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  1. But it’s not all sunshine and roses. Working from home means literally doing my work in my home. There’s no physical separation between my personal and professional life, no clearly set times when I’m “on” and “off” one or the other. I love being able to make my own schedule, but that flexibility is also my downfall. If I’m not strictly disciplined with my time, which is not exactly my strong suit, it’s too easy to blur the lines between work and home. I tend to work in spurts here and there throughout the day and evening, which makes it feel like I’m working all day, even though I only work part-time hours. And I worry that’s what my kids are seeing too. I’m home, but I’m not “there” a lot of the time. They see me working, but I’m on the computer, which doesn’t necessarily translate to “work” for them. They just know Mom isn’t able to give them her full attention. And God love ‘em, they’re not particularly helpful in that area either. When I get up extra early to get some hours in before they wake up, they always seem to get up early too. When I wait until they’re in bed to get some work hours in, they call me from their beds or suddenly want to have a deep, heart-to-heart discussion late into the night. I can go into my office, but you know how it is. When Mom’s in the house, Mom’s in the house. I frequently get around this issue by going to work in coffee shops, which is one of my favorite things to do anyway. But I can’t do that every day. And then there’s The House. Over the years, I’ve found that keeping young kids busy without resorting to too many screens usually involves some level of mess. Busy kids = happy kids = Mommy can work uninterrupted for a while, but it also means more cleanup time and energy for Mom (or more accurately, for the kids, but teaching them requires my time and energy too). I also have the never-ending piles of laundry, the shelves that always need dusting, the dishes that just keep on getting dirty, and so on. Of course, these are things all families deal with, but when you work at home, those things tug at you all day. I’m part of the mess and contributing to it, while at the same time being driven crazy by it. Since work and kids take priority, the house gets put on the back burner — and then sometimes it gets forgotten and boils over and sets off the fire alarm. *sigh* It’s not all bad, of course. I never have to miss anything my kids are a part of, and I do get to enjoy a lot of time with my little people. I have been forced to learn to compartmentalize my time and set clear boundaries, which is a good thing. I have had to learn not to feel guilty for working in front of my kids, though admittedly I still struggle with that sometimes. My husband more than pulls his own weight, so overall, the benefits outweigh the challenges. I wouldn’t trade my work-from-home life, and I’m incredibly grateful that I have that freedom. But I would caution others not to romanticize it too much. As a work-at-home mom, you get the best of all worlds, but also the worst.
  2. It’s 9:45 p.m. and my eyelids are starting to droop as I fix a typo in my first paragraph. My son calls from his bedroom, “Mom! I’m scared! Can you come lay with me?” I ask my husband to go in my place. I have a deadline first thing in the morning, and I have to get this done before my brain turns to mush. “But I want Mommy!” my son cries. “She’s busy working, sweetie,” my husband tells him. My heart lurches a bit. An image of my son sitting in a therapist’s office someday flashes before my eyes. “My mom was always ‘busy working,’” he says, rocking back and forth in the fetal position on the couch. Dramatic, I know. But the guilt that comes along with working from home is real, and was something I never really expected. From the time I was very young, I’d always dreamed of being a stay-at-home mom. I figured I’d work for a while, then get married, have kids, and make motherhood my full-time gig. I did work for a while, and then I got married, but when our first baby came along, we couldn’t really afford for me not to work at all. So I started a small editing business from home, which allowed me to bring in a little cash and keep up my professional skills. After a while, I wanted more regular work, so I started doing online tutoring. I set my hours around my husband’s schedule, and it all worked well. Fast-forward 15 years, and I’ve had at least seven work-from-home jobs, usually more than one at time. It’s been great for the most part. I do get the best of all worlds — getting to make my own schedule, being able to be with my kids during the day, keeping my foot in the door professionally, and contributing to the household income. I feel incredibly fortunate to have been able to find work I can do from home all these years.
  3. One of the coolest factors about working at home means that you have a wide variety of flex-friendly companies to choose from. But if you thought that your job search stopped within the U.S. borders, think again. There are many international companies that are hiring remote workers. Here are just five international companies for moms who want to work remotely—no borders required. This list of five top international companies was culled from the FlexJobs annual list of the 100 top companies with remote jobs. These businesses were among the 100 top-ranking companies that hired for the most remote worker jobs in 2016. Allergan Headquarters: Dublin, Ireland Based in the Emerald Isle, Allergan is a global pharmaceutical company that focuses on women’s health, urology, cystic fibrosis, and infectious disease. It is the third-largest genetics manufacturer in the United States. Current flexible jobs with Allergan: Sales Representative; Strategic Account Manager; Business Development Manager Worldpay Headquarters: London, United Kingdom Worldpay is a top global payment processor, processing 35.8 million transactions daily. The company is headquartered in London, but has a U.S. base in Atlanta, Georgia. The company employs over 4,500 people in 25 locations spanning 11 countries. Current flexible jobs with Worldpay: Content Marketing Manager; Regional Account Executive; Senior Manager, Compensation and Benefits BCD Travel Headquarters: Utrecht, Netherlands If traveling with your family is your thing, a remote job with BCD could be a great fit. The global travel management company offers services such as managed travel and business travel consulting. It also supports initiatives to make the workplace better, and boasts strong humanitarian efforts including the Haiti Project, which provides education to underprivileged children in Mirebalais, Haiti. Current flexible jobs with BCD Travel: Program Manager; Global Account Manager - Corporate Travel; Meeting Coordinator Cactus Communications Headquarters: Mumbai, India A leading communication solutions provider, Cactus Communications offers training, education, and transcription services, as well as English-language workshops, medical communications, and scientific and academic editing, among other translation services designed to “enable growth through effective communication.” Current flexible jobs with Cactus Communication: Japanese to English Translator; Medical Writer; Regulatory Specialist Appen Headquarteres: Chatswood, Australia Appen is a global speech and language technology services company. Appen also offers language resources, text, and search, and offers language capability in over 150 languages. Current flexible jobs with Appen: Social Media Evaluator; Pronunciation Specialist; Web Search Evaluator As you go about your remote job search, you can expand your search to include international companies to give you the most robust results—and find a work-at-home job that gives you flexibility, freedom, and the opportunity to be with your family, too.
