These days, a lot of people have jobs where they can work from home. And a lot of other people wish they could work from home.
Not all work-from-home opportunities are what they seem. Listen to a recent Komando on Demand podcast on how to avoid work-at-home scams.
Yes, there are a lot of scams out there, but there are some real opportunities, too. There are now tens of thousands of companies that have employees who work from home at least part of the time, or every day.
But how do you find out which companies are the best for these kinds of job opportunities? We've got a list of the top work-from-home companies from this past year.
Who has the most work-from-home job openings?
FlexJobs is a search site for people looking for work-at-home jobs. And each year, they release a ranking of the top 100 companies with remote jobs. The criteria is basically who has the most job openings, and this latest list covers 2018.
You'll probably see quite a few names you recognize on the list, along with others you might not have ever heard of. You've got big names like Amazon, Williams-Sonoma and Dell. There are also large health insurers like Aetna and UnitedHealth Group that made this years rankings.
Here's a list of the top 20, but check out the other 80 at FlexJobs by clicking or tapping here.
- Working Solutions
- Kelly Services
- UnitedHealth Group
- LanguageLine Solutions
- BroadPath Healthcare Solutions
- Cactus Communications
For every real job, there's also a scam
Scammers will prey on just about anyone, and a big target is people who want to work from home. And these types of scams are unfortunately becoming more common.
One of the notable scams going around right now involves fake sites about work-from-home jobs at Amazon. And it starts with a phone call.
Click or tap here to learn more about this latest scam, so you won't be fooled. We've also got other tips so you won't become a victim of this type of scam.
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