Want to Work From Home but Don’t Know Where to Start? Try These Companies

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When you want to start working from home, it can be hard to know where to begin. The sheer volume of job opportunities available online can make the process overwhelming.

To make things a little easier, we’ve put together a list of companies that regularly have work-from-home job opportunities.

And don’t worry, we do our homework on companies before sharing them with our readers by vetting them thoroughly.

Companies With Work-From-Home Jobs


Adobe is a software company known mostly for its Adobe Flash Technology. With over 17,000 employees worldwide, Adobe offers a wide variety of full-time, telecommute jobs.  The company offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical insurance, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, paid time off and more. Pay will vary by position. Type “remote” in the search bar on this page to view work-from-home jobs at Adobe.


The health care company Aetna has a wide variety of job listings that include remote work. Some examples are project data analyst, clinical liaison, appeals nurse consultant and customer service consultant. Work-from-home positions with Aetna sometimes have location or travel requirements, so be sure to read job descriptions carefully before applying. Click here to explore remote job openings.


Alorica is a customer relationship management company that regularly hires work-from-home customer service agents. Alorica handles online chats and calls 24/7, so multiple shifts are available for people looking for a flexible schedule. Pay varies depending on the program and amount of time committed to work, but agents usually earn between minimum wage and $10 per hour. Click here if you’re interested in applying for a work-from-home job at Alorica.


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Amazon is one of the largest online retailers in the world. As of 2017, Amazon employs over 500,000 people and has an entire jobs page devoted to virtual, work-from-home positions. Some remote job categories include human resources, customer service, sales, advertising and project management. Amazon offers benefits such as medical plans, 401(k), paid time off, adoption assistance, parental leave and restricted stock units opportunities. Click here to view open positions at Amazon.  

American Express

American Express offers full and part-time remote job opportunities across the world. The financial services corporation was named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For by Fortune in 2018. Work-from-home positions include customer service, sales, human resources and more. Click here to check out the open remote positions.


Anthem is an American health insurance company in the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. The work-from-home job opportunities at Anthem vary, but some examples are health promotion consultant, product manager, appeals analyst and nurse case manager. Anthem offers benefits, but they vary based on position and length of employment. Click here to view open remote positions at Anthem.


Appen is a software company that specializes in data and linguistic annotation. FlexJobs has named it one of the top companies for remote jobs by FlexJobs from 2014 to 2018. Remote positions available include flexible, short-term projects, as well as full-time corporate roles. Some specific examples of the jobs offered are social media evaluator, crowdsourcer and software engineer. Benefits such as medical coverage, parental leave and 401(k) are offered to full-time, permanent employees. Click here to view open positions.


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Cigna is a global health services organization with over 39,000 employees. Operating in 30 countries, Cigna offers work-from-home job opportunities all over the globe, from the United States to Belgium to New Zealand. Types of remote jobs available include data scientist, nurse case manager, web application developer and compliance specialist. Cigna offers benefits such as PTO and a 401(k) plan, as well as medical, dental and vision insurance. The company is also a military-friendly employer with partnerships such as Veterans Jobs Mission and Hero Health Hire. Note that Cigna is a tobacco-free employer and applicants are tested for nicotine use before employment. Click here if you’re interested in open positions.

Citizens Bank

Citizens Bank is one of the oldest financial institutions in the country and is now the 12th largest retail bank. There are around 1,200 branches in 11 states, but work-from-home job opportunities are also available. Types of positions include mortgage loan officer, maintenance technician and sales manager. Benefits with Citizens Bank vary by position and include PTO, bank holidays, 401(k) match and discounts on bank services. Click here to see remote job openings.


Convergys is a customer experience outsourcing company that employs approximately 130,000 people around the world. A huge portion of those employees work from home. All of the remote job opportunities with Convergys are in customer service. Work-from-home employees get a full benefit packages such as medical, PTO, paid training and college reimbursement. Click here to view open positions.


Dell is a computer technology company known for its personal computers, software and printers. Dell operates worldwide and offers remote job opportunities such as account manager, sales executive and command center specialist. Benefits vary by job and location, but some options include medical, career development and employee assistance programs. If you’re interested in Dell careers, you can click here to see open positions or check out this calendar to see if a job fair is coming near you.


HCA, or Hospital Corporation of America, is a provider of healthcare services that operates in 20 states with over 300 affiliate hospitals, outpatient centers and business offices. HCA offers both clinical and non-clinical remote job options. Some examples are meditech specialist, medical scheduler, insurance manager and call center customer service advisor. HCA is also a military-friendly employer and is part of the Department of Defense Military Spouse Employment Partnership. Click here to view open work-from-home positions at HCA.  

Hilton Hotels and Resorts

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The famous worldwide hospitality company Hilton has earned several employment awards over the years. Great Place to Work recognized the company as one of the “World’s Best Workplaces” in 2017, and Glassdoor dubbed it one of the “Best Places to Work” in 2018. Work-from-home jobs are centered around customer experience, with positions such as reservation sales specialist and customer care coordinator. Hilton supplies remote employees with some of the technical equipment needed, like a Thin-Client/mini-PC, keyboard, mouse and headset. Click here to view open work-from-home jobs at Hilton.