  4. There are a variety of home-based opportunities that allow you to work from home full-time or part-time in a number of different industries. Some home-based businesses are run entirely from your house while others have a home office with service calls to customer’s location. One type of home-based business is franchise ownership. From tutoring services and child education programs to working in the pet industry, there are a number of home-based franchise opportunities to match a variety of skill sets and interests. What is a franchise and why consider a home-based franchise? At the most basic level, a franchise is a business that is owned and operated by an individual or franchisee. The business is overseen by a much larger company called the franchisor. When you become a franchisee, you buy the rights to use a proven business model backed by training and support tools. You are also buying the rights to a brand that in most cases is well known and established. Many stores and restaurants that you visit every day are franchises such as Subway, Ace Hardware, McDonalds and Pizza Hut. While these are some of the bigger franchises, there are a number of smaller franchises that will allow you to work from home. Besides the awesome flexibility working from home provides, most at-home franchises offer lower start-up costs and overhead due to all or part of the business being operated from your house. Home-based franchises are ideal for working moms who can set their own schedules and save on child care costs. There may also be tax savings available when you run your business out of your house, making a home-based business an economical choice for many of those who want to be their own boss. So, what are some franchises that are particularly well suited as a home-based business? Here are five for you to consider. Bloomin Blinds Bloomin Blinds is a family owned and operated blind repair and sales franchise that was started in 2001. As a nationally recognized brand, franchisees benefit from the company’s proven business model and are provided advanced training, powerful marketing tools, and ongoing support, all in a family-friendly atmosphere. With low start up costs and even a franchise fee discount for military veterans and public safety employees, Bloomin Blinds is an excellent opportunity for the work-at-home mom. Bricks 4 Kidz Bricks 4 Kidz is a children’s enrichment program franchise that provides kids with an environment where they can learn, build and play with LEGO bricks designed to teach the fundamentals of STEM education. This is achieved through a variety of programs including after-school enrichment classes, summer camps, birthday parties, and field trips. Ranked by Entrepreneur Magazine as the #1 Children’s Enrichment Program and #2 Best Personal Franchise, Bricks 4 Kidz is an excellent option for work-at-home moms. Franchise owners benefit from a proven business model that is truly a home-based business. Bricks 4 Kidz has a low start up cost with low overhead and is easy to operate. It also offers franchise owners an in-depth Franchise Program that includes start up support, comprehensive on-the-job training, use of proprietary marketing and operations systems, and ongoing support. Club Z! ClubZ! offers in-home and online tutoring services for students and business professionals including pre-k to College one-on-one tutoring, test preparation, and college admissions consulting. As a Club Z! franchise owner, your responsibility is to manage a staff of tutors and you can do this from the convenience of your home. ClubZ! franchise owners are provided pre-screened tutors in all subjects and grade levels, national advertising and marketing support, call center access to answer questions, training at the corporate office in addition to online training, and unlimited ongoing support. If you have strong management skills and want a true home-based business experience, then ClubZ! is a great option. Pet Wants Are you a passionate pet lover who holds pet food to the same standard as the food you eat? If yes, then Pet Wants is the perfect franchise option for you. Tapping into today’s huge demand for fresh, custom-made pet food, Pet Wants produces natural pet food enhanced with vitamins and minerals for a complete and balanced diet and delivers it directly to pet owners’ homes. Pet Wants franchise owners benefit from the company’s low cost of entry into the booming pet industry with no previous industry experience needed. The company offers multiple revenue streams and a delivery subscription program to help franchisees generate recurring revenue and maximize their earnings. To ensure long-term success, Pet Wants offers in-depth training on their proven marketing and operating systems as well as grassroots marketing and community education programs to franchise owners. TruBlue TruBlue offers Seniors who are wishing to remain in their homes, or “age in place”, the services they can no longer safely manage on their own including home maintenance, house cleaning, yard work and home modification support. TruBlue franchisees are provided an array of tools they need to organize and grow the business including lead generation and networking programs to connect with local partners, access to scheduling, accounting, and relationship management technology, and extensive training and ongoing support. There are thousands of senior care businesses that take care of the person but no one is taking care of the house. If you want to tap into a market with little competition, then joining the TruBlue team is a great opportunity.
