Ready for a New Job? These 7 Work-From-Home Jobs are Available Right Now
At this point, you know we love a good work-from-home job.
The flexibility and freedom of a remote position can go a long way when you’re cultivating that healthy balance between work and play.
And while there are so many awesome ways to make extra cash from the comfort of your own home, it’s always a bonus when those opportunities come with benefits and a steady paycheck.
Besides — wouldn’t it be nice to do away with that pesky commute (and all the weird things you say to yourself while driving) for good?
7 Companies That Are Hiring People to Work From Home
These seven companies need work-from-home customer service representatives — and they’re hiring now!
1. Customer Happiness Representative at Recruiterbox
Recruiterbox is a “recruiting software for productive hiring,” with headquarters based in San Francisco, California.
As the Customer Happiness Representative, you’ll be tasked with talking to prospects and customers via email and chat to resolve product questions and ensuring that customer queries are passed on to the proper team and resolved in a timely fashion, among other things.
You should be a patient and enthusiastic problem solver, able to boil down technical terms into simple written and spoken English and eager to connect with customers on a human level.
This position is full-time, and you can work from anywhere within the U.S. — but be aware that hours will be based around a U.S. Eastern Time work day.
We’ve reached out to the company to find out what benefits someone in this position might enjoy, along with what this position pays, and we’ll update the post when we find out more.
For now, click here to find out more information and to apply for a job as a Customer Happiness Representative at Recruiterbox.
2. Customer Support Expert (or Harvest Expert) at Harvest
Harvest is a software company creating tools to help businesses run more smoothly.
As a Harvest Expert, you’ll answer customer emails and phone calls, troubleshoot technical issues, field questions form prospective customers, create written and video documentation for the Help Center and participate in product development — all while treating customers with sincerity and respect.
A good fit for this position will have flawless grammar (they’re serious about this one) and exceptional communication skills. You should be able to de-escalate tough situations with grace while proactively problem solving and helping out where needed.
Harvest is headquartered in New York, so your workday will generally be during East Coast working hours.
Every employee enjoys the same awesome perks, including 100% medical and dental coverage and a flexible schedule, according to Harvest’s website. Unfortunately, I’d hazard a guess that if you’re working from home, the fresh fruit and fresh brewed coffee aren’t included.
If you’re interested in learning more about Harvest or want to apply to become the next Harvest Expert, click here.
3. Customer Service Representative at ABC Financial
ABC Financial is a billing and software provider for the health and fitness industry.
In this role, you’ll assist with inbound and outbound calls, provide prompt and friendly service and accurately document and update customer records.
The ideal candidate will:
- Have a high school diploma or equivalent
- Have one year of experience in a customer support position
- Live in one of the four states specified
- Be flexible enough to work on an assigned work schedule
- Have a private, quiet home office
- Have experience with various software programs, including Microsoft and AS400
Employees of ABC Financial enjoy some awesome benefits, including:
- Full time, set schedules with weekends off
- 100% paid training
- A full benefits package with a 401K and company match
- Paid time off
- All required hardware and equipment provided
To learn more about this company and check out all open customer service positions, go here.
4. Customer Service Representative at Keefe Group
Keefe Group is “the nation’s leading supplier of food, personal care products, electronics and clothing to the correctional commissary market.”
The company is currently looking for a Customer Service Representative to provide customer support via phone, process customer orders and deposits, track shipments and complete general administrative tasks.
To qualify for this position, a candidate should:
- Be at least 18 years old
- Possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent
- Live in the state of Missouri
- Have basic computer skills
- Have a quiet, clean working space
- Be able to maintain confidential information
- Have prior customer service experience
- Be able to type at least 30 words per minute
- Have availability to work between 2 p.m. and 11 p.m.
There are a few technical requirements, which you can learn about in the original job listing here.
Training for this position takes place on-site in the call center, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday for two weeks. After the two-week, fully-paid training period, you’ll be able to work from home full time.
This position pays $12.35 per hour. The company’s website notes that employees enjoy some pretty great benefits, including medical and dental plans, 401(k) plans and paid time off.
5. Customer Technical Support Specialist at eXcell
eXcell is an IT professional services firm providing IT talent and scalable staffing solutions.
The company is currently looking for a Customer Technical Support Specialist to troubleshoot and resolve billing and product inquiries from clients via live chat, phone and email.
The right candidate for this position will have:
- At least six months of experience in a customer service role (including call center ticketing)
- A quiet home office space with high speed internet and a phone (a technology reimbursement is provided)
- A proven ability to professionally engage and assist customers in a patient and decisive manner
- Technical skills and proficiency on a PC or Mac
- The ability to commit to work five days per week, eight hours per day, including holidays and weekends
Training is a mandatory five-week course on-site in Phoenix, Arizona.
After 90 days, employees are offered medical, dental and vision plans and a 401(k) savings plan. No word yet on what this position pays, but we’ll update this post when we find out.
6. Customer Service Representative at Synchrony Financial
Synchrony Financial partners with businesses to offer customers “tools, technology, service and flexibility for all the ways they spend and save.”
Right now, the company is looking for a part-time, work-from-home Customer Service Representative in the Phoenix, Arizona, area to join the call center team.
You’ll handle inbound calls from stores and customers, resolve inquiries and help customers and businesses with all facets of their credit card accounts and sales. You’ll also be responsible for maintaining customer profiles within the system.
A successful candidate for this position will have at least six months of customer service experience, and live within 65 miles of the company’s Phoenix facility. You must also be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma or the equivalent.
The position is part time at up to 19.5 hours per week, and pays $13.50 per hour. Benefits for part-time positions vary at Synchrony Financial.
7. After-Hours Travel Consultant at Frosch
Frosch is a company with a focus on deluxe leisure and corporate travel.
The company is currently looking for a full-time after-hours Travel Consultant to provide virtual assistance from your home during evenings, weekends and holidays.
You’ll assist travelers by coordinating their entire trips, from the flight to the hotel, while processing and navigating any changes or cancellations that may arise.
To qualify for this position, you should have a few years of recent experience with the global distribution software Sabre, and should have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the travel industry and airlines.
We’re waiting to hear back on what the position pays (and we’ll update the post when we find out), but the benefits that Frosch offers sounds pretty great (think: medical, dental and vision insurance and a gym reimbursement).
To find out more information about the company and apply to become an after-hours Travel Consultant, go here.
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Grace Schweizer is a junior writer at The Penny Hoarder.