Part 3: By Laureen Miles Brunelli, About.com Guide
This is a long list so take your time going through it. And remember, research before you do anything!
Looking for work at home jobs? Browse this alphabetical directory of companies that hire employees and independent contractors in work at home jobs. These work at home jobs are for nurses, writers, artists, transcriptionists, customer service reps, teachers and many other careers. While the companies on this list are known to hire telecommuters, that is no guarantee that they are hiring for work at home jobs at this time.
Note: These companies are known to hire for work from home jobs, but that is no guarantee that they are hiring at this time.
Work at home jobs for this New York-based floral company are for call center agents. Hires on a temporary basis for seasonal employment. Occasionally hires permanent (particularly bilingual), call center agents. Must live in FL, NM, NY, OH, OK, TX or VA. More Bilingual Call Center Jobs
Hires freelance translators and on-site interpreters. College degree required. Email resume for consideration in these work at home jobs. More Translation Work at Home Jobs
About.com contracts experts in many fields to write online content. Hires both guides and contributing writers for its independent contractor work at home jobs. Pay for guides for starts at $675/month. Compensation increases with page view growth. More Writing Work at Home Jobs
IT, Sales, Corporate
Management consultant company, named one of Forbes 100 Best Companies to Work For, says 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 at home jobs.
Transcribe conference calls, meetings and interviews from the financial sector. Company hires transcribers as independent contractors on a part-time basis for its work at home jobs. Pay ranges from $0.005 to $0.0066 per word. More Entry and Transcription Work at Home Jobs
Company based in Vienna, VA, hires candidates with admissions committee experience and excellent interpersonal skills as consultants for its work at home jobs.
Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (ACS)
FORTUNE 500 company, owned by 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. More Call Center Work From at Home Jobs and More Bilingual Call Center Jobs
Home-based call center agents answer inbound calls. Pay is $8 to $10 per hour. Must be available for 4 – 6 weeks of training in Peoria, IL, or Waterloo, IA, before transitioning to a work from home call center.
Alice Darling Audio Transcription Services
Boston-area company hires experienced transcriptionists to work either in its office or for work at home jobs.
More Transcription Work From Home Jobs
Writers are paid based on the performance of their “brand” or page views of the news content they write.
American Express allows some of its corporate jobs to be telecommuted. Use “virtual” “telecommute” or “work at home” as keywords to find a job online in its database. American Express also hires virtual travel agents near Dallas-Fort Worth, TX.
American Fidelity Assurance Company
AFA is a large insurance company named one of Fortune’s Top 100 Companies to Work For in 2008, 2009 and 2010. Jobs listings are not searchable for telecommuting positions, but a 2008 press release says 30 percent of its workforce telecommutes.
Apple at Home
Work from home call center program is part of AppleCare College Program, and is aimed at college students. Students can work from home as “advisors.” However, Apple at Home has openings for non-students in technical support jobs. Search “apple at home” (use quotation marks).
Based in St. Cloud, MN, company hires people to hand write notes. Applicants for these work from home jobs must complete 20 hours onsite training.
Hires software developers in the US and Canada for work at home jobs.
Associated Content, an open content network, allows people to publishing content in formats such as text, video, audio and images. Publishers reap financial rewards based page views. More Writing Work at Home Jobs
Hires online language tutors to work in conjunction with its “TeLL me More” language software.
Axion Data Services
Data entry company pays independent contractors on per-piece basis, which it says works out to $5-$9/hr. Accepts applications when work at home jobs are available. More Data Entry Work at Home Jobs
Hires medical transcriptionists as full-time or part-time employees for work at home jobs. Three years of hospital or two years of multi-specialty clinic medical transcription experience required. More Medical Transcription Work at Home Jobs
Balance Your Books
Offering the “opportunity to telecommute,” accounting outsourcing firm hires CPAs, bookkeepers and sales staff
Bateman & Co., Inc., P. C.
Accounting firm hires work-at-home accountants on a permanent, part-time basis. Texas residents preferred.
