification tests, posting your credentials and upload work portfolio to be able to get the chance of being hired. Check the site for more information.
  1. Craigslist is a good resource for finding job listing in a specific location whether locally or internationally. Just submit your comprehensive resume to any specific job post and voila! Just wait for the employer to contact you for an interview.
  1. Bestjobs is a good tool too. You can create an online resume here and find the online job you have been dreaming of.
  1. WAHM.com is the number one resource for work at home moms. Find work at home jobs, helpful articles to help you get started for your online business. You can join their active and friendly community too!

I hope you find these job search tools a great way to start as a WAHM. Goodluck!!!

August 26, 2011

Why Working From Home Is Both Awesome And Horrible

Yes, I agree with this comic made by the Oatmeal. It’s a bit exaggerated but it is true. You may go crazy if you don’t go out and interact with other people. It is important to have a normal balance of your life in all aspects. I enjoy my simple life but of course I also miss my outside life. But I have to say, I love my online career right now. I won’t go back to working in an office for any amount of money. Working at home is just a matter of SELF-DISCIPLINE. So far, I haven’t found this to be a problem at all.