Every month about 550,000 people from the US, UK, Netherlands and Germany search for “Work From Home Jobs”. 246,000 people search for “Remote Jobs”. That is if the data from my Google keyword analysis is correct.
If you are one of them, looking where to find work-from-home jobs. Then your life just got a bit easier.
Here is a list of 20 job search sites where you can find and apply for remote work. If you’re trying to start a freelance career of any sort or hoping to nail down a remote job, these websites are a great place to start looking.
Some of these sites are free, while others are paid membership sites.
Besides listing some great remote jobs Upwork also provides some handy guides to get you started. Like: Getting started as a freelancer or Growing your freelance career. Besides this, they build an entire community ready to assist you on your journey!
Indeed directs automatically to your location to show you the remote jobs near you.
In Remote.co’s own words:
Remote.co is a resource for companies that see remote work as an opportunity. We are focused on providing expert insight, best practices, and valuable support for organizations exploring or already embracing a remote team as a significant portion of their workforce.
If I may believe Flexjobs they are The number 1 job site for “work from home jobs”. As stated on their website:
The #1 job site to find vetted remote, work from home, and flexible job opportunities since 2007.
They also claim that some of the biggest brands in the world hire via them: Apple, Salesforce, Xerox and Dell to name a few.
If I search for “Work From Home Jobs” LinkedIn pops up as my first result. If you got a LinkedIn account and you are logged in it redirects you automatically to available work at home jobs.
Some interesting jobs pop up for me. Some require low skills, some are looking for experts in a certain field. After just taking a quick glance I’ve found some easy data-entry jobs (actually a lot of those), a job as a “Customer Service Representative” for Nike and a job as a “Watches Expert” for an auction website. Imagine being a Watch-geek and getting paid for it without leaving your home. There are a bunch of Part-time remote jobs listed as well.
ZipRecruiter started as a tool to help small businesses distribute job postings affordably. Today they are a thriving marketplace where millions of people across the U.S. and U.K. find a better job for a better life.
7. Problogger Jobs
Problogger offers a lot of resources for the writers among us. If you are looking for a remote job and writing is one of your skills then this is the perfect place for you to find your next gig.
8. We Work Remotely
We Work Remotely claims to have posted 23,722 remote jobs. At the first glance, it doesn’t look like you’ll find a job without having some degree of UX, designer or programming skills. However, if you do have these or similar skills chances are you’re working for companies like Google, Amazon or Basecamp any day soon.
9. Solid Gigs
Solid Gigs offers a simple e-mail subscription form to keep you updated on future remote jobs. Get hand-picked job alerts for the best 1% of freelance jobs on the web.
At Remotive you’ll find the best remote jobs, working as a developer, customer support rep, product or sales professional. Their mission is to help Tech professionals go remote.
11. Angel List
Twitch, Stripe, Uber, Roblox and over 100,000 startups of all sizes have used AngelList to hire people. Already know where you want to be? You can apply directly — and privately — to early-stage startups and industry leaders alike.
12. Skip The Drive
SkipTheDrive offers another easy to browse and clean job search site. SkipTheDrive tries to simplify the job search process by providing pre-filtered job listings that allow for work-from-home opportunities.
There is no registration.
SkipTheDrive is free for job seekers.
13. Working Nomads
WorkingNomads.com curates lists of the most interesting remote job offers in many professional career areas. They connect professionals who want to work remotely with innovative companies offering independent positions. Work remotely from your home or places around the world.
Jobspresso is the easiest way to find high-quality remote jobs in tech, marketing, customer support and more.
Remote.ok is already living in the future. If you’re looking to work on web3 AND work remote, this is the place for you. Everything about this site makes me want to switch careers.
16. Virtual Vocations
Virtual Vocations is a job service that provides job seekers with hand-screened remote job leads that offer real pay for real work. From account management to writing, all of the job openings listed contain some form of remote or virtual work.
17. The Muse
The Muse is the go-to destination for the next-gen workforce to research companies and careers. Search for jobs at companies whose people, perks, and values align with your unique professional needs.
Workew helps you find remote work and connect with companies that offer you the freedom to work from home or anywhere.
Contena has helped thousands of people to get started with freelance writing. Discover the best jobs and get hired to work remotely for great companies.
Glassdoor strikes me as a nice and clean job search site. Some employers posting online jobs are General Electrics, University of Washington and Walmart.
Wrapping it up, there are a lot of places to search for your next remote job. If you start your Google search a lot of ads pop up as well. You can skip the job search sites and go for employers offering remote jobs directly.
The biggest take from this research is that certain skills are required for a lot of these jobs. The good part, however, is that a lot of the required skills can be acquired for free online. I’ve written an article called ‘How Aspiring Entrepreneurs Should Invest’ where I share my thoughts about determining your next steps when it comes to learning skills.
Another article worth checking out is: “Top 30 Sites for Online Education and Learning” where Upwork has listed 30 websites that offer the best courses (paid and free) to prepare you for the future you want.