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10 companies that will let you work from home and are hiring now

Scripps News  |  January 17, 2023

If there’s one good thing that’s come out of the pandemic, it’s the explosion of remote work that’s now available. While some companies are requiring employees to go back to the office full time, others are leaning hard into letting workers keep their flexibility by hiring for remote-only roles. During the pandemic, the country saw …

You can get paid $600 to watch TikTok videos

Tricia Goss  |  October 13, 2022

Is sending TikTok videos to family and friends your love language? Is your idea of the perfect day off curling up with a drink and some snacks to scroll your For You page all day? If so, we might have found the ideal job for you. An influencer marketing platform, Ubiquitous, which calls itself a …

You can get paid $5,000 to eat cereal for dinner

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 30, 2022

If you’re having trouble coming up with dinner ideas after a long workday, Kellogg’s is offering up some serious cash if you’re willing to have breakfast for dinner. Specifically: a bowl (or two) of cereal. Now through National Breakfast Day on Sept. 26, Kellogg’s is looking for five people willing to share how they enjoy …

Lazy person watching streaming TV

You can get paid $1,000 to give up streaming services for a month

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 25, 2022

If you’ve been looking for a good reason not to watch so much TV, how does exchanging your screen habit for $1,000 sound? The company Myprotein is looking to pay one person $1,000 to give up streaming services for a month. That means no TV or movies from your streaming service or heading to a …

Woman watching TV on couch

You can get paid $1,000 to binge-watch 10 hours of ‘Full House’

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 24, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.It may be hard to believe, but this year marks the 35th anniversary of beloved sitcom “Full …

Asian woman works from her home office.

13 work-from-home essentials to boost productivity and comfort

Marie Rossiter  |  July 27, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Working from home used to be a novelty enjoyed by relatively few people in the workforce. When …

Woman watching TV on couch

You can get paid $1,000 just to watch TV the way you always do

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 25, 2022

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If watching TV and scrolling through the internet are some of your favorite pastimes, there’s a chance …

Dog enjoys running in backyard

Rent out your backyard to dogs and make easy cash

Tricia Goss  |  June 11, 2022

If you’re an animal-lover with even a small backyard, you could earn passive income hosting dogs and their human parents. And you don’t even have to be home to do it. Anyone can list space with Sniffspot, which provides the website and payment services. As a result, you can help your neighbors and earn up …

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Airbnb’s jobs page visited 800,000 times after work-from-anywhere news

Tricia Goss  |  May 6, 2022

After two years of working remotely throughout the pandemic, many companies have begun requiring employees to return to the workplace. However, a considerable amount of those workers have expressed unhappiness about the move. According to a recent report from Apollo Technical, an information technology and engineering agency, 72% of employees prefer a hybrid remote-office model, …

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Get paid $500 to watch and rate all the Spider-Man movies

Kaitlin Gates  |  December 28, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Calling all Spider-Man fans! If the web-slinging superhero tops your list of favorite movie stars, there’s a …

Woman watching TV on couch

You can get paid $1,234 to watch nostalgia-inducing movies

Kaitlin Gates  |  December 7, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.While there are some exceptions, everyone knows film remakes are usually not as good as originals. If …

Actor Betty White in 2010

You could get paid $1,000 to celebrate Betty White’s 100th birthday

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 4, 2021

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.The iconic Betty White is turning 100 next year, and in honor of the milestone, you have …

Woman watching TV on couch

You could get paid $1,000 to watch iconic ’90s rom-coms

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 4, 2021

If you’ve ever felt a twinge of guilt about your laziness when a streaming app asks if you’re still watching, take note: there’s a new opportunity that could allow you to earn money for your binge-watching habits. Jewelry website Shane Co. is looking to pay someone $1,000 to binge iconic ’90s romantic comedies.  The perfect …

Get paid about $7,000 to binge watch ‘The Simpsons’

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 18, 2021

If you’re a fan of “The Simpsons,” you have an opportunity to get paid for your love for the long-running animated show. Die-hard fans are likely well aware of the theory that the show, which is now in its 33rd season, has predicted some major world events, like Donald Trump’s presidency, the winner of the …

