Working from home can have distinct advantages for women who are trying hard to balance a family, a career, education and other personal commitments. The following links provide information on home-based businesses, balancing work and family, and preparing to re-enter the workforce.
Career Resource Library - Links you to over 31 web sites featuring first-hand information about home-based businesses, franchising, and financing your business. Includes organizations and resources for work-at-home moms, as well.
Entrepreneur.com’s “Home Office” - Provides a one-stop shop of resources you need to start and run a home-based business including how-to guides, financing strategies, marketing techniques, start-up kits, tax tips, business forms, and a women’s center.
Missouri Small Business Development Centers - Provides information about starting and successfully running your home-based business.
Jobs and Moms Career Center - A wealth of information to help you use your professional skills in a satisfying but manageable way.
CareerTip.net - Helps you to learn if working from home is for you.
Inc.com - Home-Based Business section includes how-to guides, articles, columns, expert advice, tools, and recommended resources.
A Home-Based Business Online - Practical Business Ideas, Opportunities and Strategies for the Home-Based Entrepreneur.
Home-Based Working Moms - A professional association and online community of parents who work at home and those who would like to. Provides resources and tips for working at home including a weekly e-newsletter, an eDirectory of Home-Based Careers and a ‘Mom’s Work at Home Kit’.
HomeWorkingMom.com – A national organization for mothers who work at home with the purpose of providing ideas, inspiration, and support. Sections include home business opportunities, telecommuting, and home business links.
National Association for the Self-Employed - Provides tax information, links to small business specialists, financial references, and a link to the online magazine Self-Employed America.
The Mommies Network – A non-profit organization devoted to assisting moms find support and friendship in their local community.