Health insurance giant opens over 100 new 'work from home' jobs

Blame the millennial generation all you want for being lazy and not conforming to the work culture of the past.

But it's hard to deny that the trend towards more and more companies allowing work-from-home positions is something not everyone can get behind, regardless of the industry.

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The next company to hop on board with this is health insurance company Cigna.

The Northeastern-based agency is looking for over 100 positions that can be performed remotely, with positions ranging in specialties across the board.

Though some of the new positions require a medical background, such as RN Nurse Case Manager and Chronic Care Physician, the majority of the positions range in specialties and requirements, such as Informatics Specialist and Account Manager.

Better yet, the remote positions still offer all of the in-office benefits a regular full-time job would offer for the company, such as 401(k) matching, medical benefits and even career coaching.

So if you're still on that 9-5 grind but you're ready for something that allows you more flexibility so you can, you know, work in your pajamas a couple of days a week, you might want to take a look at the Cigna job board.

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10. New Orleans

  • Median home listing price: $249,000
  • Median one-bedroom rent: $830

Be prepared to slow way down if you plan to adapt to the local lifestyle when you live in NOLA, which is nevertheless one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States.

“Like most of the cities on our list, New Orleans has seen a surge of co-working spaces open over the past few years,” Realtor.com says.

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9. Minneapolis

  • Median home listing price: $289,900 
  • Median one-bedroom rent: $860

Minneapolis combines the welcoming feel of a Midwestern town with urban attractions like professional sports franchises, good restaurants, galleries and museums. The Mississippi River waterfront of the city — formerly home to lumber mills, warehouses and flour mills — has been transformed into a trendy section of condos, loft spaces and parks connected by miles of paths for biking and walking.

8. Cincinnati

  • Median home listing price: $189,900
  • Median one-bedroom rental price: $639

Cincinnati is a little-known treasure of a city say those who love the Ohio town. Fortune 500 companies keep unemployment rates low, the public schools are good, and the city has many cultural resources.

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7. Knoxville, Tennessee

  • Median home listing price: $225,000
  • Median one-bedroom rental price: $673

What is it about Tennessee these days? Tennessee cities are popping up all over the place in lists of best places to live, visit and explore. Movoto’s guide to Knoxville showcases the hyper-local side of town — which is all about University of Tennessee (main campus, Knoxville, of course) sports. You’re on the Tennessee River so, between gigs, freelancers can grab a canoe, jet ski, stand-up paddleboard or kayak and hit the river.

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6. Orlando, Florida

  • Median home listing price: $269,900
  • Median one-bedroom rental price: $881

Most people associate Orlando with the sprawling Walt Disney World resort, which is not only the city’s largest employer, with 62,000 people on the payroll, but also is the nation’s largest single-site employer, according to Today.com. According to Today, the Epcot theme park at Disney World also helps the resort save:

More than 30 tons of fruits and vegetables are grown each year at Epcot’s Land Pavilion and used in the resort’s restaurants and cafes.

Turns out, the city is also a great place to be self-employed or telecommuting. 

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5. Atlanta

  • Median home listing price: $274,300
  • Median one-bedroom rental price: $867

With more than 5.5 million residents, the metropolitan Atlanta area is growing fast yet the city at the heart of it retains a lot of hometown Southern charm.

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4. Pittsburgh

  • Median home listing price: $166,300
  • Median one-bedroom rental price: $700

Pittsburgh has numerous old neighborhoods filled with distinctive homes and the bars, restaurants and markets, and the local scene makes you feel you’ve finally arrived someplace real.

3. St. Louis

  • Median home listing price: $179,900
  • Median one-bedroom rental price: $684

The Lewis and Clark Expedition to explore the West set off from St. Louis in May 1804. National Geographic tells the story here. For the next century, the city was called “The Gateway to the West” as European explorers and settlers provisioned there and then set out up the Missouri River. Today, for many who work from home, there is no reason at all to move on — the city has everything they need. Above: townhouses on a St. Louis street.

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2. Salt Lake City

  • Median home listing price: $347,200
  • Median one-bedroom rental price: $790

If you like to get outdoors, Salt Lake City is for you, with its five national parks and numerous major ski resorts within an easy drive.

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1. Las Vegas

  • Median home listing price: $241,500
  • Median one-bedroom rental price: $827

Picture Las Vegas, and you probably imagine neon lights, The Strip and Wayne Newton’s casino lounge act. But low unemployment, low taxes and affordable housing make life in Vegas pleasant. What’s more, the city is located amid some of the most scenic country on Earth: Hoover Dam, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, the Grand Canyon, Zion National Park and Death Valley National Park all are within a day’s drive.

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