Young man watching scary TV at night

You could get paid $2,400 to watch paranormal documentaries for 24 hours

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 30, 2021

It’s officially the season of horror movies, ghost-hunting shows and paranormal documentaries. If you’re anything like me, however, you don’t need it to be October to watch some spooky TV. I binge all things ghostly year-round, and if you’re obsessed with it all as much as me, there’s now a chance for you to earn …

plant cuttings

Plant cuttings: How to make money selling them

Tricia Goss  |  August 3, 2021

You already have a few (or many) houseplants bringing life, beauty and cleaner air into your home. So why not snip some of their abundant stems to provide affordable plants to others and make some money while you do so? If you have a green thumb and are looking for a side hustle that could …

Hawaii is offering free round-trip tickets to some remote workers

Tricia Goss  |  December 11, 2020

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Even before the COVID-19 pandemic led to millions of Americans working from home, Gallup found that 43% of …

Women watch scary movie at home

Get paid $1,000 to watch horror movies for 24 hours straight

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 12, 2020

With Halloween no doubt looking a bit different this year, chances are at least some of your plans include staying inside and watching your favorite scary movies. If that is indeed on your to-do list this year, there is now a chance you could make some serious cash for your movie-watching marathon. CableTV.com and HighSpeedInternet.com …

Google will let employees work from home until at least next summer

Kate Streit  |  July 30, 2020

Since the coronavirus pandemic began, more employers are adapting to allow their staff to work remotely. Google plans to let its employees work at home until at least July 2021. The majority of the company’s 200,000 staffers around the world have been allowed to work remotely since March 2020. Previously, the tech giant had told …

Twitter employees can now work from home ‘forever,’ CEO says

Jenn Fields  |  May 13, 2020

Employees of Twitter will now be able to work from home “forever,” the company’s CEO said in an email on May 12. Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s CEO, dropped the news that people could work from home permanently in an email to all employees that included an update on reopening the company’s offices as well as corporate …

States are hiring thousands of contract tracers for up to $30 an hour

Marie Rossiter  |  May 13, 2020

Unemployment is at a historic high in the U.S., but there’s high demand for more workers in one job: contact tracer. To help keep the public safe as businesses reopen and more people venture out, health experts are calling for states to hire more contact tracers, who are more formally known as disease intervention specialists. …

Come up with a new beer flavor and you could land a $40/hour internship with Natty Light

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 8, 2020

While COVID-19 has affected pretty much every part of our lives, it’s even more stressful for anyone looking for an internship or summer job. If you’re currently trying to find employment during the pandemic, Natural Light has a work-from-home opportunity that will not only help you pay your bills, but also sounds pretty fun! The …

People are actually making money by sharing photos of their creative cheese boards on social media

Marie Rossiter  |  December 30, 2019

Mark Twain once wrote, “Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” With the internet changing the way people make a living, finding that dream job is becoming more of a reality for people with a little creativity and some talent with a camera. Foodies, …

Hilton is hiring 700 work-from-home employees

Kate Streit  |  December 10, 2019

Working from home definitely has its perks. If you’ve ever dreamed of being able to work in your pajamas, now may be your chance. Hilton is hiring 700 work-from-home employees to fill a number of customer service and reservation positions. These jobs are year-round and full-time. The positions come with full benefits, including a 401k, …

You could get paid $1,000 to watch all the ‘Star Wars’ movies back to back

Marie Rossiter  |  December 3, 2019

There are a lot of people who claim to be “Star Wars” fans, but the search is on for the No. 1 most devoted “Star Wars” fan in the entire galaxy. The website CableTV.com has put out the call for “The Chosen One,” a fan who is willing to watch — and tweet about — …

Get paid $1,000 to watch 24 Hallmark Christmas movies in 12 days

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 15, 2019

If you love Hallmark Christmas movies — and I mean really love Hallmark Christmas movies — you have a chance to win $1,000 and a prize package this year just by kicking back and watching the channel’s holiday romcoms. CenturyLink is looking for someone willing to watch 24 of Hallmark’s cheesiest Christmas movies in 12 …

Williams-Sonoma is hiring 2,500 work-from-home customer service agents for the holidays