BC Virtual Tour
Photographers take pictures of homes on the real estate market in British Columbia for a commission and travel expenses.
Company has traditional “brick-and-mortar” offices in Encino, CA, but also hires account managers with media planning/buying experience for work at home jobs.
Online teaching jobs for Spanish and English language instructors. BA and native-level communication skills in the language being taught are required. Must live in either GA or FL for these work at home jobs. Part-time and full-time employment available. More Education-related Work at Home Jobs
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
Once trained, company allows some nurse case manager positions to become work at home jobs. Residency in Tennessee required. Search with keyword “telecommute.” More Nursing Work at Home Jobs
Accounting outsourcing firm hires accountants and sales persons on a full- and part-time basis for work at home jobs. Offers benefits for some positions.
The Bradford Group
Collectibles company seeks freelance artists to work with its product Development teams on products that include collector plates from The Bradford Exchange, ornaments and music boxes from Bradford Editions, cottages from Hawthorne Village, and figurines from The Hamilton Collection. More Work at Home Jobs for Artists
BSG – Third Party Verification
Agents take inbound calls for third party verification for utility, cable, and financial services clients. Work at home jobs’ pay is $8.50/hour for English-only agents and $9/hour for bilingual agents. More Call Center Work at Home Jobs and More Bilingual Call Center Jobs
Company hires freelance artists working in acrylic, gouache, watercolor, oil paint, pastel and mixed media collage to create work in a variety of themes (nautical, Christmas, regional, florals, etc.) for its line of paper products.
Data Entry, Transcription, Call Center, Translation
Outsourcing company based in South Carolina provides virtual office services that include transcription, data entry, online customer support, translation and secretarial services. More Transcription Work at Home Jobs
CCI Call Center International
Work at home call center outsourcing company hires independent contractors who are fluent in a variety of languages. More Bilingual Call Center Work at Home Jobs
Formerly CenturyTel and EMBARQ, CenturyLink is a provider of voice, broadband and video services for consumers and businesses in 33 states. Work at home call center jobs pay around $10-11/per hour. Bilingual encouraged to apply. Search job database using “work at home.” More Call Center Work at Home Jobs and More Bilingual Call Center Jobs
Like a search engine but with live guides answering the questions, ChaCha pays per answer for its work at home jobs, which it says averages out to $3-9 per hour. More Writing Work at Home Jobs
Hires experienced medical billers to work from home. Experience with physician practice billing (including commercial accounts), Medicare, HMOs, PPOs and workers’ compensation preferred.
Business process outsourcing (BPO) service provider accepts resumes from accounting and bookkeeping professionals to work at home.
Coding Compliance Management
Recruits part-time ASC coders with at least 5 years experience in ASC multi-specialty coding and certification credentials one of these five areas: CPC-H, CPC, CPC-ASC, CCS, and/or CCS-P.
The Coding Network
Hires medical coders with at least 3 years experience in a particular clinical specialty with certification designations in one of four areas CPC, RHIA, RHIT, or CCS.
This Internet site provides full-service IT staffing for its clients by contracting with experienced IT professionals for services such as computer support, repair, service and training. Job seekers register with the company and are contacted when clients in their area request service. The work is done at the clients’ location.
Connections Academy, a “school without walls”, is a virtual educational program serving K–12 students throughout various states in a non-classroom-based environment. It hires certified teachers for some work at home jobs. More Education-related Work at Home Jobs
Convergys Home Agent Program
Virtual call center agents receive incoming calls and provide services that may include customer service, sales or technical support. Convergys offers paid training and benefits for its work at home jobs. More Call Center Work at Home Jobs
Company offers online courses for adult education. Instructors are paid 55-70 percent of the registration fee per student.
Customer Loyalty Concepts
Company specializes in using home-based telephone agents to call newspaper subscribers seeking renewals. Agents are hired as employees and paid $8 per hour including training.
Computer company Dell offers many work at home jobs. Use “remote” in the keyword search.
