For Gen Z’s and Millennials entering the workforce or making a career switch, making your living online is no longer something reserved for online guru ads, but a legitimate route to a location independent career. As these times are showing us, the future is remote.
Please remember I am not a career expert by any means. But I am passionate about finding out how to combine my life (and yours) with travel while ticking off all of my personal and professional goals, something I want for everyone reading this. So, without further a-do here are 12 awesome resources to find remote work.
Flex Jobs is perfect if you’re new to the idea of remote working. A great place to start is 26 Virtual Companies that only hire remote workers! The future y’all.
2. Virtual Vocations
Made for the remote career-er in you, this site really focuses on helping you find a job that fits your career goals. With over 50 job categories you won’t have to choose between work and being location-independent.
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Sorry guys, this one is for the ladies (the ones that want to find their dream job of course). Made with a mission to equalize the workforce, Power to Fly empowers women to not settle when it comes to their career (or location).
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For all my marketing majors out there, I got you! Jobspresso is aimed at finding work specifically with interesting and innovative companies. With positions from Social Media Managers to Product Marketers, you’re bound to find something for you. Best part? It’s free!
If the remote life is for you, chances are you have an entrepreneurial spirit. Made exclusively for workers looking to take part in the startup life, you may just find your Social Network. Get connecting!
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“Work-life balance” is one of those phrases you hear in university that doesn’t quite sink in until you graduate. Luckily Guru knows the importance of having a personal AND professional life, with positions handpicked to make the best of both worlds.
7. Working Nomads
The people behind this platform have been making a full-time living off remote work for years – so it’s pretty safe to say they know a thing or two about the digital job market.
With job posting daily and everything from marketing and design to sales and healthcare, you’re bound to find something that matches your love for the #nomadlife and your skillset.
If you’re not set on an exact career path yet, no biggie! Remotive might be for you. As a generic job-board with hand-picked positions, you can browse through hundreds of various job roles and their newsletter to help you choose which career path might be best for you.
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9. Authentic Jobs
If you’re a creative, you’re already pretty used to the non-conventional. In that case, easing into the remote life may be more normal for you than most. Authentic Jobs works with some of the biggest names in Design, making it the perfect place to land your first role.
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Another great resource for job-hunting creatives. Dribble is perfect for postgrads in need of work…fast! With job matches made in 24 hours, you’ll be able to start making $$$ ASAP.
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As one of the largest platforms for remote workers in the world – this is your go-to to get your feet wet in the digital community.
It may be a bit overwhelming at first since there are literally thousands of opportunities listed every day. But with tons of industries to choose from, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for.
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12. Remote Work Hub
I LOVE this one because it goes WAY past standard job boards. Remote Work Hub helps you with everything remote living – from career advice, job search techniques, and resources to co-working spaces and a private community of remote workers.
It also only lists jobs that are long-term or permanent, so you’ll never have to worry about your next paycheck.
Read: Why Remote Workers Can Save More Money
Because of the strange times we’re in, you’re probably finding yourself in a temporary remote situation now. And of course, like anything in life, it’s never perfect. But after the dust settles you may just find this is what you’ve been looking for the whole time.
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