Virtual Vocations releases Part I of their first-annual list of Top Telecommute Companies. Read on for details about 50 remote employers known for hiring home-based professionals.
Over the last year, Virtual Vocations investigated thousands of remote employers for submission to our Telecommute Companies Database—a free storehouse of top telecommute companies’ profiles and employer resources for job seekers interested in applying to openings with companies known for valuing and hiring candidates to work from home. Our research uncovered telecommute-friendly start-ups, family-friendly employers, the best virtual customer service employers, remote companies that prioritize employee wellness, and so much more.
As part of Virtual Vocations’ commitment to connect telecommute job seekers with the best tools and information available to help them complete successful work-at-home job searches, we curated a list of the 100 Best Top Telecommute Companies for 2016, which will be published in two parts. The first 50 top telecommute companies from our list are outlined below:
Headquarters: Portland, Oregon
What they do: 10up specializes in web design and development consulting services that help make content management simple for their clients.
Who they hire: Designers, Engineers, Web Strategists
Headquarters: Dublin, Ireland
What they do: Accenture is an information technology, management consulting, and outsourcing company with annual revenues of $30 billion and a business presence in more than 120 countries.
Who they hire: Support Analysts, Technical Support Professionals, UI Developers
Headquarters: San Jose, CA
What they do: Adobe is not only one of our top telecommute companies, but also one of the most well-established firms in the IT industry, providing cutting-edge software for various desktop publishing applications. Its well-known products include Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat, Flash, and Dreamweaver.
Who they hire: Account Managers, Consultants, Customer Success Managers, Engagement Managers, Software Developers
Headquarters: Roseland, New Jersey
What they do: ADP is one of the largest and most recognized providers of human resources, payroll, talent management, tax, and benefits administration solutions in the world.
Who they hire: Client Relationship Managers, Implementation Consultants, Payroll Specialists, Project Managers, Service Representatives
Headquarters: Alexandria, Virginia
What they do: Advanced Solutions International, more commonly referred to as ASI, is the software company behind iMIS—a top membership and fundraising software brand.
Who they hire: Consultants, IT Analysts, Network Administrators, Software Developers
Headquarters: Menlo Park, California
What they do: Aha! makes cloud-based, roadmap SaaS software geared toward project managers and their teams.
Who they hire: Customer Success Managers, Marketers, Software Engineers
Headquarters: Sydney, Australia
What they do: Appen is a global leader in language, search, and social technology. With capability in more than 140 languages, the company works with leading technology businesses to expand into new global markets.
Who they hire: Linguists, Social Media Evaluators, Translators
Headquarters: Hoffman Estates, Illinois
What they do: appendTo develops solutions that cater to the web development and training needs of its clients—a list that includes companies like BlackBerry, Lenovo, Pitney Bowes, and Time.com.
Who they hire: Consultants, IT-based Trainers, Web Developers
Headquarters: Cupertino, CA
What they do: A world-renowned technology company, Apple built their brand making sleek and user-friendly computers. More recently, they have used that same know-how to become a force in the music (iTunes, iPod) and communications (iPhone) industries.
Who they hire: At-Home Technical Advisors and Customer Support Specialists
Headquarters: New York, New York
What they do: Articulate Global creates e-learning software solutions used by more than 40,000 education professionals around the globe.
Who they hire: Developers, Software Engineers, Support Engineers
Headquarters: San Rafael, CA
What they do: Autodesk makes professional design software. Its AutoCAD program continues to be the industry-standard for architectural firms.
Who they hire: Product Support Specialists, Software Developers, Technical Consultants, Visual Designers
Headquarters: San Francisco, California
What they do: Automattic Inc. is the web development company behind online publishing giant WordPress.com.
Who they hire: Coders, Legal Counsel, Marketers, Mobile Developers, Software Engineers
Headquarters: Charlotte, North Carolina
What they do: This global financial services company that caters to 57 million individuals and businesses and is the second largest holding bank in the U.S. Bank of America.
Who they hire: Administrative Assistants, Client Associates, Development Engineers, Operations Representatives, Sales and Services Specialists
Headquarters: Sacramento, California
What they do: Balsamiq is a young, 100% virtual software company committed to providing mockups for wireframing experts.
