By: Kayla McDonald
A growing number of companies are hiring people to work-from-home due to the impacts of Covid-19. Both health risks and our troubled economy have forced employers and job seekers to consider telecommuting. If you get the opportunity to work-from-home, it would reduce the need to buy work attire and commute. As a result you will be saving money on job related expenses from shopping and transportation.
Job flexibility is also a benefit of working from home. Most remote jobs offer a wider variety of work schedules. This way you can set your own hours. Working remotely could give you more opportunity to travel. Some companies allow their staff to work from anywhere as long as they continue using required equipment. Imagine working from your favorite destination. Ready to expand your job search?
Checkout this List of Jobs that offer telecommuting. To learn more about the employer and apply online, click the links in the description area below.
This employer is hiring team members to do grocery shopping and delivery. Become a “personal shopper” and get paid to pick, pack and deliver online orders, which can include food and beverages, daily essentials and nonfood items. Personal Shoppers are independent contractors who work full and part-time schedules. A working computer or smartphone is required. Ideal candidates are self-motivated, communicate well and demonstrate time management skills. Please visit their website to apply.
This employer hires call center representatives to work from home on a full and part-time basis. Remote positions are in the U.S., Canada and Europe. Concentrix regularly hires for three work at home opportunities: Sales & Service, Customer service and Technical Support Representatives. Job seekers can expect paid training and employee benefits. Please visit their website for job requirements and salary details.
This employer hires data entry and customer service workers. Cass is a market leader in customer satisfaction for freight, utilities, telecom, cloud, waste and more. Offsite specialists get paid to accurately enter data to pay utility invoices and prepare customized reports. These positions are part-time. Job candidates receive Tuition reimbursement, health and financial benefits. Please visit their website for job requirements and salary details.
This employer hires people to conduct online research and evaluations for leading companies worldwide. Open positions include social media evaluators, transcription services and more to work from home. Appen contributors are independent contractors who contract with the company to work on a variety of projects. Many projects may require you to pass a qualification exam to make sure you understand the requirements. Please visit their website to apply.
This employer has been recognized as a “Best Employer for Women in 2018”. Lionbridge is an American company that provides translation and communications services for businesses that want to customize their product and marketing communications. They offer project-based jobs you can work from home. Positions include Social media Assessors, Search Engine evaluators, Online Data Analysts and more. Ideal candidates are internet-savvy, regular users of social media with strong communication skills. You can search for home-based positions under the “Raters, Annotators and Testors” section of their website.
Since 1945, U-Haul has been serving do-it-yourself movers and their households. This employer has several part-time customer service positions quoting rental rates and sales. If interested please review the list of technical requirements to work-from-home. Employees receive paid training, medical, Rx savings, dental, vision and retirement savings 401(k) plans. Please visit their website for job requirements and salary details.
This company is recruiting mystery shoppers & merchandisers for various assignments to join their network. MSPA Americas is a professional trade organization that supports businesses in gathering customer feedback and improving the customer experience. They refer individuals to market research firms that need help collecting information from shoppers at retail stores, financial institutions, restaurants etc. Both mystery shopper & merchandiser positions are classified as independent contractors who are not hired as employees. A mystery shopper’s role is to visit a location, pretend to be an ordinary customer and secretly collect data. Mystery shoppers work their own schedule and select from a list of available assignments or shops.
Unlike mystery shoppers, Merchandisers do not interact with customers, instead they help with promotional displays of products to maximize sales. Depending on the project, that may include performing stockouts, organizing the shelf, setting up displays, or setting up price and promotional signs. The job location will change daily, you could be assigned to work at a store, restaurant, attraction, hotel, golf course, or any other place that sells products or services.
Ideal candidates must be self-motivated, detail-oriented with the ability to follow directions and work independently. Furthermore, candidates must speak the English language and have excellent writing skills. You can sign up with any of MSPA Americas partners directly, become a free basic “Subscriber” or apply to join their paid membership program. Keep in mind, as a trade association, MSPA Americas connects you with their network of market research companies and does not offer mystery shop or merchandising assignments themselves. Please visit their website to apply.
This employer hires drivers to transport users of the Lyft mobile app. Lyft is a platform that connects drivers with individuals and organizations that need rides. Become a “driver” and get paid to pick up and drop people off to their desired location. Lyft drivers are independent contractors who work full and part-time schedules. Job assignments are based on work availability and your willingness to travel. Candidates must pass smartphone, vehicle and background check requirements. Please visit their website to apply.
Best known for their flagship products: TurboTax, QuickBooks, and Mint – Intuit is a tech company who offers financial solutions to consumers, those self-employed and small businesses worldwide. This employer is hiring certified tax professionals to work-from-home. As a TurboTax Tax Services Experiences Expert you will help guide both customers and staff in delivering tax advice. Job applicants must have 3 or more years of recent experience preparing federal and state individual 1040 tax returns for clients/customers, using commercial tax preparation software. A variety of health and financial benefits are available for full-time and part-time employees. Please visit their website for job requirements and salary details.
If you have a disability or are a family caregiver and want to work from home, NTI@Home might be the right place for you. This employer has work at home jobs for those who are disabled or bilingual in customer service, technical support, medical transcription, quality control, and more. National Telecommuting Institute (NTI) has helped people with severe disabilities find work-at-home jobs since 1995. As a Remote Call Center Agent you will enjoy flexible schedules, skills training and health care savings. They are recruiting people from across the United States with various backgrounds and experience levels. Please visit their website to apply.
Is Working From Home right for you?
Working from home is not for everybody. Telecommuting can be a convenient way to earn money and start a new career. However, only you can decide whether it’s right for you! So do your research to learn more about each employer and make sure you understand the job requirements before applying.
As always, post your questions and comments below. Feel free to let us know your experience working from home or recommend other employers. Have a great day!