FlexJobs Identifies Top 25 Companies Recently Hiring for Remote Jobs

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UnitedHealth Group, Aetna and Dell recently recruited the most remote workers

"Companies can attract and retain the best young talent by offering flexible work opportunities and it benefits them as well, with studies showing teleworkers are more productive," said Sara Sutton Fell, Founder and CEO of FlexJobs

Telecommuting has grown 103 percent since 2005 and approximately eighty to ninety percent of the workforce would like to telework at least part-time. Work-life balance (81 percent), family (56 percent), time savings (56 percent), and commute stress (48 percent) are the top reasons people seek flexible work arrangements, such as remote positions. To help job seekers interested in finding remote jobs, FlexJobs recently analyzed the remote job listings of over 40,000 companies in its database to determine which companies have been recruiting for the most telecommuting positions in recent months.

Between March 1–May 31, 2016 the top 25 employers with the most available remote job positions in FlexJobs’ database were:

1. UnitedHealth Group
2. Aetna
3. Dell
4. K12
5. Kaplan
6. Humana
7. Xerox
8. Salesforce
9. Connections Education
10. SAP
11. PAREXEL
12. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
13. Haynes & Company
14. Anthem, Inc.
15. University of Maryland University College
16. Worldpay
17. Western Governor’s University
18. Thermo Fisher Scientific
19. Covance
20. Achieve Test Prep
21. Wells Fargo
22. Nielsen
23. VMWare
24. LanguageLine Solutions
25. Red Hat

“Job seekers consistently report that telecommuting is the most desired form of flexible work, with many willing to take a pay cut, forfeit vacation time or give up matching retirement savings plans for a telecommuting work arrangement,” said Sara Sutton Fell, Founder and CEO of FlexJobs. “In fact, millennials, which now comprise the largest generation in the workforce, placed flexible working ahead of other priorities such as professional development training, reputation of the companies’ leaders and a sense of purpose when evaluating a job prospect. Companies can attract and retain the best young talent by offering flexible work opportunities and it benefits them as well, with studies showing teleworkers are more productive and less likely to take time off work than their office counterparts.”

Healthcare, technology and education are the most well-represented industries on the list, but others such as finance and research are also included. The remote job listings at these companies are equally diverse, such as business analyst, product manager, developer, teacher, director of communications, market researcher, and RN case manager.

Many of the companies listed above were also top employers for remote-friendly jobs on an annual basis, as well, having been included in FlexJobs’ 2016 Top 100 Companies for Remote Jobs. California, Texas, New York and and Florida were among the top 10 states with the most telecommuting jobs in 2015.

For more information and for tips on finding a remote job, please visit: https://www.flexjobs.com/blog/post/top-25-companies-recently-hiring-for-remote-jobs/

To request additional information, please contact Kathy Gardner at kgardner(at)flexjobs(dot)com.

About FlexJobs
FlexJobs is the leading online service for professionals seeking telecommuting, flexible schedule, part-time, and freelance jobs. With flexible job listings in over 50 career categories, and opportunities ranging from entry-level to executive and 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 appeared on CNN and Marketplace Money and in TIME, Forbes, Fortune, and hundreds of other trusted media outlets. FlexJobs' Founder & CEO Sara Sutton Fell has also launched two additional partner sites, Remote.co and 1 Million for Work Flexibility, to help provide education and awareness about the viability and benefits of remote working and work flexibility. Sutton Fell is also the creator of The TRaD* Works Conference (*Telecommuting, Remote, & Distributed), dedicated to helping companies leverage the benefits of telecommuting, remote and distributed teams.

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