  5. When Kristen decided to leave a lucrative career she loved to become a full-time mom, it wasn’t the easy transition that she had thought it would be. Kristen wanted so badly to be home with her infant son, and felt lucky that she could make that decision, but she quickly realized that she was missing some of the passion and fulfillment that her career had provided. This new phase in her life opened her up to find new passion and purpose at Peach, a growing fashion company that gives women the platform to build 100% flexible businesses on their own schedule and terms. We sat down with Kristen, Stylist & Executive Director at Peach, to learn about her journey. From working in the financial industry to becoming a full-time mom and Peach entrepreneur, we hope her story will inspire you. Tell us about your transition from full-time career to full-time mom: I worked in technology sales & finance for 10 years. This was a really fun and lucrative career for me, and so after my first child, I knew I was going to go back. However, I didn’t realize how hard that would be. I was getting up, feeding the baby, getting dressed, taking him to daycare, and then commuting more than an hour to work. As a result, I couldn’t focus or feel happy at my job anymore. When I was there, all I wanted to do was get home to the baby, and it felt like having two full-time jobs—my career and then this brand new job as a mom. I needed to step back and re-evaluate my position, and so that’s when I decided to leave my work and become a full-time mom. How did you find out about Peach? I was actually looking for new clothes. My wardrobe was full of fancy work attire that I no longer was wearing, and I needed clothes that I could be a “mom” in. Clothes that could be tugged on or drooled in if needed, but I could still look stylish and put together. So I essentially went on Google to search for activewear and athleisure, and that’s how I found Peach. I was immediately drawn in by how beautiful the clothes were, and once I saw that Peach offered a flexible business opportunity, I knew I needed to learn more. About a week later, I signed up to become a Peach stylist and received my first starter kit full of awesome clothes to wear and share. What made Peach the right work-at-home opportunity for you? Being at Peach quickly felt like I was back at my corporate job, but I had the freedom to do it on my own terms. I could stay at home with my son, and work a job I love with a community of women that I really connected to. And, I felt like I had a real seat at the table at Peach. A huge turning point for me was going to Peach’s Leadership Summit and getting to meet the CEO, COO, and our whole community of stylists. It really made me realize that I matter at this company, and that I’m not just a cog in the wheel. So I keep telling people, if you are slightly interested in this company, get involved now, because this is the ground floor. How has Peach impacted you as a woman and mom? Becoming a Peach stylist has raised my confidence so much. As a new mom, my life took a 180, and I was feeling lost after leaving my full-time job. Peach has given me the confidence to put myself out there in the real world again, and I’ve learned that when I’m passionate about something, nothing will stop me from getting it done. I look forward to doing this every day, and on days when I’m tired, I feel motivated to keep going. I tell myself, Kristen, you got this amazing business to work, so suck it up buttercup! What excites you for this year? Recently, my sister joined my team as a Peach stylist, and I’m so excited to be able to work alongside her building this brand. We’ve always wanted to work together and I never thought it would be possible until now. Beyond that, I’m excited for all our upcoming collections, the community we’re building with fitness and fashion ambassadors around the country, and for my personal growth. I’m excited to watch my paychecks go up, to grow my team, and to keep having fun doing this. What advice would you give to other work-at-home moms? I would tell them to take it one day at a time. Do what you can when you can do it, because otherwise, you’ll just get overwhelmed. Pick something one day you want to accomplish, and just do it, start to finish, with a positive attitude.
  6. Check out these 10 remote jobs for stay-at-home moms and dads looking for a more flexible job, along with the median annual salary from PayScale: Ambassador or Advocate Median Pay: $34,744 Parents are great advocates in many ways. They advocate for their family’s health and well-being, for their children’s education, and for themselves at work and on the home front. Working as an ambassador or advocate for a product or service that you feel passionately about could be a breeze and bring in a paycheck to boot! Data Entry Specialist Median Pay: $33,139 Data entry positions can be highly flexible roles that allow you to manage your daily routine with your children by working while they sleep or are at school. A data entry position requires strong keyboarding skills and sharp attention to detail, which are skills that many parents already have. Health Coach Median Pay: $45,324 Many stay-at-home moms work diligently on their own fitness to stay in shape. Why not use those skills and share them with others? Remote roles in fitness and mental health can be an ideal way to help others live a healthier lifestyle while keeping your own health journey on track. Marketing Specialist Median Pay: $53,000 Marketing positions can take many forms, including marketing coordinator, SEO specialist, content strategist, among others. In marketing, you’ll work to promote a product or service through branding and outreach. Nutrition Specialist Median Pay: $40,307 Moms often are ensuring their family members are eating healthy and steering clear of too much sugar and preservatives. You’ve likely studied grocery store layouts for the healthiest options and read multiple box labels. Use this knowledge to venture into the remote workforce. Online Teacher or Tutor Median Pay: $45,150 As a parent, you’ve likely taught your child to read, tutored them through math assignments, and taught them all of their life skills. Education is most likely part of your daily routine, so why not convert those skills to earn an income? Proofreader Median Pay: $43,242 Proofreaders typically are highly detail-oriented and can find even the smallest of errors. As a remote proofreader, you’ll ensure consistency, check formatting, confirm facts, check grammar, and more. Social Media Specialist Median Pay: $41,326 Many moms are social media savvy individuals already, posting about their children’s achievements. In a social media career, you could work as a social media evaluator, possibly checking ads and content for relevancy. Or, you could create content for a company’s social media sites. Travel Consultant Median Pay: $37,000 Telecommuting travel positions are plentiful. In this industry, you’ll manage travel arrangements for various clients, such as a cruise line, airline, resort, or excursion bookings. Many positions offer the benefit of travel credits that could also allow you and your family to travel. What an excellent perk! Writer or Blogger Median Pay: $41,000 Many publications and online resources are interested in parenting topics. Use your experience in parenthood as the impetus to get paid to write. Contribute to a parent-focused website, social media reports, or other publication. Or, use your financial management expertise or career focus as your basis for contributing. Use your storytelling skills to cash in!
