A few days ago I posted on leaving your corporate job to become a consultant. But not everyone who wants to leave the corporate world wants to consult - many folks want to do ANYTHING but corporate work. If you are in this situation and casting about for alternative ways to make money, you'll want to check out this article Beware of Work at Home Scams on the CareerBuilder website. It offers great advice for screening out "opportunities." My personal fave is point #6:
6. You don’t know anything about the job other than the fact that you work from home. If the job posting is full of hooks but fails to explain the actual duties or even give the position’s title, move on. You probably wouldn’t give a second look to a job posting that said, “Work from an office!” but nothing else.
I don't know...depending on your current work situation, "work from an office" might sound pretty good to some folks! But still...he makes a good point!
Check out the rest of the article here.