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The work-at-home sourcebook : how to find "at home" work that's right for you
Arden, Lynie, 1949-
Personal Author:
[Second edition].
Publication Information:
Boulder, Colo. : Live Oak Publications, [1988]

Physical Description:
219 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes indexes.
Format :

On Order



AT & T, JC Penney, and more than 1,000 other companies routinely hire home workers. The author provides job descriptions, contact information, pay and benefits listings, and tons of helpful tips for finding and getting freelance work. This revised and updated edition includes a new section on finding at-home work via the Internet.

Author Notes

Lynie Arden is a veteran business and Web-content writer and author of 220 Best Franchises to Buy, 3rd Edition, and The Work-at-Home Sourcebook. She lives in Ashland, Oregon.

(Bowker Author Biography)

Table of Contents

How to Go To Work From Your Homep. 1
Using This Book
Making the Most of Working From Home
Home Business Opportunitiesp. 11
Automotive Servicesp. 13
Business Servicesp. 19
Closeup: CardSendersp. 23
Closeup: National Electronic Billers Alliancep. 29
Home and Commercial Property Improvementsp. 35
Closeup: Perma-Glaze, Inc.p. 42
Residential and Commercial Cleaning and Maintenancep. 46
Closeup: Maid Services of Americap. 50
Computer and Technical Servicesp. 55
Closeup: Just the Faxp. 58
Real Estate and Financial Servicesp. 60
Personal Servicesp. 66
Closeup: Single Search Globalp. 71
Photo and Video Servicesp. 73
Closeup: Ident-A-Kidp. 75
Publishingp. 77
Travelp. 82
Closeup: Travel Services Networkp. 84
Miscellaneousp. 85
Closeup: Wild Ranch Enterprisesp. 94
Markets for Handcraftsp. 95
Closeup: Village of the Smoky Hillsp. 108
Telecommutingp. 111
Moving Your Work Homep. 112
Companies with Telecommuting Programsp. 113
Closeup: Equitable Life Assurancep. 119
Closeup: Fort Collins, Coloradop. 121
Closeup: Pacific Bellp. 126
Learning at Home to Work at Homep. 133
The Work-at-Home Job Bankp. 141
Getting a Home-based Job, Step-by-Stepp. 141
Where the Work Isp. 141
Moving Your Work Homep. 142
Starting From Scratchp. 143
In Answer to Your Questionsp. 146
Opportunities in Artsp. 149
Opportunities in Craftsp. 163
Opportunities in Computer-based Home Workp. 171
Opportunities in Office Support Positionsp. 195
Closeup: Green's Machinep. 206
Closeup: Medquist, Inc.p. 216
Closeup: At-Home Professionsp. 220
Opportunities Working With Peoplep. 223
Closeup: NORCp. 234
Opportunities in Salesp. 241
Appendixp. 265
Alphabetical Index (all companies)
Job Bank National and/or Multi-Regional Companies
Job Bank State Index
Resource Guidep. 285