Want to join the ranks of pajama professionals? Yes, the economy is still suffering, but thanks in large part to the digital revolution, it's easier than ever to launch a work-from-home career that pays well.
One in 4 workers now does some or all of a job at home, an increase of 300 percent since 2005, according to the U.S. Census. "It's all about 'return on investment,' " says social media and careers expert and author Dan Schawbel. "Just get the work done, and if productivity goes up, which it often does at home, then who cares about showing up?"