It is actually very easy to become and perform data entry jobs. All you need is basic computer, typing, email and Internet skills. It would also be an advantage if you have basic writing and editing skills because some work at home jobs entails proofreading and editing existing document for errors and accuracy. The type of data handled by stay-at-home data entry jobs range from: court processing, medical records, company profiles, among others. When it comes to equipment and software, all you need is a personal computer, a modem, a phone line or a Cable Internet or DSL subscription. But of course, the most important thing is the ability to manage your time well.
There are two system of charging for data entry work. One is to charge by the hour the other is to charge by the job. This usually depends on the agreement between the data entry home worker and the company. One can find data entry home worker positions in the different employment websites on the Internet.