What Kinds of Jobs are Good for Telecommuting?

When you think about telecommuting, certain kinds of jobs come to mind. Writer. Data entry. Bookkeeper. You might not be able to think of very many. However, there are quite a few jobs that are well suited to telecommuting.

What makes a job suitable for telecommuting? There are some basic characteristics common to all such jobs.

There are also certain characteristics required of a successful telecommuter. They must be self motivated, disciplined, have the skills to get the job done and know how to work independently.

Here is a basic list of jobs that may be suitable to telecommuting. Of course, telecommuting may not be practical in all situations, but there can be times when it is entirely appropriate. There are also many jobs not on this list that would go well with telecommuting.

accountant
actuary
administrative assistant
advertising executive
agent
analyst
architect
appraiser
artist (commercial)
auditor
bankers
bookkeeper

broker
CEO
clerk/clerk typist
consultant
contract monitor
computer scientist
data entry clerk
data search specialist
economist
engineer
financial analyst

graphic artist
journalist
industrial engineer
lawyer
manager
market analyst
professor/teacher
programmer
purchaser
realtor
researcher

school administrator
software engineer
statistician
stock analyst
stockbroker
surveyor
systems analyst
telemarketer
telephone operator
training designer
word processor
writer

 

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