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Finding Computer Work At Home For Moms Should Be Easy

Aug 17, 2007
Raising children can be a job in itself, and money is usually tight for those with young children if they stay at home to take care of them.

Fortunately, there are companies offering computer work at home for moms that can help.

When the child takes a nap, or goes to sleep early in the evening, the time away from the full-time job of being a mom can be utilized making money by doing some computer work. In fact, there are websites sharing ideas for mothers who want to work from home, with many ideas on how to accomplish this goal and still have the time to take care of the children in the style that you want.

Far away from the old scams of envelope stuffing or assembly work, computer work at home for moms may include things such as data entry or part-time billing work for a variety of companies. Many positions require little training beyond that of computer programs you may already be familiar with and if specialized training is needed, these sites offer the chance to get that training at little or no cost.

Some special training, however such as medical or legal transcription training, will not be available free as these programs are fairly intense and in some states a certificate may be required in order for you to perform this work. Before signing up to do this type of work, check with your state to see if there are any licensing requirements.

Depending on skills, computer work at home for moms may include freelance writing or writing for greeting card companies. If you know anything about advertising, copy writing is always needed and many companies look for freelancers to fill in during tight spots.

Additionally, if your freelance work is good and respected by the company you are working with, when the children are grown and you are looking to get back in the workforce, these companies may offer you the opportunity since they are familiar with your work.

Data entry always seems to be the easiest computer work at home for moms to do, as well as being advertised the most. But remember, companies who may need someone to enter names and addresses into a computer, may be reluctant to pack them off to a stranger when there are plenty of people in the same town willing to do the work. If you are looking to do this, get your name out in the public. Make local companies aware of your availability through your personal networks.

It is probably better to look for work under the notion that you are looking to keep busy, and make a little money while the children are young, rather than advertising yourself as looking for computer work at home for moms. Companies will want their work done right and on time and may not care about who does the work.
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Jennifer Lavoie is a home-based business coach. Using Robert Kiyosaki's teaching, she helping others to build passive income businesses and retire early and free. http://www.retirefree.ws
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