How It Works
As you may have guessed, it’s not rocket science. Although each on-demand company operates differently, the basic job in a nutshell involves working as a remote agent calling in customer to go orders.
Most online food ordering companies offer flexible work schedules and may require you to:
- Have a USB headset
- Have customer service or call center experience
- Have strong phone skills (clear speaking voice, positive attitude,etc. )
- Meet minimum typing requirements
- Pass a background check
- Work a minimum number of hours,i.e. 10 hours a week, etc.
What You Can Expect to Make
The amount can make when you work at home taking restaurant orders, varies from company to company. On average you can expect to make $10.00 -$15.00 per hour. Many companies provide opportunities to earn more money with bonuses and incentives programs.
Where to Find Order Placer Work Home Opportunities
If you are interested, here’s a list 7 sites to find opportunities:
- On job boards like: Indeed or Snagajob.
- Postmates – Hires remote order takers as independent contractors
- Orderup – Hires full-time reps (must reside in Maryland)
- Tapingo – Hires full-time work from home order placers (must be available for nights and weekends).
- ContractWorld – A membership website that lists legitimate companies that offer remote agent jobs like Pizza Hut and KFC. The sites offers both free and paid services.
- Foodler – Hires full-time remote agents. Currently only hiring in the following states: AZ, CA,CT, FL, IL, MA, ME, MO, NC, NY, OR, TX and VA.
- GrubHub – Hires independent contractors through a work at home service called NexRep. Which involves:
- Paying for your own expenses
- Creating your own work schedule
- And invoicing NexRep for your services
These are highly sought after work from home jobs,so as you may have also guessed, open positions fill up very quickly.
Interestingly enough, with the current trend in on demand services rising, we’ll probably see more companies hiring remote agents to work at home taking restaurant orders takers in the near future.