Helpful Resources: Working Remotely
April 27, 2018
Upwork is a large marketplace for freelancers of all types. You can create a freelancer profile including your skills and qualifications, as well a portfolio of your work. You can search opportunities and bid on them. Upwork has a free level for freelancers and also a paid service with some advanced features. For entrepreneurs, Upwork can be a great resource to find work, but it can also be a valuable resource for hiring contractors to work for your business in many capacities. Freelancers on Upwork are from all over the world and from all industries.
We Work Remotely
We Work Remotely is a job board specifically for remote job opportunities. The job listings are primarily from high-growth, startup, and tech companies. The site is very simple. It is a regularly updated, list-view style with jobs in the following categories: Marketing, Customer Support, Copywriting, Programming, Devops & SysAdmin, Business/Exec & Management, Design, and Other. For employers, 30-day job postings can be purchased, with an optional 'highlight' feature.
FlexJobs is an outstanding resource for job seekers interested in nontraditional opportunities. Positions posted on FlexJobs may be part-time, allow telecommuting, are freelance or contract roles, or offer flexible schedules. The postings are high-quality and manually screened to ensure that they are active and real. FlexJobs also allows for company research and has an informative blog. For employers, FlexJobs has job posting and candidate search options.
RemoteOK is a job site dedicated to remote job opportunities around the world. Many of the job listings are posted by startups and tech companies. The categories include: Software Development, Customer Support, Marketing, Design & UX, and Non-Tech. Users can also review data about the jobs posted on the site and the employers. Remote OK is associated with NomadList.com, which is an excellent resource for people who work remotely.
Jobbatical is a marketplace that connects tech job seekers to exciting opportunities all around the world. The jobs posted are extremely detailed, including everything you may want to know about the job, the company, the location, the culture, cost-of-living, and more. Jobbatical helps employers with promoting the job opportunities, sourcing candidates, and managing applicants.