With fuel prices soaring, more and more people are asking themselves the following question: "Are there any real work at home jobs that are not scams"? This stems from the fact that a simple internet search for "work from home" or "work at home" yields all sorts of results. Some of them are just flat out scams. Others, like affiliate marketing, multilevel marketing, and the such, are not made for everyone. And lastly, there's a fundamental difference to be made between a work at home opportunity and a work at home job.
Examples like the aforementioned affiliate marketing or multilevel marketing are work at home opportunities. As such, they require some form of investment. Affiliate marketing business opportunities are typically free to join, but in order to be at least moderately successful at them, you will need to invest in tools, just like any other business. Multilevel Marketing requires a minimum fee to join, but also requires investment of both time and money in order to succeed.
Work at home jobs are different. First of all, a work from home job does not require that you invest money. When was the last time you had to pay to apply for jobs? Secondly (and this is just like the "normal" jobs), there's a very thorough selection process, which results in an acceptance rate that can be as low as 3%. Obviously, you will not be hired just by filling out an application. Thirdly, you will most likely have to undergo training before you can really make…