When you’re looking for a telecommute position, it’s helpful to have a list of remote job resources.
So, that’s exactly what I did.
The list of resources here are broken down by section, so be sure to scroll through the list to find what you’re looking for.
Whether you need remote job leads, resume help, networking tips, skills development and training or just feel stuck, this list will point you in the right direction.
Remote Skills & Professional Development
1. Bookkeeper Business Academy
Learn the ins and outs of bookkeeping from a longtime bookkeeper AND how to establish yourself in the market.
2. Career Step
This online training academy provides specific career training. The two remote-friendly options include Medical Billing & Coding and Medical Transcription & Editing.
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From individual courses to certificate programs and even degrees, Coursera brings affordable online learning to the world. Top universities like Yale and Stanford contribute content to Coursera but without the Ivy League price.
There are even financial aid opportunities available. My top course picks include Google IT Support, Python for Everyone, and Project Management — but there are hundreds more to choose from.
4. Horkey Handbook
Horkey Handbook is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to start a career as a virtual assistant (VA) or freelance writer but is clueless on how to go about it.
5. LinkedIn Learning
When you need to learn a new professional skill, it’s really easy to head on over to LinkedIn. You should already have a powerful LinkedIn profile set up to support your search and can use it to also complete coursework.
The best part? You can try LinkedIn Learning for FREE to supplement skills you’re missing or need to strengthen for your next job or promotion.
6. Transcribe Anywhere
When you want to learn the ins and outs of virtual transcription work, Transcribe Anywhere is the place to go. Currently, there are two offerings: Legal Transcription & General Transcription. Both are great choices for aspiring typists.
7. Proofread Anywhere
Proofread Anywhere teaches a very specific type of proofreading — proofreading for court reporters. If you have a knack for spotting errors and enjoy the legal field, take the free course over at Proofread Anywhere.
8. General Proofreading
When you want a little variety in your proofreading career, general proofreading is right up your alley. You can learn how to use your knack for spotting errors to become a well-paid proofread.
9. Publication Proofreading & Editing
If you like the editorial side of things, the Art of Proofreading is the place for you. There you can learn how to work with publishers to proofread and copy edit manuscripts before they’re published.
10. Tax Preparer
I hire someone to do my taxes because it’s easier for me and something better left to the pros. If you have a love for numbers and want to help others who don’t, consider becoming a professional tax preparer!
E-Books & Audiobooks
You can use Audible to listen to a variety of career books wherever you are, whether you’re at home or on the go.
12. What Color Is Your Parachute?
A classic career book that is perfect for anyone who really doesn’t know what they want to do.
13. Do What You Are
Define your career based around your personality type. This best-selling guide book helps you find truly satisfying work.
14. The 2-Hour Job Search
This job search book is geared more toward white-collar job seekers and college graduates. If that’s you, it’s a must-read!
15. Make Money As A Podcast Producer
Podcast producing is big business, and it happens to be a career you can launch and grow completely from home.
16. Make Money From Home Best-Selling E-Books
I could seriously sit here and list dozens upon dozens of e-books geared toward remote job seekers. But instead of loading this list with tons of books, I recommend you check out the Top 10 Work From Home E-Books on Amazon. There’s something for everyone — and the list constantly changes so you never know what you’ll find!
Remote Job Search Sites
17. We Work Remotely
More than 2.5 million job seekers visit We Work Remotely each month for job leads. You should too. You can browse by category and find genuine leads from trusted companies like Amazon and Google.
Jobspresso hand-picks its job leads so you never have to worry about scams. Plus, it’s free for job seekers, like you, to use.
FlexJobs is a membership remote job site. The price per month depends on the type of membership you purchase. You can use promo code: AFFPROMO to save 30% on your FlexJobs membership.
Remote.co is one of my personal favorite job board sites. It’s also the site I use most often to update my work from home jobs page. Remote.co is free to use and is trusted by companies like CNN, Entrepreneur, and CNBC.
Remotive primarily has jobs from startups (companies that have been up and running for 5 years or less). What I personally love about Remotive is the community aspect of it including a Slack channel you can join.
22. Power To Fly
Power To Fly is a women-led community that offers flexible and remote jobs. My favorite perk of Power to Fly are the daily virtual events you can take part of for free.
Job Search Help & Guidance
Did you know your resume is usually scanned by software before it sees a real person? JobScan is an online tool you can use to optimize your resume and LinkedIn profile so you can get in front of humans and past the robots.
24. Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Assessment
Your personality type plays a big role in your career. If you don’t know your four-letter type, it’s a good idea to discover it! With your personality type in hand, you can create a meaningful job search based around what fuels you and fulfills you. Please email me if you want to discover your MBTI type, as I am certified to administer this assessment.
25. Career Coaching
As a career coach, I can help you create goals, tackle career marketing materials like resumes, LinkedIn, cover letters and more. Plus, I act as an accountability partner to help you get from Point A to Point B.
26. Top 10 Industries That Hire The Most Remote Workers
Which industries are more remote-friendly than others? I’ve written an entire guide to answer that question! Sign up for my newsletter and I’ll give you a free 15-page PDF that details that top 10 industries that hire the most remote workers.