By Braulio Giron, Jr. on March 16, 2020
Among the key benefits to the continued advancement of technology has been being able to work remotely, and the following are notable companies presently offering roles for you to do just that
Although working from home or from anywhere else besides the office is not a new concept, recent years have seen the practice become widely accepted by both employers and employees. From the former being able to save a little on operational expenses to the latter being able to save time from not having to make regular commutes to and from the office, there a number of reasons why it has become widely accepted.
Despite this, it can still sometimes be challenging to find companies who both offer work-from-home or remote work opportunities, and are also generally regarded as notable employers and well-known brands within their industries. To help you start, the following are companies you can look to for work-from-home opportunities who are hiring right now.
A Philippine holding company based in Cebu City that operates in four sectors: consumer goods, utilities, financials, and industrials, Aboitiz Equity Ventures was on of six Philippine companies that earned commendation as one of the world’s 500 best employers from Forbes Magazine in 2017, and is often included in the publications top 2000 overall.
Given the company’s involvement in many industries, there are a myriad of professional opportunities with AEV, including roles that have benefits such as work-from-home or flexible working hours. Among these that are presently available include jobs in Human Resources, Administration, and Analytics.
Sun Life Financial in the Philippines offers a diverse range of insurance, wealth, and asset management solutions. The country’s first and longest-standing life insurer, among its offerings are financial planning and guidance, various life insurance products, as well as several investment products meant for individuals, families, and companies.
Different offerings to different clients have meant employing to employ many advisors and managers for Sun Life, and many of these roles the company offers require working remotely or at least from home. In this time of social distancing, client meetings can be done online or by phone, a fact widely acknowledged by a company that has always been open to using different means of communication to get people the products and services they deserve.
Another well-known insurance company based in the country, the Philippine American Life and General Insurance Company also happens to be the nation’s largest in terms of assets, net worth, investment and paid-up capital. Part of the Pan-Asian life insurance group AIA Group Limited, Philam Life a go-to not only for insurance and financial products in the Philippines but also for related careers.
These careers have expanded with the help of technology, as advances in software and other related solutions have allowed Philam Life to expand its offerings as well as allow its employees to work remotely while reaching more people. The company presently offers various financial advisor roles for various locations across the country with the added benefit of fulfilling it remotely or from home.
Penbrothers is a company that helps global startups and companies build their teams through staff augmentation, covering needed services such as human resources, payroll, employment services, and office and event spaces. Among its different clientele has been Lalamove, Ninjavan, Storehub. And Teko.ph, to name a few.
Given the varying types of businesses the company works with, and how many of these are located all over the Philippines as well as the world, jobs that can be done remotely are among the many opportunities Penbrothers offers. Among those presently available with the company are roles in business development, lead generation, analytics, and research, among several others.
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