Yup throw away the old suit and get comfortable while earning in your pajamas, if you want. The main thing is, you don't need to leave the comforts and pleasure of your own home to make money.
All you need is a computer, an Internet connection and a good idea.
There are a lot of ways to make money online; you can sell a product or services. If you think you are good ion writing, you can start a freelance article-writing site. Many websites pay for good articles to put up in their website and their newsletters.
You can sell a product that you can manufacture in your home as well. If you know of a product that's new and innovative, you can offer it for sale in your website.
If you don't have a product, you can always sell other peoples products for a commission. You can also buy wholesale products and sell them retail for a profit. Some companies even have drop shipping that allows you to sell their products without the need to get them and stock them for yourself. They will simply ship the product themselves to your customer.
If you have a certain expertise and great knowledge in an area many people needs lot of information in, you can write a booklet or an e-book about that topic or subject and sell it in your website. For example, you can teach people how to make programs or how to write an article, How-to e-books are quite popular and informative, just make sure that you know what your talking about.
Making money online requires some imagination, creativity and a lot of dedication. If you want to finally leave the office and go straight back home for your new job, do your research first and study the viability of your home based business.