Landing a remote job can be a challenging experience for many, and every company has a different hiring process. Competition is fierce because applicants are located around the world, rather than being local.
That said, you should not let this put you off from applying for remote jobs, because it’s totally possible if you’re prepared to work hard.
In this episode, of the Remote Hive Podcast, Darren shares four hacks to help you find a remote job, and offers some essential advice around the application process.
ESSENTIAL LEARNING FROM THIS EPISODE
- Isolation, burn-out and distractions are 3 big remote working challenges.
- To land a remote job you need to put yourself out there and be creative.
- Look on remote job boards to find available roles
- Use your network and reach out to find any opportunities.
- Reach out to companies you’d like to work for and open up doors.
- Plus much more!
IMPORTANT LINKS FROM THIS EPISODE
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Remote Job boards
Remoteok.io – This remote job board features the broadest range of jobs. You can quickly view the details without clicking on the job listing.
WeWorkRemotely.com – An easy to use the website, great selection of jobs to choose from including non-IT roles.
Remotive.io – Less selection of jobs but they highlight that the job is for US only job searchers, so that saves a lot of time.
Remote.co – If you are looking for entry-level remote jobs then this is a good place to start because they have a section just for you.
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