The demand for flexibility in where and how people work has been building for decades. Now more than ever people have the opportunity to work remotely. Following the Covid-19 shutdowns across the world, employers and stakeholders have an increased awareness of cost-saving opportunities available in work-from-home positions. The affects of the coronavirus shutdown are already in full swing as many companies begin to support demand by hiring remote workers. Companies that posted the most work-from-home jobs in April 2020 included K12, Cisco, Amazon and UnitedHealth.
Global Workplace Analytics estimates that 56% of the U.S. workforce holds a job that is compatible (at least partially) with remote work. Global Workplace believes, based on historical trends, that those who were working remotely before the pandemic, will increase their frequency after they are allowed to return to their offices.
If you’re trying to start a freelance career of any sort or hoping to nail down a remote position within a company, these websites are a great place to start looking. Some of these sites are free, while others are paid membership sites.
Here is a list of 20 places where you can find and apply for remote jobs: