Work at home
opportunities are ideal for college students, seniors and just about anybody in between.
Caroline Smith, 24, from Barmston, Washington, jumped at the opportunity to work at home
so that she can spend time with her four-month-old baby Katie instead of commuting to the office in Jarrow every day.
Unpaid" workers did not necessarily get nothing for the work they did at home; many are paid for their work at home
through their regular salary, although they are not paid specifically for the home-based portion of their work.
At Sun Microsystems, for instance, 440 employees work at home
, sending their work to the office through high-speed Pacific Bell ISDN phone lines.
Many enthusiastic applicants welcome the chance to work at home
in jobs such as insurance claims specialist, computer programmer, and data-entry specialist.
Mondays and Fridays were the most popular days to work at home
for those who work both at home and at another location.
A major motivation of the analysis is to address, in a quantitative way, the long-running argument as to whether employees who work at home
are privileged or exploited.
Teachers topped the list, with about 60 percent of college and university teachers and 52 percent of other teachers doing work at home
It seems to me that anyone who can work at home
, regardless of occupation, should be encouraged.
A certain proportion, particularly men, work at home
because there are tremendous cost savings," says Edwards, who has co-authored several self-employment books, including Working From Home and The Best Home Businesses for the '90s.
An estimated 39 million Americans do some work at home
now, including 13 million who run home-based businesses.
For example, as the practice grows and with office space at a premium, Keenan anticipates that some staff responsible for billing and bookkeeping might be able to work at home