Working from home? Most people aspires this kind of lifestyle and career goals. Most people that attracted with this, is not only about money but also the flexibility that offered. However, only a few people are able to fully have this kind of lifestyle.
Why most of them fail? There are so many factors that influence however two possible reasons why people fail having the continuous opportunity working from home. Firstly, failing to find a genuine from home job online, a legit job that can pay month and even years after. Secondly, even if they found one, it requires the certain set of skills, that mostly they do not posses it.
If you are looking for a legit online job, this will help you how to obtain it through Amazon Mechanical Turk (mTurk).
Before we started into detail, quick introduction of Amazon mTurk, it is a platform provided to common people for making extra income and here it offers various micro tasks to people. As it is working from home, you definitely can wear bunny slippers and boxer shorts. The location does not matter in this case, you can literally live anywhere in the world. As long as you can do your job online on a laptop, submit it and get paid. As Amazon is a parent company of mTurk, and it is known as reputable company, thousands of people worldwide feel safe joining the platform. How cool is that?
How does it work is quite simple. Amazon mTurk is a conduit between Requesters and Workers. Amazon just brings these two categories together. Who are they? Requesters are the owners who are going to provide you tasks and responsible for paying for the job. They can be corporations, business owners, educational research institutes or even individuals. Whereas, Workers are people who are going to complete the task given by Requesters. Just like any other real task, it should be submitted in a timely manner.
Just like any normal desk and day to day job, even though it is online, indeed mTurk is serious business. Once accepted as Workers, necessary tax details and other important information such as SSN, driver license and utility bills are required. If you are not US citizen, special form namely W8-BEN form need to be filled and send it back to mTurk. In order to get money, Each task or piece of work is known as HIT OR Human Intelligence Task (HIT) need to be completed. There are millions of HITs available at any given time. However, you can directly start working on fulfilling HITs because qualification tests need to be passed. A Requester will allow taking HITS only when the Worker qualifies for it.
The details of how you can join the Amazon mTurk can be found here.
How will you get paid? The Amazon mTurk payment is through Amazon gift cards or bank transfer. You must have SSN (Social Security Number, if you are a US citizens, permanent residents and temporary working residents) and address proof.