I get it.
It is tough to find work-at-home jobs worldwide. This is because most of the online/work from home job opportunities are more prevalent in countries like the US and Canada.
But this does not mean that you should lose hope on working from home if you are not residing in any of these countries.
In fact, many of my readers are from different parts of the world, and they are very much interested in finding legitimate international job opportunities.
So, is it so hard to find global jobs if you are living outside the US?
Today’s post is all about that. I am sharing worldwide companies that hire for remote jobs in many countries other than the US.
This company hires people all over the world to teach online as a teaching assistant. You need a degree from an accredited university and have a master’s or PhD. This is a great way to earn an income teaching students online.
You can apply to be a search engine evaluator or internet assessor with this company. Lionbridge offers roles in many countries other than the US and Canada. Once you put an application for the position, you will be required to write an exam to get recruited.
Just keep checking their portal to see if there any roles that are currently open. This is one of the very legitimate companies that offer global online jobs to work from home.
If you are looking for scam-free remote jobs, then there is no better place than FlexJobs. This is the most authentic job board that lists remote jobs from all over the world. The jobs are thoroughly researched and totally legit.
Appen is another company that offers translation and search engine evaluation positions worldwide to work online. Appen recruits workers globally, and you need to check their portal if they have any roles open for your country. Different projects have different pay per hour for this company.
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With Liveworld you can work as an online moderator, and they recruit from other countries other than the US. The average pay is around $8 according to Glassdoor.com. You will be moderating forums, social media, etc.
Another moderating platform where you will work as Home moderation expert. You will be managing the social media channels and forums of brands/clients. The pay is around $10 to $18 per hour depending on the country.
This company is quite popular in a work-at-home niche with roles like captioner, transcriber, and translation. They are open worldwide, and you need to pass a test before you get hired. Of the reviews I heard, the captioning test is hard, so you need to be well prepared. The pay is different for all the three positions.
This is a company that hires website testers. Website testing is a very flexible way to make money from home and this company hires testers globally. The basic pay is around $0.50 to $1.00 per minute but depends on the length of the test.
You need to have good English speaking skills to apply for this job and there is a 5-minute qualification test after you apply.
This is a worldwide transcription company hiring transcribers globally. Their work schedule is quite flexible and the pay per audio minute is $0.30 to $0.60. Once you sign up, you will take a 5-minute video test to get qualified.
This is a very famous and well known virtual assistant company that hires Virtual Assistants from around the world. Their application process consists of a short test, an interview and a background check. The average pay is around $18 per hour.
With this company, you will work as search engine evaluator or map analyst or internet assessor. Like Lionbridge, they recruit crowd workers from all around the world, you can check on their website to see if they are currently hiring in your country. From what I understand, their tests are slightly harder than other search engine evaluator companies.
This company recruits editors in a specialized field like Medicine. The role entails editing documents for errors, and this role is ideal if you have a medical background. The company is based out of India.
Though most of the positions are remote in India, but they do occasionally recruit from other countries. You can check their website for the current openings here.
If you love browsing through forums or social media, then you can look at being a moderator at Modsquad. This company regularly hires moderators to moderate the forums, social media chats and communicating with clients in projects. They recruit from all over the world.
This transcription company hires in Canada, and if you have excellent typing skills and have a decent work-at-home setup, you can apply for this role. You will be taking a short transcription test, and though prior experience is not required, it can help.
This tutoring company hires tutors from around the world. You will be teaching general subjects, math, and science. The basic pay is around $10, and you need to have an excellent work-at-home setup with a computer and headphones.
If you are bilingual then you can try working for WorldLingo. They are a reputed translation company hiring globally. You will have to sign up on their website and fill in the application. Please keep in mind that you need to have at least five years of translation experience for this role. Here is an in-depth review of Worldlingo.
This is another global company that hires for roles such as technical support, sales rep, data entry or editing. The pay is dependent on the type of project. You can apply directly from their website, and you will have to go through an assessment. Another good option if you searching for real work-at-home jobs.
This company hires mainly in the UK and certain states in the US. You can work as a sales rep, technical support and customer service. The pay is around $9 to $10, and the minimum requirement is a high school diploma, though some positions require you to have prior experience.
If you are bilingual, then you can also try being a freelance translator at ProZ. This company has a job board which is exclusively for translators and interpreters. You can register and set email alerts so that you receive new translator job updates. This is a global job board, and you can work from anywhere.
