Real data entry jobs require previous experience and/or require some typing knowledge. There are number of scams in online data entry jobs that would promise you to make rich over night. It is not true. Like any other job, data entry job also requires some modest skill and education. You can earn a decent income in a data entry job by working at home, but it does require work.
You need to spend some hours to accomplish your daily work. The ads saying that half an hour a day is enough to earn a huge income in a data entry jobs may not be true. Be aware of such scams before planning to send a resume for the data entry job offering those claims.
With the advent of internet, data entry jobs have been made easy and large number of people are working in this field. Clerical or administrative data entry jobs require some basic knowledge, ability to follow instruction and the capability to access the internet. Some companies may require previous experience to get the job. Some minimum requirements to get the data entry job are below:
1. You need to have the knowledge of using windows Explorer, creating folders, copy, move, delete and rename files.
2. You may also need to install and run any new software on your computer.
3. You need to know how to send and receive emails including the internet.
4. You need to know how to use the internet.