These 3 Work-From-Home Jobs Offer Killer Pay and Awesome Benefits

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Looking to kick off 2017 with a new job? We know a majority of workers want to make some kind of move in their careers this year.

If you want to ditch the cubicle and work remotely, we found three companies with open work-from-home jobs right now.

And, if you’re looking to make a major move this year but don’t see what you’re looking for, stay tuned! Like The Penny Hoarder Jobs on Facebook to be the first to know about other fun and interesting job opportunities.

Customer Service/Sales With

This online prescription glasses retailer is hiring a work-from-home customer service/sales associate to work part time in the evenings. Applicants must be local to New York City.

Pay is $15 an hour for 25 hours a week.

Your job would be to take orders and offer customer support via phone, email and live chat, plus preparing orders for Monday. Shifts are 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. EST Monday through Thursday and Sunday.

You should have great customer service, phone and computer skills and be able to work independently. A bachelor’s degree and/or optical sales experience are a plus.

As this is over-the-phone work, you should have a quiet, distraction-free space to work and high-speed internet access. The company will provide a VOIP phone.

To apply: Send your resume to the email listed here.

Telephone Research With Knowland

Knowland is a market research company providing insight into group event trends for companies in the hospitality industry.

It’s hiring a telephone research analyst to help build Knowland’s meetings industry database through internet research and by contacting event and meeting planners to gather feedback, contact information and event information.

This is a remote position for anyone in the Eastern time zone in the U.S.

Past experience working from home is a bonus. You should also have experience making outbound calls and at least one year of customer service experience that includes telephone research.

Pay is hourly and varies based on experience, a Knowland representative told TPH. Benefits include:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(k) with employer contribution
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Reimbursement for gym memberships, tuition and childcare
  • Paid holidays and time off

To apply: Fill out the online application here.

Writer’s note: This listing has been updated with pay information from Knowland.

Customer Support With TaskRabbit

If you like flexible work, you’ve probably heard of TaskRabbit, an app that connects you with people in your area who need help with things like cleaning and repairs.

The company is hiring employees to work behind the scenes, too!

TaskRabbit is hiring a full-time, remote customer support associate within the greater Austin, Texas area for a six-month contract position.

You’ll support users via phone, email and live chat, so you should have access to a quiet, distraction-free workspace.

Pay starts at $17 an hour for 40 hours a week. Shifts include early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays.

Plus, a representative from the company told TPH you’d enjoy TaskRabbit’s employee benefits, including:

  • Task stipend — Use the product to outsource tasks you don’t want to do!
  • Health coverage with dental and vision
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401(k)
  • Lots of paid time off

Applicants should have previous customer service or call center experience and previous experience working remotely (bonus if it was with a startup). You should also be excited about the sharing economy.

To apply: Fill out the online application here.

If you’re not in the Austin area, TaskRabbit is also hiring in-house customer support associates in San Francisco and London.

Your Turn: Have you found any interesting work-from-home jobs lately?

Dana Sitar (@danasitar) is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder. She’s written for Huffington Post,, Writer’s Digest and more, attempting humor wherever it’s allowed (and sometimes where it’s not).