5 Great Companies To Telecommute For
If you have a chronic illness or disability, physically going to work every day can be difficult, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find employment. With the right accommodations, many people are able to work at least part-time.
Here are 5 companies that offer plenty of telecommuting positions that may be right for you.
Xerox: Their virtual office program currently employs 8,000 remote employees. The company also prioritizes hiring veterans as part of its Heroes@Home program.
Virtual positions include customer care, tech support, programming and quality control. Remote employees are also eligible for benefits such as health insurance, life insurance and child and elder care assistance.
United Healthcare: Interested in working in health care? United Healthcare provides more than just remote jobs related to the health insurance business.
United Healthcare also partners with agencies and the government, through programs such as Welfare to Work and Lifeworks, to hire and support job candidates with disabilities.
Available virtual roles include behavioral analysts, social workers, nursing positions and managerial opportunities. Full-time positions with benefits and hourly roles are also options.
Phillips: Consumer product company Phillips offers home-based jobs around the globe for a variety of positions. Available positions include engineering, sales, informatics and customer service.
Full-time positions come with benefits, although some remote roles require extensive travel. The company also offers an employee assistance program for military veterans to support their mental and physical health.
Nielsen: Interested in what people are watching on TV? If so, you may want to work for Nielson, which tracks viewing habits of people across the U.S.
Full-time positions are available in a variety of fields including engineering, business services and analytics. The company also offers a benefits package including health care and dependent care spending accounts, long-term and short-term disability coverage, supplemental and dependent life insurance and an employee assistance program.
Mozilla: If Firefox is your favorite browser, you may want to work for Mozilla, an internet company and foundation, which offers remote positions throughout the U.S. and internationally. The company honors the work preferences of its employees, stating, “If you work best from home, that’s not a problem. We can support you anywhere.”
Opportunities are available for engineers and developers in addition to some business development and managerial roles. Full-time employees receive medical benefits and other technology-based perks.