Who’s Hiring Telecommuters: United Healthcare, Safety Resources and TeleTech@home


Looking for a job that allows you work from home? Here are three companies with telecommuting opportunities available right now.

United Healthcare (Stock Quote: UNH)

What they do: Large health insurance provider

Types of positions available: UHC offers telecommuting options for a wide range of positions, from customer service specialists all the way up to executives at the vice president level

Hours/Pay: Most positions are full-time with typical daytime working hours. Pay varies depending on position.

Requirements: Most positions require a college degree and at least several years of related professional experience.

Other info: Some positions involve a “partial telecommute” arrangement, in which you work from home two or three days per week, and are in the office (or on the road) the remainder of the week. Other positions offer the opportunity to earn telecommuting privileges after a certain period of employment.

Apply here.

Next: Safety Resources

Safety Resources

What they do: A division of Overland Solutions, Inc., they provide inspection surveys, reports and other loss control services to insurance companies and other clients.

Types of positions available: Insurance inspectors and auditors

Hours/Pay: Full-time and part-time opportunities available; some require flexible schedules. Local travel is required. You will receive paid training, a company-provided laptop and reimbursement for travel expenses. Pay is based on the number of reports/inspections performed. Benefits package available for full-time employees.

Requirements: Insurance or inspection experience; college degree preferred

Other info: You will be visiting insured properties to record information, take measurements and conduct interviews in order to make a recommendation as to whether an insurance policy should be issued or renewed.

Apply here.

Next: TeleTech@home


What they do: Provides customer service and other “back office” solutions for large companies.

Types of positions available: Customer service, sales/marketing, loan processing and other administrative/service positions.

Hours/Pay: Must work at least 20 hours per week. Performance-based pay scale, with exact pay rates determined by the specific client/project. Health and retirement benefits available.

Requirements: Must have customer service experience, good communication skills, a quiet home office environment and high-speed internet access.

Other info: Application process involves a phone interview, background check and skills assessment.

Apply here.

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