In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, many jobs that typically required going into an office transformed into work-from-home jobs — though eventually many companies called people back into physical offices. However, knowing how popular remote options are, some companies regularly hire for positions that are “work from anywhere,” giving their employees the perk of location independence — and this is now something that many workers want. According to a McKinsey American Opportunity Survey, 87% of respondents answered that, if given a chance to work from home, they would take it.
If you’re looking to make your work-from-home status permanent, consider applying to one of these companies that Flexjobs identified as having the most remote work-from-anywhere positions.
5CA was identified by Flexjobs as one of the companies that commonly hire for work-from-anywhere jobs in gaming and other digital services. 5CA is a customer support provider that provides support in “any language, any skill, anywhere,” and they depend on a global, work-from-home workforce to do so. Many of the company’s remote positions require you to be multilingual, but they also have other roles that do not require this, such as data engineer.
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Achieve Test Prep considers remote work a part of their company culture since it is geared toward college students. It offers tutoring and live online classes to help people get college credits through Credit-by-Examination. Achieve Test Prep’s 100% work-from-home positions range from sales representatives to content developers to instructors.
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Andela matches companies with vetted engineers to fill open roles. Its remote roles include positions in sales, marketing and recruiting. Perks for employees include flexible hours, an allowance for your laptop costs and remote set-up, and in some areas, even a utility allowance.
Argos Multilingual is a leading provider of language services, offering such services as translation, localization, creative services, and multilingual data solutions to a global clientele. They have 10 offices in 36 countries. Remote positions fall under the categories of: sales & marketing, supply chain management, quality management, product and project management, multimedia production, technology and more.
Automattic is the company behind the “codebases and processes” of many of your favorite digital platforms, such as WordPress, Tumblr, Longreads and more. The company is currently hiring for hundreds of work-from-home positions across more than 97 countries.
Cameo allows people to receive and send personalized videos from celebrities. The company allows employees to work from anywhere in the U.S., and gives employees monthly stipends for cell phone, WiFi and food delivery. Cameo is currently hiring for roles across a number of departments including analytics, product design and software engineering.
Canonical is the publisher of Ubuntu, the standard secure enterprise Linux for servers, desktops, cloud and developers. Its home-based roles span a number of categories including engineering, techops, finance, web design, and marketing.
Chainlink specializes in Smart Contracts, a form of digital agreement. The company is hiring for roles in product management, data analysis, security engineering, and more. Chainlink allows you to work from anywhere and create your own work schedule.
Deel, a platform for hiring, paying and managing contractors and employees, has more than 120 open positions that are fully remote. Open positions include onboarding manager, customer success associate and customer success manager, product analyst, backend engineer, director of engineering, and many more.
Elastic is a search solutions company that counts Netflix, Uber and Slack as its clients. Many of its roles offer flexibility around schedule and location, although some do require you to go into an office. Elastic currently has openings in16 countries (you can search by team, and/or by country) in field operations, engineering, marketing, finance, IT, operations, services, legal and human resources.
Emotive, a text messaging service provider built for e-commerce companies, has a number of remote-optional positions that come open. Areas of employment include customer success, customer support, engineering, marketing and product, though only engineering has open positions at this time. Employee perks include unlimited PTO and sick days and 401(k) matching.
Event technology platform Hopin has a fully remote, global team and offers many perks to employees, including unlimited vacation, flexible schedules and $1,000 for a home office setup, $1500 for learning and development, and a $100 monthly remote work stipend. Hopin is currently hiring for a growth marketer, senior sales engineer, engineering manager and more.
Ninety percent of employees at Kraken, a bitcoin exchange, work remotely to foster the company’s mission of accelerating crytocurrencies. The team is spread across 60 companies and values diversity and equity.
Kraken is currently hiring for a number of role types including account management, business operations, compliance, customer service, data, design, engineering, finance, legal, and marketing to name a few.
Language Bear provides content writing and adaptive translation services, and it is currently hiring for work-from-anywhere positions for content writers, proofreaders and editors, and translators. Most of the jobs require a specific language and context, such as: Chinese content writers, Estonian writers with iGaming experience, Croatian writers with food delivery experience and many more.
ModSquad provides moderation and customer engagement services to a growing roster of high-profile clients including the NFL, Warner Bros. and Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants. Most positions allow you to work from one of its offices or remotely. Openings in remote jobs include: community manager, content writer, gaming moderator, and sales, to name a few.
OpenClassrooms, which offers online training programs, is a remote-first company with flexible hours, giving employees the choice of working remote or in office. It also offers its employees a number of other perks, including unlimited days off, travel expenses, caregiver days off, and a computer to work from. The company is currently hiring across a number of teams including product manager, learner success coach, and B2B marketing manager.
Protocol Labs is an open-source R&D lab with a global, remote workforce. There is no central office and employees can work from anywhere in the world. Protocol Labs is currently hiring for engineering managers, product managers, software engineers, data engineers, and more.
A creator of content experiences for a variety of brands, marketers and agencies, Rock Content is a remote-first global company, with many remote jobs and some in-office positions. There are open positions in the categories of finance, marketing and growth, people and operations, product and engineering and sales.
Scopic is one of the largest virtual software development and marketing companies with a 100% remote workforce. Employee perks include flexible payment options, international travel opportunities, paid training and more. The company is hiring custom web developers, marketers and designers.
Study.com offers online study courses, test prep, college credit courses and resources for teachers and homeschooling parents. The site is currently hiring for flexible work-from-home contractor positions for writing, reviewing, editing and more. Some current job openings include: article reviewer, business copyeditor, content operations specialist and many more.
Toptal is a freelance talent company, and according to its site, it is the largest fully remote company globally with over 600 core team members in over 70 countries and represents “the top 3% of freelance talent in business, design, and technology.” Toptal has open positions in for developers, designers, finance experts, project managers, and product managers.
Trafilea is an e-commerce group for direct-to-consumer brands that has been remote since its inception. Perks include a training budget, paid vacation, performance bonuses, a technology stipend and health insurance subsidy. Its open roles include senior data analyst, growth marketer in acquisitions, accounting lead, operations project manager and many more.
If you’re multilingual and want to work remotely, you might consider applying for a job with Welocalize, a provider of professional translation and localization services. And even if you’re not, you may qualify for a job in its non-translation roles across four key areas: customer service, quality, global teamwork, and Innovation.
The Wikimedia Foundation is a global nonprofit whose mission is to bring free educational content to the world. The company is currently hiring for remote roles across a number of fields, including communications, legal, product, technology, talent and culture.
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Gabrielle Olya contributed to the reporting for this article.
Please note: the number of jobs and the specific positions available can change from month to month. All reporting is accurate as of Aug. 31, 2022.