Category Archives: Finding Jobs

How to find telecommuting jobs and opportunities.

InstantCommute – New Telecommuting Jobs Listings Resource

I ran across a press release from InstantCommute.com, a relatively new site promising to list telecommuting jobs only and update the list daily. I checked it out and it looks promising. The website has a nice clean look arranged like a blog with the latest job opening posts at the top. They’ve got a few articles and an RSS feed (or email subscription) so you can keep up with new posts. Do you sense a “but” coming? >>Continue reading InstantCommute - New Telecommuting Jobs Listings Resource

Work at Home Writing Gigs at Internet Brands

Internet Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:INET), is an Internet media company, meaning they publish several websites. They actually own and operate quite a lot of community and ecommerce sites and it turns out they have some writing positions open.

Writing is also a great way to get your feet wet, working at it part-time to get a feel for what it’s like to work from home and be compensated for your work, not your attendance. Lots of telecommuters are either writers by nature or have turned to writing to supplement their work-at-home income. If you’re a writer by nature, it’s easy, but if even if you’re not, it’s still possible to find something that truly interests you and hone your skills. Given the wide variety of subject matters Internet Brands, Inc. deals with, it’s a great place to look for open work at home writing jobs.

Here are a couple of their current openings. >>Continue reading Work at Home Writing Gigs at Internet Brands

Career Planning: How to Discover Your Dream Job

by Lynda-Ross Vega

An effective job search begins by figuring out the specific criteria and values you want the job to fulfill. It may sound obvious, but before you can find the job you really want, you have to know what you’re seeking.

When you were a kid, what did you dream of growing up to be?

This may sound obvious, but before you can find… >>Continue reading Career Planning: How to Discover Your Dream Job

Three Business Ideas For the Dog Lover

Let’s face it; we are a nation of dog lovers. In fact, many people admit to caring more for their dog than their fellow man. And, these people do not think twice when it comes to spending money on them. This gives the entrepreneur with a love for dogs a way to satisfy both passions at the same time. To get you started, here are three business ideas for the dog lover. >>Continue reading Three Business Ideas For the Dog Lover

Is Your Job Search Like Pushing a Rock Uphill?

Are you managing your job search or is it managing you? Once you have mastered these three basic items you will be in control of your search rather than the search being in control of you . . . >>Continue reading Is Your Job Search Like Pushing a Rock Uphill?

The Three W’s Of Telecommuting Networking

Simply put… it works! Networking, done right, can be one of the most powerful ways to gaining employment from home. >>Continue reading The Three W's Of Telecommuting Networking

NY Foodie Opportunity

Sometimes working at home starts with the right break. If you live in NY, have a sophisticated palette, and would like to break into freelance writing… this may be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. >>Continue reading NY Foodie Opportunity

Teachers Looking For Summer Work? Consider Telecommuting!

We all know teachers (at least in most public schools in most areas) are underpaid. A lot of the teachers I know look for part-time gigs in the summer and while a decade ago looking for summer work often resulted in retail sales and restaurant positions, today there are part-time telecommuting opportunities that teachers could take advantage of for making that extra bit of income in the summer months.

Here are 2 opportunities I found with a quick search this morning . . . >>Continue reading Teachers Looking For Summer Work? Consider Telecommuting!

Work at Home as an Advertising Sales Rep

I saw this listing on Craigslist yesterday and thought I’d post it here in case there’s someone stopping by who might be interested in working in the wedding industry… >>Continue reading Work at Home as an Advertising Sales Rep

Discovering Your True Calling In Life

Ultimately, your true calling in life would be to do something that you love to do, or do something that you’re good at. And if you’re lucky, it would involve both of these. Now that sounds simple enough, doesn’t it? >>Continue reading Discovering Your True Calling In Life

Her Husband Needs a Job

Meet Robin…
Frustrated with the job market and wanting to help her husband, who had earned his MBA from Georgetown University, Robin decided to set up a website to creatively draw attention to his credentials. >>Continue reading Her Husband Needs a Job

Writing Gigs

Writing obviously lends itself well to telecommuting. It matters not where you write, just that you write. It’s not enough for a writer to show up for work. A writer must write. And writing can be done from virtually anywhere, right!

Writing gigs are fairly easy to find online, but most don’t pay very well. That’s fine if you really need a starting point and are working to build your resume, but it’s not too enticing to write for Helium or Today.com if you’ve got a considerable amount of experience already. If you already have a strong writing background and resume, you should be looking for jobs like these… >>Continue reading Writing Gigs