Jobs you can do while working form home
The past 2 years have been unprecedented, to say the least. We started wearing masks into banks, stocked up on hand sanitizer and everyone found out what a zoom meeting was. Strange times indeed. There has been an increase in interest from people looking to work from home. Not just from workers, but from also companies looking to transition staff to remote work opportunities. One recent study found that by 2028, 73 percent of all departments will have remote workers. since the pandemic, the about of companies looking into and adopting a work from home job strategy has undoubtedly increased at an exponential rate.
Employers and employees have come to the realization that in many cases you don’t have to be in the same office let alone the same time zone in order to complete tasks at a high level. The technology is such that there are very few barriers to remote work.
Parents, caregivers, and people with chronic illnesses and disabilities are often in the market for work-from-home roles, as are people who are simply looking for more flexible hours or the ability to work from anywhere. Some of these roles are part-time and may require you to find work with multiple clients at once while others are full-time roles.
GL Staffing Services, Inc has been leading the way in creating staffing linkages for workers looking to work remotely and companies looking to hire staff for their remote work positions. In this blog, we will look at some of the jobs that are available for remote work and show how GL Staffing can cater to your remote working and hiring needs.
What Jobs Can Be Done Form Home
There are several job types that can be done remotely – most with the same level (if not higher) of compensation as working from the office. These include:
If you are a digital marketing guru and have great time management skills then working from home is definitely an option for you. Companies are looking for marketing consultants to manage their branding and coordinate marketing campaigns using SEO tools, email marketing, social media, and other tools. With shared drives, zoom, SaaS tools, marketing consultants are able to work remotely while accessing all the necessary information need to efficiently carry out their tasks.
Accounting and Bookkeeping
Gone are the days of endless paper receipts, purchase orders, and invoices. With software like QuickBooks and enterprise software like NetSuite, accounting professionals no longer have to be onsite. They can access these systems to manage inventory, track their financials, perform reconciliation, and maintain customer relationship management (CRM) systems. Companies can hire Bookkeeping staff from anywhere in the county by using a staffing agency such as GL Staffing Service, Inc.
Customer Service Agents
This job is possibly the best suited for remote work. Customer service agents answer clients’ calls and solve issues either via telephone or online chat services. There are very few barriers to entry for work from home customer service representatives. All you need is a computer and a headset. Calls are VoIP so there is no need for a physical telephone or even a phone line. A great benefit for employers is the ability to have shifts outside of business hours, this allows companies to handle more customer-related issues during times when traditional in-office calls would stop. This model is a favorite for call centers as they no longer have to maintain large buildings and systems and can still service their clients.
Virtual assistants do everything from scheduling appointments to conducting research. Some positions focus solely on administrative tasks like maintaining calendars and schedules and invoicing clients while others require experience in copywriting and social media management. These tasks can all be done remotely and communication can be done via apps such as Slack and Microsoft Teams that allow the sharing of ideas, documents, and calendars.
Data Entry Clerk
Data Entry Clerks maintain databases by entering new and updated customer and account information. They also prepare source data for computer entry by compiling and sorting information.
This job is perfect for remote work as it involves very little input for other departments and can typically be done in isolation. Companies have increasingly been hiring remote work data entry clerks to handle their data mining and preservation needs.
Transcriptionists listen to voice recordings and convert them into documents. Medical and law offices use transcriptionists to type out dictated notes from doctors and lawyers. Most firms require an understanding of medical terms and practices or legal jargon. With the advancement of audio equipment, recordings can easily be made and uploaded to the cloud, the transcriptionist can download, transcribe and upload the files without having to be in the office.
This position will require you to become a Certified Professional Coder to accurately read a patient’s medical chart, analyze it, determine their diagnoses, and then categorize the diagnoses and medical procedures according to a national classification system that enables physicians to submit medical claims to insurers. These classes are available online and companies will have access to your certification allowing them to know your qualifications beforehand.
How To Stand Out From The Crowd and land a Work From Home Job
With more people seeking work from home positions, the application process has become more competitive. As with any job you want to stand out from the crowd to impress potential hiring managers. One way to do this is to work with a staffing agency that is experienced in working with remote work hiring managers. At GL Staffing Services, Inc we have decades of experience working with human resource managers to provide them with the best remote work candidates.
We look for candidates who are highly self-motivated, aka self-starters. Traits such as punctuality and time management are necessary for successfully working from home. You are often unsupervised in the traditional way so you need to be able to manage your time and stay on top of all deadlines.
WORK FROM HOME STAFFING AGENCY
GL Staffing Services, Inc has pioneered workforce solutions in the staffing and work from home industry, connecting skilled workers with top businesses and Fortune 100 companies in a broad range of industries.
We are an equal opportunity staffing agency that supports nontraditional workstyles and caters to organizations with flexible work arrangements in a variety of fields including Human Resources, Recruiting, Paralegal, Secretarial, Virtual Assistant, Digital Marketing, Travel Agency and so much more. We find qualified staff to fill direct-hire, freelance, part-time, temporary-to-hire, and remote, work-from-home positions.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF REMOTE WORK?
Remote work benefits both companies and employees – saving costs, improving talent pools, and helping people achieve better flexibility and work-life balance.
Telecommuting has been on the rise globally, for many years. As the benefits of allowing work from home have become more apparent, and technology has advanced to support remote communication and collaboration, more and more companies have. Access a deeper talent pool, unrestricted by geography. We’ve got the skilled talent you need, whether the person lives down the street or halfway around the world. Let us help with the hiring process so you get remote staff, fast. If you wish to inquire about our services or are looking to hire us for staffing solutions, you may call us at 954-973-8350 or visit our contact page.