Freelancer Life: Work from Home Benefits

work from home benefits

Because we are now living in a high technology world, most of the people now have their own computers and internet connection at home. It’s becoming a necessity to everybody. But instead of spending most of your time on games, facebook and twitter, just try to find some work online. There are lots of job opportunities out there but you should be careful on scams.

If you are a student looking for a part time job, a full time mom who can’t leave your baby and want to have your own income, undergrad who is having a difficulty in finding a local job, a father who needs additional money for your family, you can surely find an online job suited to your skills and time. The important thing here is you should be internet savvy, willing to learn, have your own computer and internet connection.

Work from Home Benefits

No more commute.

You don’t need to commute and suffer from the pollution and heavy traffic everyday. Most of the workers spend an average of 1 to 3 hours on the road travelling back and forth to work. Imagine how much time you lose per day!

Flexible schedule.

You have the freedom to set your own work schedule and you don’t have to wake up very early or stay up late at night. You can rest and take breaks whenever you want and you can also take your vacation a lot easier.

More quality time with family.

You don’t have to leave your baby to nanny because you can take care of your baby while you’re working (this is applicable for stay-at-home moms). You can play multiple roles as wife, mother, career woman and home-maker because of the ample flexibility you get from online work.

Less expenses.

When you work from home (online), you can save on transportation, meals, and clothing costs. You cut down your expenses and therefore, you can have more savings.

Work anywhere.

Since working online only requires a computer and internet connection, you can work anywhere in the world. If you want to travel or go to the beach, you can easily access your work through internet with stable connection.

More job choices.

You can have more than one job because there are lots of work you can choose from. More jobs, additional earnings. This type of freedom is normally not available in local jobs. If you signed a contract, you often stick to one job and are not given the opportunity to explore your other skills.

No degree/diploma requirement.

Job hiring and acquiring contracts in the online world are all based on credible factors such as performance, experience and track record. They don’t care if you’re college graduate or not, as long as you can do the task. Unlike local hiring process, most people are hired because they came from prestigious universities and graduated having good courses.

No age discrimination.

Online freelancing has no age requirement and no retirement age as long as you’re capable to work. If you’re less than 18 years old and need money for your studies, you are welcome to apply as long as you have the skills needed and can do the tasks as directed.

Higher earnings.

Having a local job with a rate of less than 500 pesos per day is so small and can’t suffice all your needs. But having an online job, you can earn more because your earnings are calculated not in peso but in dollars and you can choose how much you want to be paid for your services.

You can discover a lot more benefits of working from home as you start walking the path of online jobs. For me, I enjoyed it a lot and I loved the way I work now. Thanks to our modern technology and we have given this kind of opportunity. If you have any questions about working online, don’t hesitate to leave your comments below. I’ll be glad to help you find a legit job online.

Further reading: The Disadvantages of Working​ from Home

About the Author Kaila Sharlene

I am a freelance web designer, web developer and SEO specialist – one of the “Top Rated” web designers on Upwork. Living a digital nomad lifestyle, our family loves to explore the outdoors together while doing some freelance jobs in between. Know more about our family adventures at wyattmaktrav.com – named after my son Wyatt Maktrav.

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  • Noli Tejara says:

    can u help me where i can find frelance work.

  • Yes I like to work at home, how is that?

    • Kaila Sharlene says:

      First, sign up to upwork.com. Complete your profile there, it’s like building an online resume. Once your profile is complete, you can start browsing and applying for jobs related to your skills.

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