Expertise in many areas may prepare you for working from home as a consultant. You’ll need a strong background in a field that’s in demand, such as:
- Financial services
- Internet technology
You’ll also benefit from self-confidence and communications skills, since your work will involve interaction with other professionals in your client companies. Pay can be great, depending on your field of expertise.
While you’re considering working for yourself, check out: “11 Keys to a Successful Freelance Career.”