Why focus on the word “legitimate” when discussing work from home jobs? First, you must be very wary of stay-at-home and work-from-home jobs. Secondly, many job sites and opportunities can be a scam or not deliver precisely what they promise.
If you're top notch at organizing and managing, consider a role as a virtual assistant. This is someone who performs remote administrative tasks for clients. Without physically reporting at the client’s office, the VA can access everything needed to perform the role.
Those who have a knack for design can earn a living out of their passion. Even those who don’t master the techy design software such as Adobe Illustrator can design through the free and pro accounts of Canva. Create social media images, printables, ebooks, workbooks, etc. for clients that need marketing.
Blogging has become a legitamate business. Many bloggers are making 6 figures a year and they control their time. Being a blogger takes a lot of work, but you can do it from your own home.
There are a lot of websites and blogs, that need writers to publish content. But, aside from that you can write for e-commerce businesses that need product descriptions, email newsletters, sales funnels, Facebook ads copy, and more.