These 5 Companies are Hiring Work from Home Employees for the Holiday Season

published Nov 21, 2019
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It’s late November, so you know what that means: The holidays are right around the corner. And, while many consider it the most wonderful time of the year, the holidays come with a fair amount of expenses, from gifting to entertaining. So a lot of us are looking for extra work this season.

Fortunately, many companies are willing to oblige as they need to amp up their workforce to meet the holiday rush. Plus, you don’t even need to leave home to get that extra paycheck as plenty of remote opportunities are up for grabs. Case in point: Here are remote seasonal jobs at five different employers available as of press time.

Customer Service Representative

Content-management solutions company Alorica, based in Irvine, California, is seeking phone agents to help customers find favorite items and order products while also upselling. The position, which requires 5-20 hours weekly, includes self-paced paid training. Candidates must have proper computer, telephone, and internet equipment.

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Tax Expert

Highly motivated tax professionals with active credentials are needed to help customers with year-end tax matters for TurboTax, owned by Intuit and based in Mountain View, California. Via the company’s video communication software, you will provide advice, assist with product and software inquiries, and make tax calculations.

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Customer Support Agent

If you’re a people person, this job is right up your alley. The customer support agent for Sykes—a provider of customer-contact management solutions based in Tampa, Florida—is tasked with providing guidance and troubleshooting for customers on calls. Patience, empathy, self-sufficiency, and efficiency are key traits needed for success in this role.

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Sales and Service, Customer Service, and Technical Support Representatives

Based in Greenville, South Carolina, Concentrix is a business-services company that regularly hires for remote positions in 35 states (i.e., you must physically reside in one of the 35 states to be eligible for the position). Its Concentrix Anywhere program offers paid training and employee benefits for sales and service, customer service, and technical support representatives. Note that some positions are more focused on sales or technical aspects.

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Home Advisor

This customer service role, known as a home advisor, is for Teleperformance, a company in Boca Raton, Florida, that provides digitally integrated business services. The primary duty of this role is to field customer inquiries and find “innovative” ways to respond. Candidates should have six months of prior customer service experience, internet and desktop computer skills, and a high school diploma or GED.

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