Looking for a job that lets you work from home? Here are three companies with telecommuting opportunities available right now.
What they do: Division of AAA auto club that handles several eastern states and Washington.
Types of positions available: Call Taker Counselors.
Hours/Pay: Flexible schedule that often involves evenings or weekends. Pay is per call, with premium pay for specific hours. Average pay ranges from $7.25 to $17.88 per hour.
Requirements: High school diploma or GED, plus two years of customer service experience. Must have Pentium 4 or better computer, high-speed internet connection and Windows XP. Must have quiet home office.
Other info: Must be able to work under stressful conditions. Will be taking calls from customers who may be stranded or have other auto emergencies.
Next Page: BCD Travel
What they do: Travel management company, operating in 90 countries.
Types of positions available: Account managers, business analysts, travel consultants.
Hours/Pay: Business analyst positions require availability during European working hours at least 50% of the time. Travel consultants may need to work evenings or weekends and earn about $35,000 per year. Salary for other positions depends on experience.
Requirements: College degree required, plus travel industry experience.
Other info: Fluency in a foreign language is a plus. Some positions require travel.
Next Page: SOS Corporation
What they do: Provider of clinical software services and solutions to retirement communities and nursing homes.
Types of positions available: Software support analysts, engineers and trainers.
Hours/Pay: Hours vary; pay depends on experience.
Requirements: Computer science or management information systems degree, plus related professional experience. Must have strong communication skills and ability to handle multiple tasks at once.
Other info: Some travel may be required.
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