There are a number of types of typing jobs that can be carried out at home and each pays a varying amount depending on the difficulty of the typing done. All that is needed is a home computer and plenty of time. This type of work is a good option if you need to work from home and it is often best to search locally for an employer who will drop the work off to you or alternatively mail it to your home as this type of work is not advertised online very often. Some companies provide a documentation copying service involving transferring handwritten documents onto a computer. Some of the smaller firms that offer this facility prefer to employ a freelance typist when they have work available and pay on a job by job basis.
Copy typing at home can be carried out on a regular or freelance basis and there are a number of different types of people who require this type of work to be done for them. Some authors and writers prefer to handwrite their work and then pay someone to type it up for them and some University or College students will pay to have their work typed although this is often not strictly copy typing as it can also often involve laying out the work as well to gain them extra marks. Some companies provide a documentation copying service involving transferring handwritten documents onto a computer. Some of the smaller firms that offer this facility prefer to employ a freelance typist when they have work available and pay on a job by job basis. Offering to pick the documents up, take them home to complete and return the completed copies on a CD can often sway companies into using your services.
Normally, copy typing is not the most highly paid typing job but it is a highly coveted job due to its nature giving flexible hours and the opportunity to carry out the work in your own home. When applying for this type of job it is usually necessary to provide examples of any experience you may have and a CV as it is normal for interviews to be carried out by telephone.
One of the main disadvantages of using the internet to search for this type of job is that it is necessary to ensure that you find a genuine job and not a scam. If you want to use the internet to search for a job then using an online job agency is a good way of ensuring that you get the right type of job as they will expect applicants to apply in the same way as you would apply for any other. This gives the agency the opportunity to ensure that they have the best person for the job and not just the cheapest one.