Different Types of Legitimate Work at Home Jobs

Are you one of the many people considering working from home? Are you confused about the different types of work at home jobs out there? Let me break some the different types of LEGITIMATE work at home jobs you can do online, from the comforts of your own home.



Many companies hire freelance writers for different tasks. Those tasks include, but aren’t limited to: blog posting, writing eBooks, social media management & much much more! I will include a few companies to consider if you are an interested in writing.

  1. About.com
  2. BlogMutt
  3. Write.com
  4. Textbroker
  5. Crowd Content
  6. iWriter


Phone Jobs

These companies hire people for customer service & technical support related tasks. Those interested in phone work will need to have a landline phone (in some cases its not required) and a headset to eliminate background noise.

  1. NexRep (No Landline Required)
  2. 1-800-FLOWERS
  3. Alpine Access – Sykes
  4. Apple
  5. Arise
  6. Convergys
  7. Great VirtualWorks
  8. HSN
  9. LiveOps
  10. Support.com



There are tons of people out there who enjoy assisting customers with technical issues, sales and more. However, they may prefer doing it without actually having to talk on those phone, these positions are often referred to as NON PHONE jobs.. Some companies offer chat/email positions where you can assist customers with orders, technical issues and questions. Please see a list of some of the companies offering this type of work below.

  1. Talk2Rep
  2. Apple
  3. Uber
  4. SiteStaff


Virtual Assistant/Online Secretary

Being a Virtual Assistant is simply another term for being a secretary online. Companies, and small business owners alike, often times need Virtual Assistants to help with small tasks such as calendaring, email handling and even making and scheduling appointments. Please see the list below of a few places that hire Virtual Assistants.

  1. FancyHands
  2. Vicky Virtual
  3. Red Butler
  4. Virtual Office VA Staffing


As you can see, there are many different types of work at home jobs, these are only a few. Finding your perfect match can be a challenge, but also rewarding. I hope this helps. Happy job hunting!