5 Dishonest Work at Home Job Descriptions on Craigslist

A list of the most over used work at home job listings on craigslist that are total BS.

Craigslist can be an amazing resource for people who are looking for work from home jobs. Many legitimate companies use the free resource. Unfortunately, it is also a hub filled with many scams and schemes. The following are the top five, most dishonest job titles on Craigslist. Easy Work at Home - Get Paid Cash Daily This job description is always followed up with some promise that you will make hundreds of dollars a week. Every one of these "Get paid daily" jobs are not really jobs. They are either scams, or some survey-like company where you can earn pennies … [Read more...]

Your Freelance Writing Client is Not Obligated to Please You

Tips for freelance writers looking to grow their business.

Should your client offer certain perks? Are there certain things you should expect them to do besides pay you? When freelancing, sometimes it can be difficult to figure out the roles played by you and your clients. Is the client asking for too much -- or are you the one demanding the impossible? In freelance writing, the number one rule is that the client is not obligated to please you. In fact, you should instead be providing what the client needs. If you can't or won't, let them find it elsewhere. Here's why. The client's venue is not yours Whether you are … [Read more...]

Can I work a Phone Job with Young Kids at Home?

Tips to work from home on the phone with young kids around.

Often times I receive questions from readers wondering if there is any possible way to manage working from home on the phone with young children around. This is a unique question, as each person's situation varies. I have had personal experience working a call center job from home while having a one year old and a three year old at home. It didn't work out for me, but it was because of personal reasons that you will see in my response to this reader question, which I received the okay to share with you all. Do you know of any people who have one to two year olds, and … [Read more...]

30 Days of Prayer for The Right Job

Work at Home Job Prayer List

I would like to begin a 30 day prayer call for those of you who are looking for the right work at home job. I also ask for prayers for myself and the other work at home bloggers who are posting job leads. Please pray that we will be led the right jobs openings and they will be shared with the right people using the resources given to us. This is definitely a bold post for me to make. However, so many of you have expressed your feelings of desperation to find the right work at home job for you. I believe prayer can help guide us all. I understand that not all of … [Read more...]

Entrepreneurship Tips: Get Rid of Email Anxiety by Learning How to Send Effective Emails

Lots of things make entrepreneurs famous, from investors so shady they could be used as beach umbrellas, to the first time they put up their product for sale. One seemingly menial task can also send their hearts racing, and that's sending email. Whether it's an email campaign or not, this seemingly straightforward task has sent many entrepreneurs into conniptions. They'll end up struggling over how the email should be worded, and they're right to struggle. An email is non-interactive. Errors can lose companies customers before start-ups have a chance to reply, so each … [Read more...]

Is Your Cover Letter Ruining Your Job Search?

The right way to do a cover letter!

If you Google "cover letter," you will find the same format on hundreds of websites. The typical cover letter opens with a clear statement that tells human resources the name of the position for which you are applying and where you saw the advertisement. After the first sentence, a cookie-cutter letter details how the writer's skill set fits the competencies listed on the job description.   If you want your cover letter to blend in with the crowd, follow this format. However, if you want to stand out, you need to approach cover letters … [Read more...]