This company hires linguists for translator and interpreter assignments. You have to submit your resume and cover letter, and once the suitable projects come up, you will be contacted. This company does require you to have a background in translation to be able to apply for these positions.
This company hires interpreters to work-at-home in many countries like Canada, Dominican Republic, Puerto Ricco, United Kingdom, etc. More countries keep getting updated on their website, so keep checking. You can work as an Interpreter communicating with doctors, nurses, and patients with this company.
This is a transcription company offering jobs worldwide. If you are a beginner in transcription, then this company is perfect to start off. They hire freelance transcribers all over the world. The pay is between $10 to $20 per audio hour, and you will have to take a test before you get hired. Read our Scribie review here.
With Capital Typing you can work in data entry field doing data research, data annotation, etc. You can apply online on their website and pass an assessment test. This is one of the legit companies in data entry industry.
If you love writing, then you can register for iWriter to find some freelance writing gigs, and it is free. There is no country restriction, and you can apply from anywhere.
Another good platform to find excellent writing opportunities is Contena. You can look for some great credible projects listed on their writing job boards. You can register for free and have a look at the writing gigs, but you need to upgrade to a Pro account to apply for the projects.
This is one of the remote companies that hires worldwide. They regularly have customer service positions like ‘Customer Champion’ though they are slightly technical, the company has great perks for all their remote workers.
Automatic Data Processing(ADP) hires workers globally for positions like sales, technical support, human resources, etc. This is a very popular company offering real online jobs and has positions available regularly. The pay is dependent on the type of job you take up, and you will need some prior experience to apply for this company.
If you are a postgraduate and want to make use of your degree, then you can try online tutoring jobs with Tutorvista. They hire tutors from many countries and have a lot of flexibility. Apart from being a postgraduate in your subject, you must be able to commit at least 4 hours in a day for this role.
With QuickTate, you will be transcribing legal files, memo letters, medical files and voicemail messages. You will have to take a test to get hired, and there is a background check after you pass the test.
If you writing is your thing, you can write articles for Listverse and get paid. They accept articles from around the world and though it might be hard to get articles accepted, the pay is good. You get $100 per article as mentioned on their website.
Like Lionbridge, ZeroChaos hires for positions like ads quality rater where you evaluate ads in search engine results following some guidelines. Though this position gets mostly advertised for the US locale, they also recruit from other countries.
With this company, you will be working as a Virtual Assistant. The general responsibility is to attend to client requests and performing other team tasks. The basic pay is $10 per hour, and you will have to commit at least 4 hours a day.
Axion data has data entry projects for workers in the US and India. Though the workflow varies, you can choose the projects when you are in the portal. Not many jobs are listed on their website now, but keep checking to find out open roles.
This is a very specific medical related job company hiring clinical research associates from countries like Australia, Germany, Spain, etc.
Another work-at-home transcription company for worldwide applicants. They pay $0.40 to $0.65 per audio minute. No prior experience is required to apply for this role. You will have to take a test before getting hired.
If you are looking for work-at-home customer service roles in Canada, then you can try U-Haul. The pay is dependent on the type of position you choose. U-Haul has mostly seasonal roles, and you can apply directly from their website.
Another extra income opportunity which is open worldwide is reviewing calls with Humanatic. You will be reviewing the calls and categorizing them with tags. Though the pay is not much, it is very flexible and open globally.
If you are looking for some flexible translation jobs, you can sign up for VerbalizeIt. You can also do transcribing jobs with this company. Though it is not clear how much the pay is, you can try applying for this company as they accept translators worldwide.
This is another translation and transcription company that offers freelance positions worldwide. The rates depend on the type of the project, and you can apply for the transcription role directly from their website. You will have to take a test before you get hired.
Some more legitimate global online jobs opportunities,
You can be a website tester for companies like UserTesting, WhatUsersDo and TestingTime. Website testers earn around $10 per test for a 20 to 30-minute test. You will be testing the functionality of a website in all aspects. You will need a webcam and microphone for this role.
Flipping is one of the most rising trends of earning money from home, irrespective of where you are. Flipping is the process of selling items for profit. There are many things you can sell right from houses to flea market items and if you want to know more about this, check out this post.
This is another very profitable home business that can be done in any country. Event planning is gaining huge popularity now, and you can earn a good income from it. It is location-independent, and I highly suggest this fantastic course that has helped many stay-at-home moms to start their event planning business.