Working from home is convenient and economical. No commuting costs, for starters! If you’re looking for a new opportunity that doesn’t require you to go into an office every day, one of these jobs may fit the bill.
You can work remotely as a matchmaker, believe it or not. “Tawkify is the fresh, smart and sexy matchmaking startup dedicated to putting fun and romance back into dating,” according to its website. The company is looking for “exceptionally kind, smart people who believe in Happily Ever After and want to help our clients find it.” You can create your own hours, and there are “No limits to earning potential.” Here’s the place to learn more.
Tech-savvy job seekers can work for Apple as an at-home advisor for the AppleCare College Program. These WFH positions are actually WFD (work from dorm) jobs—they’re for college students on multiple campuses across the country who want to work 20 hours a week. The job descriptions don’t make mention of compensation, but check them out here.
This company is based in Vilnius, Lithuania, and hiring customer support managers. The schedule requires four weekdays and at least one weekend day, and hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (GMT +08:00). Duties include “answering questions about features, integrations, creating newsletters and managing subscribers.” Bonus points if you speak French, Portuguese or Russian. Salary is 1300 to 2000 EUR/month (before taxes), which translates to $1,353 to $2,081 at the current exchange rate. No word on whether EU citizenship is required. Find out more here.
4. The Organic Academy
Based in Ireland, this company helps people grow organic food. They need someone in their content writer and community champion role who loves organic food (natch) to work 20 to 30 hours per week. Salary is dependent on experience.” Here’s where to look.
This web development company is looking for talented strategists, project managers, engineers, designers, systems administrators and advertising specialists, according to the company’s website. Applicants should thrive in a remote working environment and “embrace customer service.” They offer PTO, the usual benefits, an equipment allowance and paid parental leave. No details on the pay rate, though. There’s no form to fill out on their site—just click the big red button to drop them a line to start the application process.
The big healthcare company has over 200 “potential telecommute positions” open. They cover a wide range of jobs, so check out this comprehensive listing. Obviously, having a background in healthcare is going to be a plus in these positions, and some require you to be near an Aetna office.
At this writing, Amazon has over 200 “virtual” positions open. As noted on the website, “Virtual opportunities are not available in all areas—specific questions about virtual positions can be discussed during the interview process with your recruiter.” Click here for details.