Claire Gillespie  |  October 30, 2019

If it’s your dream to work from the comfort of your own living room, here’s some good news: Williams-Sonoma is on the hunt for remote customer service agents for the holidays. The retail giant owns some of the biggest brands in home furnishings, including Pottery Barn, West Elm and Mark and Graham. Its headquarters are …

Get Paid $1,000 To Binge-Watch All 20 Marvel Movies

Kate Streit  |  March 22, 2019

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Binge-watching is generally not considered a super-productive activity. But what if you could get paid to watch …

This Company is Filling Work-From-Home Jobs In 40 States (And Benefits Are Included)

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 18, 2018

Looking for a new job? How about one with full benefits you can do right at home? If so, a job posting at customer support provider Sykes might be just the thing for you. The company is looking for customer service representatives in 40 states and bilingual representatives (those who can speak English and Spanish) …

The Top 20 Companies That Will Let You Work From Home in 2018

Brittany Anas  |  February 19, 2018

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.Working from home comes with plenty of perks. You bypass rush-hour commutes. You oftentimes have more flexibility …

Gametime is hiring remote customer service workers

Kate Streit  |  January 11, 2018

Working from home is on a lot of workers’ wish lists these days. Who wouldn’t love ditching their commute and being able to work in their sweats? If you’re looking for a job that gives you these benefits, Gametime, a mobile ticketing service is hiring full-time, work-from-home customer service associates. The jobs are only available …

Want to work from home? This company needs entry-level transcribers

Bridget Sharkey  |  January 8, 2018

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.If earning more money this year was one of your New Year’s resolutions, then you might be …

Blooms Today Needs Sales Reps To Fill Work-From-Home Jobs

Kaitlin Gates  |  December 14, 2017

If you love sales and are looking for some at-home work, listen up. Blooms Today is looking for sales reps to work from home selling, you guessed it, flowers! Blooms Today is a nationwide flower delivery service that sells flowers for all occasions, like birthdays, anniversaries and the arrival of a new baby. The company is …

Tribeca Film Festival Opening Night Co-Sponsored By American Express

American Express is hiring work-from-home customer service reps for $15 an hour (Plus bonuses!)

Sarah Kuta  |  November 18, 2017

Update 11/19 12:15PM:  Looks like these American Express jobs are no longer available. However, some of the other jobs mentioned are still available.  The morning routine is a complete struggle. Getting everyone out of bed on time, getting them to eat something (anything) for breakfast, rushing the kids off to school. Oh, you wanted to …

Williams Sonoma Beats Expectations On Lower Earnings

Williams-Sonoma now offering work-from-home positions

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 16, 2017

With the holiday season also comes holiday hiring to keep up with demand. The best part, aside from extra cash? Pull out your Christmas jammies and hot cocoa because some of these seasonal jobs can be done right at home. Williams-Sonoma has a variety of work-from-home positions up for grabs this season! There appear to …

Tribeca Film Festival Opening Night Co-Sponsored By American Express

American Express Is Hiring Work-From-Home Customer Service Reps—And The Pay Starts At $15.73 Per Hour!

Augusta Statz  |  November 15, 2017

Important Update 11/19 12:15PM:  Looks like these American Express jobs are no longer available. However, some of the Jackson Hewitt jobs mentioned below are still available.  Whether you need extra money this holiday season or, you know, all year long, you can easily make some money while working from the comfort of your home. American …

Jackson Hewitt Is Filling Several Work-From-Home Jobs Right Now

Kaitlin Gates  |  November 13, 2017

Tax season is almost here—ugh. But there is a bright spot in all that doom and gloom: Tax season means there is work to be done, which means there are jobs available! That includes at Jackson Hewitt, where they’re looking to fill several work-from-home jobs. And even better news? You don’t even need tax-filing experience. …

LiveOps is hiring work-from-home customer service reps

Sarah Kuta  |  October 30, 2017

Looking for a way to ditch your commute and still earn a decent hourly wage? Look no further than Liveops, which is hiring tons of work-from-home customer service reps for an array of positions. The pay isn’t bad either: We saw jobs that have the potential to pay between $15 and $17 an hour. Liveops …

These 20 companies are looking to fill part-time, work-from-home jobs

Haley Otman  |  October 23, 2017

Interested in bringing home some extra cash without dragging yourself into a stuffy office? Popular job search site FlexJobs made a cheat sheet you might want to consult, in which they share the 20 companies that posted the most part-time, work-from-home jobs on their site between August 1 and October 1 of this year. Whether …

