10 Companies to Watch For Remote Jobs in 2021

10 Companies to Watch For Remote Jobs in 2021

10 Companies to Watch For Remote Jobs in 2021

Even after a year since the Coronavirus pandemic caused massive infections and deaths around the world, the virus still hasn’t been eradicated. This has forced companies to maintain remote work setups to limit the spread of the virus and also prevent significant delays in business operations. If you happen to look for work during this time, hundreds of companies are providing full-time work from home opportunities. Here are the 10 companies offering remote jobs in 2021: 

1. Amazon

With a valuation of over $400 billion, Amazon is the world’s most valuable company. And with that massive valuation, Amazon is always expanding and thus it’s always hiring. The Seattle-based ecommerce giant currently has over 3,000 openings with 2,000 of them work from home jobs. Solutions architects, sales executives, project management staff, and operations/IT support engineers take up the bulk of the job openings while there are also openings for leadership development and maintenance work. Whether you’re still starting out in your career or looking for a management role, Amazon is definitely one of the companies you should consider to get your career up and running.

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Amazon was founded in 1994 and has steadily grown to be the world’s largest ecommerce company. Today, Amazon has more than 9.7 sellers worldwide with the platform recording an average $17 million in sales every hour. The company’s success has also made its founder and CEO Jeff Bezos the world’s richest person with a net worth of more than $200 billion. 

2. ADP

If you have experience in human resources, particularly in using human resource management (HRM) systems, then you might want to consider working for ADP. Other outsourcing jobs are also available which mostly pertain to finance, marketing, and information technology. More than 1,200 vacancies are open specifically for remote workers.   

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ADP is a global leader in providing HRM and outsourcing services. The company’s roots can be traced to 1949 where Henry and Joe Taub founded a manual payroll processing business in New Jersey. Since then, ADP has expanded over the years and is now listed as a Fortune 500 company. ADP generated $14 billion in revenues in 2020, the highest since its inception.   

3. UnitedHealth Group (UHG)

Planning to work remotely and possessing a medical background? then UnitedHealth Group may be a good option for you. The multinational healthcare company caters to clients in 130 countries and employs around 330,000 people worldwide. UHG currently has 1,200 remote work openings from its 2,000 total openings. These virtual assistant openings are from UHG’s United Healthcare and Optum businesses, mostly relating to nursing, medical & clinical operation, customer service, and admin support jobs. 

UHG was founded in 1977 and is currently the world’s second-largest healthcare company behind CVS Health. It’s also a regular fixture in the Fortune 500, recently ranking 7th in Fortune’s annual list after reporting $277 billion in revenues for the entire year of 2020. The company generates revenue by selling numerous HMO and health benefit plans to both individuals and groups/companies.  

4. Salesforce

With more tech companies now transitioning to the cloud, Salesforce offers one of the best customer relationship management (CRM) platforms in the market. The company has rapidly expanded since being founded in 1999, now employing five million employees in 28 locations around the world. More than 3,000 openings are available for job seekers looking to forge a career with Salesforce with 900 openings available for those to prefer to work from home. Sales, customer success, and products & technology jobs take up a huge chunk of Salesforce remote jobs.

When it comes to CRM, not many can match Salesforce’s powerful and efficient cloud-based services. The company’s sales cloud, service cloud, marketing cloud, and analytics cloud products are used by a majority of Fortune 500 companies including Amazon, Toyota, NBCUniversal, and American Express. Revenues have increased every year since the company was founded in 1999, with the company reporting its highest-ever revenue numbers in 2020 ($21.2 billion).       

5. CVS Health

Much like UnitedHealth Group, CVS Health also has thousands of remote work openings. In fact, the healthcare giant has more than 2,000 open jobs for individuals looking for work in various fields, including customer service, strategic planning, marketing, care management, and pharmacy services, among many others. If you haven’t found the ideal job in UHG, then there may be something waiting for you at CVS Health. 

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CVS Health was founded in 1963 and has grown to be the largest health conglomerate in the world. It owns retail pharmacy chain CVS Pharmacy and health insurance provider Aetna. It also owns pharmacy benefit management company CVS Caremark. As for CVS Pharmacy and Aetna, the former has over 9,000 locations in 49 states in the U.S. while the latter caters to more than 39 million members and has a network of 1.2 million healthcare professionals around the country. For the fourth quarter of 2020, the company recorded $268 billion in revenues which is a 3.9% increase from the same period in 2019.    

