After being at home with your adorable kiddos for a while, you might find that you start yearning for your old office days. But the thought of going into work for 8+ hours a day (not to mention commuting) might just be too much for you.
That’s what makes part-time work so plum for working moms. In fact, according to a FlexJobs survey, 51 percent say they'd ideally like to work part-time. After all, you want to be able to earn an income but still see your little sweeties when they get off the bus from school. And now you can, thanks to flexible work!
FlexJobs recently analyzed its current job posting data (30,000+ positions!) to find the top companies hiring for part-time, remote jobs. The five companies below made the list for businesses that are known for hiring part-time, work-from-home jobs. (Note: These are not the top five, but five of the top companies that are on the list.) Learn about each of these organizations and see what types of part-time, telecommuting jobs they’ve hired for in the past!
Edmentum provides educational solutions to more than 14 million students nationwide. The Bloomington, Minnesota-based company offers online learning solutions and has a product line that includes test preparation, reading programs, assessments, college and career prep, and even virtual academies.
Flexible jobs with Edmentum:
Virtual Teacher, Spanish; Virtual Teacher, English; Curriculum Developer, Social Studies; Resource Coordinator; Business Development Manager
If you’re looking for info on virtually any subject, there’s a good chance that About.com has an article on it. The 20-year-old company offers content on over 1,000 subjects and boasts over 50 million unique visitors monthly. Writers, known as “guides” write the content for About.com, lending their expertise to the topics they write about.
Flexible jobs with About.com:
Guide – Urban Legends; Guide – Occupational Therapy; Guide – Graduate School; Guide – Family Business; Guide – Work-Life Balance
A global speech and search technology services company, Appen is headquartered in Chatswood, Australia, and employs over 50,000 contract employees. Founded in 1996, Appen offers language capability in more than 150 languages and is an esteemed tech company, particularly in the field of voice recognition and search engine providers.
Flexible jobs with Appen:
Social Media Evaluator – US; Web Search Evaluator; Associate Program Director; French Speaking Consultants; Writer/Blogger
Founded in 2003, Shutterstock is a global e-commerce company that has the world’s largest collection of royalty-free photos, music, illustrations, and videos. Today, Shutterstock has become one of the leading brands to serve not only creative professionals, but media organizations and marketing agencies worldwide as well.
Flexible jobs with Shutterstock:
Work-from-Home Image Reviewer; Work-from-Home Footage Reviewer; Freelance Picture Editor
As the largest private university in Idaho, Brigham Young University Idaho - BYUI is a four-year university. It’s affiliated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and has more than 16,000 on-site students and 18,000 off-campus students enrolled each semester.
Flexible jobs with Brigham Young University Idaho (BYUI):
Career and Academic Advisor; Online Adjunct Faculty – British Literature – Neoclassic and Romantic; Online Adjunct Faculty – Marriage Skills; Online Adjunct Faculty – Children’s Literature
These are just a small sampling of the many part-time, remote jobs that can be seen on FlexJobs. So if you’re looking to add some extra income to your family’s finances, (and also be home for your children, too), there’s no better way than with flexible work.