Once a mom, always a mom. So, no matter the stage that your children are at in their lives, a flexible job schedule can come in handy to meet your family’s needs. What are some of the best jobs for stay-at-home moms? If you are looking to make the best use of the degree you have already earned, here are a few ideas to start.
Jobs that allow a flexible schedule or jobs that allow you to be available to your family when needed are easier to find now than ever before. A quick Google search for the best jobs for stay-at-home moms turns up several easy to start ideas. These range from concierge services to direct sales positions. However, if in your previous career life you enjoyed the success of a professional position or corporate career, you might be looking for something that is flexible, but also allows you to use your degree.
So, where do you start?
The good news is that there are companies hiring by the dozens (or hundreds) and looking for people just like you. Here are some great resources to begin your search with companies that are hiring for work-from-home positions now.
Best Jobs For Stay-At-Home Moms With Degrees
Cactus Communications is a global organization that regularly hires employees with master’s or PhD level experience for their work-from-home positions. Current positions offered are in a range of fields of expertise from medical to engineering to sciences. You can view their current openings here.
JP Morgan Chase is another employer known for offering full-time and part-time telecommuting positions. As you may be familiar with this company already, JP Morgan Chase is in the financial industry and many of these recently filled telecommuting positions have been in commercial banking.
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Lenovo is an innovative and creative technology leader, well-known for their laptops and more. Their employees love working for them and Lenovo is a company where you always have room to grow. You can search their current openings here.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is a company well-known in the educational space. If you love learning and love helping others learn, this might be the company for you. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has a history of offering many full-time and part-time telecommuting positions.
Among other accolades, Anthem, Inc. has been named among the “100 Best Places To Work” by Working Mother’s magazine and is the country’s largest for-profit managed health care company. To search their latest openings, click here.
While this certainly isn’t an exhaustive list of companies that offer work from home positions, if your expertise or degree is in any of the related fields, this will give you a few good places to start looking.
If these fields are not in your area of expertise or you don’t have a degree, don’t worry. You still have plenty of options for finding a flexible or work-from-home position. More and more companies and employers are offering flexibility to their employees. If you find an employer that you like — and you have earned their trust and proven your worth as an employee — talk to them about your future possibilities of doing remote work. Oftentimes, arrangements can be made, so don’t be afraid to ask.
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