Work at home moms have to be very careful when accepting jobs online. You never really know what’s on the other side of the computer – it could be a legit company offering you work, or a scam artist hoping you’ll do a week or two’s worth of work before they drop off the face of the earth.
Fortunately, there are some reputable websites online that help prevent WAHMs from being scammed. They offer quality job leads and enormous amounts of information on home business ideas. Read on to find out 5 that you can visit and feel safe searching for that work at home job!
Most WAHMs view this website as a gold mine! It has been carefully managed by the owner for several years, and contains thorough, unbiased reviews of many work at home opportunities. There are specific job leads as well as informational posts about different ways to work at home found here. The website is so organized, you can quickly find the info you want.
This is a forum filled with WAHMs who come together to share job leads, give advice to other moms, and relax with like-minded people.
There are a ton of subforums on the board…just choose a few you are interested and dive into the conversation. Job leads are often shared within the boards themselves, and the other opportunities (selling on eBay, for example) are discussed at length to help get your start.
Offering a long list of screened job listings every day, Rat Race Rebellion is a great place to find work at home jobs. You can view the latest leads from companies hiring at the moment, or research those that offer your line of work (but may be hiring later). One thing to note: There are a lot of Google ads on RRR, so be careful where you click!
This blog is similar to Real Ways to Earn Money Online, but not quite as organized. They have a section for beginners wanting to start working at home, as well as job leads and business ideas. A lot of WAH-related advice, including tax info, helpful tools, and motivational posts, are shared here as well.
For WAHMs that are looking for writing-related jobs, Freelance Writing Jobs is one that most writers recommend. They have a variety of job lists available, including editing, blogging, and telecommuting jobs. It’s likely you will find staff writing or regular contributor jobs here rather than a one-off freelance gig.
My friends at The Penny Hoarder have a TON of information that can help you find legitimate work from home jobs, like this: 7 Ways to make $40 an hour as a Virtual Assistant! The jobs are there, folks, you just have to join the hunt!
Good luck job-hunting! There many ideas out there for how to make money from home, so figure out what you love doing and find a job that fits!
Looking for support as you navigate the waters of being a woman-owned business? Click the image above to join my Work From Home Moms Facebook group!