Here are 16 companies that provide equipment so you don't have to pay much to set up your home office when you get a work-from-home job.
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Buffer is a company that provides online social media management software that is great for automation. They don't always have a lot of jobs available, but when they do, you should apply right away because they come with many perks.
Their jobs offer a free laptop, free books, a free Kindle, and $500 for your home office setup.
Look for jobs like a Customer Advocate or Engineering Manager.
American Express is a company that handles credit cards, travel, and many other things.
If you work from home with them, you can get perks like a monthly allowance for phone and internet services, as well as many other perks.
Look for jobs like a Virtual Travel Consultant or something related to customer service.
Zapier is a company that helps brands connect and automate business apps. They're an internet workflow automation service, in other words.
Zapier also happens to be a 100% remote company that has lots of great perks. For instance, on pretty much all of their application pages, it says, “Pick your own equipment. We'll set you up with whatever Apple laptop + monitor combo you want plus any software you need.”
It doesn't get much better than that if you want to work from home and have perks for your home office.
Look for jobs like Customer Champion, Software Engineer, or Data Analyst.
World Travel Holdings is a leisure travel company that has work-at-home jobs available sometimes.
On the World Travel Holdings benefits page, it says, ” World Travel Holdings provides you a computer, monitor, keyboard, mouse, phone and headset.”
Look for jobs like a Villa Reservation Agent or a Web Applications Developer.
5. West Marine
West Marine is a chain of boating and fishing supply stores. They also have some jobs that allow you to work from home.
Usually, on a remote job application page at West Marine, it will say, “Computer hardware (computer, keyboard, mouse) for the position is provided by West Marine.”
Look for jobs like a Remote Incoming Contact Center Customer Service Associate or a Sales Rep.
Collage is a 100% remote, custom photo products company that usually has some jobs available throughout the year.
On top of the home internet reimbursement Collage provides you, they all say, “We’ll pay for any computer and home office equipment (within reason) that will help you work better.”
Look for jobs like a Lead Software Engineer or a Remote Customer Service Representative.
Wayfair is an internet-based home goods store that also has some remote jobs.
When you read through one of Wayfair's work-from-home job application pages, you'll notice under the “What You'll Need” section that you'll need a workspace free of noise or distraction and “Wayfair provides all necessary computer equipment.”
Look for jobs like a Work from Home Bilingual Customer Service or a Work from Home Sales and Service Consultant.
10Up is a company that makes all kinds of websites, apps, and tools for content creators using platforms like WordPress.
They provide an equipment allowance on top of many other benefits like a flexible work schedule, insurance, a professional development stipend, etc.
Look for jobs like a Web Strategist or Front End Engineer.
AAA is a company that specializes in automobile insurance and service. They also have remote jobs available from time-to-time.
Along with other benefits like flexible shifts and insurance, they say, ” We provide the computer, headset and necessary equipment!”
Look for jobs like a Customer Service Representative.
Akkroo is a company that specializes in event lead capture for B2B sales & marketing teams.
When you go to an application page at the Akkroo website, you'll notice a lot of difference benefits.
As far as providing equipment for your home office, they say, “We supply you with the best hardware so you can focus on the tasks at hand. We’ll hook you up with a MacBook on your first day, and we’ll sort out getting any additional hardware you need as you get settled.”
Look for jobs like a Customer Champion or Product Designer.
11. Bleacher Report
Bleacher Report is a media company that covers many different sports.
When it comes to benefits, one thing they offer is “the latest technology and equipment.”
Look for jobs like an iOS Engineer or a Quality Editor.
Automattic is a web development company that is known for brands like WordPress.com, JetPack, and WooCommerce.
In their benefits section, they mention “We happily provide or reimburse hardware and software you’ll need, as well as books or conferences that promote continued learning.”
Look for jobs like a Software Engineer or Happiness Engineer.
At Wellthy, you can get paid to work from home as a care concierge that helps caregivers of family members.
Basically, you would help those caring for an aging or sick loved one by helping them schedule appointments, get prescriptions filled, contest insurance bills, etc.
They provide a laptop and a $50 per month stipend for internet on top of many other benefits.
BroadPath is a company that provides “business, compliance, and technology services to healthcare payers and providers in commercial and government sectors.”
They tend to have lots of work-from-home jobs available throughout the year.
One benefit offered for many of these jobs is that you will be provided “a Laptop, 4 Port USB Hub, Bhive Web Camera and USB Headset.” They tell you this in the job description if applicable.
Trafilea is an ecommerce group that builds direct-to-consumer brands.
Most of their jobs also happen to be work-from-home.
One of their many benefits includes a technology stipend. On their website, they say, “We will provide or reimburse part of your hardware and software, depending on your needs.”
16. Help Scout
Help Scout is a company that provides help desk software that also happens to have a few work-from-home jobs available from time-to-time.
Among their many perks like an $1,800 personal development stipend and 401k with 1% match, you also get “a Mac laptop and display (or equivalent equipment of choice). We’ll also purchase any additional software or hardware you need.”
In their job application pages, they also say, “Every new hire gets $1,500 USD to furnish their home office, and up to $350 USD per month if you'd like to rent a co-working desk somewhere.”
Seems like they really want you to have everything you need to do a good job!
*This post was originally published on 11/26/2019 and was updated on 10/5/2020.