Check out this list of 17 great sites for finding remote work and freelance opportunities.
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A Virgin Media Business survey predicted that by 2022, 60% of the workforce will have work-from-home jobs, and according to The Guardian, ⅓ of employees think that by 2036, the daily commute will be a thing of the past. Work-life balance is quickly becoming a thing of the past.
But how do you find these elusive remote jobs today and how do you know if they’re legit? I did a thorough search on the web for the very best job search sites out there when it comes to landing a flexible, authentic position. If you’re a job seeker, all you have to do is click on these sites for the best remote job suited to your qualifications.
Whether you’re a project manager, financial analyst, customer service rep, Health Administrator, consultant, or a graphic or web designer, here is a list of sites to find remote companies hiring for your role.
REMOTE JOB SITES HIRING
Claiming to be “The World’s Largest Freelancing Site,” With over 12 million projects completed – Freelancer.com is chock full of remote freelancing gigs. With over 13 million users, it features jobs for PHP developers, content writers, and web designers alike. Founded 2009 in Sydney, Australia.
For those who have always wanted to work for the public good in Africa, or economic development in India, but weren’t willing to uproot yourself – Idealist.org has the opportunities and collaboration efforts for you.
Logos, Web, Graphic Design & More a popular ‘go to’ for companies (over 500k+ have used them) seeking design work to grow their business.
Virtual Service offering Sales, Customer Service and Technical support to some of the most well known companies in the world. Flexible scheduling, part or full time.
FlexJobs has over 50 career categories, with jobs ranging from freelance to full-time, entry-level to executive. Thy do the work of screening the jobs before posting, so you know they’re legit. The site currently hosts more than 20K job listings including part-time and freelance opportunities. *They do charge a small fee (about the cost of a pizza) for access.
PeoplePerHour connects your business to an international network of freelancers who want nothing more than to help your business succeed. Discover rated and reviewed experts for every skill imaginable — One discovery could change your business forever.
Find Jobs and Hire skilled Freelancers, at just a click!
Remotive is a weekly newsletter for remote workers, as well as a job board featuring positions in Engineering, Marketing, Product, Support, Sales, and Human Resources. The site is growing fast—they recently debuted their blog page and have plans for an interactive remote work community. And check out their awesome resources, like this Productive Remote Worker Toolkit.
With the tagline “Work Your Way,” Guru allows freelancers to build profiles with portfolios of work. Employers find your profile, or search/apply for jobs. The homepage features a wide range of roles from WordPress Developers to Logo Designers. Get paid by the hour, task or milestone.
With a perfect name like this, a great resources tab (listing authors to follow and sites to check for help in the remote job world), and a huge listing of remote jobs, this site up to it’s task. Use just what the site provides and it requires no registration. Also offers part time remote positions.
Stack Overflow is a go-to jobs board for many top tech talent, especially web developers. Type in “remote” in the location field and you’ll bring up a list of more than 2,000 jobs that fit the bill.
Hire the top 3% of finance consultants. Focused on connecting top-tier former consultants with short-term engagements for high impact corporations, the model is taking the traditional consulting world by storm. As a consultant, you can focus on only remote work and only on projects (and with clients) you are passionate about. Whether you bring e-mail marketing expertise or are a whiz at building financial models, the Toptal site and model is a remote-worker-dream-come-true.
Upwork, formerly oDesk the world’s largest online workplace for a variety of talents from software application, web design, social media, administrative, graphic design and more.
Upwork features remote jobs in a suite of categories: from virtual assistants to mobile app developers. They claim that more than 1 million companies, from Pinterest to OpenTable, use the site to hire remote freelancers.
Sponsored by Remote, the book by famed 37Signals founders, this job board is a catch-all of remote jobs from customer service to software engineering to programming. With the catchy subtag “Office not required,” and the cache of the 37Signals brand behind it, this site is sure to host remote opportunities at some of the hottest tech companies.
WorkingNomads (formerly goRemotely) delivers a curated list of remote jobs right to your inbox. Choose daily or weekly emails to make the remote job search come to you.
Millions of Jobs Hiring (SOME REMOTE OFFERINGS) connects people fast and easy. Upload your resume and sends you matches.
With jobs starting at just $5 a pop, Fiverr is an amazing site to find your first gigs and build up a portfolio FAST. The site focuses on “gigs” and small or larger jobs such as creating logos, setting up your social media account, creating custom Pinterest Pins, redesigning your WordPress site, creating eBooks, freelance writing services, even designing greeting cards and doing Voiceovers!
One of the most well known job boards you can find, Indeed pulls data from around the internet and around the world to bring together jobs for you. They can send you matching job alerts according to the filters you provide. A huge database of available jobs available around the globe.