Demand Studios accepts applicants with writing, editing and filmmaking skills. They are assigned to produce made-for-the-Internet content that appear on sites like eHow.com, LIVESTRONG.COM and dozens more sites. Writers are paid both on a flat fee and revenue sharing basis. More Writing Work From Home Jobs
Engineering consulting company based in Burlington, MA, has openings nationwide and allows many employees to work from home.
This company doesn’t hire online tutors in jobs from home but provides a service of putting together students and tutors and providing online tools for tutoring. It charges a 15 percent commission on all fees collected by tutors.
Sacramento-based Eight Crossings recruits medical transcription positions in its office and for work from home medical transcriptionists. Two years experience required for these jobs from home.
Sign up to evaluate a lawyer’s case as a juror would and get paid $5 – $10 per case.
Sales associates for eTutorWorld choose work their work schedules for these work from home jobs, promoting online tutoring services in math and science for school students in grades 5 to 12. No financial investment required. Free training.
The Examiner.com hires writers with insights and knowledge to share about local events and communities in topics ranging from sports and parenting to food and green living. Pay is based on the size of your audience.
Sportswear company hires freelancers to supplement its in-house art staff in creating original illustrations of mascots, cars and high school sports. More Work at Home Jobs for Artists
Company provides business-to-business phone sales to clients. Agents do cold calling and appointment setting and are paid an hourly base plus incentives in these jobs from home. More Call Center Work at Home Jobs
Management, Sales, Financial Services
Transaction processing company hires management and sales professionals to work from home. Use “remote” in keyword field.
Telephone Triage, Nursing
Company hires registered nurses for work from home jobs that provide telephone triage and health advice to callers from across North America. Also hires customer service reps who need a minimum of a high school diploma. More Nursing Work at Home Jobs
GE Retail Finance
GE hires U.S. and Canadian applicants as “client services representatives” to review and analyze credit applications and credit bureau information, communicate credit decisions and provide support for customer application issues. More Call Center Work at Home Jobs
Teaching English by phone, gofluent seeks home based trainers who are native English speakers who are bilingual in French, Italian, German, Russian and Korean. They are hire only from Kansas, Missouri, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Canada. More Education-related Work at Home Jobs
Google is famous for its generous benefits at its Mountain View, California location but telecommuting is not one benefit it’s known for. However, it does hire “Ad Quality Raters” in home based jobs through a temp agency. College degree required. But look out for Google work at home scams.
Hotel chain’s Hilton@Home program hires motivated, home based sales agents for customer care and reservations. New hires receive in-depth training and support. Bilingual jobs in Spanish or Portuguese earn $1 per hour more. Bilingual Call Center Jobs
The Home Shopping Network offers work at home jobs in customer service. Jobs are based in St. Petersburg FL, Roanoke VA, and Nashville TN. Inbound calls are both sales and customer service. Full-time positions provide health insurance benefits.
Register to be a mock juror and then get paid from $5 to $50 to render your opinion on a lawyer’s case in these home based jobs.
Recruiting firm hires recruiters for home based jobs. Apply by emailing resume.
Bills itself as the “leading online publishing ecosystem.” Writers sign up and publish their work. Revenue from Adsense and affiliates is split with HubPages, which receives a 40 percent share.
Online tutoring service offers homework help for high school and college students in a variety of subjects. Email resume to be considered for these home based jobs.
Choose “work at home” as the location in Humana’s careers database to find home based jobs ranging from nurse case managers, medical coders and chart auditors to licensed insurance reps and accounting consultants. More Nursing Work at Home Jobs
Nurse Case Managers
Intracorp, a division of insurance company Cigna, hires registered nurses for home based jobs as disability and workers comp clinical case managers. Use “work from home” as keywords to search Cigna’s job openings. Hiring is done from a NY location.
J. Lodge Corporation
Company hires highly skilled people with disabilities to provide specialized service for its call center clients. Most of these home based jobs require a college degree and business experience. The company does offer positions to persons who are blind however it is still developing an application compatible with most screen readers.
Airline hires some customer service representatives as employees in these work from home opportunities. Bilingual ability may be required for some call center jobs. Travel to Salt Lake City, UT, office may be required. Bilingual Call Center Jobs
Key For Cash
Applicants sign up to take an evaluation for this data entry company’s work from home opportunities. Those who score high enough are put on a waiting listing and contacted when work is available. Rates vary, usually around 40-55 cents per 1000 keystrokes. A minimum of $50 must be earned before payment is issued. More Data Entry Work at Home Jobs
Certified teachers tutor K-12 students in North America, Australia, Europe and Asia in this company’s online teaching jobs.
Company recruits home-based workers and university students from around the world as translators and interpreters.
Company hires independent-contractor, call-center agents, including licensed insurance agents, for a variety of positions including outbound sales, bilingual customer service and financial services. More Call Center Work at Home Jobs and Bilingual Call Center Jobs
Global aeronautic firm and defense contractor offer telecommuting as a benefit for many of it’s positions. Use “telecommuting” as a keyword in its jobs database.
Mahalo calls itself “a human-powered search engine dedicated to delivering carefully curated search results featuring the highest quality, spam-free links available.” It hires freelance writers for $10-12 an hour for a minimum of 20 hours a week to fulfill this mission.More Writing Work at Home Jobs
McKesson Health Solutions
Nursing, IT, Telephone Triage, Case Management
The nation’s largest health care services company hires RNs and others professionals for work from home jobs. More Nursing Work at Home Jobs
Company hires U.S., home-based medical transcriptionists with a minimum of two years of experience. Employees work every other weekend or the equivalent of 32 hours of weekend time per month. Career advancement opportunities and benefits available to full-time employees. More Medical Transcription Work at Home Jobs
Medical transcription outsourcing company hires work at home transcriptionists with five years of clinic or hospital transcription experience. AAMT certification a plus. More Medical Transcription Work at Home Jobs
Medical Transcription, Coding
MedQuist telecommute jobs include professional, transcription, coding and support positions. Transcriptionists must have one year of recent work experience as a medical transcriptionist or must be a recent graduate of an AAMT certified transcription program.
Copy Writers, Graphic Designers, Illustrators, Marketing Professionals, Web Designers
Metaphor Studio is a creative consultancy that specializes in building brand communities. Two years experience required. More Work at Home Jobs for Artists
Mountain West Processing
Company hires independent contractors to work as legal, corporate, general and medical transcriptionists. Work at home jobs’ rates, which may be per page, per audio minute or per word, vary. More Transcription Work at Home Jobs
Medical Transcription, Coding
Medical transcription company hires U.S. residents with legally authorized to work in the U. S. as work at home medical transcriptionists, editors and quality assurance specialists. A minimum of 5 years experience is necessary. Applicants must complete an online test before an application will be accepted.
Call Center Company hires work at home call center agents, often on a temporary or seasonal basis. Onsite training is required. Choose “Work From Home” in Job Category to see if any work at home jobs are available.More Call Center Work at Home Jobs
Send resume to this medical transcription company for consideration. 5 years of experience required.
The Newton Group
Call Center, Sales
Elite Sales Associates (ESA) set appointments, make sales and conduct market research from their home offices. A minimum of 20 hours a week is required; agents must purchase phones from Newton.
Research, Project Management, IT
Global provider of resources to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry hires telecommuters for many (mostly contract) positions in research, project management and IT.
An online supplier of instructor-led continuing adult education, this website connects online instructors with institutions in need of online teachers. Payment, to teachers, which OnlineLearning.net says averages between $1,500-$2,500 per course, is made by the institution. More Education-related Work at Home Jobs
A fee-based service that allows users to post an unlimited number of products and services at its e-store or auctions, this company hires remote copy editors, photographers, videographers, webpage designers, writer and sales people to run its business.More Writing Work at Home Jobs
Paradigm Health Services
Company hires licensed nursing professionals in Tennessee, Mississippi, North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Louisiana and Georgia for full and part-time positions. Some tele-health positions available.