HSN, or Home Shopping Network, is the American television network famous for its shopping deals. It offers work-from-home customer service rep jobs. Remote employees are responsible for their own work equipment but can take part in benefit programs. Some benefits include merchandise discounts and time off for volunteer work. If you’re interested in viewing open remote positions, click here.


Hubstaff offers staff monitoring resources, such as time-tracking software. The company is fully remote, and employees also enjoy flexible scheduling. Available jobs include customer support, software engineer and front-end engineer. Click here if you want to apply for a work-from-home job with Hubstaff.


Humana is a health insurance company based in Louisville, Kentucky. Types of work-from-home jobs available at Humana include case manager, medical director and telephonic clinical advisor. Benefits vary based on role — they include medical coverage, a 401(k) plan, PTO, disability and tuition assistance. Click here to check out open remote positions at Humana.


Intuit is a business and personal finance software company that became a household name after launching products such as QuickBooks, Mint and TurboTax. The company has work-from-home positions available, including customer service and support and tax support. The company offers benefits including paid holidays and vacations, 401(k) savings plans, PTO for volunteering, medical and life insurance and flexible scheduling. Click here to search for available positions.


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K12 is an online education service offering programs for students from kindergarten to 12th grade. These programs benefit a wide variety of people such as homeschooled children and military families. Work-from-home positions include a variety of full-time and part-time opportunities teaching a wide variety of school subjects. They also include roles in human resources, information technology, project development and more. Employee benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as PTO, tuition reimbursement, 401(k) and more. If you’re interested in learning more about K12 job opportunities, click here.

Kelly Services

Staffing agency Kelly Services offers positions within its own company and also helps people find positions at its partner companies. It employs more than 500,000 employees worldwide as of 2017. It provides services to a variety of industries, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, engineering services, internet services, manufacturing and more. Click here to find out which work-from-home positions are available with Kelly Services.



Lionbridge is a business process outsourcing company employing more than 6,000 people across 27 countries. The company offers a variety of services including marketing, translation and global content management. Employee benefits include health care plans, 401(k), PTO,discount programs and more. Click here to learn more about work-from-home opportunities with Lionbridge.


LiveOps is a cloud-based contact center and customer service solutions company with agents serving industries like healthcare, insurance, retail and more. In January 2018, Forbes ranked the the company No. 5 on its list of “Top 100 Companies For Remote Jobs.” Benefits include flexible time off, healthcare and career development. To see current work-from-home positions available, click here.


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Nielsen is an performance management and information company that helps clients understand what people are buying and watching. The company is most known for tracking radio and television audience ratings. It operates in more than 100 countries and is featured on the S&P 500. Click here to search available work-from-home jobs.


Salesforce is a customer relationship management company. It offers remote positions in a variety of fields, including sales, products and technology, customer success, finance and operations and marketing. Benefits include health care plans, paid time off to volunteer at a charity of your choosing, an employee stock purchase program and more. Click here to find out which remote jobs are available in your area.

Sutherland Global Services

Sutherland Global Services specializes in combining data analytics and design to improve and automate customer experience. Its 38,000 employees in 19 countries service more than 120 clients in eight industries, including media and communications, retail, government and banking. To search for available work-from-home jobs, create an account with the Sutherland Talent Network here.


Teletech, also known as TTEC, is a business process outsourcing company. Its workforce consists of 50,000 employees on six continents, including nearly 20,000 remote associates across the world. Employees work in a variety of fields ranging from financial services to logistics. Some of the career paths available include consulting, technology, customer service, sales and marketing and corporate roles. Benefits include health care plans, vacation time, wellness programs and employee discounts. Click here to find out if there is a work-from-home job with Teletech in your area.


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Tutor.com is an online service offering one-on-one tutoring in subjects ranging from math and science to business and foreign languages. Full-time employees are eligible for benefits including health insurance, PTO and free online tutoring for your family. Click here to apply for a position with Tutor.com.

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group is the parent company of UnitedHealthcare, the healthcare benefits and coverage provider, and Optum, the information and technology health services platform. The company operates in all 50 states and 130 countries around the world. UnitedHealth Group offers several types of work-from-home positions, including care coordinator, bilingual customer service and business operations management. Benefits include  health plans, PTO, 401(k), employee stock purchase plan and education reimbursement. Click here to search for all remote and telecommute positions available with UnitedHealth Group.

Working Solutions

Working Solutions specializes in customer service outsourcing, managing call center solutions for companies such as StubHub, Expedia and Office Depot. It manages a team of more than 110,000 work-from-home agents across the U.S. Click here to apply for a work-from-home position with Working Solutions.


Xerox is best known for manufacturing printers, photocopiers, scanners and workflow solutions. In 2016, the company split into two entities, with one handling document management and the other, Conduent, running a new business outsourcing firm. Xerox employs more than 8,000 work-from-home employees under its virtual office program and offers a benefits package containing paid holidays, medical coverage, elder care and child care. To learn more about the virtual office program, click here.

Kaitlyn Blount and Matt Reinstetle are staff writers at The Penny Hoarder.