There are countless possibilities available for work from home jobs for moms. Opportunities ranging from full-time telecommuting positions to consulting gigs. Tutor, mortgage-loan officer, assistant general counsel, or home healthcare recruiter. Any of these jobs are available to the stay-at-home mom (or dad!).
Just like any other job, you will need to meet certain requirements. Those requirements could be education background, or a proven history in the field. Once those requirements are met and you land the job, the hours are flexible, giving you a little freedom to take control of your life.
However, these are still jobs with a boss to answer to. Deadlines to meet. Certain requirements for time devoted to the work. Some will even dictate certain days that you need to be available (which could include your weekends).
Are You Really Looking For A Job?
Without a doubt, there are huge benefits to a job that allows you to work from home and grants some flexibility with your hours.
But what if you just want more?
Is it possible?
It certainly is.
The first thing you need to do when looking for a work from home “job” is to decide exactly what it is you are looking for.
Do you just want to get rid of the morning commute? Some people are perfectly content working their scheduled 9-to-5, but can’t stand the drive to work every morning and the drive home every evening. There are plenty of options out there for you. From part-time to full-time, a number of companies in various industries actively seek out the work from home employee. Though you are still a full time employee eligible for all the benefits that entails, not being actively engaged in your work on company property reduces the employer’s liability. That’s great for their bottom line, and great for you!
Are you just looking for a little bit of flexibility? If so, that’s great! Any of the options mentioned in the first paragraph could be perfect for you. There are tons of others, too. Maybe working for someone else and making yourself available during a required window of time works for you. Jump on over to Google and search for “work from home” plus whatever skill/experience you have. Drafting experience? Look for “work from home drafting positions”. They exist!
Perhaps you are sick and tired of being told where to be and when to be there. Maybe you want to be able to say “I don’t feel like working today”, and just work twice as hard the next day. Do you want to be the one to decide your hours, your tasks, and your income? If so, then you probably aren’t looking for a job. You should stop searching for “online jobs” and “work from home jobs” right now. You are the type that wants to build your own business and be in complete control of your own life.
Are You Ready To Start Your Own Business?
So many people get fed up with their job for one reason or another and jump on Google looking for an online job. Maybe they want to get rid of their boss. They might just want to have a little more time with their family. Whatever the reason, “job” always seems to be part of the search.
That’s because it’s the way we are taught that life is supposed to be. You go to school, get a good job, then retire.
It’s that word “job” that really drives me nuts.
Getting a job has been pounded into our heads from such an early age that many of us just can’t escape the feeling that to be successful we need to work for someone else. We can’t see beyond the job to the business that makes the job possible.
If you can get a job, someone built that business that is offering the job. That business owner doesn’t have a job. They broke the mold and decided “I’m not going to get a job. I’m going to take control of my life.”
You can do the same thing.
That doesn’t mean you need to try to build a Fortune 500 company. It doesn’t even mean that you need to make a livable income right away. You can work slowly toward your goal of eventually quitting your current job, or dive right in a work like crazy to get your business running and making a profit as quickly as possible.
The thing to remember is a “job” will always mean that someone else is calling the shots. If that’s not what you want for the rest of your life, you need to make a change.
Change Starts With You
You can start your own business and build it at whatever pace you want. Full-time right from the start, or just a couple hours here and there as you get going. It is completely up to you.
You can build a “brick-and-mortar” business, or a fully online business. You can spend as much or as little on your startup as you want. Building a “brick-and-mortar” business will require a larger up front investment than an online business.
What you build, what you spend, and how fast you get going depends on your desires.
But none of that can happen until you make the decision to make a change.
Do you want a work from home job? Opportunities abound. Just take a look at Google and you’ll see that. I will put together a list of some options for another article soon.
Do you want to start your own business? It may sound daunting and expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. Believe it or not, you can get started for as little as $10 a month.
Can’t believe that’s possible?
It is with affiliate marketing. Actually, affiliate marketing is the least expensive business to start. All you need is a website. Then you find affiliate programs related to the topic of your website, post your affiliate link, and get paid when people make a purchase through your link.
It’s as simple as that.
Can you afford a little more? For just $30 a month you can get the hosting for your website, industry leading training to get up and running with your own affiliate marketing business, and all the live help and support you could ever ask for.
Does that sound too good to be true?
It’s not. You can read all about it in my Wealthy Affiliate Review. I got my start with training at Wealthy Affiliate, and couldn’t be happier. I’m still a member, and learn new things every day.
Work from home jobs for moms do exist. In fact, there are more out there than I care to count. But if you want more than a job, if you want the real freedom that comes from owning your own business, my suggestion is to look into affiliate marketing. You can learn more about affiliate marketing here. You won’t find an honest business startup with a lower up-front investment than affiliate marketing, and it is incredibly easy to learn. You can take control of your life. You just need to make the decision to do it!
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As always, thanks for reading, and the best of luck on your journey to financial independence,
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