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Work-at-Home Jobs for Veterans, Reservists and Military Spouses

These companies are both military friendly and telecommuting friendly.

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I often get emails from veterans and military spouses who are looking for work at home jobs. And though I have a lot of resources for finding work at home jobs, I am no expert on military friendly employers. So to compile this list of veteran and military spouse friendly companies, I cross referenced my list of work-at-home jobs with information from these experts in military employment issues:

For more resources on jobs for vets, see this list of military-focused job boards.

Companies are listed alphabetically.

CenturyLink

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This provider of broadband, entertainment and voice services to consumers and businesses in 33 states offers work-at-home positions for virtual call center agents who perform sales and customer service. The company actively recruits veterans and provides them special training. Activated reservists receive full difference between civilian and military pay for one year.

Military Friendly Accolades:

  • Military Times Edge Best for Vets: Employers 2011
See more work at home call center jobs.

Deloitte

On Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list in 2011, Deloitte is the best of 100 when it comes to telecommuting--with 86 percent of its workers telecommuting for at least 20 percent of the work week. And it appears on my list of Top Telecommuting Companies as well. The company actively recruits veterans and has special mentoring programs and training for vets.

Military Friendly Accolades:

  • G.I. Jobs 100 Most Military Friendly Employers
  • Military Times Edge Best for Vets: Employers 2011

General Electric

Though GE has won praise for being military friendly and it does have some telecommuting options, these work-at-home options are mostly limited to the GE Retail Finance division, which hires "client services representatives" in home call center jobs. Other divisions within the company may support telecommuting, but they do not actively recruit for work at home jobs. Read more about GE's programs for veterans.

Military Friendly Accolades:

  • G.I. Jobs 100 Most Military Friendly Employers
  • CvilianJobs.come Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military
  • Military Times Edge Best for Vets: Employers 2011

The Hartford

This large insurance company offers work at home positions for nurses, adjusters, sales people, attorneys and claims consultants. (Use the keyword "remote" to search the company's job listings.) According to the Military Times website, it has a hiring program for spouses and it pays reservists a combination of full civilian pay and the difference between civilian and military pay.

Military Friendly Accolades:

  • G.I. Jobs 100 Most Military Friendly Employers
  • CvilianJobs.come Most Valuable Employers (MVE) for Military
  • Military Times Edge Best for Vets: Employers 2011
See more work at home insurance jobs.

Health Net

Heath insurance company operating in 27 states hires nurses case managers and care coordinators with the option to telecommute. (Use "telecommuting" as a search keyword of company's job database.) Company actively recruits military spouses.

Military Friendly Accolades:

  • G.I. Jobs 100 Most Military Friendly Employers
  • Top 20 Military Spouse Friendly Employers 2012
See more work at home nursing jobs.

Humana

Humana, which includes Humana Military Healthcare Services Inc., offers many telecommuting positions, particularly for nurses. The company also has opportunities, which may allow telecommuting, for medical coders, chart auditors, licensed insurance reps, accountants, physicians, writers, human resource recruiters and benefits consultants, website specialists and sales people. The company pays activated reservists the difference between their military and civilian pay without a limit.

Military Friendly Accolades:

  • Military Times Edge Best for Vets: Employers 2011

Intuit

Intuit, owner of TurboTax, has made a concerted effort to recruit military spouses for its 700 or so work-at-home tax advisor jobs. These jobs are for CPAs or enrolled agent and may be seasonal or permanent.

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin employs more than 25,000 veterans, and more than 20 percent of its executives are vets. The company pays activated reservists the difference between their military and civilian pay without a limit. It supports telecommuting in its workforce but doesn't necessarily let new hires telecommute. To find a telecommuting jobs, search "telecommuting" in its jobs database.

Military Friendly Accolades:

  • G.I. Jobs 100 Most Military Friendly Employers
  • Military Times Edge Best for Vets: Employers 2011

MetLife

This large insurance company hires underwriters and controls analysts for work from home positions. However, the company also has flexible workplace options (including telework) for other employees as well. (Use "work from home" as a keyword in the employment database.) Metlife actively recruits veterans and has a military spouse hiring program. It pays full differential pay for activated reservists for one year.

Military Friendly Accolades:

  • G.I. Jobs 100 Most Military Friendly Employers
  • Military Times Edge Best for Vets: Employers 2011

U-Haul

Coming in at #53 of G.I. Jobs 100 Most Military Friendly Employers, U-Haul, which was founded by a Navy vet right after World War II, operates in all 50 states and has employment opportunities for retail store managers, vehicle repair technicians, computer support technicians and route managers. However, when it comes to work-at-home jobs, the positions are in the company's call center. Work at home call center agents take incoming calls from customers. Representatives answer general questions, take reservation and/or provide roadside assistance. Paid training.

Military Friendly Accolades:

  • G.I. Jobs 100 Most Military Friendly Employers

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