With mobile devices and videoconferencing technology becoming more widespread, telecommuting jobs are also becoming more common. They’re also highly coveted because they tend to offer greater work-life balance. The downside is that many such offers turn out to be too good to be true.

FlexJobs, a site that vets such opportunities — and charges a fee to access the ones that make it onto the site — releases its annual list of the top 100 companies with the highest number of part-time or entirely remote job openings from 2017 out of a pool of 49,000 companies.

The top sectors offering such work are health care, computer/IT, education/training, sales, customer service, finance and travel/hospitality of the 19 industries represented on the list. Five of the fastest-growing remote career categories are therapy, virtual administration, client services, tutoring, and state and local government. The 20 most common telecommuting job titles include teacher, writer, developer, analyst, sales representative, nurse, accountant and program manager. Five companies are fully remote, and 30 are newcomers to the list.

“FlexJobs has once again taken a dedicated look at which companies job seekers should pay close attention to as they search for a better, more flexible job,” said Sara Sutton Fell, founder and CEO of FlexJobs. “In reviewing this data annually for five years and in working with hundreds of companies across different industries, we’ve seen remote work transform into a much more mainstream mode of working. Now, as more companies accept and integrate telecommuters into their business models, 2018 is an ideal time for job seekers to pursue their search for a better, more flexible job.”

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The top spot on the list went to English language-learning service company VIPKID, and Amazon, Conduent and Dell were among the top ten. Newcomers to the list include PRA Health Services, Toyota and Williams-Sonoma, joining 2017 alumni Hilton, Kelly Services and SAP. Kaplan, UnitedHealth Group and Xerox are among the 29 companies who have made the list every year since 2014.

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“At Hilton, we are as hospitable to our Team Members as we are to our guests,” said Matt Welsh, vice president of global recruiting at Hilton. “Offering our Team Members flexibility in their work schedule and location is one way that we can help them thrive.”

The full list can be found here.

Rank 2018 Company Name Rank 2017 Made list all 5 years
1 VIPKID 5 No
2 Appen 1 Yes
3 Conduent No
4 Rev No
5 Liveops 2 No
6 TTEC 4 No
7 Amazon 3 No
8 SYKES 75 No
9 Dell 16 Yes
10 Working Solutions 7 No
11 LanguageLine Solutions 6 No
12 Kelly Services 8 Yes
13 Intuit 17 No
14 UnitedHealth Group 10 Yes
15 Williams-Sonoma No
16 Convergys 13 No
17 Aetna No
18 Cactus Communications 12 No
19 Kaplan 15 Yes
20 BroadPath Healthcare Solutions 23 No
21 Hilton Worldwide 11 No
22 Commonwealth of Virginia No
23 Leidos No
24 Robert Half International 30 No
25 K12 19 Yes
26 Anthem, Inc. 27 Yes
27 Salesforce 26 Yes
28 ADP 21 Yes
29 BCD Travel 93 Yes
30 Humana 20 Yes
31 Xerox 14 Yes
32 Thermo Fisher Scientific 40 No
33 SAP 28 Yes
34 Connections Education 37 Yes
35 PRA Health Sciences No
36 Appirio 44 No
37 Sutherland 9 No
38 VocoVision No
39 Vivint Smart Home 41 No
40 CSRA 36 No
41 Sodexo 53 Yes
42 Wells Fargo 31 No
43 AFIRM 63 No
44 Grand Canyon University – GCU 68 Yes
45 World Travel Holdings 47 No
46 Nielsen 39 Yes
47 Toyota No
48 PAREXEL 33 Yes
49 VMware 42 Yes
50 CyraCom 83 No
51 Magellan Health No
52 nThrive 48 No
53 First Data No
54 Teradata 59 Yes
55 Carlson Wagonlit Travel No
56 Fiserv No
57 Haynes & Company 58 No
58 Covance 54 No
59 Cornerstone OnDemand 94 No
60 Enterprise Holdings No
61 Edmentum 56 No
62 A Place for Mom 43 No
63 BELAY No
64 ACTIVE Network No
65 Gartner No
66 Worldpay 38 No
67 Hibu 82 No
68 TEKsystems 89 No
69 The Hartford 67 No
70 ServiceNow No
71 Adobe 51 Yes
72 Real Staffing 62 No
73 Western Governors University 70 Yes
74 Alight Solutions No
75 McKesson Corporation 55 Yes
76 American Express 65 Yes
77 Direct Interactions 46 No
78 Philips No
79 Crawford & Company 72 No
80 Walden University 71 Yes
81 WeightNot No
82 JPMorgan Chase 97 No
83 Secureworks 60 No
84 PPD – Pharmaceutical Product Development 64 Yes
85 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 32 No
86 JLL – Jones Lang LaSalle No
87 State of Washington No
88 EXL 73 Yes
89 Chamberlain University No
90 Cigna 74 No
91 University System of Maryland – USM No
92 GreatAuPair 66 No
93 CVS Health 85 Yes
94 Merck No
95 Amgen No
96 Pearson No
97 IT Pros 29 No
98 HD Supply 88 Yes
99 State of Florida No
100 NCH Corporation No

 

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