Across a variety of industries, more people are working from home than ever before, and this trend shows no signs of slowing anytime soon. If you are searching for a remote position, here are two essential things you need before you can successfully land a role.
Work from home positions fill up QUICK so you must be prepared to apply fast. Having a spruced up resume on deck allows you to submit your application as soon as jobs become available.
Filling out your Jobcase profile is a great way to ensure you’re ready to go at all times whether you are at home or on the go. Having a completed profile on Jobcase enables you to have a portable job search since an online profile is always up to date, easily accessible from your phone, and allows you to be discoverable by employers.
You can even have Jobcase instantly format a resume for you right from your profile.
Unfortunately, fake remote job listings are common. Here are tips on how to spot a work from home scam.
Working from home can be quite an adjustment. Here are some quick tips on how you can be successful working from home.
Finding a place to work comfortably will be important when working from home. If possible, try to set up a spot that has minimal traffic from others in the house to avoid distractions. Arrange the space so that it is most convenient for you and your productivity. If you are using a space that has another function during off-hours (kitchen table, spare bedroom, etc.) there are organizational tools such as binders and collapsible table-top desks that can help you easily store your "office" in between shifts.
Some #workfromhome jobs will provide you with equipment, others will not. Make sure you have a strong WiFi connection, a functioning computer, and a reliable cellphone. Some other useful tools:
It’s likely that there will be disturbances at some point during your workday. Some things to be prepared for while working from home include:
Some of these distractions are unavoidable but do your best to plan ahead to ensure maximum focus and productivity.
Once you have your resume queued up and your work from home space ready to go, it's time to apply for some remote jobs near you! If you are looking for a specific role, head to our job search tool to begin. Don't forget to click "remote only" under the filter column!
For more information about working from home, head to our Remote Work Resource Center.