Work at Home Anywhere in the World

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If you work at home, what difference does it make what country you live in? A lot! Most global companies will only hire in particular countries. The ones on this huge list of work-at-home companies are mostly U.S. companies, though many do hire outside the U.S. as well. However, we’ve narrowed the list down to those that hire more globally.

These work-at-home positions are filled by people living both inside or outside the United States. Often these companies hire worldwide, but some are noted to hire in only Canada, Europe, or other specific countries like India. The pay scale on these global jobs varies widely.

  • AccuTran Global
    Job Type: Transcription
    Independent contractor typists transcribe conference calls, meetings, and interviews for financial businesses on a part-time basis. Pay ranges from $0.005 to $0.0066 per word. Hires in U.S., U.K., and Canada. More Work-at-Home Transcription Jobs
  • Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
    Job Type: Sales, IT, Management, Corporate
    A global provider of business processing (payroll, talent management, human resource management, benefits administration, and time and attendance to employers and automotive dealerships, ADP offers a significant number of home-based opportunities in many different fields. Look for jobs in its company database with "home office" in the location.
  • Classof1
    Job Type: Online tutoring
    This global company based in India offers online tutoring, homework assistance, test prep, content development, and e-learning courses for college and K-12 students in the U.S., U.K., and Australia.
  • Clickworker
    Job Type: Data entry, writing, translation
    This worldwide crowdsourcing company hires independent contractors for data entry, as well as writing, translating, and researching. Pays on a per piece basis. Registration and an assessment are necessary before "click workers" can begin accepting tasks for payments. More Data Entry Jobs
  • Covance
    Job Type: Nurses
    This biopharmaceutical contract research organization with research operations in more than 25 countries and more than 10,000 employees worldwide hire clinical research associates to work from home (with at least 65 percent travel expected) in specific locations in the U.S. Canada and Europe. Search for "home-based" in its jobs database.
  • Dell
    Job Type: IT, Corporate
    This computer manufacturer offers many work-at-home jobs. Use "remote" in the keyword search.
  • EduwizardS
    Job Type: Online teaching/tutoring
    Freelance tutors pay a fee to be listed among its tutors in the company's online platform and set their own online tutoring rates.
  • Lionbridge
    Job Type: Translation, Internet research
    The company recruits home-based workers and university students from around the world as translators and interpreters. Also has English-only and bilingual jobs for Internet assessors, which are similar to Google's ads quality rater jobs.
  • Quicktate or iDictate
    Job Type: Transcription, data entry
    The company offers transcription of short audio files, such as voicemails and dictated notes, by hiring work-at-home transcribers. Quicktate pays $.0025USD per word, and iDictate and Quicktakes medical transcription work pay $.0050USD per word via PayPal. Successful Quicktate transcriptionists may receive work from iDictate, which transcribes a wider range of longer documents. Bilingual, particularly Spanish and English, transcribers needed, but other languages such as French, Italian, German, Chinese, Farsi, Portuguese, and Japanese are desired as well.
  • Responsive Translation
    Job Type: Translation
    Freelance positions for translators and on-site interpreters require a college degree. More Work-at-Home Translation Jobs
  • Salesforce.com
    Job Type: Sales, IT, marketing
    This customer relationship management (CRM) software firm specializing in social, mobile, and cloud technologies hires for work-at-home positions across several divisions. Remote opportunities are available in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and Europe.
  • SMARTHINKING.com
    Job Type: Online teaching
    Part-time, work-at-home tutors, work with students of varying abilities and ages. Tutors (with a U.S. bank account) may work from anywhere in the world. Hiring is May through August and November and December. Hires graduate and undergraduate students, high school teachers, and other experienced tutors.
  • The Smart Crowd
    Job Type: Data Entry
    Applicants sign up to take an evaluation for this data entry jobs company. Those who score high enough are put on a waiting list and contacted when work is available. Rates vary, usually around 40-55 cents per 1000 keystrokes. A minimum of $50 must be earned before payment is issued. Keyers input data that is encoded, so it appears nonsensical. Accepts applicants from the U.S. and outside the U.S.
  • Sun Microsystems
    Job Type: IT, Support
    This company hires skilled, home-based support engineers from the U.S. and across the world.
  • TeleTech@Home
    Job Type: Call center, tech support
    Global business process outsourcing (BPO) company hires part-time employees for legitimate work-from-home jobs as call agents in the U.S. and U.K. Bilingual agents hired. More Call Center Work-At-Home Jobs
  • Tutorvista.com
    Job Type: Online tutoring
    Most of the online tutors at this company are experienced teachers with graduate degrees usually residing outside the U.S.
  • UniversalClass
    Job Type: Adult education course writing, online instructors
    The company creates online continuing education courses for schools, libraries, and other entities. Its instructional writers write these courses for a rate of $.04-$.07 per word. Online instructors need a college degree and, at a minimum, four years of experience and certification.
  • Working Solutions
    Job Type: Call center
    Home-based independent contractors do data entry and call center work online for this BPO. Pay ranges from $7.50 to $30 an hour. The company hires in all U.S. states and from across the world. However, the number of jobs, particularly at a call center, for those outside the U.S. is more limited. Hires agents bilingual in more than 30 different languages. More BPO Jobs
  • WorldLingo
    Job Type: Translation, editing
    This company hires freelance translators, proofreaders, editors, journalists, desktop publishers, interpreters, and voice-over artists to work from around the world.