Jenny Dorsey is a 26-yr-old professional chef, culinary strategist, and entrepreneur based in NYC. She runs her own culinary consulting firm, Jenny Dorsey Culinary Consulting, specializing in business strategy, menu R&D, and experiential engagement. She is also the Co-Founder and Executive Chef of a popular dinner tasting restaurant in NYC named I Forgot It’s Wednesday.… Read the rest
Learn How to Work At Home from Other Every Day Home Based Workers
When I first wanted to work at home, I read books and articles to teach me what was involved and what I had to do. The materials that I found really helpful were the true-life stories of people who were successfully working at home. It was one thing to have theories and steps, but to read about the experiences, pitfalls and other tips people gave was most inspiring and helpful.
In the 1990s the amount of information and number of people working at home was much leaner than it is now. Today, you’re overwhelmed by the blogs, books, articles and more that talk about how to find a work-at-home job, begin freelancing or start a business. And because of that, some of the best information you can get is from others who have gone before you.
People who already work at home can share how they determined the best work-at-home option for them, provide the steps they took to get started, list the challenges along the way, and confess what they wished they’d done differently. And you, as a work-at-home wannabe, can learn from their journey. Through them you can shorten your learning curve, anticipate and overcome problems, and avoid pitfalls.
Work-At-Home Success regularly shares the success stories of average, every day people who turned their dream of working at home into a reality. These people share with you how they chose their idea, how they got started, what their day is like, what they wish they’d known when they started, and much more. Their stories are here to help you reach work-at-home success as well.
Check out the most recent Work-At-Home Success Profiles
- How Jenny Dorsey Grew Her Culinary Expertise Into a Successful Home Business
- How Janet Ruth Heller Propelled Her Passion for Writing to the Next Level
- Jerome Imhoff turned a job loss into a home-based career! WAH Success Story
- Work-at-Home Success Profile: Paige Arnof-Fenn
- Work-At-Home Success Profile: Mike Raines
- Work-At-Home Success Profile: Dez Stephens
- Work-At-Home Success Profile: Gina Riley
- Work-At-Home Success Profile Kean Graham
- Work-At-Home Success Profile: Milo Shapiro
- Work-At-Home Success Expert Tips: How to Make Your Resume Stand Out
- Work-At-Home Success Profile: Angela Zade
- Work-at-Home Success Profile: Megan Shroy
- Work-At-Home Success Profile: Rodger Roeser
- Work-At-Home Success Expert Tips: Finding Work-at Home Jobs
- Work-From-Home Success Story: Magda Walczak
To view all success profiles, visit the Success Stories category.
Leslie Truex is an ideaphoric writer, speaker, entrepreneur, social worker and mom trying to do it all from the comfort of her home. Since 1998, she's been helping others create careers they love by providing work-at-home information and resources through Work-At-Home Success.
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Janet Ruth Heller is president of the Michigan College English Association. She has published three poetry books: Exodus, Folk Concert: Changing Times, and Traffic Stop. The University of Missouri Press published her scholarly book, Coleridge, Lamb, Hazlitt, and the Reader of Drama.… Read the rest
Jerome Imhoff is a professional résumé writer and career coach with more than ten years of experience in the “employment” industry. After moving to California from the Black Hills of South Dakota, Jerome began work as a vocational counselor and job developer for an adult vocational training school.… Read the rest
Paige Arnof-Fenn is the founder and CEO of global marketing firm Mavens & Moguls based in Cambridge, MA. Her clients include Microsoft, Virgin, venture-backed startups, as well as non profit organizations. She graduated from Stanford University and Harvard Business School. She is a popular speaker and columnist who has written for Entrepreneur and Forbes.… Read the rest
Mike Raines, owner of Raines Insurance Group, has been in the life and health insurance business since 1986. Having over 30 years of experience allows Mike the confidence to know which life insurance company to go to when looking for the best protection for his customers.… Read the rest
Dez Stephens is the founder of Radiant Health Institute, a consortium of holistic educators, providers and practitioners dedicated to enhancing lives through special events, holistic coach training and meaningful publishing. She is also a certified life coach, master trainer and marketing strategist.… Read the rest
Gina graduated in 2010 from University of South Florida with a Bachelors’ of Science majoring in Finance. She has over 15 years of experience in accounting, payroll, and many other specialized areas and industries, she understands a growing company’s needs.
1) How did you get started working from home?… Read the rest
Milo Shapiro left his I.T. career in 2000 to start IMPROVentures, which offers team-building and motivational speech programs using improvisation games. In 2004, at the request of numerous attendees, Milo began offering coaching in public speaking skills (in person and via Skype). That originally-secondary program has become more than half of his business today.… Read the rest
Finding a job can be hard, especially if you are an independent contractor. You want your resume to stand out in the crowd, but how do you do that? These experts give their advice on how to get your resume at the very top of the pile.… Read the rest