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Work from Home Online Job Applications

Since i'm in dire need of some extra money, I decided to put my internet know how to the test and searched for online jobs.

What I am looking for is simple: 1. It may either be a weekend stint or something I can do for 2-3 hours after working hours. 2. Pays well. 

I stumbled upon 2 companies:

1. AcadSoc
2. 51 talk


Rate: 100-125Php/Hour

- They offer weekend work. Saturdays and Sundays 2pm-11pm
- The staff that will assist you are very friendly and flexible to work with. ( I have rescheduled interviews a number of times since I have work on weekdays)
- Application is easy enough, first you will be scheduled for an interview with HR, you will do some demo teaching, you will answer some situational questions and read some passages.
- The tools look very user friendly. 

- I cannot think of a CON yet. will let you know.

51 talk

Rate: 110+ per hour

- It is quite popular with entry after entry on jobstreet and kalibrr. You can almost be 101% assured this one is legit.
-You will get a call right away for your initial assesment. I had my initial interview while in mcdonalds. and it took only about 10 mins to answer all the questions from HR.

-They are a snobbish in Skype. They take forever to reply to your messages and request for change in schedule.
-Probably due to the sheer volume of their applicants, they can no longer keep track of the people they are talking to. so you might need t introduce yourself and remind them of at what point you are in, in your application.

As I write this I am already in my final process to be a part time tutor in Acadsoc. I hope everything works out fine with the schedule and the tools I will use. Will update this blog from time to time especially when there are news regarding salaries and compensations. :) Wish me luck! 


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