There’s nothing quite like work-from-home days — no time spent commuting to the office, no co-workers stopping by your desk to make last-minute asks, and, if you like, no need to change out of your PJ’s. It’s enough to make you wish that this could be your routine every day. The reality is, though, that most companies only offer the ability to work from home when you’re sick or dealing with particularly inclement weather, if at all.
However, that’s slowly but surely starting to change. There’s a burgeoning movement to let employees work from wherever they feel the most productive — and the companies below are at the forefront, according to Forbes. And, as luck would have it, they’ve got tons of positions to fill.
Whether you live too far from your current office, have kids to keep an eye on at home or just really like working from your comfy bed all day, these companies are hiring for roles that let you work from wherever works best for you. Apply today!
What They Do: “Appen's mission is to bring together the best of human intelligence and technology to accelerate global technology solutions."
What Employees Say: “Pros: Flexibility at [its] best. Communication is perfect. Training is perfect. Salaries are fair, it is hourly, so you get paid for the time that you spend working.” —Current Independent Consultant
What They Do: “Liveops enables people to work around their lives by connecting a skilled workforce of onshore virtual agents to customer service and sales opportunities on behalf of our nationally recognized customers."
What Employees Say: “The people who work here really care and it is contagious! Mid-sized company that thinks big and encourages it employees to be meaningful contributors.” —Current Employee
What They Do: “Together, Amazonians research and develop new technologies from Amazon Web Services to Alexa on behalf of our customers: shoppers, sellers, content creators, and developers around the world."
What Employees Say: “Really smart people, a lot of opportunity for growth, always encouraged to be innovative, think big, and create something new. Competitive salary and benefits with other major tech companies. 100% self motivating work environment. No dress code and 4 legged friends are welcome.” —Current Employee
What They Do: “Accelerate growth by simplifying and personalizing interactions that build deep engagement between people and brands.”
What Employees Say: “I love the people I work with. They are supportive, open minded, and caring. Our company has strong core values and we make them part of all we do, encouraging our teams to live those values every day both inside and outside of work. We have great benefits and lots of room to grow and learn. It's a place to make a career not just 'go to work'.” —Current Service Delivery Supervisor
What They Do: “Working Solutions is a recognized leader in on-demand contact center services, offering responsive resources that move and morph with the business.”
What Employees Say: “I have been with Working Solutions for 6 years and have worked [on] many projects. The people are fantastic, friendly, supportive and helpful. I have never had a problem or negative experience with Working Solutions. The training is extremely rigorous with a lot of information crammed into a short period of time but it is excellent and definitely will separate the wheat from the chaff. If you are there to learn and excel, you will love the challenge. The projects are interesting and you really feel like you are part of a team.” —Current Customer Support Representative
What They Do: “As a global leader in providing workforce solutions, Kelly offers a wide array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis.”
What Employees Say: “Kelly Services is the BEST agency I've ever worked with. Recruiters CARE about what you are looking for in a new job, and are in constant contact with you during your job search. Working with Kelly has opened many doors for me in my career. One recruiter I worked with would even call me to tell me I wasn't forgotten- they were just waiting for feedback. I truly felt that I mattered to Kelly and wasn't just another candidate filling a position.” —Current Employee
What They Do: “As a process transformation company, Sutherland rethinks and rebuilds processes for the digital age by combining the speed and insight of design thinking with the scale and accuracy of data analytics."
What Employees Say: “They send you the equipment, and it if breaks, they overnight replacements. Good tech support staff available for software related issues. Training is really good for my program. The people are wonderful. It's a fun environment, even though there is a tinge of stress. But, be good at your job, and they leave you alone. Great benefits medical wise.” —Current Customer Service Specialist
What They Do: “We're a Fortune 6 company on a global mission to help people live healthier lives while improving the health system and expanding access to quality care.”
What Employees Say: “I've been working at UHC for over 7 years now, and my experience has been very positive. The work is interesting and challenging, the vast majority of people are great to work with, and I feel I am fairly compensated with above average benefits. I have worked for many of the major companies in the St Louis area, and this has been my best experience so far.” —Current Project Manager
What They Do: “[Hilton] is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels.”
What Employees Say: “Great company to work for; good family benefits, especially maternity leave; casual without losing any of the customer service expected; one of the few companies that takes it seriously to treat their employees the same as they treat their guests; on par to continue to grow customer base because really ahead of its competitors with technology.” —Current Employee
What They Do: “CACTUS is a pioneering global scientific communications company.”
