Find out various job opportunities online. You will need to work at home, and there is no specific job description and you may need to do various things based on the company to which you work for, some might be easy and some might be taxing, find out the job responsibilities before enrolling
In addition to applying directly to companies offering jobs, you should try applying for jobs posted at major job websites. For most websites, you can upload your resume for free. Some of the companies offering telecommute jobs, may not be hiring when you apply to them but will retain your resume in their database. However, most of the work at home positions recently posted on job websites will be vacant. However, some jobs posted may be scams , since posting is usually automated and rarely screened manually . Most large companies also publish vacancies in major newspapers like New York Times, so you should check the online version of these newspapers.
The major job websites are:
2. Yahoo! Hotjobs
5. Craigslist – since jobs can be posted free in most cities , you can find many jobs from small companies in your area.
Monster is the largest job board in terms of revenues. Monster, Hotjobs and Careebuilder are top 3 Job boards in North America and have a similar number of users.
Instead of searching each site individually, you can use aggregators like SimplyHired and Indeed . These websites allow you to search details of jobs posted on all major job boards, newspapers, associations and online classifieds. SimplyHired allows you create an account and rate the jobs, but does not allow you to save your resume on the website. Indeed allows you to search jobs by job title, keywords, company name, city, state or zip code.
Other websites like H3 or KarmaOne are job referral services, pay for referring suitable candidates for job vacancies. If your friend knows of any suitable vacancy for you, he can refer the job to you. If you get the job, he will be paid for the referral. KarmaOne only accepts resumes of employed people.