  7. 02 Prioritize Your Needs You've probably figured out by now that no work/home situation is perfect. To get as close as possible to your own ideal, you and your family must set priorities. For potential work-at-home moms, it is a good idea to break down the reasons into two groups: reasons to work and reasons to work from home. Here is what your lists might look like: Reasons to Work: Financial need/security Career advancement Save for retirement/college Personal fulfillment Pay down debt Reasons to Work From Home: Spend more time with kids Eliminate commute Save money on childcare Leave unpleasant work environment Reduce stress Once you have your lists, you'll want to rank the items. Then, as you look at job possibilities, think about how they fit with these priorities. 03 Plan the Practical Aspects Most work-at-home moms don't start out with a full-time telecommuting position right away. The work-at-home lifestyle is usually something you build over time. In fact, you may need to build up your savings first. Plan to start small. If you're moving from the office to telecommuting, try a couple days a week at first to see how it works for you and your employer. If you're building a business, that also takes time. Here are a few things to take into consideration: Child Care - Figure out how much and what kind of childcare you'll need. Ground Rules - Adjusting to working from home can be a difficult transition for you and your family. Clear rules and expectations can ease the way. Home Office - You'll need to find a place of your own within your house where you can set up a home office and work with minimal distractions. Organization - You'll need to have systems in place for organizing your home life and your work life to make things go as smoothly as possible. Building a Nest Egg - Starting small can mean a reduction in income in the short term, so you must plan for this. 04 Find a Work-at-Home Job If, after mulling your options, you've decided to start looking for a work-at-home job, here are some useful links for work-at-home moms: Companies Hiring for Work-at-Home Jobs - An alphabetical directory lists companies hiring people to work from home in fields ranging from customer service and data entry to PR and travel. Top Telecommuting Companies - If you prefer to work for a major company, one of these firms may be the place for you. List of Work-at-Home Call Center Jobs - These companies hire home-based call center agents. Be sure to determine if a work-at-home job is legit before applying. Many work-at-home job postings are scams. Luckily, there are a number of sites dedicated to helping moms look for remote jobs or other types of flexible work.
  8. If you're considering trying to join the ranks of successful work-at-home moms who make money while staying home, you probably have some questions. You might be wondering where to find work-at-home jobs that pay well and how to avoid work-at-home scams. You may even be wondering if you would like being a work-at-home mom. The first step to joining the ranks of successful work-at-home moms is not finding a job or starting a business. It is taking a long, hard look at yourself, your family, and your resume, and deciding whether being a work-at-home mom is what you want. You'll need to take into consideration whether you have the personality traits to work from home, what you will gain from it, and what you might have to give up. Below are four steps to help you get started on your journey to becoming a successful work-at-home mom. 01 What's the Right Career Path for You? There are many careers paths for work-at-home moms. These include: Telecommute the job you already have Become a consultant or freelancer Start your own business Find a new telecommuting job in your field of expertise Dive into something entirely different Whether you're in the workplace now or you're already a stay-at-home mom, the best place to start is with your own resume. If you are currently employed, can you negotiate a flexible work schedule that includes working from home? If you've already left the workforce, look back at your last job. Network with your former co-workers. They may know of openings or freelance work that could be done from home. Search national job listings for that type of work with "telecommute," "remote," or "work at home" as additional keywords. If your skill set or current career is not a good match for working at home, consider breaking out into a new field. Online learning is one approach. Starting a home business is another. If you do opt for a new career, keep in mind that you may need to hone your skills in a traditional workplace before becoming a home-based worker.
  9. SmartBooks Jobs with Remote, Part-Time or Freelance Work SmartBooks is a privately held accounting services company that offers industry-specific accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, and finance-related outsourcing solutions that help clients clarify their financial information and reach informed business decisions. Founded in 2009, SmartBooks specializes in providing small and midsized businesses with “Fortune 500-level solutions at the cost of a part-time employee.” SmartBooks offers tailored solutions to companies in the information technology, software, Software-as-a-Service, ecommerce, and life sciences sectors, as well as funded startup businesses and U.S. subsidiaries of international enterprises. Headquartered in Acton, Massachusetts, SmartBooks maintains additional offices in Boston, Massachusetts. The company operates according to the core values of accountability, delivering scalable solutions, going the extra mile, and “enjoying the ride.” In 2018, it was named "Best Bookkeepers in Boston" by Expertise.com, selected from over 150 of the area's top accounting firms. As an employer, SmartBooks is a growing organization that is always looking for qualified candidates who share its values to join its team. Following its “work hard, play hard” philosophy, SmartBooks offers qualifying team members a competitive perks and benefits package that includes remote work options, paid time off, home-office stipends, health insurance with dental and vision coverage, a 401(k) plan, professional development reimbursement, social events and charity initiatives, and more. In the past, SmartBooks has hired for full-time and part-time, telecommuting jobs. Magellan Health Jobs with Remote, Part-Time or Freelance Work A leading healthcare management company, Magellan Health offers services in managed care, behavioral healthcare, imaging management, Medicaid health services, and pharmacy management. Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, the company works with health plans, employers, government agencies, consumers, service providers, and fellow employees to service over 50 million members. Magellan Health covers one out of 10 Americans and is considered a pioneer in specialty prescriptions, having developed the first Medicaid specialty plan for those living with a serious mental illness. Magellan Health strives to offer affordable healthcare solutions that allow patients to lead happier and healthier lives. The company is a member of Hero Health Hire, a healthcare company coalition dedicated to training and employing military spouses and wounded warriors. Valuing quality, integrity, and clinical excellence, Magellan Health is a Fortune 500 company that distinguishes itself with "the Magellan difference," supported by four pillars: clinical excellence, agile and human-focused technology, inspired insights, and personalized health. Magellan Health employs nearly 6,000 professionals in areas such as medical & health, business development, project management, consulting, and marketing. Over 40% of the company's staff is comprised of clinicians, and this employer is always seeking talented and passionate professionals to join its growing team, offering benefits packages that promote a healthy work-life balance where eligible. In the past, Magellan Health has offered part-time, alternative schedule, and remote jobs, including full-time, work-from-home jobs for U.S. applicants and work-from-anywhere jobs for global applicants https://www.flexjobs.com/
