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Work from Home Resources

Where to Get Information on Telecommuting Jobs


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Here's a select collection of work from home resources available from About.com and other sites for work at home jobs, news, and working at home issues.

About.com Work from Home Resources

Learn about being a telecommuter, the pros and cons of working from home, and how to resolve any issues that come up. Also, find out how to avoid work at home scams. From About.com's Guide to Career Planning.

Work at Home Job Scams - Don't be Fooled by Work at Home...
From About.com's Guide to Job Searching: Technical. How to avoid being a victim of work at home job scams.

Work at Home Jobs Search on About.com Job Search
From About.com's Guide to Job Searching. Work from home jobs, telecommuting resources, and advice on how to find work from home opportunities.

Avoiding Work at Home Scams
From About.com's Guide to Small Business:Canada.

Telecommuting Success
A review of a reference book for telecommuters and management alike, by About.com's Guide to Mobile Office Technology.

Other Resources

Chief Home Officer
Site by author and marketing consultant Jeff Zbar that provides home office business success stories and other resources for those who work from home.

The Telework Coalition - a non-profit organization whose self-proclaimed vision is to "Take a more proactive than reactive approach towards promoting telework and telecommuting and fill the void left by other telework advocacy groups". Telwork news, information on federal, state, and regional legislation and programs. Membership is available for a small fee, but you don't have to be a member to keep up to date on telecommuting issues.

Telecommuting Jobs
Job listings for data entry, programming, writing, engineering and other workers from TJobs. Small fee to purchase a password, which is required to view some postings.

American Telecommuting Association
Oganization that claims to help telecommuters make the most of their work from home jobs, their careers, and their personal lives. Small fee for membership, some free information available.

WAHM.com (Work at Home Mommy)
Online magazine for work at home moms (but not just for mommies), includes tips, message boards, business opportunities, and telecommuting job listings. Many listings culled from Craig's List postings across the world.

Finding Work at Home
A full slate of resources for finding work at home along with reviews of several work at home job boards.

Telecommuting Jobs List
From MyMommyBiz,which provides advice, ideas, resources, and more for mothers working home-based businesses (and those who would like to). Free directory listing offered where you can post your availability/services offered.

List of freelance job sites, work at home job sites, freelance articles, and more.

Elance Marketplace
Sell your services online or search for work at home projects.

A site dedicated to work at home moms. Includes multiple blogs on a variety of topics as well as an expert's corner with advice.

Undress for Success Work from Home and Telecommuting Advice
Hosted by expert authors Kate Lister and Tom Harnish includes a variety of topics on work at home and home business as well as telecommuting and telework research for companies.

Freelance Central
Find freelance jobs or post your availability to provide services.

Freelance Job Search
Allows employers to post jobs and displays jobs from Yahoo-HotJobs and Hireability.

Telecommuting Resource Center of the Independent Homeworkers Alliance
Anyone can read descriptions, skills required, description of duties, and any other information posted by employers of telecommuting jobs. Members have access to contact links and to a resume tutorial. Monthly, annual, and multi-year memberships available as well as a 10-day free trial.

Jobble Network
Bringing work from home jobs and prospects together. Job seekers pay a small annual fee, which allows them to submit an unlimited number of proposals per year.

Online marketplace for freelance talent. Various membership levels available, including a Basic membership, which is free but postings accessible by Basic members are limited.

Offers small and medium-size business a place to post projects and freelancers to bid for those projects.

A wholly owned property of CareerBuilder.com brings freelancers and employers together. Free and paid memberships available.

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