Top 25 work-from-home companies for 2017

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Top 25 work-from-home companies for 2017
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Whether you’re on the hunt for a full-time job or just looking for ways to pick up some extra cash, opportunities to work from home are on the rise!

Jobs that offer the flexibility of telecommuting, or working remotely, used to be rare — available only to people in certain roles or specific situations. But with the rise of technology, along with new trends in the workplace environment and culture, the game has changed.

Read more: Work From Home Guide: A list of legitimate opportunities

FlexJobs, a job search site focused on telecommuting jobs, including freelance, flexible and part-time opportunities, released its annual ranking of the top 100 companies offering remote jobs.

According to the report, the number of telecommuting job listings on FlexJobs’ site increased 11% in 2016 — and jumped 52% over the past two years.

To come up with the list, FlexJobs analyzed more than 47,000 companies in its database and ranked them by most remote-friendly jobs — those that offer some level of telecommuting — listed over the past year.

Read more: 28 ways to make extra cash each month

Top 25 work-from-home companies for 2017

  1. Appen
  2. LiveOps
  3. Amazon
  4. TeleTech
  5. VIPKID
  6. LanguageLine Solutions
  7. Working Solutions
  8. Kelly Services
  9. Sutherland Global Services
  10. UnitedHealth Group
  11. Hilton Worldwide
  12. Cactus Communications
  13. Convergys
  14. Xerox
  15. Kaplan
  16. Dell
  17. Intuit
  18. U.S. Department of Agriculture
  19. K12
  20. Humana
  21. ADP
  22. IBM
  23. BroadPath Healthcare Solutions
  24. CyberCoders
  25. Allergan

Top career fields with remote jobs

The report also included the top career fields with the most work-from-home opportunities, as well as examples of companies offer jobs in these fields:

  1. Medical and Health: UnitedHealth Group, Anthem, Inc., CVS Health
  2. Computer and IT: Dell, Perficient, CyberCoders
  3. Customer Service: Sutherland Global Services, Amazon, Convergys
  4. Education and Training: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, K12, Kaplan
  5. Sales: Worldpay, Cornerstone OnDemand, hibu
  6. Finance: JPMorgan Chase, Citizens Bank, Wells Fargo
  7. Government: U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Commerce

To see the full list of the top 100 work-from-home companies and the full report, click here.

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