Who they hire: Customer Champions, Software Developers and Engineers, Testers
Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois
What they do: Basecamp is the maker of a popular web-based project management tool of the same name that enables file storage and organization, client collaboration, and project check-ins.
Who they hire: Analysts, Designers, Developers, Engineers, Programmers
Headquarters: Reston, Virginia
What they do: Big Universe is the company behind the Big Universe e-learning platform and community that provides a total package of digital literacy solutions for K-12 students.
Who they hire: Customer Service Representatives, Sales and Account Managers, Software Engineers
Headquarters: Redwood City, California
What they do: Another of our top telecommute companies in the IT industry, Box is a file hosting and cloud storage provider for businesses and individual personal accounts. It is the world’s leading enterprise content management and collaboration platform.
Who they hire: Business Development and Sales Specialists, Customer Success Experts, Designers, Engineers, Marketers
Headquarters: San Francisco, California
What they do: With a team of just over 80 people, Buffer focuses on providing tools for individuals and businesses to engage and build their social media audience. They became a completely virtual company in 2012.
Who they are: Customer Service Specialists, Front-end Developers, Product Engineers and Managers, Software Engineers, System Architects and Engineers
Headquarters: Needham, Massachusetts
What they do: Chargify LLC is an online service that helps businesses manage their subscriptions and recurring-billing customer accounts.
Who they are: Developers, Engineers, Marketers, Technical Support Professionals
Headquarters: San Jose, California
What they do: Cisco is the worldwide leader in Internet networking and employs more than 75,000 people across six continents.
Who they hire: Business Development Managers, Communications Specialists, Marketing Managers, Product Managers and Product Marketing Managers, Systems Engineers
Headquarters: Palo Alto, California
What they do: Cloudera provides a modern, single-platform solution for data analytics and management.
Who they hire: Curriculum Developers, Marketing Managers, Recruiters and Recruiting Coordinators, Test and Automation Engineers
Headquarters: Rochester, New York
What they do: CloudSource WAH, a.k.a. Sutherland Cloudsource, is the telecommute branch of Sutherland Global Services with a staff of approximately 30,000 highly skilled professionals who handle customer service inquiries online and by phone.
Who they hire: Customer Support Consultant, Customer Support Representative, Technical Support Consultant
Headquarters: Cincinnati, Ohio
What they do: Convergys Corporation is a multilingual customer care employer operating in more than 150 locations across the globe. Convergys provides their clients with solutions to improve customer loyalty, reduce costs, and generate revenue.
Who they hire: Bilingual Customer Service Associates, Customer Support Associates, Sales and Service Representatives
What they do: CORT Destination Services offers a suite of destination services designed to help employees and their families transition during their relocation. Real estate services include helping clients handle relocation inconveniences like setting up utilities connections and furnishing apartments.
Who they hire: Destination Service Consultants, .Net Developers, Rental Relocation Consultants
Headquarters: Round Rock, Texas
What they do: Dell is a private, American multi-national provider of computer technology services. As of 2015, Dell is a top-three worldwide provider of personal computers.
Who they hire: Outside Sales Specialists, Sales Engineers, Software Engineers, Technical Account Managers, Technical Support Associates
Headquarters: New York, NY
What they do: Deloitte has been providing accounting and legal advice to clients for over 170 years. Their four main areas of focus—tax, consulting, advisory and audit—help corporate clients of all sizes achieve their next steps.
Who they hire: Cloud Architects, Consultants, DevOps Engineers, IT Support Analysts, Senior Project Specialists
Headquarters: Seattle, Washington
What they do: Direct Interactions supplies businesses with client services including customer service, tech support, and both inbound and outbound calling. Depending on the needs of each business, Direct Interactions assembles a team of telecommuters who can meet their clients’ specific requests.
Who they hire: Bilingual Customer Service Representatives, Customer Service Representatives, Outbound Call Center Leads
Headquarters: St. Louis, MO
What they do: The largest rental car company in the world, Enterprise Holdings shows yearly revenues of $19.4 billion, employs 93,000, and oversees a fleet of close to 1.7 million cars and trucks.