  10. Rosetta Stone Jobs with Remote, Part-Time or Freelance Work Rosetta Stone is a leader in the technology-based language-learning software industry. Since 2002, the company has provided individuals who want to learn a second language an easy and effective way of doing so. Rosetta Stone set the standards for using natural methods of teaching a second language that is similar to the way most people learn their first language as a child. Millions of learners, schools, government organizations, and businesses from over 150 countries around the world use Rosetta Stone, which covers 31 different languages. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the company has additional offices in San Francisco, California; Seattle, Washington; Boulder, Colorado; and Austin, Texas, as well as a network of international office locations around the globe. Rosetta Stone is continually looking for qualified individuals who are passionate about their work and about helping people change their lives with literacy and language education. Rosetta Stone frequently hires for its sales, HR & recruiting, computer & IT, customer service, legal, accounting & finance, operations, marketing, and bilingual departments. The company offers its eligible staff a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid time off, medical coverage, an extensive wellness program, tuition reimbursement, commuter benefits, paid parental leave, and unlimited vacation for salaried employees. In the past, Rosetta Stone has hired for part-time, temporary, and telecommuting jobs. Achieve Test Prep Jobs with Remote, Part-Time or Freelance Work Achieve Test Prep is an academic support organization that provides test preparation and college-education consulting services to adults and parents of college-bound children. Achieve Test Prep offers a unique Credit-by-Examination Bridge that enables students to receive maximum credit for past courses, as well as test out of most of the remaining general education courses. Headquartered Wayne, New Jersey, Achieve Test Prep maintains nearly 70 campuses in major cities throughout the U.S. The company operates with the motto, “Less time. Less money. Same degree.” Students of Achieve Test Prep can take test-preparation courses and standardized tests, receiving full college credit before taking test-out exams, clinical assessments, and state exams. Courses offered are taught in classes that are delivered on-site or online by real teachers. Dedicated to being an advocate for students, the company strives to provide the most efficient journey and personal support in obtaining their desired degree. An award-winning organization, Achieve Test Prep has been named to FlexJobs' list of the "Top 100 Companies with Remote Jobs." With "100% work-from-home careers available" and opportunities for on-the-job training, flexible jobs offered by Achieve Test Prep in the past have included full-time and part-time, freelance and telecommuting jobs in education & training. Full-time associates are offered paid time off, holidays off, and defined-contribution health benefits. The company maintains a cooperative working environment and cites remote work as an important part of its culture, which parallels the opportunities it aims to extend to college students. https://www.flexjobs.com/
  11. Lionbridge Jobs with Remote, Part-Time or Freelance Work Founded in 1996, Lionbridge is passionate about spreading messages worldwide with energy, fidelity, and humanity. A world leader in language translation and localization services, Lionbridge also offers content and testing, global marketing, machine intelligence, multilingual websites, and engineering services. The company is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, with operations throughout the U.S. and internationally. A people-focused business that believes communication, at its core, is always human, Lionbridge comprises a thoughtfully curated community of more than 500,000 experts who care as deeply about the nuances of language as clients do about their business. As such, the company adds understanding to customer data, as well as variations to machine translation. Technology products provided by Lionbridge include Freeway, GeoFluent, onDemand, Translation Workspace, and Connectors. These products are used to increase the ease and speed of content flow on CRM platforms; to activate, collaborate, and translate projects; to support multilingual customer care; and more. Lionbridge prides itself on its incredible team and believes its network of 6,000 experts and visionaries define its business. Team members work from home or from one of the company's 47 offices spanning 26 countries, united in their mission to "bring meaning to brands around the world." An equal-opportunity employer, Lionbridge supports diverse hiring efforts and is "committed to a barrier-free employment process," providing reasonable accommodations for all applicants, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. In the past, Lionbridge has offered full-time and part-time, telecommuting jobs through its Global Crowdsourcing Community, a program designed to provide work-at-home opportunities for professionals and university students around the world. IQVIA Jobs with Remote, Part-Time or Freelance Work IQVIA is a publicly traded healthcare intelligence company founded in 2016 upon the merger of two market leaders: Quintiles and IMS Health. With dual headquarters in Durham, North Carolina, and Danbury, Connecticut, IQVIA provides the integrated technology and service solutions companies need to drive new insights and approaches. Using the power of technology, IQVIA helps healthcare companies accelerate clinical results, maximize commercial performance, and achieve better patient outcomes. IQVIA distinguishes itself from its competitors with its unique combination of technology expertise and operational capabilities, known as the IQVIA CORE, which it defines as “domain expertise,” “advanced analytics,” “unparalleled data,” and “transformative technology.” Solutions offered by IQVIA fall into the categories of research and development, commercialization, real-world value and outcomes, and technologies. With locations around the world in North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, IQVIA employs more than 50,000 professionals who are committed to helping clients improve their scientific, commercial, and clinical results. As an employer, IQVIA seeks driven and insightful candidates who want to help advance patient healthcare to join its team. In the past, IQVIA has posted full-time, alternative schedule, part-time, telecommuting, and freelance job opportunities in a range of professional fields, such as medical & health, sales, research, consulting, computer & IT, project management, business development, HR & recruiting, education & training, accounting & finance, and data entry. Strayer University Jobs with