PartnerCentric Internet Marketing
PartnerCentric recruits Internet marketing professionals with experience in PR, SEO, sales, social media, affiliates and Web design for telecommute jobs.
High school-level essay scorers must have a bachelor’s degree or higher, experience teaching high school English, reside and be authorized to work in the U.S. and have access to a private, secure computer with Internet connection.
This public relations firm hires full-time, experienced PR professionals, who work from home.
Professional Medical Services, Inc.
Hires medical transcriptionists with at least 4 years of experience in hospital transcription for acute care accounts. Part-time and full-time work at home jobs are for independent contractors. More Medical Transcription Work at Home Jobs
California-based company provides service in the workers compensation industry,and to first party medical and employee benefit sectors. Some case manager and review positions are telecommuting.
Company hires “teleinterviewers” to complete interviews with life insurance applicants via telephone. Requires working from the Lee’s Summit, MO office for 6-8 weeks for training. Search “work from home.”
Company provides transcription of voicemails by hiring work-at-home transcribers. Applicants take a free typing test then submit online applications. More Data Entry and Transcription Work at Home Jobs
Recycled Paper Greetings
Freelance artists can submit artwork along with a message for consideration for greeting card company. Does not accept electronic submissions. More Work at Home Jobs for Artists
This online applicant tracking and recruiting firm hires work at home HTML coders on a contract basis. Knowledge of perl and java required.
Global information management company hires freelance translators for translation work at home jobs. Requirements are a minimum 2 years freelance (or 1 year in-house) translation experience.
Telephone Triage, Nursing
Hires registered nurses to practice telephone triage or computer-assisted nursing through inbound and outbound telephone calls with patients whose physicians, hospitals, insurers or employers are SironaHealth clients.
Sitel HomeShore, the company’s work-at-home program, offers call center agents professional training within Sitel’s on-site training center. Training centers are in Las Vegas, NV, and Albuquerque, NM. After graduation, call center employees may work from home. More Call Center Work at Home Jobs
SmartBrief hires editors, often as part-time telecommuters, to comb through the day’s business news stories from a wide range of sources and distill the news related to a specific industry into a daily newsletter. More Writing Work at Home Jobs
Smart Office Solutions
Technology company in the direct sales and marketing industry hires work at home customer service representatives. CSR position answers calls and emails. Pay is $8.50 to $9.50.
Hiring home-based typists throughout the United States and Canada to work as independent contractors, SpeakWrite requires a typing speed of 65 WPM. More Transcription Work at Home Jobs
Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Hired through Starwood’s Austin Texas Customer Contact Center, these work at home jobs are only for those who live in Austin’s 512 area code. Starwood @Home associates must attend four weeks of training. Starwood provides a company computer, keyboard, mouse, headset, designated phone and company software, but associates pay for monthly phone and Internet provider charges. Pay is $9/hour plus incentives. Note: Starwood’s job search page seems to work best in Internet Explorer. More Call Center Work at Home Jobs
Suite101 is an online magazine written by freelancers who are experts in many fields. Writers must submit 10 articles in every three month and are paid based on ad revenues for their work.
The Sun Magazine
Pay ranges for freelance writing assignments (essays, interviews, fiction and poetry) from $300 to $2,000. One-time use of photos pays $100-$500.
Company hires skilled, home-based support engineers from the U.S. and across the world.
Global business process outsourcing (BPO) company hires part-time employees for legitimate work from home jobs as call agents and other fields. Benefits include paid training, 401k.
Independent contractors transcribe for the entertainment industry. A foot pedal is required. Work pays $.07/line for a one-person interview and potentially more for multiple-speaker interviews. A transcriber typing at 70wpm can earn between $12 and $15 per hour.
Data Entry, Transcription
Company hires transcriptionists for legitimate work from home jobs. Though there is no fee, transcriptionists must own a specific type of software. However, free software can be downloaded to take the evaluation test. More Transcription Work at Home Jobs
Company hires experienced work-at-home medical transciptionists for a variety of shifts.
