As the pandemic continues, people are filing for unemployment at record numbers. This could be financially draining for most trying to make ends meet. Considering remote jobs during this pandemic can help the economy and get the virus to low numbers. Spurred by COVID-19, it seems even more employers want to recruit talent unrestricted by geographic distance.
What kind of jobs are there? Depending on your skill set there can be more or less options for you. The most available remote jobs are customer service representative. Working from home, assisting customers for various companies without being in the presence of anyone in the comfort of your home. This can go a long way right now during this lockdown and to prevent COVID-19 from spreading.
There has been an increase in work from home vacancies amid this lockdown. “Our data shows a continued increase in work-from-home vacancies,” says Andrew Hunter, co-founder of Adzuna. Companies that never recruited many (or any) virtual employees before are “embarking on a giant work-from-home experiment,” he adds. “The standard office-based job is increasingly a thing of the past.”
Over 30 million children are out from school, because of this online schools are booming. Outschool is hiring thousands of teachers right now. Remote meeting companies Zoom is another company booming during pandemic and they are hiring as well. Credit card companies always have work from home opportunities available as does Amazon.com
You’re a safe bet as a remote employee in the future. With over 6 million people in the U.S. filing for unemployment and being forced to be home to limit this virus, now is the best time to be proactive in your remote job search.
Here are the top companies posting the most remote work, according to FlexJobs:
11. Kelly Services
21. Red Hat
26. Soliant Health
28. Syneos Health