To find your perfect work-at-home job, browse this free directory of more than 200 companies that hire employees and independent contractors to telecommute. These online jobs, which encompass a wide range in required skills and salaries, are for everyone from artists to data entry operators to sales reps.
What you won't find here are jobs stuffing envelopes or processing rebates or any of the other likely work-at-home scams. And, in fact, if you're just starting out in your WAH job search, it's a good idea to educate yourself on how to tell legitimate jobs from scams.
Call Center (More: How Virtual Call Centers Work)
New York-based floral company hires call center agents in work at home jobs on both a permanent and (more often) a temporary or seasonal basis. Permanent jobs are often for bilingual agents. Hires in Arizona, Florida, Delaware, Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon and Texas.
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About.com contracts with experts in more than 1,000 topics to create online content. Pay structures for the positions vary, but typically compensation increases with page view growth.
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IT, Sales, Corporate
One of Forbes "100 Best Companies to Work For," this management consultant company states on its website "some employees telecommute/work from home regularly, others use this option on a more ad-hoc basis as the need arises." However, its jobs database is not searchable for work from home jobs.
Medical Transcription, Medical Coding
Company formerly known as Transolutions, employs experienced medical transcriptionists, as well as some medical coders, for a variety of shifts. Transcription jobs require certification.
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Accolade Support Call Center Services
IT, Call Center
Technical support agents are hired as independent contractors to perform desktop troubleshooting and software support from their home offices. Pay is up to $9 per hour. Home-Based Tech Support Jobs
In these work-at-home jobs, workers transcribe conference calls, meetings and interviews from financial-sector businesses. Transcribers are independent contractors hired on a part-time basis. Pay ranges from $0.005 to $0.0066 per word. Though it has global in the name, it hires mostly in the U.S., U.K. and Canada.
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Based in Vienna, VA, AdmissionConsultants hires candidates with admissions committee experience and good interpersonal skills as consultants for its home-based jobs.
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Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
Sales, IT, Management, Corporate
Global provider of business processing (payroll, talent management, human resource management, benefits administration and time and attendance) to employers and automotive dealerships offers a significant number of home-based opportunities in many different field. Look for jobs in its company database with "home office" in the location.
Call Center, IT, Telemarketing
IT solutions provider hires virtual call center agents for work at home jobs. Company specifically recruits college students and retired people for part-time positions of 2-4 hours/week. Experience with PCs in a business setting required. Call Center Jobs by State
Nurses, Physicians, Network Managers, Claims Adjusters
While some positions are specifically designed for telework, in others telework opportunities will be considered. Choose "Yes" in its jobs database under "Potential Telework Position." Also search with keywords "telework" and "work at home." Aetna is one of the major corporations on my Top Telecommuting Companies list.
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Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (Xerox)
This division of Xerox provides business process outsourcing (BPO) and information technology solutions. Company offers part-time employment (paying $10/hr) for home call center agents, bilingual (Spanish) preferred. Use "work at home" a keyword in company's careers database, which will bring up other jobs at Xerox as well.
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Online tutors teach a variety of subjects (including math, science, and English) to students from around the world that range in age from elementary school to college. Teaching experience and a college degree in subject taught are required.
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Alice Darling Audio Transcription Services
Boston-area company hires experienced transcriptionists to work either in its office or for work from home jobs.
Writing, Video Production
Writers and media producers are paid based on the performance of their "brand" or page views of the news content they write. This venue is definitely aimed at beginners, who's compensation is calculated based on page views and a score for their reputation, participation, promotion of their own work and engagement.
Employees in customer service work-from-home jobs are paid $9/hr. Applicants pay $45 for a background check. In 2012, BPO Sykes, Inc. acquired Alpine Access, and so now the work-from-home division brands itself as "SYKES Home powered by Alpine Access."
Online retailer hires as employees home-based customer service agents based in some states. Pay starts at $11/hour. Search "work from home" or "CSA" in the keyword field.
Amazon's Mechanical Turk
Micro job, Online Task site, Crowdsourcing
One of the original micro job sites, Amazon’s MTurk lists HITs (human intelligence tasks), which independent contractors choose and complete for a set fee. Typically these online tasks pay only a few cents or dollars. Pays in US dollars, Indian rupees or Amazon gift certificates, depending on your location.
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Travel, Corporate, Sales
American Express hires virtual travel agents as well as allows telecommuting in some of its corporate and sales jobs. Use "virtual," "telecommute" or "work at home" as keywords to find a job online in its database.
Note: While the companies on this list are known to hire telecommuters, that is no guarantee that they are hiring at this time. For more on how to find a job working from home, sign up for my free WAHM Newsletter.
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