Company hires medical transciptionists with a minimum of five years of experience for a variety of shifts in these work at home jobs.
Market research work at home company hires independent contractors for interviews and research.
This online educational service connects students to tutors from computers in their local library, community center, school, after school program, or from home. To become certified as an online tutor, you must have a degree from or be enrolled in a U.S. or Canadian college, then you must pass a test in your area of specialty and submit a writing sample. The process takes 1-3 weeks. More Education-related Work at Home Jobs
UnitedHealth Group Careers
Large health insurance company hires nurses for telecommuting positions as well as many others with experience in the insurance industry.
VForce Auto Club Renewals (formerly known as Intrep Auto club Renewals
Call Center, Sales
Home call center agents renew and upgrade auto club sales. Pay is $12/hr. Previous work at home sales experience desired.
VIPdesk specializes in delivering concierge and virtual call center services for the “high-value customers” of its corporate clients. Its home-based agents handle customer requests via phone, e-mail, and chat and research and fulfill requests from customers in the United States and abroad. it offers full- and part-time hours but agents must commit to certain availabilities. Fluency in English is required. Fluency in French, German, Spanish or Italian is a plus.More Call Center Work at Home Jobs and More Bilingual Call Center Jobs
Virtual Radiologic Teleradiology Services
Company is a provider of teleradiology services and solutions. vRad hires radiologists to work from home. Requirements include ABR or ABOR certification, hold at least one state license, eligible for hospital credentialing and available high-speed internet access. Full medical liability insurance provided.
Virtually Yours 925
New York-based company hires virtual assistants in the U.S. and Canada to do word processing, desktop publishing, data entry, administrative work, meeting/event planning, bookkeeping, website/graphic design, Internet marketing and more.
VITAC’s Realtime Captioner employees are court reporters who caption live TV programming with 98% accuracy. Captions are written on a steno machine. Captioning work at home jobs include benefits.
Hires home-based auditors for workers’ compensation and general liability audits for property and casualty insurance clients. Experience in processing payroll and working with bills of lading in shipping and receiving preferred in these work at home jobs. Special consideration given for applicants located in KY, MI, IL, NV, OH, WI and CO.
Nursing, Case Management
One of the nation’s largest health care companies, WellPoint allows some positions both in nursing and in other fields to be telecommuted after a certain amount of time in the office.
Banking and financial services company allows some jobs to be telecommuted. When searching on its jobs database, choose “Advanced Options” and check the box for work at home jobs.
West at Home
West at Home’s customer service agents are employees. Their schedules are based on either a per-minute rate, per-call or an hourly rate. Technical requirements for a home office must be met. More Call Center Work at Home Jobs
Company hires court researchers from counties across the nation to perform Internet, but more likely, in-courthouse research. Compensation is “per valid collected record, the rate per each varies depending on the locality and mannerisms in collecting.”
Santa Monica, CA-based company hires for freelance translation jobs in more than 100 different languages from anywhere in the world. Other positions include sales managers and reps, interpreters, desktop publishers and voice talent.
Hiring for temporary or project work, Working Solutions looks for home-based independent contractors to do data entry and call-center work online for pay ranging from $7.20 to $30 an hour. Call center jobs online can include order processing, reservations, enrollments, customer service, sales, market research, technical support, etc. Hires agents bilingual in 32 different languages.More Bilingual Call Center Jobs
Hires freelance translators, proof readers, editors, journalists, desktop publishers, interpreters, & voice-over artists for jobs online.
Write On Results
Handwriting, Direct Marketing
Based in Fredrick, MD, direct marketing company contracts with home-based workers for handwritten notes for its clients.
Writers Research Group
Oklahoma-based company is “always in search of talented, self-motivated, detail-oriented professionals capable of meeting strict client specifications and tight deadlines.” The company hires, as telecommuters, writers, editors, researchers and data entry specialists. More Writing Work at Home Jobs
Hires inbound and outbound call center agents (English-only and bilingual in Spanish) for work at home jobs. pay ranges from $8-$13/hour. More Bilingual Call Center Jobs