A growing number of people are discovering the joys of working from home. According to a study, an estimated 3 million American professionals are employed full-time or part-time online. Industries that are most likely to offer remote work include medical and health, government, finance, customer service, and computer and information technology. Medical transcriptionists, in particular, are in very high demand, and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2015 data, the median hourly rate for transcriptionists is $17.17—which is considerably higher than the minimum hourly wage in the country today. Continue reading
Lucy Wyndham began her career as an international teacher before spending close to a decade in business development. On becoming a mother for the second time, she decided it was time to take a step back and move into freelance writing.