6. Transcom

Outsourcing companies often offer the fastest way to get employed especially when it comes to remote jobs. Transcom is one of these outsourcing companies, providing thousands of jobs to thousands of workers the whole year-round. The company mostly hires customer support and technical representatives which can be the perfect jobs for people building their portfolio while receiving industry-level compensation.  

Sweden-based Transcom is an industry leader in contact center services. It provides customer care, sales, technical support, and collections services from its network of over 29,000 customer service representatives of whom the majority are working from home. Headquartered in the Swedish capital of Stockholm, Transcom operates contact centers in over 50 countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Croatia, Egypt, and the Philippines.    

7. Oracle

Oracle is a haven for software developers, engineers, programmers, data analysts, and online marketing professionals. If you work in one of these professions and planning to build a long career with a single company, then Oracle is your best option. The software giant is always hiring and you can be assured that you have a great chance of getting hired even if you have zero years of actual work experience. The company currently has 7,500 job openings with 1,600 of them are opportunities for remote workers.  

Despite facing competition from numerous companies in recent years, Oracle has retained its position as the world’s largest database management company with 20,000 partners and 430,000 customers in 175 countries. The company is best known for its database software and technology, cloud engineered systems, and enterprise software. Although the company has seen revenue fluctuations in recent years, annual revenue numbers have not gone below $35 billion in over 10 years with the company generating $39 billion in 2020. Oracle was also set to purchase social media platform TikTok but backed out after the Biden administration launched an investigation into the China-based social media app.

8. Dell Technologies

Whether you’re involved with information technology, marketing, human resources, or finance, you’ll always have a place at tech giant Dell Technologies. Even if you decide to switch to an actual office job, Dell operates in multiple locations around the world giving you an opportunity to work in a Dell office or plant in the Americas, Europe, or Asia. The company currently has manufacturing plants and offices in 37 countries around the globe. As for remote job openings, Dell has over 2,000 vacancies mostly relating to information technology, engineering, business support, and corporate development. 

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Dell has been in the computer business since 1984, manufacturing and selling personal computers, data storage devices, software, and electronics, among many others. The company achieved its highest-ever revenue numbers in 2020, generating $92 billion for the entire year. In 2015, Dell completed the largest acquisition in tech history after purchasing enterprise firm EMC for $67 billion.  

9. Parexel

With the ongoing pandemic, it’s not surprising that there are numerous pharmaceutical companies hiring remote workers today. One of them is biopharmaceutical services company Parexel. Since the company is mostly involved in clinical trials, a huge chunk of vacancies is related to medical and pharmaceutical research work. Leadership roles are also available to employees with lengthy experience in the said field. Parexel is currently hiring 500 remote workers.

Massachusetts-based Parexel was founded in 1982 and is in the business of conducting clinical trials to aid pharmaceutical companies expedite the drug development process. According to its website, the company works with the top 50 global pharmaceutical companies as well as hundreds of small and emerging ones. The company which is considered one of the fastest-growing pharma companies has also been instrumental in the development of some of the most effective prescription drugs today. Parexel currently operates 75 locations in 41 countries. 

10. Lionbridge 

Although not a large company compared to other names on this list, Lionbridge is still a great choice if you plan on forging a career in the tech industry. Lionbridge is a company that specializes in translation and localization services, so if even if you’re not involved with the actual translation itself you can still be exposed to other work such as social media management, accounting and finance, and software development, among others. Lionbridge currently has 70 jobs available for remote workers.

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Also based in Massachusetts, Lionbridge mainly assists clients to create and translate highly specialized content which is then disbursed to the global market. Some of this content includes technical manuals, regulatory filings, marketing creative, and the like. The company also tests the content on various platforms such as devices, consoles, and apps. Lionbridge was founded in 1996 and is an industry leader in localization services. Recently, the company’s AI division was sold to multilingual digital solutions provider Telus International for an undisclosed amount. 

The 10 companies listed above may not be entirely remote only companies but they can still give you great options especially if you want to work from anywhere and earn big money at the same time. Happy job hunting!