Work from Home Receptionist

Work from home receptionist is one of the works from home job opportunities. This is ideal for anyone who does not have the time to work in an office.

However, this job opportunity is rewarding once you have found clients.

There are many reasons why many people are looking for ways to obtain additional income. Obviously, due to the economic recession many people have lost their job and unemployment flourished. In this circumstance, the best thing to do is to look for job opportunities that would not require going to office instead carrying out the job at the comfort of your home. There are lots of works from home jobs available in the internet. All you have to do is to find the right one in which you think you will excel.

Virtual Receptionist

If you are looking for work from home job you can consider being a virtual receptionist. This job is perfect especially for mothers who want to help their husbands to obtain additional income. As a virtual receptionist you can have the chance to earn money while staying at home. Many companies are employing virtual receptionist because it is less expensive as compared of hiring full time on-site employee. Likewise, this work from home idea is also a perfect choice for retirees.

How it Works?

A virtual receptionist has similar job description of a traditional receptionist. Some of the basic job includes taking and screening calls, routing calls, taking messages as well as scheduling appointments. On the other hand, the difference between traditional receptionists from a virtual receptionist is that the former can have the chance to carry out the task even at home. All you have to do is to know the basic duties of a virtual receptionist. Here are some points to consider of becoming a virtual receptionist.

  • Create a resume that emphasize your ability to carry out the task. Agencies are hiring virtual receptionist who has customer and telephone service skills, ability to work independently as well as organizational skills. As much as possible you should list your best assets about interacting with customers and at the same time meet their needs.
  • Research agencies looking for virtual receptionist and submit your resume. However, before submitting your CV check first for the reliability of the agency. In this way, you can ensure to avoid scams.
  • Make sure that you can commit to work on the time required for virtual receptionist. Although there is a flexible time yet you should expect that there would be time that you need to extend your time. Usually, the common working hours of virtual assistant is early in the morning or late at night. Prior of committing yourself to the job you should think about if you can answer the demands of being a virtual receptionist.


  • Caren Giesbrecht said on August 16, 2011
    I am also interested in being a "Virtual Receptionist"...wondering how to get started?
  • ravi said on September 21, 2012
    i am interested to work as receptionist from home. i want a job in hyderabad, andhra pradesh. how should i start.
  • Kavitha said on February 5, 2013
    I am interested to work as receptionist from home. i have experience in administration level, so after some gap in my job i hope this is the best choice for me please help me in this, i want a job in hyderabad, AP, i have 7 years experience in administration and executive position. help me on this opportunity. thank you.
  • sunita said on September 24, 2013
    I am based in bangalore. Please help me out to start as a receptionist (work from home)
  • tamekacarodine said on March 24, 2015
    i want work as a receptionist at home to earn money.
  • Debbie Johnson said on February 22, 2016
    I'm very interested in receptionist work in my home starting at any time. I love chatting on the phone and willing to learn and do my best.


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