Moms and Wives: These Work-At-Home Jobs Are Great For You

600-00934319Working the traditional nine-to-five may not be ideal for women who prefer to cook breakfast for their children every morning and greet them as they shuffle off the bus in the afternoon. If you find immeasurable happiness in the round-the-clock tender loving care that goes into being a stay-at-home family woman, or you’re just looking for income in between work, there are options for you to make an earning without ever leaving your home. Explore these avenues if you’re a family focused woman and you want to bring some extra dollars into the household.

Bilingual Senior Technical Adviser

The great thing about the customer service industry is that it will always be around. Customers and clients will forever need assistance with the goods or services they’ve purchased, so entering into this market is a smart move. What’s even more appealing, especially if you want to spend more time with your children, is you can do this job from home. According to WorkingMother.com, “Customer service is one of the most widely known work-from-home job categories, and big-name companies like JetBlue and Coca-Cola have hired telecommuting customer service reps.” If you have strong people skills and enjoy talking to and assisting others, becoming an over the phone tech advisor or customer service representative could very well be for you. Some companies will even up your pay if you are bilingual.

Event Planner

If you leave people in awe every time you host your child’s or spouse’s birthday party, then you may want to consider being an event planner. BankRate.com shares the story of Terri Reynolds who started her party hosting business after organizing her daughter’s fourth birthday. “Reynolds offers two-hour, hosted parties with fairy-tale and pirate themes, starting at $600. She works from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the week and on weekends, when she hosts parties,” according to Bank Rate. She tells the company that most children’s party planners can make yearly incomes of $35,000. This income could increase significantly as clientele builds.

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