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Remote Jobs Roundup: November 2020

Posted: November 05, 2020

If you’re still searching for the perfect opportunity to work from home, there are plenty of remote jobs available across the U.S.

As of Nov. 2, 2020, iHire’s platform comprised 45,471* remote job postings – slightly fewer than October’s count (46,827) – while the number of full-time remote jobs decreased by 29,194 month-over-month. A large portion of November’s remote jobs are contract positions in the customer service industry, as companies are staffing their call centers to support customers during the forthcoming holiday season.  

Check out the below snapshot of remote work trends, including top industries for remote jobs, desired skills for remote workers, cities with the most work from home jobs, and more.

*Data accurate as of 11/2/20 and is subject to change

 

Total Remote Jobs on iHire: 45,471

 

Top 10 Industries for Remote Work

iHire Talent Community

No. of Job Postings

  1. iHireCustomerService

18,565

  1. iHireTechnology

2,828

  1. iHireAccounting

2,488

  1. iHireInsurance

2,000

  1. iHireBanking

980

  1. iHireSalesPeople

881

  1. iHireAdmin

792

  1. iHireEngineering

494

  1. iHireMarketing

470

  1. iHireQualityControl

325

 

 

Top 10 Remote Job Career Titles

Title

No. of Job Postings

  1. Call Center Representative

15,174

  1. Customer Service Representative

3,345

  1. Sales Agent/Associate

1,794

  1. Tax Specialist

1,680

  1. Software Developer

677

  1. Data Entry Clerk

635

  1. Accountant

594

  1. Sales Representative

555

  1. Loan Underwriter

441

  1. Engineer

417

 

 

Top 10 Cities: Where to Find Remote Work

City

No. of Job Postings

  1. New York, NY

243

  1. Phoenix, AZ

208

  1. Chicago, IL

184

  1. Dallas, TX

183

  1. Atlanta, GA

173

  1. Houston, TX

164

  1. Los Angeles, CA

161

  1. Jacksonville, FL

160

  1. Tampa, FL

150

  1. Boston, MA

147

 

 

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Top 10 Companies Hiring Remote Employees

Company

No. of Job Postings

  1. LiveOps

31,218

  1. Intuit

2,086

  1. TTEC

1,137

  1. Humana

959

  1. TeleTech Holdings, Inc.

867

  1. Assurance Independent Agents

401

  1. Applied Materials

318

  1. USAA

252

  1. Stryker Corporation

213

  1. Medical Consulting Opps

148

 

 

 Top 10 Candidate Skills Listed in Remote Job Postings

Skill

No. of Job Postings

  1. Customer Service

38,604

  1. Scheduling

34,921

  1. Inbound/Outbound Calling

32,406

  1. Flexibility

32,207

  1. Profit & Loss Management

29,940

  1. Communication Skills

24,503

  1. Software

21,822

  1. Sales

20,146

  1. Management

20,128

  1. Tax Planning

18,666

 

 

 Employment Types Listed in Remote Job Postings

Employment Type

No. of Job Postings

Full-Time

13,359

Part-Time

2,030

Contract

29,621

Temp/Seasonal

159

Internship

281

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When searching for work from home opportunities on iHire, look for jobs marked with a blue “Remote Work” label. If you're signed into your account, you can drill down into remote job postings by selecting "Work from Home" under "Other" in your search filter.

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