How To Find Legitimate Work from Home Jobs: Beginners Guide

How To Find Legitimate Work from Home Jobs: Beginners Guide

Hello there! Welcome to Dream Home Based Work, your resource for opportunities, resources, tips and information on working from home. I’ve spent the last five years researching different companies who offer legitimate work from home jobs jobs, so I thought it would be best for me to pass on everything I’ve learned.

There is SO MUCH to see here, and if you're completely new, I'm sure it's a little overwhelming. My goal is to make this site functional for beginners to easily find whatever they are are looking for.

If you've landed here, that means you've asked yourself one of these questions:

  • How do I start?
  • Can you help me find a legitimate work from home job?
  • Do I need prior work experience?
  • How do I know if a company is legit or a scam?
  • Are there any jobs available for people outside the US?

Or if you have any additional questions regarding work from home, then this is the place for you!

Getting Started

At Dream Home Based Work, you will find a:


How To Find Legitimate Work from Home Jobs: Beginners GuideI'm Completely New To Working from Home

All beginners start somewhere and I’m here to lend that helping hand.Here's a breakdown of what you’ll find on this blog:

I Need A Legitimate Work from Home Job, But Don't Live in the US?

If you are looking for jobs outside the US, visit these pages for more resources and opportunities:

How To Stay Connected?

Here is how to make sure that you never miss any work at home updates:

Need Additional Help? 

If you seem to be confused and overwhelmed with the HUGE amount of information shared on this blog, don't hesitate to reach out to me by email –   hello(at)dreamhomebasedwork(dot)com.



  1. Mrinali

    Hi ,
    I am Meena from India. I would like to work part time or full time ie work from home basis job. Do let me know if you have any?

  2. Latissia Knight

    Hello LaShay
    I would like to thank you so much for your post on Pinterest. I received a job offer from Working Solutions on Friday. I will start my training on next Tuesday. I really appreciate all your help.

  3. Jonah Kristine Dacuro

    Hi I’m looking for a job at home…from the Philippines. I really need to stay away from the office work and start working at home so I can be with my girls most of the day. Thanks.

  4. Mary Nunez

    Hello Shay, I am in need of making extra money and a home job would be helpful. I have been scammed by some home jobs so would you please recommend me some legit home jobs that does not require being on the phone.



  6. Lisa Zapotocky-Velez

    Hi Im’ from New Jersey. Does anybody know of some legit, free home jobs???? Thank you in advance. God bless you guys n gals.

    1. Lashay H.

      Hi, Lisa! Yes. Are you looking for anything specific?

  7. angela lopez

    Hi am I able to work from home using my iPad? If so what jobs do you recommend?

  8. Matiar Rahaman

    hi,lashay.I am Indian. I want to work at home online which give me sure money.Can you help me? how to do it? be great success.

  9. Trisha

    Hi Lashay, do you have any leads of starting a cleaning service business? My friend and I thought about a cleaning services to supplement our income.

    1. Lashay H.

      Hi, Trisha! Yes. Have you checked out a company called Laundry Care? If not, here’s more information about them -

  10. Melia Greene Fassett

    Hi Lashay I am in great need of employment to work from my home. I am in the Southeast of United States

  11. Roben Acosta Cagula

    Hi Lashay. Can you help me? I need a homebased job, and I want a financial freedom.. Pls help me out.! Thanks and more power, Roben from Philippines..

  12. Zoleka Mredlana

    Thanks a million Shay, and I mean it. I just took a leap on the 16th last week and submitted the closed captioning application at Crowdsurf.
    I’ve just received an email congratulating me on passing the test and am so super happy. Do not stop sending these job leads Shay, as they make a difference in other people’s lives. My plan is to start this as a side hustle and eventually full-time as I am physically disabled and be able to work from home in South Africa.

    1. Lashay H.

      Great! I really hope you get the job Zoleka 🙂 Best wishes to you!

  13. Nancy

    I have 20 years experience as a legal assistant and am interested in legal transcription work. Can you advise where I should purchase the necessary equipment? Thank you!

    1. Lashay H.

      Hi, Nancy! Yes. Amazon has a set with pretty much everything you would need to get started called Express Scribe Pro Transcription Kit.

  14. Krista

    Good Afternoon im looking for a part time at home job. i do have an On call job as a substitute Teacher so i would be able to work a Online chat agent job that i can make my own hours. i came across Needle …Do it cost anything to aplly for the Chat agents jobs and does the training cost or is that provided?

  15. lis

    Hello, I would like to know if its possible to find a job working from home even if I live in the Dominican Republic?

  16. Antonio D Russ

    Hello, my name is Tony and i am disabled and hope to begin working from home, I have a little bit of background in Music composition and video editing and can type around 40+ words a minute. Im willing to do anything that is legit. Its horribly tiring waiting on my disability to be approved, as Im sure they will deny me and make me get a lawyer. But if u can help me I will be forever in youre gratitude.

  17. Nicole Hobbs

    I would love to work at home. I am disabled and can’t speek well but I would love to work from home with a non phone job so I can hopefully tell Social Security to kiss my feet . They are cutting my income. So if you can help me I would appreciate it.

    1. Lashay H.

      Hi Nicole! Thanks for reaching out. What type of skills do you have? Then I can recommend the best options…

  18. Sassy

    Hello, I’m a certified Medical office administrator, but I was looking for a position at home in billing and coding. Do I have to be certified in billing and coding to in order to work from home ?

    1. Hi! Yes, ma’am. That’s a major requirement. In addition, most companies expect you to have at least 2-3 years working in the coding or billing field.

      1. Kenshin Batosai Hemura

        Hi, by the way my name is BRYAN from the PHILIPPINES. I would like to ask how to apply or how to have a job at home?

        1. Hi Bryan! What type of work were you looking for? Then I can recommend some companies for you to check out…

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