Forty-six percent of professionals say they’re interested in part-time jobs, according to FlexJobs, a jobs site that specializes in remote, part-time and contract work.
Specifically, the company says that remote, part-time jobs are growing in popularity. These jobs, which require a commitment of less than 40 hours a week and can be done from home, allow flexibility for workers who need to supplement their income or balance their career with other responsibilities.
“Working part-time can be a great solution for many people, such as working parents, caregivers, semi-retirees, career changers, and others who for whatever reason don’t find a full-time schedule appealing,” said Sara Sutton Fell, founder and CEO of FlexJobs, in a statement. “In fact, one of FlexJobs’ surveys found that more people reported being interested in a part-time schedule (46%) than being interested in freelance work (39%). The good news is that we have seen significant growth in the depth and variety of opportunities for professional remote, part-time jobs over the past few years.”
FlexJobs recently analyzed their database of job postings and determined which employers had offered the most remote, part-time jobs in the past six months.
5 Companies Hiring for Remote, Part-Time Jobs
These are the five employers at the top of FlexJobs’ list and the most common job titles in their recent postings. (Note that links to PayScale salary data are for the job title generally, and not for these specific listings.)
Headquartered in Australia, this speech and search technology services org counts Fortune-500 companies among its clients. Offers flexible, part-time, remote work to contractors in countries around the globe.
The educational consulting firm is based in Beijing and posts freelance and telecommuting jobs with part-time and flexible schedules.
Typical Job Titles: Online English Teacher, Online Teacher for Children
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3. Supporting Strategies
This Massachusetts-based bookkeeping firm often lists part-time jobs for accountants.
Typical Job Titles: Manager – Accounting Services, Client Services Accountant
Based in Phoenix, Grand Canyon University is a private, Christian university offering both on-campus and online degree programs. Per FlexJobs, currently employs 4,000 full-time faculty and 4,500 adjunct faculty.
Typical Job Titles: Online Adjunct, Adjunct
VocoVision provides online therapy and educational services for children. Therapists include speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, sign language interpreters and social workers. Its headquarters are in Skokie, Illinois.
For the full list, see FlexJob’s post, Top 25 Companies Hiring for Part-Time, Work-from-Home Jobs.
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