Top 25 Companies That Hire for Work-From-Anywhere Jobs

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This story originally appeared on FlexJobs.

According to FlexJobs’ annual survey, fully remote work is the most desired flexible work option, with 76% of survey respondents claiming it as their first choice. And within the greater remote work category, work-from-anywhere jobs are especially coveted because of the freedom and flexibility they offer.

You might be asking, “Work from anywhere? Can’t all remote jobs be done from anywhere?”

The answer is no. About 95% of remote jobs require candidates to be based in a specific location, such as a state or country, even though they’ll be able to work from their homes. This is often due to employment and tax laws.

But, thanks to technology and the increasing acceptance of remote work across all industries, up to 10% of those location-specific positions can be done from anywhere in the U.S., which is fairly flexible. The remaining 5% of remote jobs can be performed from anywhere in the world.

Especially given the state of today’s workplace, having the ability to truly work from anywhere enables people to take their jobs with them wherever they need to go. A recent survey we conducted in conjunction with Mental Health America found that, if given the choice, 66% of workers would prefer to work remotely full-time after the pandemic.

Work-from-anywhere jobs offer the ultimate in location flexibility and independence, whether that means taking care of an ailing family member several states away or moving to a town with a lower cost of living. The flexibility of a work-from-anywhere job also supports mental health. Our survey found that employees without flexible work options are almost two times more likely to have poor or very poor mental health compared to those who have flexible work options.

To help job seekers find these flexible positions, we’ve crunched the numbers and uncovered the companies that posted the most remote work-from-anywhere jobs on our site between April 1 and Aug. 31, 2020.

1. Achieve Test Prep

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Achieve Test Prep is an academic support organization that provides test preparation and college education consulting services to adults and parents of college-bound children. Their unique Credit-by-Examination Bridge enables students to receive maximum credit for past courses, as well as to test out of most of the remaining general education courses.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Chemistry instructor
  • English instructor
  • Web developer

2. Coalition Technologies

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Coalition Technologies is a web design and online marketing agency that offers clients a variety of services to meet their online business needs. Services include website design and development, user experience, search engine optimization, email marketing, pay-per-click and social media marketing.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Web development project manager
  • Web designer, graphic designer
  • SEO project manager

3. Cactus Communications

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Cactus Communications works with academic societies, researchers, universities, and publishers to offer training, education, and transcription services. Cactus Communications provides English-language workshops, publication support services, medical communications, scientific and academic editing, and translation services.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Editors — material sciences
  • Editor — engineering and technology
  • Editor — computer science and mathematics

4. EPAM

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EPAM Systems is an information technology company that provides digital and product design, digital platform engineering and product development. Serving clients in over 30 countries worldwide, EPAM uses expert and innovative design and consulting strategies to help clients deliver services and solutions that solve problems.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Middle JavaScript developer
  • Lead manual tester
  • Lead business analyst

5. Wikimedia Foundation

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As a nonprofit, Wikimedia Foundation supports some of the world’s largest free knowledge projects, including Wikipedia, Wikisource, Wikiquote, Wiktionary, Wikidata, Wikimedia Commons, MediaWiki, Wikiversity, Wikispecies and Wikibooks.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Senior GLAM-Wiki specialist
  • Human rights lead
  • Trust and safety specialist (Operations)

6. Study.com

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Founded in 2002, Study.com seeks to reduce the financial burden of attending college by providing tuition-free college. Study.com has more than 200 instructors, and courses are available for GED credit or certificates of completion and are transferable to other universities.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Lab science practice test question writer
  • Math practice test question writer
  • Accounting lesson writer

7. Trafilea

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Trafilea is a marketing and advertising company specializing in disruptive, data-driven ecommerce strategies that help build customer-centric global brands online. Trafilea harnesses the strengths of branding and performance marketing to provide unique, data-informed customer experiences that deliver results for businesses around the world.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Internal control analyst
  • Accounting analyst
  • Internal communications specialist

8. Chainlink (SmartContract Chainlink Limited)

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Chainlink is on a mission to reinvent contracts by making them smarter and more trustworthy. The company links customers’ smart contracts to real-world payments, events and data. Chainlink also provides reliable and tamper-proof inputs and outputs to ensure the contracts work on any blockchain.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Product manager
  • Technical community lead
  • Head of content

9. Elastic

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Elastic is a search company that builds self-managed and software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions to enable real-time, scalable data use for analytics, logging, searching and security purposes. Its open-source products include Beats, Elasticsearch, Kibana and Logstash.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Application search — principal software engineer
  • JavaScript engineer — documentation
  • Security solutions — software engineer

10. Duolingo

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Duolingo is the largest online language learning platform in the world, utilized by more than 100 million people. With free language education software for English speakers in dozens of languages, Duolingo works on a variety of platforms and devices, including the web, iPad, iPhone and Android.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Language manager, Chinese
  • Spanish pedagogy expert
  • English curriculum content writer