This fitness company has work-from-home customer service jobs—and the pay starts at $40K a year

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  October 18, 2017

Listen up, fitness junkies and gym enthusiasts! If you are searching for a full-time work-from-home job with some pretty sweet benefits, then this might be the perfect position for you. ClassPass, the fitness company that allows its members to work out at boutique exercise studios and gyms in over 39 cities around the world, is …

Lindt Chocolate has part-time, remote jobs open in 20 states

Kaitlin Gates  |  October 13, 2017

Aside from the whole ‘turning into a blueberry’ thing, “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” made working at a candy company look like seriously the best job ever. I mean, honestly, if you say your dream job doesn’t involve chocolate, I don’t believe you. And yes, it’s pretty unlikely any of us will land the …

You could get paid to drink beer (yes, really!)

Augusta Statz  |  October 4, 2017

Secret Hopper is a company that’s determined to make your beer-drinking experience even better. If you thought going to a brewery and having a couple of beers was already fun, you’re going to love this even more. This service will pay for you to drink beer. Cheers! Secret Hopper sends in, well, “secret hoppers” to …

This work-from-home job is perfect if you love surfing the internet

Augusta Statz  |  September 29, 2017

This is going to go down at the very top of your “dream job” list—and it’s a position you never knew existed. Leapforce is hiring people to test out search engines. So, if you consider yourself a Google search pro, well this could be the perfect position for you. As if getting paid to look …

17 ways for introverts to make and save money

Carina Wolff  |  September 25, 2017

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don't Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer's website.It’s hard to give a blanket statement on how to save money, as everyone has different habits, …

This Work-From-Home Scam Is Using Names You Trust To Lure You In

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 22, 2017

Work-from-home jobs are the in thing right now. Multiple companies want to hire workers to do their jobs from the comfort of their own home. Right now, a number of major companies have a ton of listings for seasonal help for the holidays. But with any good thing involving the internet, comes the negative—the possibility …

You Can Earn $13+ An Hour Taking Pizza Orders With This Work-From-Home Job

Augusta Statz  |  September 22, 2017

If you’re great with people and can handle talking about pizza without actually eating any yourself—this may be the job for you. We scour the internet for legitimate work-from-home gigs and recently found one for taking pizza orders over the phone. Some major perks of the job? Getting to set your own schedule and work …

App Car Service Startups Continue To Irk Traditional Cab Companies And Regulators

This couple with 5 kids makes up to $1,500 a week as Lyft drivers

Kate Streit  |  September 19, 2017

If you’re balancing parenthood and a career, you know that it’s a juggling act that often seems like it takes superhuman levels of organization, endurance and some serious multitasking abilities. If you’re a mom or dad who also needs to bring home the bacon, you probably wish you had a flexible work schedule, if you …

Humana Has More Than 100 Work-from-Home Jobs With Full Benefits

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 18, 2017

There’s no doubt that if given the option, most employees would choose to work from home. You don’t have to get dressed (hey, you don’t even have to shower if you don’t want to!), you save on gas money and, of course, no more awkward chatter with coworkers you pretend to like. You can eat …

Grand Opening Of Amazon Fulfillment Center Features State Of The Art Technology

Amazon Is Filling Tons Of Work-From-Home Jobs For The Holiday Season

Kaitlin Gates  |  September 15, 2017

One benefit of the holiday season—aside from cookies, presents and wonderful cheesy Christmas movies—is the chance to make a little extra cash when stores start their seasonal hiring. Amazon is no exception, and even better, their jobs can be done in your favorite Christmas pajamas. The company is looking for full-time and part-time seasonal work-from-home customer service …

Recent College Graduate Struggles To Find Full Time Employment In Tough Economy

Love to learn new things? This online research job pays $13 an hour

Jessica Suss  |  August 29, 2017

If you’re looking for a work-from-home job that allows you to exercise your brain, do we have the job for you. All you have to do is conduct online research and you can make $13 an hour. So basically, you get paid to learn. Sounds pretty genius! The job offer comes from Wonder, a company that …