Remote, Part-Time or Freelance Work Founded in 1892 and headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, outside of Washington, DC, Strayer University is a private educational facility with more than 60,000 students enrolled. Strayer University specializes in higher education for working adults seeking career advancement, and the average student age is 34. Strayer University's mission statement is to change the lives of its students by providing them with a valuable education marked by exceptional service and a personal commitment to their success from day one of enrollment. With approximately 90 campuses in the eastern half of the United States, Strayer University provides degrees and certificate programs in accounting, business, criminal justice, economics, management, public administration, health services, and education. As a result of its unique student population, Strayer provides a wide variety of flexible and virtual classes and an even wider variety of payment options than most traditional universities. Strayer University is innovative, student-oriented, and respects a good work-life balance. In the past, it has offered part-time, temporary, freelance, and 100% remote jobs, including full-time and part-time, telecommuting jobs for U.S. applicants across the country. The school offers a variety of benefits for eligible faculty and staff, including major medical coverage, domestic partner benefits, parental leave, and tuition discounts for employees and their immediate family members. https://www.flexjobs.com/
  12. Connections Education Jobs with Remote, Part-Time or Freelance Work Pearson's Online & Blended Learning K-12 group, formerly Connections Education, is a leading provider of accountable, high-quality virtual education solutions for K-12 students, schools, and school districts worldwide. Headquartered near Baltimore in Columbia, Maryland, Pearson Online & Blended Learning K-12 manages several digital learning and online school programs that offer trusted and reliable virtual educational services for students wanting to develop both personal and academic success in the United States and abroad. For families, students, and schools, Pearson Online & Blended Learning K-12 offers Connections Academy, International Connections Academy, and Pearson Connexus, online and blending learning platforms that support more than 60,000 students in both private and public schools. Over the years, the company has been widely recognized for its outstanding teachers, leadership team, challenging curriculum, and innovative workplace. Named one of the “Best Places to Work” by Baltimore magazine, Pearson Online & Blended Learning K-12 has also been distinguished multiple times as a "Top Workplace" by The Baltimore Sun. As an employer, Pearson Online & Blended Learning K-12 offers a pleasant work environment, career-advancement opportunities, excellent compensation, benefits packages when eligible, and family-friendly policies, such as flexible schedules. In the past, Pearson Online & Blended Learning has offered part-time, remote, temporary, freelance, and flexible schedule jobs in education & training, including full-time, remote jobs available anywhere in the U.S. Aviacode Incorporated Jobs with Remote, Part-Time or Freelance Work Aviacode is a nationwide provider of medical coding and audit services for healthcare facilities, physician groups, payers, and surgical centers. Since 1999, the company has continually developed its technology and its people to deliver high-quality services with minimized errors, improved workflows, and faster billing capabilities. Aviacode is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. Its distributed team of more than 500 certified medical coders serves over 8,800 physicians across more than 60 care specialties. Aviacode offers cloud-based medical coding solutions to help healthcare teams focus their attention on their patients and practices while positively impacting their bottom line. Its services include medical coding, coding compliance and audit services, clinical documentation improvement (CDI) training and services, and coding denial management. Aviacode has been recognized in leading industry surveys as one of the top medical-coding organizations in the U.S. By leveraging a remote, work-from-home employment model, Aviacode aims to bring together the industry’s most talented people from across the U.S. The company offers an innovative work culture with a performance-driven team that is engaged, motivated, and creative. Flexible medical & health jobs and administrative jobs have been available at Aviacode in the past, with telecommuting options for long-term and short-term positions. Aviacode jobs have also been posted for part-time, full-time, and alternative schedules. Gun.io Jobs with Remote, Part-Time or Freelance Work Gun.io was founded in 2011 by free and open-source software developers dedicated to creating an online community through which employers can meet and hire professionals in the mobile and web industries. The Gun.io platform has a 91% placement rate, the highest in the freelance industry, and all developers contribute regularly to its free, open-source software community. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, the company's services are also "made with love" in Boston, Massachusetts; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Berkeley, California. Gun.io clients have been successfully matched with a number of well-known companies, such as Cisco, Tesla, NBCUniversal, Lonely Planet, Zeumo, Amazon, Wikipedia, Zappos, and Startup Bootcamp, among others. Since its launch, the company has orchestrated more than 950 successfully completed projects, which have paid over $16 million to more than 25,000 developers. Gun.io insists that its platform is built solely on human collaboration, as opposed to "algorithms, portals, and magic formulas." Clients consult the company about their concerns, needs, and ideal scenarios, and Gun.io synthesizes their wish lists and taps into its network to find the perfect combination of skills and strengths that address the clients wishes. The company then establishes private collaboration channels to plan, execute, and iterate those needs. As an employer, Gun.io believes traditional workweeks might fit industries like manufacturing, but "doesn't compute for knowledge work," recognizing that "the best solutions-focused problem-solving" is usually conducted outside of the office. The company believes in freedom and work flexibility, enabling freelancers to master their craft on their own time. Flexible Gun.io jobs are available to worldwide candidates and the company has previously offered full-time, part-time, and short-term, telecommuting jobs. https://www.flexjobs.com/