Who they hire: Bilingual Customer Service Representatives, Customer Service Representatives, Reservation Sales Representatives
Headquarters: London, United Kingdom
What they do: EY (Ernst & Young) is a world-renowned accounting firm specializing in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services. Typically, the company’s telecommuting staff works from home in areas such as information technology and human resources.
Who they are: Auditors and Audit Managers, Management Associates, Marketing and Communications Executives, Talent Developers
Headquarters: New York, New York
What they do: One of our top telecommute companies in healthcare, Everyday Health is the business behind a group of digital applications aimed toward consumer health and wellness. With engagements from over 60 million customers, including two-thirds of physicians, their portfolio includes fitness apps and pregnancy trackers.
Who they hire: Editors, Researchers, UI Designers
Headquarters: Seattle, Washington
What they do: F5 Networks, Inc. is the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, catering to the world’s largest enterprises and service providers and specializing in web acceleration, application delivery, and load-balancing.
Who they hire: Account Managers, Solutions Engineers, Technical Recruiters
Headquarters: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
What they do: An education company named after the founder’s favorite color, Fire Engine RED services schools looking to increase their admission rates, reach new potential students, and help bring awareness to new programs.
Who they hire: Analysts, Database Administrators, Software Architects and Developers, Writers
Headquarters: Spokane, Washington
What they do: Firegang is a digital marketing agency catering to dental offices in need of online services like new patient marketing, SEO, social media marketing, and website design.
Who they hire: Client Success Managers, Marketing Managers, Sales Representatives, Web Designers
Headquarters: Skokie, Illinois
What they do: Forsythe Technology works with existing businesses to maximize their use of information technology. They offer a variety of services, from finances to security, and seek to make their clients more efficient, productive, and profitable.
Who they hire: Graphic Designers, Systems Engineers
Headquarters: Málaga, Spain
What they do: Freepik is a website that researches and provides free graphic resources for its users as well as uploads original graphic designs created by its team
Who they hire: Graphic Designers
Headquarters: Danville, Virginia
What they do: With offices in both Virginia and North Carolina, Gateway Health Alliance, Inc., partners with businesses across the country to help them provide health insurance and healthcare plans to their workers.
Who they hire: Health Worker Project Managers, Medical Case Managers
Headquarters: South San Francisco, CA
What they do: With revenues in excess of $10 billion per year, Genentech has become a leader within the competitive and fast-growing biotech industry. Genentech is a subsidiary of Roche and works to find treatments within fields like oncology and infectious disease.
Who they hire: Business Analysts, Scientists, Statisticians, Product Managers, Technology and Data Specialists
Headquarters: Fairfield, Connecticut
What they do: General Electric (GE) is a Fortune 100 electrical and electronics manufacturer specializing in products for water, power, lighting, energy management, appliances, oil, gas, intelligent platforms, aviation, healthcare, and transportation.
Who they hire: Account Managers, Consultants, Customer Service Representatives, Field Technical Advisors, Sales Managers and Specialists
Headquarters: Flower Mound, Texas
Who they are: Genuitec provides Eclipse-based productivity tool suites and expert consulting and training services to more than 16,000 companies worldwide.
Who they hire: Sales Representatives, Software Developers and Engineers, Technical Support Experts
Headquarters: Las Vegas, Nevada
What they do: GetAltitude, LLC offers marketing and business development training products online to teach entrepreneurs to grow their own businesses.
Who they hire: Business Developers, Marketers
Headquarters: San Francisco, California
What they do: GitLab, Inc. is a developer-friendly open source tool used to collaboratively generate and monitor code bases.
Who they hire: Account and Client Relations Managers, Developers and Developer Evangelists, Service and Front-end Engineers
Headquarters: McLean, Virginia
What they do: Go Fish Digital is the leading agency for online reputation management and a source of thought leadership within the online marketing community
Who they hire: Marketers, Graphic Designers, Project Managers
Headquarters: Scottsdale, Arizona
Who they are: Granada Corp offers location-based work-at-home customer service opportunities for its clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to middle-market businesses. Granada’s services include multilingual customer care and unique customer service contact solutions.
Who they hire: English-Spanish Bilingual Customer Support Professionals, Customer Service Representatives
Headquarters: Mongkok, Hong Kong
What they do: Working to provide tax services for Americans living abroad, Greenback not only oversees financial accounts for global clients, but also employs qualified accounting professionals who can live anywhere in the world.