11. Day Translations

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Day Translations works to improve global communication and remove cultural barriers by offering tailored translation, localization and interpretation services to individuals and organizations. In 2019, the company served 29,000-plus clients and translated more than 1.5 million words with help from 10,000-plus linguists supporting more than 116 languages.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Front-end web developer
  • Sales manager
  • Quality assurance auditor for process improvement

12. Time Doctor

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Time Doctor is a leading provider of productivity and time-tracking monitoring software that helps remote teams and employees improve productivity and reduce distractions. Time Doctor’s software is specifically designed to help remote employees reduce time spent on email and other nonwork distractions and improve the effectiveness and speed of team communication.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Software quality analyst
  • Customer success specialist
  • Technical product manager

13. Protocol Labs

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Protocol Labs is a network protocol research, development and deployment lab. The company creates software systems and tools that address significant technical challenges, resolving them with new breakthroughs in technology.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Partner engineer, IPFS
  • Software engineer, peer-to-peer networks
  • Project operator

14. Twilio

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Twilio is a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) company that provides cloud communications that allow users to make and receive calls and texts using web service APIs. The platform gives clients privacy and security, while also allowing the use of voice over internet protocol (VoIP), messaging and phone services to be embedded in software for desktop and mobile devices.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Wholesale marketplace manager
  • Senior customer success manager
  • PR specialist

15. Ulatus

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Ulatus provides translation services in Japanese, English, traditional Chinese, Indian, Korean and Portuguese. Ulatus provides translators who are not only able to speak fluently in the target language but can also speak authoritatively using accurate technical vocabulary.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Turkish-English: Business and economics translator
  • Korean-English: Physical sciences and engineering translator
  • Chinese-English: Humanities and social sciences translator

16. Kraken

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Kraken is a Bitcoin-exchange app that converts U.S. dollars, Canadian dollars, British pounds and Japanese yen. Kraken is committed to providing reliability, liquidity, security, advanced order types, Bitcoin margin trading and proof-of-reserves audits.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Director of finance transformation and platform operations
  • Quality assurance analyst
  • Product manager — crypto assets

17. Toptal

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Toptal is a labor marketplace platform to connect freelancers with employers. Considered the world’s largest fully distributed workforce, Toptal works with JPMorgan Chase, Designkitchen, Zendesk and Airbnb as clients.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Support specialist
  • Talent specialist
  • Social media strategist

18. Binance

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Binance is a multi-cluster and multi-tier cryptocurrency exchange that integrates digital technology with finance to provide clients with access to digital currency trading pairs. Binance’s system can process nearly 1.5 million orders per second, covers all devices and features abundant resources plus multiple-language support.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Technical support engineer, application owner
  • Angel program manager
  • Animator — video creator

19. Mindojo

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As an online tutoring and e-learning services company, Mindojo operates an online teaching platform that enables companies and individuals to create online courses adapted to customized student-learning styles. Mindojo’s GMAT Tutor product features comprehensive test preparation, interactive lessons, guaranteed score improvement and live, one-on-one support.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Accounting lesson writer for CPA review
  • Science ACT prep author
  • Math ACT/SAT prep author

20. Upstack

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Upstack is a freelance software development company that helps newly established and fast-growing startups recruit distributed teams. Upstack works with a variety of technology, such as Apple and Android operating systems, Angular, React, PHP, Ruby on Rails, HTML5, Python, Golang and more.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • PHP developer
  • Java engineer
  • Angular engineer

21. Modus Create

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Modus Create is a design and development firm focused on optimizing user experiences on a variety of devices. With an interest in helping clients build in-house development, Modus Create offers training in Ext JS 4.0, Sencha Touch, JavaScript concepts and assessment, and code review, as well as customized learning opportunities.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Back-end engineer — .Net Webforms
  • QA automation engineer — Cypress.io
  • Atlassian consultant

22. Quora

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Quora is a Q&A platform founded, in part, on the belief that most human knowledge is not online, but in books, people’s heads or only accessible to select groups. To bridge this knowledge gap, Quora connects people with varying perspectives so they can learn from each other.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Software engineer — machine learning platform
  • Software engineer — front-end
  • Product designer

23. Welocalize

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Welocalize provides product and content translation services to companies. The translation solutions offered by Welocalize are flexible, customizable and include support throughout the process of product development to market entry.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Marketing and communication content editors
  • Bengali — Bangladesh creative translator
  • Japanese transcreators and copywriters

24. Introverted Visionary

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Introverted Visionary is a consulting company that helps holistic health practitioners grow and market their practice without the need for exhaustive marketing. The company provides free training, immersion programs, individual business roadmaps and other services.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • Administrative assistant, client care
  • Salesperson — inbound sales
  • Marketing and customer service assistant

25. Incsub

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Incsub specializes in WordPress development and plug-ins. They provide services like managed hosting, performance optimization, security and SEO. They also help schools create and run websites, blogs and portfolios.

Recent remote work-from-anywhere jobs:

  • QA — WordPress plugin tester
  • WordPress support superhero
  • Sales manager

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