These days there are plenty of ways for you to earn a living working from home. And not to worry, there’s something for everyone, even those with little to no experience. The pandemic in 2020 brought about a new way for people to work remotely, and since then, more and more companies have made the switch and are allowing their employees to work from home.

If you are contemplating a career where you can work from home but need help figuring out where to start, here are some jobs you can do from home that require little to no experience whatsoever.

Data Entry

If you are detail-oriented and have excellent keyboarding skills, this might be a good fit for you. You input information into databases and track records as a data entry clerk. All that is required is a computer with a solid internet connection, and you are good at paying close attention to detail.


Those who can type quickly and accurately can work as a transcriptionist. This job requires you to listen to an audio file and dictate what you hear into written form. That is why it is a must that you have exceptional keyboarding skills and are an excellent listener so that you make no mistakes.

Customer service representative

This position suits those of you who have strong communication skills and enjoy helping others resolve issues. You’ll need to ensure you have a quiet place to work, free of disruptions, and a computer with an internet connection.


There are plenty of opportunities for individuals working in sales. Just about every industry will require it. If you are a people person with persistence and a talent for words, you could do very well in a sales position. The nice thing about working in this field is you can earn a pretty decent salary if you are good at your job because most sales jobs offer commission. It also allows you the ability to move up with the company, with the potential to earn even more.

Virtual Assistant

You won’t need any experience When becoming a virtual assistant. This role requires you to assist clients remotely with tasks such as scheduling, returning emails or phone calls, completing orders, basically assisting with administrative tasks that can help the day-to-day operations run smoothly. People in this position should have a computer with a good Internet connection. They should also have strong organizational and communication skills, with the ability to multitask without mistakes.


You could be an online tutor if you are patient and have good communication skills. There are several platforms all around the world that connect students with tutors. Depending on what you are teaching, many subjects don’t require any particular degree, just as long as you have knowledge in that area and can easily communicate and break down the concepts needed for the student to understand.


So, rest assured, even if you have little to no experience, there is still an opportunity for you to enjoy all the perks of working from home. So go ahead and take the plunge into a new role and try one of these career options listed above.


Article by
Ava Collins
Content Writer and Researcher

Student award winner Ava Collins