Who they hire: CPAs, IRS Enrolled Agents
Headquarters: Foster City, California
What they do: Guidewire is a computer software company supplying a technology platform for property and casualty insurers. Its software helps insurers engage their employees and customers via digital engagement, core processing, and data and analytics.
Who they hire: Customer Relationship Managers, IT Consultants, Quality Assurance Engineers
Headquarters: Medford, Oregon
What they do: A subsidiary of 1-800-Flowers, Harry & David originally operated as Bear Creek Orchards, famous for cultivating and selling Royal Riviera Pears. With demand for its products steadily increasing, Bear Creek Orchards evolved into premium foods and gifts retailer Harry & David.
Who they hire: Account Executives, Seasonal Customer Support Representatives
Headquarters: Boston, Massachusetts
What they do: Help Scout is a global digital leader in customer support, offering an invisible help desk to customers so they can best serve their clients. Working for more than 7,000 businesses in 40 countries, telecommuting makes sense to Help Scout’s business model (and its remote workers).
Who they hire: Content Specialists, Customer Support Professionals, Software Engineers
Headquarters: San Francisco, California
What they do: Heroku works with businesses to enhance their mobile applications by handling all the complicated stuff. They want to make sure that app developers have the space to do their work without worrying about cyber-security, hardware, and other irrelevant distractions, so Heroku will do the dirty work for their clients.
Who they hire: Software Engineers, Solutions Architects, Web Engineers
Headquarters: St. Petersburg, Florida
What they do: One of the most recognizable top telecommute companies in customer service, The Home Shopping Network, or HSN, Inc., is an interactive entertainment and lifestyle retailer. HSN and its work-at-home Customer Service Representatives, who are not only charged with fielding customer inquiries, but also brand loyalty, incorporate entertainment, inspiration, and industry expertise into their mission of selling exclusive products online and over the phone.
Who they hire: Bilingual Sales Representatives, Customer Support Specialists, Sales Representatives
Headquarters: Indianapolis, Indiana
What they do: Hubstaff is an SAAS solution provider for employee productivity and time tracking, catering to service-related businesses and organizations with many virtual employees.
Who they hire: Freelance Writers, Software Developers and Engineers
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Over the last nine years of providing telecommute job seekers with an average of 10,000 new, hand-screened, telecommute-only job leads per month, the 100% remote Virtual Vocations team has honed its ability to help telecommute job seekers avoid the employment pitfalls they encountered while searching for their own home-based jobs. It’s this layer of mutual understanding that sets Virtual Vocations apart from other online job boards.
Our trained staff of Researchers, Job Quality Specialists, and Quality Assurance Specialists saves Virtual Vocations members the time and frustration of looking for a legitimate telecommuting job by communicating directly with top telecommute companies and visiting hundreds of social media streams, employer websites, blogs, and industry and specialty job boards daily to bring you the newest and best remote job leads available.
Unlike other job aggregation services, Virtual Vocations publishes hundreds of new job vacancies every day, ensuring that each job posting will allow you to work from home a minimum of 20% of the time. It’s our mission to ensure that Virtual Vocations members receive fast access to the latest virtual job listings online. We even provide Virtual Vocations members with customizable email alert options, which provides members with instant access to the newest available telecommute jobs curated based on their job preferences.
In addition to complete access to our Telecommute Jobs Database, Virtual Vocations subscribers receive a variety of exclusive telecommute job resources designed to give job seekers the best opportunity at success in their telecommute job searches. Here’s a sampling of some of the exclusive telecommute job resources we offer:
- Telecommuting Handbook and Interview guide downloads
- A Telecommute Toolkit featuring e-courses like Create a Winning Telecommute Resume and Telecommute Job Searching for Mid-Level and Professional Job Seekers
- Action plans and downloadable resume templates
- Access to Industry Guides to help you navigate your search for a telecommute job in popular categories like Education and Nursing
- The Telecommute Companies Database filled with thousands of profiles of top telecommute companies known for hiring qualified professionals to work remotely
- A team of experienced customer service professionals ready to answer your questions about utilizing Virtual Vocations during your telecommute job search via phone at 1-800-379-5092, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, and Live Chat Support on our Homepage
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