Remote jobs have been around for quite some time, but the pandemic has forced many businesses to go remote and come up with all sorts of work-from-home programs to comply with COVID-19 social-distancing measures, whether they wanted it or not. According to Gallup, 62% of employed Americans have worked from home during the coronavirus outbreak, with remote-work or flex-time options increasing from 39% in mid-March to 57% in early April.
Employees like it and, surprisingly, managers are on the same page. “Nearly 1 in 5 chief financial officers surveyed say they plan to keep at least 20% of their workforce working remotely,” revealed Brie Reynolds of the remote-work search site FlexJobs. “Remote work is being transformed for the long term.”
If you’re also looking for a remote job that confers financial gains as well as some mental health, here are 10 important companies that are currently hiring remote jobs that might interest you. Good luck!
The world’s largest online retailer has been criticized lately for exposing workers to unsafe and unethical conditions in the company warehouses, with warehouse workers even going on strike during the pandemic. However, remote jobs at Amazon are well paid and can be performed in the safety and comfort of your own home.
The Seattle, Washington, company has around 92,000 employees all over the world and is looking to increase the number of finance managers, front end engineers and sourcing recruiters.
Salesforce has more than 160 office locations worldwide and over 34,000 employees that take care of the company’s “customer success” software. Employees have been given the option to work from home even if certain offices have already been opened. “For us, the timing of when we bring employees back into our offices will be unique to each office—we’ll make those decisions on a city-by-city basis, in a way that’s consistent with local government guidelines and in line with the advice of our medical experts,” said Amy Weaver, chief legal officer.
If you are looking for a remote job, Salesforce is hiring specialists in sales, account management, consulting, software development, and business development, technical writers and senior manager of product and pricing.
Humana is the third-largest health insurance provider in the United States and one of the best companies in providing work-at-home and remote options in the last seven years, not only during the coronavirus pandemic.
Its 49,000 employees benefit from attractive salaries and benefits, paid off time, tuition assistance, and career mentoring so, no wonder it is considered one of the best places to work in IT. If you’re proficient in human services, medical and health, sales, insurance or consulting, take your chances and apply for a remote job at Humana.
USAA is a diversified financial services organization that serves the military community and their families. It has more than 34000 employees worldwide, who receive competitive benefits including medical and dental coverage, paid time off, and programs that promote and encourage a healthy work-life balance.
The group successfully improved its remote access system over the years and now offers plenty of work from home job opportunities in addition to educational assistance and professional development programs.
Atlassian is credited for successfully managing a global staff that works remotely and from the company’s headquarters in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The software multinational famous for developing project-tracking apps such as Jira and Trello offers amazing company bonuses such as equity awards and paid time off for volunteering. Doesn’t hurt to send in your CV, does it?
Robert Half International
The global human resource consulting firm based in Menlo Park, California is one of the best places to work, according to The Human Rights Campaign. More than that, CareerBliss has included it on the list of the 50 Happiest Companies in America. The company has more than 300 staffing locations worldwide and offers remote, work from home and other flexible opportunities in attractive fields such as HR and recruiting, accounting and finance, computer and IT, and administrative and legal.
Randstad is the global leader in the Human Resources services industry. Although it is based in Holland, it has operating companies in various countries and a U.S. headquarters in Atlanta. The Dutch group provides permanent, temporary, and outsourcing services for various fields, from engineering and IT to finances, accounting or healthcare. They are always looking for call-center representatives, technical writers or Java developers, so don’t hesitate to apply for a remote job that could easily bring you some extra money.
UnitedHealth Group is an American health care company that boasts providing help to make the health system work better for everyone. The Minnesota-based organization has around 240,000 employees in various fields but seeks specialists in the medical and health fields, including project managers, transplant case managers and marketing experts. The company provides telecommute positions and work from home options to support work-life flexibility.
Cozymeal is the number one online marketplace in the United States that provides impressive culinary experiences such as cooking classes, catering services, and team-building activities. It also pairs local consumers and companies with some of the nation’s top chefs and caterers. Current job opportunities include educators and trainers as well as marketing and business development specialists, chef instructors, paid search specialists, and sales associates.
Oracle is an American multinational computer technology corporation based in Silicon Valley, California, with offices all over the world. The famous IT company provides a lot of job options, from temporary or permanent to remote and flexible, in various fields such as software development, computer and IT, marketing, consulting and project management. The California company currently seeks software developers, video operations and program managers and delivery lead. Ready to join the Oracle forces?