The Ultimate Guide to how to Work from Home

Fed up with your work place? Sick of a long commute? Want more freedom and flexibility with your time? Or perhaps you’re at home with the kids and want to earn some extra money on the side. There are many reasons why you might want to start working from home. In this guide, we will hopefully inspire you to start your new career!

Working from Home

The ability to make money at home may seem like an impossible dream, but in the 21st century it is easier than ever to start a home based business or to work an online job. There is a never ending list of different jobs and business ideas that you can do from your own home. It is also not as rare as you might think. Over a million Australians work at home. This number is rising all the time. In fact, the Federal Government announced in 2012 that they would like 12% of public servants to be working from home in Australia by 2020.

There are many benefits from earning money from home. Here are just some:

  • No time wasted on commuting
  • Increased flexibility with time
  • Perfect for parents
  • The possibility of working from anywhere, eg the cafe down the street, a beach in Thailand, etc
  • The possibility of managing your own hours and how much or how little you work you do

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Of course, the way you are earning money will determine the exact benefits and not all of these will apply to everyone. As a mum of young kids, I know what appealed to me most was the freedom and fl