If you’re searching for work from home jobs for veterans, this article will definitely help.
While compiling a recent article on 50 companies that take on home workers, I noticed that a number of firms offer special arrangements and incentives for veterans. These often include remote work opportunities.
There are work from home jobs for veterans in plenty of industries and professions. Working on a remote basis brings you freedom from commuting and more time with your family. It also makes it easier to work around any health issues you may have.
It’s pleasing to see that many companies recognise the considerable range of transferable skills veterans have to offer. Veteran employment programs are widespread, and many companies also offer opportunities for spouses of veterans.
Companies Offering Work from Home Jobs for Veterans
This long-established global company employs tens of thousands of dedicated professionals across a wide range of sectors, including auditing, insurance, risk management and financial services,
As part of its support program for veterans, Deloitte employs “Veteran Champions” to assist with hiring and retaining its veteran workforce. The company also runs an extensive Military Spouse Initiative.
Humana Inc is a health insurance company based in Louisville, Kentucky. It has over 13 million customers across the US. Humana launched a Veterans Hiring Initiative in 2011, and committed to hiring 1000 veterans and military spouses by the end of 2014. They now employ over 4000 veterans and add to that number to the tune of around 500 per year.
Humana offers work from home jobs for veterans at all levels, including opportunities in administration, security and sales. You can learn more about Humana’s Military Initiative here.
Capital One Financial Corporation is a financial services company working primarily in credit cards, banking and savings products. The organisation offers many remote work opportunities for veterans.
Capital One has its own Military Associate Network, which offers support to military employees in transferring their skills into civilian employment. The company offers a variety of remote jobs for veterans, including customer service positions, analysis, and data science roles.
Technology company Dell has a prestigious reputation in both veteran and home working circles. The firm was given the accolade of “Best for Vets Employer” in the Military Times (2018). It was also recently named on FlexJobs’ Top 100 companies for remote jobs.
As well as providing many job opportunities for veterans, Dell has its own Military Employee Support Group. This is intended to help veterans transfer skills learned during military careers into civilian life. Dell also offers home jobs for military spouses. Many of Dell’s home jobs for veterans are in marketing, customer service and support roles.
Hilton has a long history of supporting the military. Its founder, Conrad Hilton, was a US Army Veteran who served in World War One. Hilton’s military initiative, Operation Opportunity, was launched in 2013, aiming to employ 100,000 veterans and their spouses by 2018. The objective was achieved two years ahead of schedule.
Hilton offers a dedicated opportunity for veterans as home-based reservation specialists. These positions are available across most US States, and offer all the same benefits as those available to office-based staff. Hilton also made the recent Flexjobs Top 100 List.
The Progressive Corporation
The Progressive Corporation is one of the largest providers of car insurance in the United States. The company offers customer service and sales positions working from home. The sales positions are for inbound sales only, so there is no cold calling.
The Progressive Corporation is a “military friendly” employer, offering a range of benefits to both serving and ex-military personnel.
Xerox runs a “Heroes@Home” program, and hires qualified veterans and military spouses for remote work in customer care, help desk and data analytics.
Xerox also helps transitioning veterans, providing support with resumés, interviews and job search techniques. Xerox offers lots of work from home jobs for veterans and others, and you can find out more about them here.
United Health Group
United Health Group is one of the largest global healthcare companies. It provides healthcare products and insurance services.
UHG offers a large range of remote working opportunities for veterans in the US, and in several other nations, including the UK, India and Australia. Jobs include roles for support staff, and opportunities for those with medical training.
U-Haul is a residential moving and self-storage company based in Phoenix. This company offers remote working opportunities in customer service, support and sales, and there are some seasonal roles.
U-Haul is highly ranked as a military-friendly employer by militaryfriendly.com. You can read about their specific military initiatives here.
This company, formerly known as TeleTech Holdings, works in business process outsourcing. TTEC has nearly 50,000 employees, operating in 24 countries across the world.
TTEC recognises the attributes those with military backgrounds can bring to the business, such as leadership skills, the ability to perform under pressure, and experience of working as part of a team. The company actively recruits veterans for remote working opportunities, and there are opportunities for military spouses too.
Other Places to find Work from Home Jobs for Veterans
It’s also well worth checking out our recent round-up of firms that hire home workers. While they don’t all necessarily have specific veteran initiatives in place, the list will no doubt throw up some additional options. You’ll find our list here.
If you’re interested in services that help you locate home based jobs you may not otherwise have been aware of, check out our detailed reviews of FlexJobs and Virtual Vocations.
Further Support for Veterans
For further information about employment for veterans in the US try:
If you’re a veteran in the UK, you could look at:
A mother of four and a grandmother to five more, it’s little surprise home working opportunities are often on Rosalyn’s agenda. Here she reviews opportunities and interviews people with their own successful ventures. She’s also the founder’s sister, but it doesn’t earn her any special privileges!