Become Self-Employed: Jobs You Can Do From Home
How to Quit Your Job and Be Your Own Boss
Self-Employed jobs from home are more prominent than ever in 2020.
Due to the recent global emergency, many businesses have struggled to stay afloat. Some companies have made major changes to the way they conduct business, including cutting staff and limiting customer capacity. While these adjustments have forced some workers into hardship, others have considered the silver lining in the situation and are using this opportunity to start their own home-based business jobs. In this economy, having a second source of income is essential, and taking matters into your own hands is the best way to shape your future. In this article, we will be discussing how to become self-employed at home.
The first step to any plan is to get organized. What type of job are you looking for? What are your skills and qualifications? A great way to get started is to create a SWOT List. In this list, you will detail your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. Use this list to narrow down your ideas and figure out a good place to start. Use a quick guide to organize your life in a week to set yourself up for success.
Start Small and Consider Independent Contract Work
Independent contractors are individuals or businesses that work under a written contract or agreement, but do not work regularly for an employer, but only as required. Such jobs include gigs like Uber, TaskRabbit, freelance artwork, construction work, hair styling, and plumbing. Independent contract jobs are great because it gives the individual the option to work on their own time and create circumstances that satisfy their needs. Depending on your state’s laws, independent contractor regulations are loose and the worker can decide to work their own hours including overtime and take off as they please. Here is a list of independent contract jobs that you can do on your own with minimal travel:
- Makeup artist
- Lyft Driver
- Lawn Care Worker
- General Contractor
- Freelance photographer/ artist
- Personal Trainer
- Truck Driver
- Private Instructor
- IT professional
Home Based Business Jobs
Many independent contractor jobs require the worker to leave the home and for people with larger families or responsibilities, this can be impossible to do. Luckily 2020 telework and other remote technology have made it possible to start a successful business from home while making easy, extra money on the side. Some common home-based businesses include:
- Home Daycare Business/ Pet Sitter
- Web/Facebook/App Page designer
- Vintage Clothing or Collectibles Reseller
- Jewelry maker
- Social media consultant
- Bed and Breakfast Operator
- Virtual Assitant
- Online Store Manager
How to Start Your Own Home Business
Many workers are using their savings and knowhow to chase their dreams and start their own businesses. If you have a unique skill or product this could be the perfect time for you to get started. Most businesses begin at home and start as sole proprietorships.
A sole proprietorship is the simplest form of business organization and be registered in at home, under one person. For tax purposes, the individual and the business are considered the same entity and are liable for the same profits and losses. You can register your sole proprietorship at your local state’s office and the fees are typically under $200.
Depending on your type of business you may be required to obtain certain licenses under your states. You may also be required to register your business’s name with your state so that there is no market confusion. Always be sure to check with your local state department before operating your business to avoid legal fees.
The age of technology has given us many freedoms when it comes to employment. Nowadays, employees can effectively communicate and work with each other from across the globe. In fact, there are certain jobs specifically tailored for oversea work. Listed below are a few jobs that you can get if you have internet access and a computer.
- Resume Writer
- Search Engine Evaluator
- Online Tutor
- Virtual Recruiter
- Online Influencer
Self Employed Jobs With No Qualifications
Every job requires some sort of skills and everyone has marketable skills whether they believe it or not. Listed below are a few jobs that you can get, even if your resume isn’t the strongest:
- Delivering groceries
- Light hauling
- Renting out an extra room or storage space
- Selling royalties or affiliate marketing
- Professional cleaning
- Customer service phone operator
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- Amanda So