Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen says that obstacles to women’s participation in the work force damage productivity in the United States and she thinks its time for us do something about it. The New York Times reports that in a speech at Brown University, Yellen noted that women transitioning from the home to the workplace after World War II was a “major factor in America’s prosperity.” But that progress stalled in recent decades, she said, leaving women less likely than men to hold paying jobs. Expanding the availability of paid leave, affordable childcare and flexible work schedules, Yellen said, could help to lift the American economy from a long stretch of slow growth.
Summer is right around the corner. The temperatures are rising and so are your expenses due to the costs of entertaining kids and summer vacations.
There are many ways to earn extra money to combat the heat your purse strings are feeling. Such as babysitting, running errands for others or becoming a rideshare driver. However, there is an easier way to cross “earn extra income” off your to-do list and you don’t even have to leave your home.
If it wasn’t already apparent, one only needs to read recent headlines to understand just how much the demand for work-from-home opportunities has increased. Case in point: Amazon recently announced the addition of 5,000 part-time, work-from-home customer service jobs.
In addition, workforce expectations are changing, and those changes are fueling home-based business growth. In a recent study by Fidelity Investments, 58% of Millennials and 53% of Gen-Xers indicated they value improved quality of work-life balance as more important than financial benefits.
However, it is extremely important to make the distinction that the majority of these work from home opportunities are still jobs – with all the limitations that the word implies. These, mostly part-time, jobs still require you to report to a supervisor, to adhere to a set schedule and do not provide the true flexibility and freedom that come from owning your own home-based business and being your own boss.
Arise provides a unique opportunity for entrepreneurial individuals to launch their own virtual call centers and be their own boss without a huge investment in equipment. The Arise Platform has been connecting a network of virtual call centers capable of providing customer service, sales and technical support to impressive brand name clients opportunities since 1994.
When you’re the boss, you get to set your own hours, select the client projects that match your skills and earnings expectations, hire agents and grow your business and work from any location. You control your earning potential based on how large you grow your business, the frequency you work and the results your company produces.
To choose what you do, when you work, and for how long – that is the only way to truly achieve work life balance. For more information on how one can use the Arise Platform to launch their home-based business and get started, click here!
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