Commutes are the Worst — Apply for These 7 Work-From-Home Jobs Right Now
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Do you risk getting a speeding ticket every day while trying to get to work on time?
Do you hate eating soggy sandwiches? Do you find yourself staring at the wall of your cubicle?
So maybe your job isn’t that bad, but if you want to find a work-from-home job, we can’t say we blame you.
7 Work-From-Home Customer Service Jobs Open Right Now
To help your job search, here are seven work-from-home opportunities open right now!
Act fast before they’re gone.
Hotjar tracks how consumers use websites.
What’s working? What isn’t? How can sales be amped up? Fun fact: Its logo looks kind of like Tinder.
The global, fast-growing startup is looking for some heroes who work to create “WOW moments by consistently delivering world-class support with empathy and understanding.”
However, you’ll need to live on the East Coast or in Europe.
It’s a plus if you have experience working remotely and a college degree, among other qualities.
Pay is competitive (the rep I spoke with didn’t share more details), and the benefits are pretty sweet. Think: 40 days of annual planned leave, 16 weeks of paid parental leave and a free Kindle.
Interested? Learn more about the job, then apply.
GoDaddy has been around for a while.
Honestly, I think of its Super Bowl commercials. If those didn’t describe the tech company well enough, it’s expanded beyond web hosting and offers tons of web-based tools and products.
It needs a customer support agent to handle technical inquiries, resolve software issues and perform “root cause analysis,” which sounds super complicated to me.
To qualify, you need a working knowledge of computers, experience in customer service and the ability to multitask the crap out of things. Learning quickly and being able to talk through the phone, email and online chats are also necessary.
No word on pay or benefits, but I did reach out, so I’ll keep you posted.
If you want to learn more about how you can work with GoDaddy, check out the job listing. You can apply right there, too.
3. The Posture People
The Posture People helps companies reduce the risk of employee injuries (aka broken backs).
Right now, it’s seeking an administrative assistant/social media specialist to join its team remotely. It’ll be your job to oversee and manage internal projects, develop and execute communication strategies and manage social media.
You should have a bachelor’s degree in a related field, a personal laptop and a solid understanding of office management and social media practices. You also need knowledge of online apps such as Salesforce, Mailchimp and Google Analytics.
Compensation is considered “competitive.” You’ll work 8 to 10 hours a week on a flexible schedule -- with future opportunities to amp up those hours.
Interested? Here’s the job listing You can apply there, too.
TeleTech is “a pioneer in customer service,” according to its site. The company has been ranked in FlexJobs’ 2017 Top 100 companies for remote jobs.
Fitting with the title win, it’s hiring work-from-home technical customer service representatives. You’ll work in the seasonal position to assist customers and troubleshoot any issues they might have with a product.
To qualify, you need six or more months of customer service experience, a high school diploma (or GED), a computer with high-speed internet, a webcam and a quiet home office.
Pay is $10.25 an hour.
If you’re interested in applying, visit TeleTech’s job page. Here’s the seasonal position. You can also search “customer service” to find eight pages of permanent listings in towns across the U.S. and Mexico.
5. Constant Contact
This email marketing software company serves more than 650,000 small businesses across the globe.
It needs some support reps to answer customer questions through the phone. In addition, you’ll work to provide online demonstrations and educate customers on product features.
To qualify, you should: put customers first, consider yourself a people person, listen actively and know a few things about computers.
If you’re interested in applying, check out the job listing, and apply online.
Do note that the job is listed for Waltham, Massachusetts, but the listing doesn’t state location restraints. I reached out to clarify, so I’ll keep you all updated!
This startup is an online marketplace for customizable clothes. Think: T-shirts, tank tops, sweaters and jackets.
As it ramps up business, it needs a customer service representative -- someone who will help solve problems and tackle startup challenges. You’ll need to answer customer and supplier questions and establish best practices.
Your best qualities should include being a self-starter and a quick learner, and having a professional yet friendly attitude.
You’ll work 40 hours a week.
Pay nor benefits are listed, except: “Come join a fast growing team to make (an) impact in a flexible working space!” I reached out for more details, so stay tuned.
The business is based in Toronto. However, the job listing states no location requirements. If you’re interested, check it out, and apply online.
Two and a half years ago, one guy started QuickMail.io. It’s an internet app that lets users send automated emails and follow-ups if no reply is detected. (It’s very useful for you sales folks.)
The team of “a couple of dudes” is now looking for new friends -- err, co-workers -- and it needs a technical support hero.
As QuickMail.io’s hero, you’ll answer customer questions. You’ll also document and improve processes already in place, as well as work to improve user experience.
Here’s what the team is looking for: Someone who values actions over words, has solid interpersonal skills, can organize stuff, is self-directed and loves technology.
You also need a webcam and steady internet. You should have at least two years of experience in a similar role and know how to operate remotely full time.
No word on pay or benefits, but again, I reached out and will keep you in the loop.
If this sounds like you, you’ll want to apply now because the company’s looking to fill the positions ASAP. Check it out on We Work Remotely.
Your Turn: Tell us about your work-from-home job experiences!
Carson Kohler (@CarsonKohler) is a junior writer at The Penny Hoarder.