If you’re worried about your job, join the club. As the nation goes into hibernation to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, the economy is expected to fall into recession — possibly taking millions of jobs with it.
Those who find themselves suddenly out of work might want to take a look FlexJobs’ new list of 25 fully remote companies that let all employees work away from the office 100% of the time — and that are hiring right now.
FlexJobs — a job board that posts openings for remote and other flexible positions — notes that the number of people working remotely jumped 159% between 2005 and 2017. So, plenty of companies are open to this type of arrangement.
The 25 employers that made FlexJobs list are:
- Acceleration Partners: Provides online marketing strategy and development solutions
- Aha!: Specializes in product and project management, roadmapping and strategy
- Articulate: Software developer
- Automattic: Company that aims to “democratize publishing”
- Axelerant: Software developer
- Clevertech: Offers services tied to product launches
- Collage.com: Provides products such as photo books and gifts, home decor and wall art
- Evolving Wisdom: Provides education opportunities
- GitLab: Offers a collaborative open-source platform
- Greenback Expat Tax Services: Accounting agency providing services to citizens living and working abroad
- inVision: Offers a design collaboration platform
- LoveToKnow Media: Digital media company
- MomsRising: Nonprofit, multicultural political organization that advocates for family economic security
- Plex: Software company
- ScrapingHub: Provides technology and consulting services
- Severalnines: Provider of database clusters solutions
- Simple [A]: Offers content management and content marketing services
- Showbiz Cheat Sheet: Provider of news and information
- Time Doctor: Provider of productivity and time-tracking monitoring software
- Toggl: Online time-tracking tool
- Toptal: Connects top freelancers with innovative startup companies
- Tri.be: Digital agency and lifestyle company
- Upworthy: Publisher of video, graphics and other content
- Working Solutions: Virtual workforce company
- X-Team: Software developer
To learn more about these companies and their current openings, check out FlexJobs’ blog post and click on a company name.
Finding a great work-from-home job
Remote jobs can be the perfect option for workers sick of their daily commute, or weary of dealing with office politics.
One way to find work-from-home position is to use FlexJobs. The subscription-based job board specializes in postings for part-time, remote, flexible-schedule and freelance positions.
As we have noted:
“While some of the jobs do follow regular business hours, many of them allow you to work remotely or telecommute at least some days each week. Others are part-time jobs with flexible schedules. Freelancers can also benefit if they’re looking for regular income streams.”
Find out more in “This Job Board Specializes in Remote Work and Flexible Gigs.”
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