So you want to work from home?   The advantages are many, and the drawbacks, few.

But competition for telecommuting jobs is fierce, with companies often having hundreds of applicants for an open position.mortgage-and-money-1-963934-m

That means you have to be quick, and you have to be flexible.  Fortunately more companies than ever are hiring for work-at-home positions, meaning if you are willing to do a little digging from your home computer you can find these opportunities.

Each day we will send you work at home job leads, but here is a huge list to kick start your search.  Simply go to the “Career” section of the website of these companies.

Search using terms like “work at home”, “work from home”, “telecommute”, “virtual” and “online” to find jobs that are all done from home, or based from home.

1.) American Express

The financial services company hires telecommuters for a number of positions including travel counselor and customer service representative.  Full benefits including medical and 401(k) are offered to regular employees.

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2.) Hilton

The hotel chain hires reservation agents, mainly in the Texas and Florida markets.  Benefits include reduced hotel rates for the employee and their family across several Hilton properties.

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3.) Amazon

America’s largest e-commerce retailer hires in a number of state for Customer Service Associates.  Hiring often occurs right before the holiday season, with agents having the opportunity to work year ’round thereafter.   Expect Amazon to continue to expand in the next few years as they begin to offer same day delivery in major markets.

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4.) JP Morgan Chase

The largest bank in America offeres mainly call center opportunities from home, with full benefits including 401(k) and medical insurance to full time employees.

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5.) Discover Card

The company offers an active work at home program for veterans and their spouses, primarily in the Dover, Delaware market.  Other sales positions are based from home but may require travel.

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6.) Apple

The maker of the iPhone, iPad and Mac computer is a huge proponent of telecommuting.  Most positions involve supporting Apple products and services via chat or telephone.   Postions are usually available in multiple markets, and both full and part time hours are offered.

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7.) Enterprise Rental

The car rental company is another big proponent of an at-home workforce.   Reservation and Escalation agents can work from home in more than 30 major cities across the United States, and the company offers a full benefits package.  Nights and weekends are generally required as the company is a 24/7 operation.

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8.)  Metlife

This large company now hires Sales Consultants to work from home and sell insurance products.  Positions offered included paid training, base plus incentives, and full benefits.

Company job page – Sample job from Metlife

9.) Westat

This company hires data collectors, among other positions.  Most work at home postions involve surveying businesses and households.  Flexibility is required, as many projects require weekend hours.

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10.) Active Network

Multiple opportunities are available with Active Network, a company that specializes in outdoor activites.  Generally positions are offered on a state-by-state basis, and are seasonal in nature.  No upselling is required for work at home reservation agent opportunities, and the company provides equipment for some projects.

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11.) Hertz

The rental car company has recently begun hiring agents in Alabama and Florida, other areas may also be available.

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12.)  Internet Brands

Looking for a writing job?  Internet Brands is a leading content marketer, which means they are always looking for experts to write about a variety of subjects.  Jobs are generally paid on a per-piece basis, but there is a huge amount of flexibility with this type of work from home position.

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13.) Hulu

 The video streaming content provider has been expanding its at home workforce, meaning more opportunities in California.  Hulu offers virtual Customer Service positions if you live within 2 hours of their corporate home in Los Angeles, California.

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14.)  Xerox

Currently over 5,000 employees of Xerox work from home, and the company has a dedicated Virtual Workforce Program.   Positions in Customer Care, IT, Data Entry, Systems Development and Admin are all part of the Virtual program, which you can review by clicking here.

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15.) Wellpoint

This massive health care provider serves 1 in 9 Americans through affiliated providers.   At home positions in nursing, IT, and marketing are available in many major cities across the country.

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16.) Aetna

A Fortune 100 company, Aetna employs thousands of telecommuters across the country.    A number of positions are eligible for telework, with high demand for Registered Nurses (RN)

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17.) Lionbridge – One of several  “Web Rating” contractors, the company hires independent (1099) workers all over the world.  Work can be done anytime, though hours are generally limited to 20 hours per week on most contracts.  Most positions only require a high speed internet connection, making this an appealing opportunity for those that don’t want a traditional “call center” job from home.

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18.) Kelly Connect – This Fortune 500 company is often credited with creating the “temp job” opportunity.  Today KellyConnect recruits at-home workers for a number of clients, with an emphasis currently on technical support agents.

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19.)  Frontier Communications

The Connecticut-based telephone and internet provider hires sales and service associates in several markets.  Full time agents can expect competitive salary along with a full benefits package.

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20.) CenturyLink

The nation’s third largest telephone company hires in more than 30 states for its inbound customer service title.  Paid training is offered, along with bonus opportunities on top of the agents’ base pay.

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21.) Appen

Also know as Appen Butler Hill, the company hires all over the world in a contractual capacity.   Crowdsourcing, Web Rating, Translation and Writing positions are all offered in an “at-home” capacity.

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22.) U-haul

The moving and storage company offers several entry-level telecommuting options.  E-sales and customer service and Roadside Assistance Agent are two of the positions that are often open.

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23.) LanguageLine Solutions

If you are fluent in another language, this may be the right opportunity for you.  Both employee and contract options are offered, and premium positions may be available to those with a medical or legal background.  This company also hires in the UK, Canada, and in several Latin American countries.

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24.) 1-800-Flowers

This leading online retailer usually hires temporary workers around major holidays like Valentine’s and Mothers’ Day.  From there, you may be able to catch on as a regular employee.   The company doesn’t hire in every state, but does in several well populated areas including Florida, New York, Texas and Illinois.

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25.) HSN (Home Shopping Network)

The multichannel retailer offers several different options for the dedicated telecommuter.  Full and part time scheduling is available in their call center, which provides sales and customer service to millions of Americans who enjoy the at-home shopping experience.