  13. Cozymeal Jobs with Remote, Part-Time or Freelance Work Founded in 2014, Cozymeal is an Internet company offering an online marketplace through which users can find cooking classes, catering services, team-building activities, and connect with local professional caterers and chefs. In addition to consumers, Cozymeal is used by small and large companies for their culinary needs, including celebrations, company events, and meal deliveries. The company's chefs are distinguished as some of the best local culinary professionals and host experiences either at the client's residence or office, as well as in cafés, art galleries, private residences, and event spaces. Cozymeal has been profiled by more than 50 well-known media outlets, such as the Chicago Business Journal, ABC News, Condé Nast's Traveler magazine, Yahoo! Travel, Martha Stewart Weddings magazine, Elite Daily, and more. Headquartered in San Francisco, California, Cozymeal has more than a dozen regional offices across the United States, including locations in major cities, such as Chicago, Illinois; Atlanta, Georgia; Miami, Florida; Austin, Texas; Denver, Colorado; New York, New York; Boston, Massachusetts; Las Vegas, Nevada; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Washington, DC. As an employer, Cozymeal offers a great working environment comprised of professionals from diverse backgrounds. Flexible jobs offered by Cozymeal have included part-time, freelance, and telecommuting jobs throughout the country. As indicated by prior openings, many of the company's remote, telecommuting jobs are available to applicants nationwide, while other part-time and freelance positions are typically offered in one of its regional locations as needed. In the event of occasional travel, Cozymeal covers 100% of travel expenses, including payment for travel time Walden University Jobs with Remote, Part-Time or Freelance Work Walden University is an accredited online university established in 1970 by teachers Bernie and Rita Turner. Following a student-centered philosophy, Walden University focuses on meeting the unique needs of working adults pursuing advanced degrees. More than 80% of the university's students are enrolled in programs at the master’s and doctoral degree levels. Walden University offers programs in counseling, psychology, social work and human services, public administration, technology, education, management, public health, nursing, and public policy. More than 52,600 students are enrolled in Walden University from all 50 states and over 150 countries. In 1990, the school was accredited through the Higher Learning Commission, a regional association recognized by both the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Over the years, Walden University has also acquired several specialized accreditations and is a member of the Laureate International Universities network, whose 200-some university programs span 25 countries. In 2016, Walden University was ranked 19th on Washington Monthly magazine’s list of the “Top 100 Best Colleges for Adult Learners” and number one out of 377 accredited U.S. educational institutions for awarding doctorates to African Americans. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Walden University has hired for a wide variety of full-time and part-time, remote jobs in education & training in the past, including positions for both faculty and academic administrators. UnitedHealth Group Jobs with Remote, Part-Time or Freelance Work UnitedHealth Group is a diversified healthcare company comprised of two businesses: United Healthcare, a provider of benefits and insurance coverage; and Optum, a leading provider of technology and information-enabled health services. A leader in improving the health system and helping consumers lead healthier lives, UnitedHealth Group provides benefits services and healthcare coverage to clients and consumers worldwide. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, UnitedHealth Group serves clients in all 50 states and in 125 countries around the world. Dedicated to advancing the healthcare industry, the company invests nearly $3 billion each year in technology and innovation, annually processing more than 600 billion digital transactions. UnitedHealth Group has been named to Diversity MBA magazine's list of the "Best Places for Women and Diverse Managers to Work," as well as lists of the "Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers" and Fortune magazine's “World’s Most Admired Companies.” The company is comprised of a team of more than 240,000 professionals, including 18,000 nurses and physicians who are dedicated to helping people lead healthier lives. As an employer, UnitedHealth Group offers the resources, “can-do culture,” and global reach of a large corporation with a small company environment in which associates are encouraged and empowered to do their best. The company is guided by a set of fundamental principles, including performance, integrity, relationships, compassion, and innovation. UnitedHealth Group offers a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees and has offered part-time, temporary, flexible schedule, and remote jobs in medical & health in the past. https://www.flexjobs.com/
  14. VocoVision Jobs with Remote, Part-Time or Freelance Work VocoVision is an innovative children’s therapy telepractice program. The company provides cutting-edge speech therapy services using video conferencing, interactive sessions, and games from expert sign-language interpreters, speech-language pathologists, school psychologists, and occupational therapists. VocoVision's additional teleservice specialties include social work, foreign language-matching services, sign-language interpretation, psychology, and teaching the visually impaired, deaf, and hard-of-hearing. Through telepractice, a model of service approved by the American Speech-Languages-Hearing Association, the mission of VocoVision is to provide essential speech therapy services to children who may not otherwise have access to these services. VocoVision believes all of the modern, technological advances available are made better by the people behind the technology, and as an employer, the company works to expand its search for speech therapy providers throughout the country to find the best-possible individuals for each open position. VocoVision looks for applicants who are comfortable with technology and demonstrate excellent communication skills. Most positions require advanced education and professional certifications, and associates are given access to a discussion board to share their concerns and to brainstorm ideas. Additionally, a virtual toolbox is available, which provides team members with lessons, activities, and games to help in their practice. In addition to freelance jobs, VocoVision regularly offers 100% remote jobs with full-time, part-time, and flexible schedules. In the past, the company has posted opportunities in fields such as human services, medical & health, and youth & children. Rasmussen College Jobs with Remote, Part-Time or Freelance Work Rasmussen College is a for-profit, private institution of higher learning offering associate’s and bachelor’s degrees from campuses across Minnesota and in several other states. Based in Bloomington, Minnesota, Rasmussen College has offered full-time and part-time, remote jobs and short-term, temporary jobs in education & training in the past. Walter Rasmussen founded Rasmussen College in 1900 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Originally called the Rasmussen Practical School of Business, the school’s initial mission was to prepare accounting and secretarial students for business careers. Today, Rasmussen College offers classes across a range of subject areas both online and at one of its 23 campuses across Minnesota, Florida, Wisconsin, Nebraska, North Dakota, Illinois, and Kansas. With a total enrollment of more than 13,600 students, Rasmussen College has more than 70 academic and professional programs in areas such as business, technology, nursing, health sciences, design, and education. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Rasmussen College offers a myriad of web-based learning opportunities and professional certificates and diplomas across a range of industries. Seeking to embody “an entrepreneurial spirit of passion and innovation,” Rasmussen College works to impact lives outside of the classroom through its corporate social responsibility programs, and by partnering with organizations in its campus communities. Profit Factory Jobs with Remote, Part-Time or Freelance Work The Profit Factory is a Canadian company headquartered in St. Albert, Alberta. Established by award-winning entrepreneur Tim Francis, the Profit Factory helps business owners grow their businesses while reducing headaches typically associated with running an organization. The company provides educational and consulting services to entrepreneurs and owners of companies of all sizes to help them streamline their process, projects, and people. Services offered by the Profit Factory include the Builder's Club, 80/20 Retreat, private consulting, speaking engagements, and personal interviews with Mr. Francis. The company also offers coaching, online courses, KOLBE assessments, and other online products. Some of the Profit Factory's clients include Facebook marketing agencies, clinical psychologists, event planners, healthy food distributors, lawyers, insurance agents, real estate investors, Amazon ecommerce vendors, and Internet marketing companies. As an employer, the Profit Factory offers its team full training and support, and advocates for flexible work environments because "by being flexible on working conditions, specifically flexible hours and work from home," recruiters can "attract higher caliber applicants." The company is interested in employment candidates who enjoy working from checklists and learning new things. In the past, the Profit Factory has offered full-time and part-time, telecommuting jobs that can be done remotely from any location in the U.S. or Canada. https://www.flexjobs.com/
  15. Robert Half International Jobs with Remote, Part-Time or Freelance Work Founded in 1948, Robert Half International is the preeminent global professional staffing and consulting firm. Distinguished as the “world's first and largest specialized financial recruitment service,” Robert Half is an S&P 500 company cited on the Forbes Global 2000 list of the world's largest public companies. Headquartered in Menlo Park, California, Robert Half is the parent company of Protiviti, an independent firm providing auditing and business and technology consulting services. Furthermore, Robert Half International is comprised of eight divisions: Robert Half Executive Search, Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting, Robert Half Legal, Robert Half Technology, OfficeTeam, The Creative Group, and Robert Half Management Resources. The company owns and manages staffing and consulting operations in over 400 global locations and has been named one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” by Fortune magazine. As an employer, Robert Half has been distinguished by the Human Rights Campaign as one of the "Best Places to Work," named one of the "50 Happiest Companies in America" by CareerBliss, and recognized among FlexJobs' "100 Top Companies with Remote Jobs." The company offers eligible team members a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid time off, medical coverage, and the opportunity to participate in its corporate citizenship program, which enables them to contribute to local and global charities. With career opportunities in wide-ranging fields, such as HR & recruiting, accounting & finance, computer & IT, administrative, and legal, Robert Half International has hired for part-time, freelance, temporary, and remote jobs in the past. FlexProfessionals Jobs with Remote, Part-Time or Freelance Work FlexProfessionals is a privately held staffing and recruiting firm that specializes in flexible work arrangements for seasoned professionals. With a network of highly educated and experienced candidates looking for project-based or part-time work, FlexProfessionals helps businesses find qualified talent at a fraction of traditional employee costs. The company works with employers seeking candidates in broad fields, including finance, accounting, project management, technical and proposal writing, sales, marketing, administration, office management, PR, investor relations, HR, web development, and graphic design. Founded in 2009, FlexProfessionals encourages businesses to offer workplace flexibility in exchange for access to a whole new pool of experienced candidates, many of whom they would not be able to afford as part of a traditional work arrangement. Employment opportunities available through FlexProfessionals are designed for candidates re-entering their careers after a break, those wanting to scale back their hours, or people launching a second career. Headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, FlexProfessionals has an additional office in Arlington, Massachusetts, and serves clients in the metro areas of Washington, DC, and Boston, Massachusetts. As an employer, FlexProfessionals seeks talented candidates with a background in sales, account management, business development, or HR & recruiting to join its team. The company is committed to work flexibility and "offers ultimate flexibility, based on core beliefs that flexibility is about giving people choices and empowering them to choose how, when, and where they can do their best work." FlexProfessionals offers a career re-entry internship program as well as flexible job opportunities in the form of part-time, full-time, flexible schedule, remote, freelance, and temporary jobs. Check out the company's Remote.co profile to learn more about its flexible work opportunities and watch this video to learn more about what inspired founder Sheila Murphy to launch FlexProfessionals. U.S. Department of Commerce Jobs with Remote, Part-Time or Freelance Work Established in 1903 and based in Washington, DC, the U.S. Department of Commerce - DOC creates conditions where economic growth and opportunity thrive. Led by the Secretary of Commerce, the representative for United States businesses within the Cabinet, the U.S. DOC is comprised of 12 bureaus that work to promote sustainable economic growth, create jobs, and improve the standard of living for all Americans. These bureaus encompass economic analysis and development, industry, security, censuses, statistics, trade administration, minority business development, oceanic and atmospheric administration, technical information services, telecommunications, patent and trademark offices, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Flexible careers with the U.S. Department of Commerce have included part-time, temporary, and remote jobs and internship positions in government & politics in the past. The DOC employs nearly 47,000 individuals from diverse professional backgrounds, including economists, patent attorneys, foreign service officers, engineers, international trade specialists, law enforcement officers, and Nobel-winning scientists. Associates of the U.S. Department of Commerce are dispersed across all 50 states, five U.S. territories, and more than 86 countries. The U.S. Department of Commerce works with businesses, professionals, universities, and communities to leverage their combined expertise for economic development. DOC's five key goal areas are trade and investment, environment, innovation, data, and operational excellence. Within these focus areas, the U.S. Department of Commerce administers critical programs that are essential to the country's economic growth and sustainability. https://www.flexjobs.com/
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