Global Companies That Will Hire You to Work at Home
These work-at-home positions are filled by people living both inside or outside the United States. Often these companies hire worldwide, but some are noted to hire in only Canada, Europe, or other specific countries like The pay scale on these global jobs varies
Job Type: Transcription
Independent contractor typists transcribe conference calls, meetings, and interviews for financial businesses on a part-time basis. Pay ranges from $0.005 to $0.0066 per word. Hires in U.S., U.K., and Canada. More Work-at-Home Transcription Jobs
Job Type: Sales, IT, Management, Corporate
A global provider of business processing (payroll, talent management, human resource management, benefits administration, and time and attendance to employers and automotive dealerships, ADP offers a significant number of home-based opportunities in many different fields. Look for jobs in its company database with “home office” in the location.
Job Type: Micro job, online task site, crowdsourcing
One of the original micro job sites, Amazon’s Mechanical Turk lists HITs (human intelligence tasks), which workers choose and complete for a set fee. Typically these online tasks pay only a few cents or dollars. Pays in US dollars, Indian rupees, or Amazon gift certificates.
Job Type: Education, tutoring
The company is seeking online tutors to teach math, science, and English to students worldwide. Teaching experience and a university degree required.
Job Type: Online teaching assistant
Online teaching assistants need a master’s degree or Ph.D. in a subject to answer questions from pupils and earn a percentage of the fee paid by the student. Payment is in Canadian dollars.
CCI Call Center International 500
Job Type: Call center
This work-at-home, global call center outsourcer hires independent contractors fluent in a variety of languages.
Class of 1
Job Type: Online tutoring
This global company based in India offers online tutoring, homework assistance, test prep, content development, and e-learning courses for college and K-12 students in the U.S., U.K., and Australia.
Job Type: Data entry, writing, translation
This worldwide crowdsourcing company hires independent contractors for data entry, as well as writing, translating, and researching. Pays on a per piece basis. Registration and an assessment are necessary before “click workers” can begin accepting tasks for payments.
Job Type: Clinic research
This biopharmaceutical contract research organization with research operations in more than 25 countries and more than 10,000 employees worldwide hire clinical research associates to work from home (with at least 65% travel expected) in specific locations in the U.S. Canada and Europe. Search for “home-based” in its jobs database.
Job Type: IT, Corporate
This computer manufacturer offers many work-at-home jobs. Use “remote” in the keyword search.
Job Type: Internet research, search evaluation
Google hires ads quality raters worldwide in home-based jobs through a temp agency. College degree required. But look out for Google work at home scams.
Job Type: Online faculty, instructional designers
The developer of online education at Walden University, Kendall College, NewSchool of Architecture & Design, College of Santa Fe, and Laureate Higher Education Group hires worldwide. Most jobs require at least a master’s. Choose “Virtual” as job location.
Job Type: Translation, Internet research
The company recruits home-based workers and university students from around the world as translators and interpreters. Also has English-only and bilingual jobs for Internet assessors, which are similar to Google’s ads quality rater jobs.
Job Type: Sales, IT, marketing
This customer relationship management (CRM) software firm specializing in social, mobile, and cloud technologies hires for work-at-home positions across several divisions. Remote opportunities are available in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and Europe.
The Smart Crowd
Job Type: Data Entry
Applicants sign up to take an evaluation for this data entry jobs company. Those who score high enough are put on a waiting list and contacted when work is available. Rates vary, usually around 40-55 cents per 1000 keystrokes. A minimum of $50 must be earned before payment is issued. Keyers input data that is encoded, so it appears nonsensical. Accepts applicants from the U.S. and outside the U.S.