You’ve probably heard the term Covid more than you would have liked over these past few months but we are going to use this term in a positive way when it comes to employment. Specifically, work from home jobs. Working from home is more popular than ever but some jobs may last only temporarily or just for a season. Covid proof is a phrase used in this post to mean long-term work at home jobs that will provide stability or even employment with benefits.
Jobs to avoid
When it comes to looking for jobs that are Covid proof, you will want to avoid jobs with the following terms or job descriptions:
- Contact Tracers
- Partial onsite
- Partial remote
- Covid Case Investigators
- As-needed basis
- From staffing companies, unless it is temp to hire
Jobs to look for and apply to
- That is in high demand (Customer Service, Retention, Billing, Sales, Writing, etc.)
- Fills a great need
- Always hiring
- Hires you as an employee
- Provides perks/benefits/cash/incentives for completing training and sticking with the company for 6 months or more.
- Career advancement
- In the healthcare field but not necessarily related to Covid
Here are a few companies hiring right now that you can apply to that may or may not require previous experience and skills. You can find more by visiting the Weekly job and Friday freebie pages of this blog. Be sure to subscribe to our new newsletter here for more work at home job leads.
Kelly Connect is a staffing company but it is an exception to the rule because they have an ongoing contract with Apple to fill work at home positions in their Chat and Tech Support department. These work at home jobs are long-term and comes with benefits and incentives for staying with the company. The pay starts at $14.75 per hour and comes with benefits for you to assist their customers with their accounts, to download and locate apps, resolve password/username issues, etc. You are required to have 6 months of customer service experience and can work the 2nd shift for at least 38 hours a week.
Nelnet is hiring agents to interact and respond with customers regarding their accounts, update information, etc. This is a full-time entry-level work from home job that starts in August with paid training and a full benefits package.
InfoCision is hiring virtual reps to join their team to work with a wide range of clients in the non-profit, skincare, or cable and internet provider industry. This is an entry-level job with weekly pay, benefits, and bonuses.
Direct Interactions is always hiring candidates to at least 30 hours a week remotely with their clients who need assistance in customer service. No telemarketing is involved. Requires excellent verbal skills and can use a computer quickly and accurately. Pays $13.50 per hour during training. After training, you will earn $15 per hour or more with weekly pay, weekly prize drawings/giveaways, and benefits.
Work from home in Tech Support, Customer Service, or Sales for this employer. Asurion now offers huge bonuses for home agents to stay with the company to assist customers with lost or damaged devices, resolve issues, etc. Not only will you have the potential to earn over $20 per hour but you will receive a $3,000 bonus for staying with the company for 90 days. Now hiring in several states.
Broadpath has several work at home job openings related to the healthcare industry for immediate and future needs. Please only select and apply to the job openings with the steady-state job type description for ongoing work. The jobs pay hourly with weekly pay, benefits, weekly pay, an employee referral program, free computer plus a $100 training completion bonus.
This company has multiple work at home job openings for remote workers in several states to provide excellent service to their client’s customers. Some jobs offer sign-on bonuses and commissions along with hourly pay, paid training, and benefits.
This company is always looking for freelance transcribers to work remotely. You may transcribe police investigations, meetings, conversations, etc. You can work as much or as little as you like and choose your own projects. Pays every Friday.
Work from home helping students to learn English choosing your own hours. This company guarantees your bookings and pays more than other ESL companies. You can earn up to $26 per hour as a virtual tutor. ESL certificates are available for just $20 with Magic Ears.
This company has multiple work at home job openings for those who receive SSI or SSDI in customer service, tech support, and many more. They provide and offer free job placement services with the Ticket to Work program that is available in several states.
This Company has work at home jobs for QVC, HSN, Zulily, Cornerstone, and GBS in the customer service department to assist customers with questions, build loyalty, etc. You are required to have strong PC skills, previous experience, and can sit for long periods of time. The pay rate varies per job but you can expect to earn over $11 per hour with pay increases every 3 months for the first year and 6 months thereafter automatically. They have both full and part-time openings.
This company is always hiring Virtual Receptionists to work from home to take messages, book appointments, collect payments, and other duties for businesses and professionals. Requires strong typing and multitasking skills. You will be required to work 5 hours a day but shifts can be broken up into 2 to 5-hour increments. They hire in the US and globally. Pays $15 per hour with paid training and benefits, weekly awards for more money plus employee referral bonus up to $400. Pays $16 per hour for bilingual agents who are fluent in English and Spanish.
The Sitel Group has work at home job openings in the US and Canada for Insurance agents, Customer Service, and Tech Support reps. Sitel offers their employees hourly pay with incentives, paid training, benefits for those who work full-time, employee discounts, and more.
As the name states, Sutherland Global also hires globally. They are always looking for remote workers to work in various departments including Customer Service and Tech Support. Employment comes with competitive pay, paid training, monthly rewards, and benefits. Some jobs will provide all your technical equipment.
Sykes has been employing remote workers for years to service customers in the United States and Canada. Most of the jobs are entry-level with 100% paid training with a starting pay of $13 per hour. You are also entitled to full benefits. Raises start to occur, 6 months after employment. They also provide tuition reimbursement.
This company has over 370 work at home job openings available in Sales, Finance, Customer Service, Banking, Transportation, Retail, Childcare, etc. Most jobs only require 6 months experience minimum and provide paid training, competitive wages, and full benefits.
Transcom also hires remote workers in the US & Canada to work in tech support or customer service full-time to support customers with their tablets, smartphone, and computers. The pay starts at $13.93 per hour with an extra $3 per hour in performance-based incentives each month. You will also receive benefits, a free computer, 401K, and many more perks.
This company hires remote workers from all over the world in Translation, Insurance, Customer Service, Tech Support, Product Support, Marketing, etc. Most jobs pay at least $15 per hour with performance bonuses, benefits, etc. In select locations, you will receive a free computer.
Although Uhaul hires during peak times, this company is still considered an employer that you can work for remotely during the long term. They frequently hire reps to assist customers with their call volume that need help renting their products or even with roadside assistance. They provide paid training with an hourly starting rate of $13 per hour with benefits, and merit increases based on performance. Now hiring.
This company is seeking people in the United States and Canada to work from home helping teach young students English. You can work your own hours and are not required to speak another language. You can earn anywhere from $14 to $22 per hour. No minimum hour requirement.
Wayfair is another employer that hires Virtual reps in the US, Ireland, Germany, and other countries to assist their customers with their online shopping purchases and other departments. This company will supply all your equipment, benefits, hourly pay, employee discounts, and even contests for additional earning opportunities.
This employer has work at home jobs in various categories for clients they work with to service their customers in the hospitality, educational, fitness, senior living care, and other departments. You can now earn up to $17 per hour including incentives with Working Solutions. Applicants are notified within 24 hours of completing their online assessments.