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Recent Home-Based Job Openings
By Christine Durst & Michael Haaren
Jan. 26, 2012
Many people would like to work from home but don’t know what
kinds of jobs are available. Scams involving envelope stuffing, mystery
shopping, or various wonderful investment opportunities from Nigeria
receive all the press. Con games are more colorful than legitimate
jobs, so the jobs get second billing.
With a 60-to-1 scam ratio among work-at-home job ads, we’d be the
last to say that con games don’t deserve mention. We often focus
on them, too. But for balance, let’s look at some recent
home-based jobs we posted at RatRaceRebellion.com. As with many
home-based positions, these require a high-speed Internet
1. Search Engine Evaluators: Leapforce recently wrote us that
they’re searching for Search Engine Evaluators. As we write,
they’re accepting applications from job seekers in the U.S.,
Canada, Europe and beyond.
“Applicants must be self motivated and internet savvy,”
says the company. “This is an opportunity to evaluate and improve
search engine results for one of the world's largest internet search
For more, go to the Leapforce site at http://bit.ly/xsR0Sx.
2. Internet Ad Assessors: Lionbridge Technologies often hires
home-based workers in a variety of roles. Among other positions, they
seek part-time Ad Assessors, up to 20 hours per week. The pay is $15
“Help change and improve Internet search results for some of the
most popular search engines by rating keyword and search-term
combinations, based on a defined guidelines and scales,” says
their site. “There are no limitations on the types of search
terms / websites you will be rating, including text, images, video and
For details, go to http://en-us.lionbridge.com/Ad-Assessors/.
3. E-Hotline Agents: U-Haul often hires home-based agents to handle
in-bound calls from its customers. As we write, they’re
recruiting once again.
According to U-Haul’s website, “The responsibility of a
U-Haul Emergency Road Service Agent is to provide exceptional customer
service with a sense of urgency when assisting our customers. This
includes identifying the problem, selecting and dispatching appropriate
repair services to assist the customer, adding essential documentation
to contracts, as well as handling and determining a resolution to
For more, go to the U-Haul site at http://bit.ly/z4yn82.
Christine Durst and Michael Haaren are leaders in the work-at-home
movement and advocates of de-rat-raced living. Their latest book
is Work at Home Now,
a guide to finding home-based jobs. They offer additional guidance on
finding home-based work at www.RatRaceRebellion.com. To read features
by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators
Syndicate Web page at www.creators.com.
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