Just like in the physical employment world, there are many different avenues that you could pursue when looking for a job online, including nursing, medical billing, transcription and data entry. I’ve included here some various category options for you to consider along with a few actual job listings from each category. For more tailored results, you’ll want to visit the top job search engine list to know where to go, so you can browse specific jobs in your area.
While this list focuses on different types of jobs that are possible to do from home, you can also check out this list of actual online jobs that are always hiring.
Different Kinds of Jobs I Can Do Online..
You’ll likely run across a lot of these in your search, most of which will not be legitimate work from home jobs. But there are good ones out there. Here’s an example of one I found on FlexJobs:
- UPS – Business to business Sales Consultant, Non-management, Telecommute (August, FlexJobs)
Nursing Jobs Online
Are you a registered nurse with actual experience under your belt? There are good work-from-home opportunities out there for you. You could do medical billing, assist with disability cases, or provide your knowledge to actual patients over the phone. Here are some examples of actual jobs nursing jobs found online:
Job type: Full-Time
Work at Home? Humana Cares (August, Career Builder)
- Looking for Pregnancy Writers!!
Telecommute Job. Home-based Writer/Editor for freelance temporary position. Will write, edit and merge content on the subject of pregnancy and birth. A minimum of one year professional writing/editing experience and expertise/credentials in pregnancy required.
Full-Time Telecommute. Nursing degree is a plus. Unrestricted RN license is necessary.
Medical Billing Online Jobs
Some examples of actual medical billing online jobs:
Coding Specialist III
Certified Professional Coder. Telecommute option. (FlexJobs)
Medical Language Specialist
Remote Medical Language Specialist will transcribe and edit dictation work types by physicians while ensuring accurate clinical facts. 2 years of experience as medical language specialist and ability to edit voice recognized documents are required. (FlexJobs)
Typing Jobs Online
A few examples of actual typing jobs online:
Must have transcription experience, the ability to transcribe 30 minutes of audio within 22 hours. $10 per 15 minutes of sound transcribed. (FlexJobs)
Translator Jobs Online
Do you speak more than one language? You would be a valuable asset to a lot of people.
- Sign up with “Real Translator Jobs”. This is not a free service, but they have access to all of the highest paying translator jobs. C
- Consider becoming someone’s virtual assistant. You can “rent” out your translator talents to business owners who will pay good money for it.
- Work From Home – Korean Speaking Customer Service Rep –
Job type: Full-Time. Bi-lingual in Korean and English/work from home. (Career Builder)
Customer Service Online
Some examples of actual customer service online jobs:
- Check out SYKES, an online Virtual Customer Service Agency that provides actual full-time employment and competitive pay.
- FedEx Customer Representative. “Remote worker postion” to provide in-bound and out-bound assistance to customers regarding package inquires, problems and selling company services.
- Game Advisor – Work from Home Video Game Advisor/Specialist– assist fellow gamers with strategy and billing issues.
Work from home stuffing envelopes…
Please, PLEASE don’t even consider it. These are scams! Anyone can go to Kinko’s and have their envelopes stuffed for pennies, so why would they want to pay you $5.20 per envelope? There must be some reason…
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Check out this list of great sites where you can start earning a little extra cash online right now.
Plus, another great way to get paid quick is taking paid surveys online. Check out my list of the top 5 survey sites that pay the most.
Leave me a comment (the link is up at the top of the page) and let me know about any job categories I should add to this list..