I use Upwork to get legitimate jobs from home. I work as a freelance virtual assistant setting appointments and doing telemarketing. I also know that there are other tasks you can do on there not just the ones that I am hired for. I have an agency on there where I hire other virtual assistants. Maybe this can be helpful to some of you.

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Roger Dickman Thank you for your replay. Your comment was right on!!

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Thanks for sharing Steven Ransom !!

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I been a warehouse associate recently and I’m just going to keep on doing my thing. I’m actually going to start at a new company called CTDI. I’m interested in electronics and I think it will be a great experience to have.

Keep up the hard work!! Tim Person

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Good luck in college. I hope you succeed. We need more people out there like you.

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I’ve bounced around in the workforce world since I was sixteen years old. I’m praying for the security and happiness of being self employed one day soon.

Keep working hard it will happen one day! Aaron Wallace Good attitude!

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I ran the bar for about 5 years. Between my partner and I we built the bar from scratch, we put the kitchen in, and the bar. We added 25 pool tables. I designed the menu and priced everything. At the end of the 4th year my wife and I bought a franchise of the American Pool Players Assoc. And had that for 16 years when we sold it. We started with 0 teams and 0 players and ran it into over 300 teams in 7 years. We were the biggest league in... see more

What a journey Troy Jones . Do you compete nationally & internationally?

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Hi everyone, I'd like some neutral advice. I'm sort of at a crossroads right now and figuring out which way to go. I feel it's time after sacrificing all these years to do what will make me happy for a change.
My family supports me (everyone in the household but me is unemployed right now, so where I go, they go. :) The big issue is I have an elderly mom who refuses to be mobile. She depends on me to get around and does not get out otherwise... see more

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The same thing has been happening to me for the last two years since graduating college. I am 52 and have a bachelors in marketing and have interviewed many times and not been hired.
The employers have passed us by in favor of younger less expensive help.
I am going the self employed route. If you can’t work fir yourself. Then you may have to change careers.

I am sorry to hear things have been a struggle for you Teddy Mosier . What are you going to be doing now in your... see more

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I recently was laid off from a job I had for nearly 8 months. I work for a Temp Labor provider here in Delaware so there were no benefits offered by the construction company I was contracted to. I am very good at re-finishing and repairing furniture so my question is what do I need to do (legally) to have my own business?

Hi Linwood Shields ! I think the best thing you can do is to one create an LLC to protect yourself and then also to... see more

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looking for a dedicated intern or person who can partner my event company, skills am looking for are, social media, ecommerce and website management proficiency. thx

Wahid Hage Do you have a website or page that someone can refer to?

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Janice Reed we now want to build it, reason for the job post

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I'd been my own boss for 40 so I was not used working under the direction or at the whim of another person. applied for a short term job for which I was well qualified and was quite surprised when they did not offer me the job.

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