What Employees Say: “Freelancing for Cactus is an excellent opportunity to build a science writing resume while making some extra money on a flexible schedule. My managers were always very sensitive to the fact that this was my ‘side job’ and willing to work with my schedule.” —Former Freelance Editor
What They Do: “With higher education programs online and at campuses, test preparation, and professional training, we're empowering students so they can change for the better.”
What Employees Say: “Long term training and development programs available, extremely flexible scheduling, pay is fair and EVERYTHING (emailing students, prep time, training) is paid for unlike other tutoring and teaching companies, the staff is incredible and really cares about your well-being, a lot of the upper management full-time staff also started as teachers so there is a lot of room for growth.” —Current Teacher
What They Do: “Dell Technologies is a unique family of businesses that provides the essential infrastructure for organizations to build their digital future, transform IT and protect their most important asset: information.”
What Employees Say: “I was fortunate to have a leader that was very experienced at navigating the Dell machine and made sure that I achieved the milestones necessary to move along my career path over the few years I reported into him. Raises and bonuses were great (again, it comes down to your leader). I'm now in management. The 401K matching is great.” —Former Employee
What They Do: “We build intuitive web, mobile, and cloud solutions that generate more money, more time, and more confidence for approximately 50 million people."
What Employees Say: “Bold innovation happening in all facets of the company, not just in products. The most amazing culture I have worked in over my 20 year career. Incredibly smart peers and humble leadership. Lots of opportunities to learn and grow your career. Awesome campus & employee benefits/perks.” —Current Employee
What They Do: The U.S. Department of Agriculture is a federal agency that oversees farming, food and agriculture.
What Employees Say: “Great environment to be around, the people are all very open to helping you achieve your end goal while being there. You also make lots of great connections. You'll find that although you're working in the government space that contributes to agriculture, there are many different types of people to learn from.” —Former Intern
What They Do: “Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a leading health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being.”
What Employees Say: “Benefits, work at home, growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, education and networking is encouraged. I've spent 9 years with the company and plan on sticking around.” —Current Network Specialist
What They Do: "We make the world’s busiest professionals more productive and happier at work. That’s our sole purpose at ADP."
What Employees Say: “Diversity, the ability to grow, relaxed environment, a lot of training programs to use to advance personally and professionally, benefits, pay, the option to join committees, the option to volunteer, paid time off, the list goes on when you really think about all of what ADP has to offer. I'm grateful to be given the chance to work here!” —Current Client Support Specialist
What They Do: IBM is one of the world's largest technology companies, offering cloud-based solutions, business services and more.
What Employees Say: “There are so many opportunities, but you have to be willing to be BOLD and take them or even create them. IBM has been transforming (and like any company, the days of not continuously transforming are over) and that leaves so many avenues to explore and grow and an employee. Our culture is also changing to encourage big bold ideas, enabling small teams to deliver big ideas...it's a great place to be.” —Current Finance Transformation Employee
What They Do: "BroadPath Healthcare Solutions supports payers and providers with specialized services powered by a high-caliber distributed workforce. We provide payers with highly flexible, on-demand solutions in the commercial, Medicare and Medicaid sectors."
What Employees Say: “The majority of the jobs are work from home and they provide the equipment and provider support for that equipment. Although there are some long term assignments the majority are short term temp. assignments which I love! An employee has a lot of opportunity to learn new skills and to explore new opportunities. The management is knowledgeable and have clear goals. The company is always looking for new equipment, solutions and processes not only to help the company grow but to give them a competitive edge in a crowded market.” —Current Employee
What They Do: "At Anthem, Inc., we are working to transform health care with trusted and caring solutions and meaningfully advance affordability and better health outcomes for our health plan members."
What Employees Say: "IF YOU ARE SELF MOTIVATED, Anthem fosters an environment of growth and opportunity. All employees have the opportunity to enhance any skillset they need for FREE that will help their daily activities. All you have to do is take advantage of them." —Current Systems Analyst
What They Do: "As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better."
What Employees Say: "SAP is very in-touch with the reality of today's workforce. Many employees have a variety of needs - SAP helps connect employees to those needs. Based on my assignment, I have the privilege to work from home - and can move anywhere in the world that I choose. I also have benefits that meet my family's needs. My manager is great - and we always connect at least 2-3 times per week to check-in." —Current Applications Consultant
Editor's Note: This article was updated on February 23, 2017 to remove certain job titles and companies for accuracy.