Every year on HubSpot’s content team, our whole team works remotely for a week. By working from home full-time and conducting all our meetings through video conference software, remote week helps us develop empathy for our remote colleagues and teaches us how to more effectively collaborate with our co-workers who live halfway across the world.
Today marks the last day of remote week, and, to be frank, I’m kind of sad. I thoroughly enjoyed getting an extra hour of sleep everyday, working comfortably in my pajamas, and rocking out to John Mayer -- with no headphones on. It was pretty liberating.
If you feel the same way about working from home and you’re currently looking for a job, you should know that landing a fully remote job is more possible than ever nowadays.
At HubSpot, we’re huge proponents of working from home, so we want to help you find the companies and jobs that allow you to enjoy a fully remote lifestyle.
Read on to find your next remote job.
Common Work From Home Jobs
Becoming a remote worker doesn’t mean you have to pigeonhole yourself in a specific role. We work in the age of the internet. Your job just has to be fully digital. When looking for a remote job, sift through sites that only list remote jobs, like We Work Remotely or Remote.co. Featured below are some common remote roles you can find on the two websites:
Quality Analyst (QA)
Recruiting & HR
Freelancing is also a common role for remote workers. But before you start your own venture, you must be realistic with yourself. How will you be able to make a living? And where will you find work? Answer the following questions to help you figure if freelancing is a feasible lifestyle:
What am I good at?
What do I like to do?
Is there a need for my skill?
Can I do this job online?
Once you know how you’ll be able to make money, you can enter the gig economy by marketing and selling your services on your own, or finding work on a freelance service marketplace like Upwork or Fiverr.
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