Work-from-home typing jobs may include RN case manager, RN or LPN, sales representative, lead generator, hospitality recruiter and data entry assistant. Typist jobs vary in skill level; some require only a high school diploma or associate degree, while others require a college degree or advanced degree, notes SimplyHired.com. Some employers prefer typists to have specialized computer training in courses such as office practices, word processing and computer applications.
Work-from-home typing jobs cover a broad range of disciplines. Many are part-time positions, notes Monster.com. Two primary categories for part-time home typist jobs are customer service and sales associate jobs. Customer service representatives may work for companies such as Amazon.com, large retailers, recruiting services and healthcare organizations. Sales associates may work for customer-centric companies selling products ranging from makeup to insurance policies and automobiles.
In addition to these categories, typists may also work as administrative assistants, clerk typists, human resources assistants, data entry specialists, executive assistants and more. Skill-level requirements vary for work-from-home typists. Some must have a previous background in their chosen field; this is common for insurance, health care and other specialized industries. Some find work in their home states, while others may work for companies located elsewhere. Generally, typists must have the ability to type quickly and accurately because they might produce reports, documents, letters and other written materials as needed.