Have you been daydreaming about what your life would be like if you worked from home? You are not alone! In May 2021, a survey was conducted at 45 elite companies, such as: Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft. This survey asked if employees would like to continue to work from home permanently or receive a $30K raise per year. Guess what 64% of the employees chose? If you said work from home, then you are correct! Numerous remote work studies have reported an improved working experience for both employee and employer.
So, are you wondering what jobs are going to get you out of the office? You can find remote work in fields, such as: IT, Psychology, Business, Finance, Science, and Health. If you have been thinking about getting your Master’s degree or finishing another Bachelor’s degree then make sure you skim over “Twenty Best Jobs for Remote Workers” for inspiration. The income for these jobs range from $46K to $146K a year and it is worth noting that these jobs prior to the pandemic had very low unemployment rates.
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Next, let’s take a look at remote jobs that pay over $40K and no formal education is needed. Keep in mind that they may require a special licensure/certificate or portfolio.
Do you have very little experience and want to find a company that is more likely to hire entry level employees? Here is a list of some remote industries where you need little to none experience: Customer service, sales, data entry, transcription, recruiting and digital marketing. If you have no specific job skill set, sales and recruitment might be a good place to start looking, since these companies are more likely to hire entry level workers who they can train on the job.
Where should you go online to look for remote job postings? Try FlexJobs or any other popular job search engine like Monster, Indeed, or GlassDoo,r and make sure you search using keywords, such as: remote, work from home, work at home, virtual, telecommute, partial remote, cyber commute, and home-based. To get you started here is a link from FlexJobs where you can explore over 50+ careers with current remote job listings. Also, please make sure to research the job posting thoroughly and read this to avoid remote job scams. If the job posting is asking for your personal information, promises to pay a lot of money for little work, or asking for upfront expenses, these are red flags and do not apply.
This blog post is meant to be an introduction to a few industries and jobs that offer remote work and is not all inclusive. However, the point of this post was to get you excited about the possibilities of future careers in this new world of remote work!
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