Here are the 23 best sites to finding remote work

Do you sometimes wish you could work from home or your favorite cafe, and not have to deal with the daily commute? Or perhaps you are looking to transition into becoming a digital nomad?

Whatever your reasons are, working remotely has become popular in recent years, and more companies are looking to hire remote workers versus office-based employees.

And remote jobs don’t just limit to programming jobs or copy writing jobs. There are also virtual assistant roles, translation jobs, marketing jobs, social media management jobs and more.

If you are new to being a digital nomad or remote worker, have a look at our recent post on transitioning into being a digital nomad.

To help you start your journey into working remotely, we’ve compiled a list of 23 sites for finding remote work.


1. We Work Remotely

This job board from famed 37Signals features a wide range of remote jobs from customer service to web design to programming.


2. Flex Jobs

Flex Jobs screen the jobs before posting, so you don’t have to dig through shady opportunities. Jobs include both full-time and part-time jobs. Similar to We Work Remotely, you can find a wide range of remote jobs on Flex Jobs.


3. Working Nomads

Doesn’t have huge job listings, and listings are mostly programming jobs.


4. Skip The Drive

Besides the amazing name, Skip The Drive has a great resources tab that lets you view the best telecommuting companies who are hiring.


5. Virtual Vocations

Includes job listings for paralegals, attorney, education, bookkeeper and more.


6. Authentic Jobs

Authentic Jobs is the job board for designers, hackers and creative pros. You can filter results by job type, location, levels, and compensation.


7. Dribble

If you are a designer, Dribble is a great resource for finding your next design gig.


8. Stack Overflow

The go-to jobs board for many top tech talent, especially web developers.


9. Ruby Now

Are you a Ruby developer? If so, then this job board is for you.


10. Jobpresso

Find remote software engineering jobs to creative jobs.


11. Fiverr

This is not a job listing board, but it lets you post gigs or “micro-jobs” that you can do. Current job gigs on Fiverr includes the downright silly to programming to SEO services.


12. Upwork

Formerly known as oDesk, Upwork lets you bid on jobs as a freelancer. The common complaint we hear about Upwork and sites like Upwork is that you’ll find yourself competing against freelancers from third world countries that charge ridiculously low rates. It will take some time to build up your portfolio before being able to command a higher hourly rate.


13. Guru

Similar to Upwork. Lets you look for freelance jobs.


14. Freelancer

The site is full of remote freelancing gigs that you can bid on, from programming to content writing gigs.


15. Freelancermap

Find thousands of IT projects that are remote and mostly contract jobs.


16. The Muse

Find remote jobs from customer service to sales.


17. Power To Fly

Power To Fly matches women in tech with work-from-anywhere jobs. You’ll need to go through a screening process before getting matched to jobs.


18. Remote OK

Mostly tech remote jobs with some non-tech job listings.


19. 99designs

Great place to find graphic design gigs.


20. Textbroker

If you like writing, then find writing gigs at Textbroker. Authors are free to decide how much or little they would like to write.


21. CloudPeeps

Become a “peep” and find pickup freelance gigs. Peeps are listed and companies will approach the peep they want to hire.


22. Translators Cafe

Find translation jobs or offer your professional translation and interpretation services to registered translation agencies.


23. ProZ

ProZ is is home to the world’s largest translator network, and is the leading source of translation jobs and translation work for freelancers.


24. Hubstaff Talent

A zero-fee freelance website that connects businesses with great talent across the globe. No fees. No markups. No middlemen.


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