Virtual assistants need solid communication skills, a computer, a phone, and internet. Some companies prefer a bachelor's degree. Hours vary per function.
Customer service can be done from home after 50. Some companies allow call center representatives to work from home.
Transcriptionists must be exact with punctuation, grammar, and spelling. To know certain language, you may require industry experience or guides.
You can start a business online for $100. Start an online craft store, for example. All your products can be made, sold, and shipped in-house.
Retirement doesn't mean you have no business knowledge. Start a business consulting firm from your den using your knowledge.
If you appreciate animals, consider pet sitting from home. You can start from scratch or submit your profile on Rover.
Seniors who like working with students might explore online tutoring. You can teach your favorite subjects to students nationwide.