Best Ways To Find Beginner Online Jobs from Home

Want to work from home but don't have much experience? If you're looking to earn a full-time income working from home, you may need to have special skills and credentials to earn that kind of money.

On the bright side, you don't have to have a fancy degree or years of work experience to earn an honest living online. Here are some of the best online jobs for beginners to try.

Transcriptionist Jobs for Beginners

Transcriptionists take video and audio files and turn them into text by transcribing the content. Some projects require you to subscribe word-for-word while others may just involve writing up a paraphrased summary.

Either way, transcribing is not a difficult task and it's a skill anyone can learn. If you type quickly and accurately you've already met one requirement.

Need additional training? You can take an online transcription class to improve your skills or learn more about certain niches like medical transcription.

These places are great for starters;

Check out 20 of the top work from home transcription jobs for beginners and pros.



Virtual Assistant Jobs for Beginners

Virtual assistant work is a lucrative field to get into that is great for beginners. Virtual assistants or VAs take on a wide variety of virtual secretary work and usually receive training for specific tasks.

The great thing is that each client or company you work with will have their own process for doing things and you just need to be a good communicator, catch on quickly, and do quality work.

Beginner VAs can expect to earn $10 – $15 per hour while more experienced VAs can earn $30+ per hour.

These places are great for beginners;

Check out 12 companies that hire virtual assistants here.

Search Engine Evaluator

As a search engine evaluator, your job would be to evaluate search engine results to determine if they are relevant or not to the term typed in. In other words, you'll make sure sites like Google and Bing are doing their job and providing users with relevant results for their search terms. This is just one way that major search engines ensure search queries lead to accurate results.

Companies like Appen and Lionbridge frequently hire for this work from home position. You can also check out these online search engine evaluator jobs for beginners.

 

Customer Service Jobs for Beginners

There are a plethora of home-based customer service jobs available these days. Most will only require you to have a high school diploma and some related work experience.

The great thing is that most past jobs you've had probably involved customer service of some sort if you've had to provide a service, sell a product, or simply work with other people.

It's a great home-based job option for beginners because most companies provide stable hours. You'd most likely just need to get some basic equipment like a headset, a home phone line, and have a quality computer to get started.

These places are great for beginners:

Learn about home-based customer service jobs here.

Data Entry Jobs for Beginners

This is another work-from-home typing job that's great for beginners. The job typically involves using equipment or software to inputs data into a company’s system. As you can assume, the most important skill required for this job is organization.

It may not be the most exciting work, but it's an easy field to get into and can help you earn some money while you stay at home with your kids.

Unfortunately, there are quite a few work from home scams surrounding data entry work so you need to be careful.

These places are great for beginners;

To read more posts about legitimate companies hiring for data entry positions along with tips on how to become successful in this field, click here.

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Have you ever thought of working from home? Now that you know lack of experience shouldn't hold you back, what type of work are you most interested in?

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I am looking for work, work at home jobs. In the state of Illinois.

Michael
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Michael

Hello everyone, I recently (July 2019) took the test for TranscribeMe and the retry on the same day. Although my grades were 90-96% on the three actual transcription tasks, I “failed” each one of them. The requirement is 100% on the short answers, as well. I found these standards to be too high and it does not offer critical feedback for you to improve. Re-testing is available 30 days later. Quicktate requires the transcriptionist to have the pedal. A newbie may not want that expense just starting out. Rev.com has, on the other hand, been excellent in customer service and… Read more »

Vicky Anastasopoulos
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Vicky Anastasopoulos

Hi Michael,

You are very correct in saying that TranscribeMe leaves no room for error. They are pretty tough. I’ve lost hope with them and am moving on. I will try Rev.com.
How is their work availability? Is there constant work or is there a gap between projects?
Thank you for your info and I wish you all the best.
Vicky

Tammy
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Tammy

I appreciate all the hard work you do,putting together helpful information. I don’t know what to do as everything is done electronically . I haven’t worked in 18 years as I have a complicated situation of a special needs child that I cared for and wasn’t able to return to work. Now I am ready ,but have nothing to show,current enough for employers. Also I have a GED ,I had to leave school to help support my parents and sisters. I am disabled and need to be able to work at home. If anyone has any advice for me ,I… Read more »

Lashay
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You are so welcome Tammy!

Lashay
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Hi Tammy,

This may be a helpful resource to you!
https://www.dreamhomebasedwork.com/work-at-home-for-disabled-people/

Best wishes,
Lashay

Darlene Laski
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Darlene Laski

Are there any jobs that require only a smartphone or will provide the equipment needed?

Lashay
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Hi Darlene,

Here are some smartphone jobs to look into.
https://www.dreamhomebasedwork.com/make-money-completing-jobs-and-tasks-with-your-cell-phone/

Best wishes,
Lashay