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26.)  Humana

The managed health care provider offers several work at home opportunities.  Most of these obviously revolve around the health care industry, as Case Managers and Registered Nurses are recruited frequently by Humana for at home positions.

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27.) Teletech

One of the innovators in the work at home industry, Teletech continues to recruit home workers from time to time.  Customer service and tech support agents are generally the positions offered.

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28.) Leapforce

Contractors are generally hired for their “At Home Independent Agent” position.   Positions are available both in the United States and internationally, provided you meet the necessary language and residency requirements.

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29.) The Hartford

One of the nation’s largest investment and insurance companies hires telecommuters for a few roles.  Home-based adjusters are able to telecommute for part of their work week.  Full time telecommuting positions include Worker’s Compensation Claim agents.

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30.) Delta Airlines

The airliner hires Reservation Sales Associates in several markets including Dallas and Atlanta.  Onsite training is required though, with the ability to work from home after a probationary period.  Travel benefits are one of the main perks of working for a major carrier like Delta, American or Jet Blue.

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31.) American Airlines

Reservation Agent is the main position offered by American with a telecommute benefit.   As with other carriers, the travel benefit often offsets the lower pay offered by airlines.

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32.) Higher One

This company assists college students access their financial aid dollars.  Seasonal at home positions generally are offered, revolving around the university calendar.   Applicants must pass a criminal and credit background check before being hired.

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33.)  Google (ZeroChaos)

Several “Ads Rater” positions have been advertised for some time – in English and several other languages.  These positions are technically contracted through ZeroChaos and you will not be employed by Google.   Search “rater” or “ads rater” to locate current opportunities on the Google job page.

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34.)  Capital One

The credit card company recently rolled out an “Anytown” section on their job board, showing potential employees all of their work at home options.  State restrictions do apply though, as the company is primarily hiring in Florida, Virginia and Delaware.

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35.) Carlson Wagonlit

Travel agents who want to work from home will definitely want to check the Carlson Wagonlit board, as several opportunities are always available.  The company also offers telecommuting options for several additional professional positions at any given time.

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36.) Guthy Renker

The fulfillment specialist offers at home positions in North Carolina, Louisiana, and Vermont.  Flexibility in scheduling is necessary, as hours include nights and weekends.

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37.) United Heathcare

The managed care provider offers a multitude of telecommuting opportunities.   Medical coders, RNs, IT professionals and other health care specialists can find work from home positions with full benefits at UnitedHealth.

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38.) Nordstrom/HauteLook

The company has recently advertised positions in California, Pennsylvania, and Texas for Member Care Representatives.  These agents assist customers with sales and service questions from the comfort of their home office.

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39.) Colony Brands

Hiring in Iowa, Wisconsin, and Missouri, Colony offers work at home positions supporting products sold through its catalogs and websites.

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40.) Connections Academy

Certified teachers who want to move away from brick and mortar schools have several online options.  One is Connections Academy, which hires in most states.   The Academy hires for all traditional disciplines including math, English, Social Studies and science.

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41.)  Teleflora

This online flower retailer hires work at home agents, particularly during the busy times of the year.  Temporary positions generally pay a base plus bonus based on the items sold by the agent.

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42.)  Marriott

This leading hotel chain isn’t as aggressive as Hilton in offering work from home employment, but it has recently begun to home source some reservation positions.   Onsite training is generally required before agents are allowed to work at home.

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43.)  GE Finance

The financial arm of GE has recently been hiring part time agents to work from home.  Most positions are less than 30 hours per week though, so benefits are not offered.

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44.) Cox Communications

The large cable operator has been hiring agents in customer service positions, primarily in Arizona.  Full benefits are offered to Cox telecommuters.

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45.) Hayneedle

This company hires agents to work from home on the phone, chat, and e-mail response.  Seasonal positions can lead to part or full time employment.

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46.) McKesson

The health care services company hires home workers in a number of roles.  Positions for medical coders and registered nurses are often posted.  Full benefits offered to at home workers at McKesson.

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47.) Jet Blue

 The airline hires at home agents in Utah.  Onsite training is required before service representatives can work at home.

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Bonus Call Center Jobs

If you are desperate for a work from home job, check out these seven call center employers.  Generally, they are always looking for new talent, though they may not hire in every state.

1. ) Sykes Home, (Alpine Access) –  One of the innovators in the at-home workspace was Alpine Access, now known as Sykes.  The company hires in 40 states for a variety of clients.   Positions are also available in Canada.

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2.) Convergys –  This company provides customer management solutions for clients around the world, with an emphasis on telephone service and support.   Agents are hired in 35 states and several foreign countries.

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3.) Sutherland –  Similar to Convergys, Sutherland provides call center solutions for companies across the United States.  Tech support, customer service, and inside sales positions are generally posted.

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4.) Aspire Lifestyles –  This call center company focuses on higher end clientele, and each “concierge” is trained to build customer loyalty for the brand first and foremost.  Aspire hires in approximately 25 states currently.

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5.) LiveOps –  As an independent agent with LiveOps, you will be able to pick the exact times you want to work.   Workers are contracted (1099) with LiveOps, and a background check fee may apply for new agents.  Pay is generally on a per minute basis, with incentives paid for upsells.

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6.) Teleperformance – This outsourcing agent generally offers several different at home opportunities at any given time.  Customer service, tech support, and travel consultant positions are just a few of the options.

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7.)  Sitel –  Clients that work with Sitel include financial service companies, retail, telecommunications and hospitality.  The company offers paid training and benefits, 401(k), and the opportunity to work either full or part time.  Sitel currently hires in 31 states.

Company job page – Sample job from Sitel