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Remote Jobs Roundup: October 2020

Posted: October 05, 2020

Although more U.S. businesses are opening back up in some capacity, remote work isn’t going away anytime soon. As of Sept. 1, 2020, iHire’s platform had 50,343 postings for remote jobs, with the most work from home jobs residing in our Insurance, Technology, and Customer Service talent communities.  

One month later, what types of remote work opportunities are we seeing across our network? Here are a few interesting data trends* from our 56 industry-focused sites.

*Data accurate as of 10/1/20 and is subject to change

 

Total Remote Jobs on iHire: 46,827

 

Top 10 Industries for Remote Work

iHire Talent Community

No. of Job Postings

  1. iHireInsurance

14,123

  1. iHireTechnology

8,201

  1. iHireAccounting

8,123

  1. iHireCustomerService

5,878

  1. iHireBanking

2,252

  1. iHireSalesPeople

2,223

  1. iHireEngineering

2,003

  1. iHireLegal

1,608

  1. iHireAdmin

971

  1. iHireQualityControl

536

 

 

 Top 10 Remote Job Career Titles

Title

No. of Job Postings

  1. Sales Agent

13,864

  1. Tax Specialist

6,414

  1. Customer Service Rep

4,450

  1. Software Developer

3,433

  1. Engineer

1,529

  1. Attorney

1,527

  1. Accountant

1,460

  1. Loan Underwriter

1,056

  1. Sales Representative

932

  1. Data Entry Clerk

800

 

 

Top 10 Cities: Where to Find Remote Work

City

No. of Job Postings

  1. New York, NY

550

  1. Atlanta, GA

497

  1. Chicago, IL

560

  1. Dallas, TX

441

  1. Los Angeles, CA

374

  1. Austin, TX

354

  1. San Francisco, CA

350

  1. Phoenix, AZ

348

  1. Houston, TX

324

  1. Washington, DC

315

 

 

Top 10 Companies Hiring Remote Employees

Company

No. of Job Postings

  1. Assurance Independent Agents

13,382

  1. Intuit

8,598

  1. TTEC

1,583

  1. Humana

1,394

  1. TeleTech Holdings, Inc.

1,303

  1. Applied Materials

354

  1. Micro Focus

324

  1. PillPack

306

  1. Travelers

276

  1. Soliant Health

260

 

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Top 10 Candidate Skills Listed in Remote Job Postings

Skill

No. of Job Postings

  1. Customer Service

30,237

  1. Software

28,753

  1. Training and Development

22,809

  1. Communication Skills

21,895

  1. Sales

19,816

  1. Accounting

17,221

  1. Call Center Experience

15,566

  1. Inbound Sales

13,726

  1. Medicare

13,498

  1. Prospecting

13,330

 

 

Employment Types Listed in Remote Job Postings

Employment Type

No. of Job Postings

Full-Time

42,553

Part-Time

527

Contract

649

Temp/Seasonal

2,767

Internship

549

 

 

Get started searching for remote jobs across our 56 talent communities. If you’re signed into your account, look for jobs marked with the blue “Remote Work” tag.

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