"The organizations on this list are among those leading the charge to show that remote work options are a part of successful 21st century workplaces," says Sara Sutton Fell, founder and CEO of FlexJobs.
Boulder, CO (PRWEB) January 21, 2015
FlexJobs today released its 2015 list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Telecommuting and Remote Jobs, based on an analysis of over 30,000 companies and their job posting histories in FlexJobs’ database. FlexJobs, a job service specializing in remote and flexible job opportunities, experienced a 26 percent increase in the number of telecommuting, or work-from-home, jobs posted over the last year.
Amazon, Kaplan, First Data, and Convergys were among the top ten companies with the highest number of remote jobs posted, signifying a strong commitment to incorporating telecommuting in their hiring practices. Some companies, such as Nationwide Insurance and CIGNA, are newcomers to the Top 100 list, while others, such as ADP and CVS Caremark, were also on last year’s list of Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2014.
“ADP is proud to once again be recognized by FlexJobs as a top company offering remote work options," said Dermot O’Brien, Chief Human Resources Officer with ADP. "Work-from-home arrangements have been around ADP for decades. Being global, our organization is comprised of highly dispersed teams throughout the world. In the U.S. alone, 47% of our associates work in a different location than their direct supervisor. Remote work at ADP is a win all around- for ADP, for our associates and for our clients,” O’Brien added.
The list features a range of small to large-sized companies across a myriad of career categories.The top seven career fields, followed by examples of companies represented on this list, include:
Medical and health: UnitedHealth Group, Aetna, Humana, etc.
Customer service: Amazon, Teletech, Convergys, LanguageLine Solutions, etc.
Sales: Appen, VMWare, Overland Solutions, Inc., etc.
Computer and IT: Xerox, Apple, Salesforce, SAP, etc.
Administrative: FlexProfessionals, LLC, Healthfirst, McKesson Corporation, etc.
Education and training: K12 Inc., Kaplan, etc.
Marketing: ADP, HD Supply, Teradata Corporation, etc.
“The positive impact remote work options can have on a company’s bottom line and culture is increasingly being acknowledged by smart employers. The organizations on this list are among those leading the charge to show that remote work options are a part of successful 21st century workplaces," says Sara Sutton Fell, founder and CEO of FlexJobs. "The Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2015 is also is intended to guide job-seekers in their quest to find legitimate work with trusted companies that have a successful track record recruiting and hiring telecommuters.”
Job titles like consultant, case manager, sales representative, writer, engineer, marketing manager, account executive, interpreter / translator, and developer are some of the most commonly found when searching for jobs that offer remote work.
For the complete list of the top 100 companies to watch for remote jobs in 2015, visit: http://www.flexjobs.com/blog/post/100-top-companies-with-remote-jobs-in-2015.
To request additional information, please contact Kathy Gardner at kgardner(at)flexjobs(dot)com.
FlexJobs is the leading online service for professionals seeking telecommuting, flexible schedule, part-time, and freelance jobs. With flexible job listings in over 100 career categories, and opportunities ranging from entry-level to executive, freelance to full-time, FlexJobs offers job-seekers a safe, easy, and efficient way to find professional and legitimate flexible job listings. Having helped over one million people in their job searches, FlexJobs has has appeared on CNN, Good Morning America, Marketplace Money, and many other trusted media outlets. FlexJobs is also a proud partner in the 1 Million for Work Flexibility initiative, which seeks to unite people advocating for work flexibility.