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The Top 10 Employers for Work-From-Home Jobs

Last year was a big year for would-be telecommuters, according to job search site FlexJobs: from 2014 to 2015, the site found a 36 percent increase in job listings that offered some telecommuting option, either part- or full-time. If you're hoping to make the transition to working from home this year, the company's latest list will be of great interest: 100 Top Companies With Remote Jobs in 2016 ranks the employers that offered the most work-from-home jobs in 2015.

Last year was a big year for would-be telecommuters, according to job search site FlexJobs: from 2014 to 2015, the site found a 36 percent increase in job listings that offered some telecommuting option, either part- or full-time. If you’re hoping to make the transition to working from home this year, the company’s latest list will be of great interest: 100 Top Companies With Remote Jobs in 2016 ranks the employers that offered the most work-from-home jobs in 2015.

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Job listings ranged from entry-level to executive, and popped up at every size of company. The top seven industries for remote jobs were IT, healthcare, sales, administrative, customer service, education and training, and marketing, FlexJobs said in a press release. Common job titles with remote working options include sales representative, writer, IT analyst, and interpreter/translator, among others.

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“Remote working is on the rise, and this acceleration is great news for anyone wishing to trade the office for a telecommuting job,” said Sara Sutton Fell, founder and CEO of FlexJobs.

These are the top 10 employers on the list, together with some of the job titles recently advertised on the site:

1. LiveOps

Industry: Customer Service

Work-From-Home Job Titles: Call Center Agent, Program Manager

2. TeleTech

Industry: Business Process Outsourcing

Work-From-Home Job Titles: Cisco Contact Center Enterprise Sales Engineer, Technical Support Representative

3. Amazon

Industry: E-Commerce

Work-From-Home Job Titles: Systems Engineer, Customer Service Associate

4. Sutherland Global Services

Industry: Business Process Outsourcing

Work-From-Home Job Titles: Technical Support, Customer Service Agent

5. UnitedHealth Group

Industry: Healthcare

Work-From-Home Job Titles: Senior Provider Data Analyst, RN Case Manager

6. Dell

Industry: Computer Technology

Work-From-Home Job Titles: Systems Consultant, Business Development Manager

7. IBM

Industry: Computer Technology and Consulting

Work-From-Home Job Titles: Service Client Representative, Server Support

8. U.S. Department of Agriculture

Industry: Government

Work-From-Home Job Titles: IT Project Specialist, Botanist

9. Working Solutions

Industry: Customer Service

Work-From-Home Job Titles: Analytics Manager, Sales and Retention Agent

10. Humana

Industry: Healthcare

Work-From-Home Job Titles: Clinical Pharmacist, RN Case Manager

Note: job titles are samples from FlexJobs’ database listings for each employer. To see the full list of employers, go to FlexJobs.

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