woman working from home and saving money

 

Working Solutions Has Immediate Openings in Sales and Service.

Working from home has many benefits, such as saving $1,000s a year on in-office expenses. And that money can be invested elsewhere, which equals a double payback.

Before working from home, I always kept track of daily out-of-pocket expenses incurred at the office. They included occasional lunches out, clothing and transportation. Based on 250 workdays, costs totaled $4,000.

All in all, expenses back then came to about 17% of my take-home check, which was substantial based on hourly pay.

Earlier this year, Brie Weiler Reynolds, a FlexJobs senior career specialist, estimated annual work-from-home savings. She calculated them based on six criteria:

 

  • Gas – driving a 60-mile commute—$686
  • Car upkeep – covering routine service—$767
  • Dry cleaning – fluctuating by region—$500 to $1,500
  • Food – eating out twice a week, plus two coffees—$1,040
  • Office wear – Averaging consumer spending—$925
  • Tax breaks – using IRS, home-office deductions—$750

 

 

Her overall savings: $4,668 to $5,668 a year.

Again, a considerable amount that instead could be used to pay down a mortgage or pay off a car loan.

And yes, there will be work-from-home expenses, but they amount to $100s spent here and there—not $1,000s allocated annually.

Like to run the numbers yourself? Check out Global Workplace Analytics, which researches remote work. Its site offers a Mobile Work Savings Calculator™, a good tool for remote employees or contractors, to estimate telework savings.

 

 

Save and Make Money

The client service industry is indeed competitive. To lead, you must be able to master a variety of skills to ensure outstanding service.
If you think you have the wherewithal to make it big as a call center agent, why not make most of them by applying at Working Solutions.

 

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