which companies hire people to work remotely or from home on a part-time basis?

Hello and Good Evening Everyone,

            I have a friend who is interested in working from home part-time which brings me to the point of this upcoming question.  Are there any legitimate companies out there which will allow people to work from the comfort of their homes on a part-time basis?  I realize this can be somewhat tricky to answer because of the high volume of online scams going on in today's world.  If there are safe companies to check into, we will certainly be interested in reviewing their needs and requirements for employment.

             Any suggested online link or links to companies that permit remote or home-based employment will be greatly appreciated.

             Thank you so much.

             George
GMartinAsked:
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Tiras25Commented:
interesting question.   if you're good.. any company would hire you working remotely.  Lots of legitimate employers doing that.  
Problem is to find a talent.
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
I know call centers that do this i.e. online food ordering (pizzapizza,pizzza hut, dominos, to name a few)
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Alexandre MichelManager; IT ConsultantCommented:
Have you looked at web site like upwork.com,  freelancer.com or outsourcely.com
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
If your friend has experience and a good reputation, they can probably do that.  If this is for a first job... it is unlikely.
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David FavorLinux/LXD/WordPress/Hosting SavantCommented:
I found myself laughing at the idea of legitimate companies.

To me a legitimate companies is anyone who pays me.

I worked my first contract in 1979 + been working for myself since then.

Clients come my way through many avenues. So long as they pay, they're fine in my book.

Best to pick some skillset where you have some expertise + convert it to online clients.

Likely best for your friend to post to EE directly + they'll be given great support, mapping their skills into an online format.
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GMartinAuthor Commented:
Thank you everyone for your honest and open suggestions.  I did enjoy reviewing everyone's feedback especially the suggested links provided by Alexandre.

George
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