Today, Leah from The Sweetest Way is sharing 14 of the best places to search for remote jobs so that you can a location independent lifestyle, just like she did.
Working remotely for a single company is a simple and low-risk way to become location independent. And it’s easier to find remote jobs than ever before.
A growing list of companies are hiring remote workers these days, and for good reason:
- Gives them access to a wider talent pool than searching one geographic location
- Can lead to higher employee job satisfaction and better work output
- Saves them the cost of renting a large commercial office space for their employees
- And these benefits are just the tip of the iceberg.
Fully distributed workforces are a growing trend among big and small companies alike. You can find remote jobs with startups as well as widely-known companies like IBM, Etsy, Buffer, or Upworthy, just to name a few.
If you’ve considered a location independent lifestyle and are eager to get started right away without the hassle of building a freelance career or starting your own online business, a full-time remote job might be the perfect solution.
Below is a list of some of the best websites for remote jobs currently on the web; search these sites to find remote jobs in a wide range of industries and check back every so often as I will be updating it as new sites come on the scene!
How to Find Remote Jobs: Search These Sites
Are you a designer? Find the perfect remote job on Dribble. Just be sure to tick the “Remote/Anywhere” box to modify your search.
As the name suggests, this site lists jobs for people seeking remote work in a European time zone; ideal if you’re planning to live in Europe and don’t want to deal with conference calls at odd hours. EuropeRemotely offers jobs for developers only.
FlexJobs offers much more than just remote jobs, but it’s a great search tool for those as well. Find part-time or flexible work and resources like skills testing, research the companies that are hiring, and more.
Indeed is a job board you’ve undoubtedly heard of, with a wide selection of remote jobs to choose from. Just type “Remote” in the box when asked for your preferred location.
Jobscribe will send you a daily email with job openings working for tech startups–but you don’t have to be a developer, they also have jobs in marketing and design.
This is a great place to find tech jobs like engineering and developing, but Jobspresso has plenty of listings in other fields as well–writing, support jobs, marketing jobs and more are among the remote jobs you can find here.
Remote.co is an all-in-one resource for finding remote jobs as well as keeping your sanity as a remote worker with tips and advice. Have all your questions about remote jobs answered by the companies that do the hiring and the workers who are doing it themselves. Search for jobs by clicking the “JOBS” tab in the top right corner of the home page. You can find big companies listing their jobs here, like Amazon, Automattic, and TED.
Remote OK lists many tech-related jobs for developers and software engineers, jobs for marketers and analysts, design and coding jobs, and a smattering of non-tech jobs like social media marketing, writing, human resources, and sales. You can also search by pay scale and see a list of remote companies.
Remotive wants to help you do remote work more productively (remote + productive = remotive). Find work-from-anywhere jobs in a number of fields. Sign up for their bi-monthly newsletter to get new job listings delivered to your inbox.
With cool features like a telecommuting calculator to find out how much time and money you can save by avoiding a costly commute, Skip The Drive is more than just job listings. You can also track your job applications, find the best companies to work for, or get work-from-home tips on their blog.
This site has an interesting mix of job listings with a special section for remote and work-from-home jobs. Companies like Airbnb, Veeva, and DigitalOcean list their remote job openings here.
Search 10,000+ telecommuting jobs on Virtual Vocations, a subscription site with a huge selection of jobs in all kinds of fields.
We Work Remotely is a simple job search website offering a huge selection of remote jobs, listed by category/field. Whether you’re looking for development, customer service, design, or business management jobs, you’ll find them on We Work Remotely.
“A curated list of remote jobs for the modern working nomad.” The highest concentration of listings on this site fall under development, design, customer success, management, and marketing.
This post originally appeared on Leah's blog, The Sweetest Way. Leah Davis is a social media consultant, freelance writer and travel blogger who's been living a nomadic lifestyle since 2011 and working wherever there's WiFi, good coffee, and a nice view. Find her full story and lots more resources on her blog here.
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