As we noted earlier this month, remote employment is expected to continue growing in the future. With this in mind, we offer more remote working resources today. Including links to Web sites.
Opportunities Ahead: More Remote Working Resources
We divide this post into two pieces.
The New Normal for Remote Workers
First, take a look at this infographic from Online-Psychology-Degrees. And click here to access further discussion about “Trusting Remote Workers: The New Normal.”
Best Freelance Web Sites
For those who want a greater sense of control, there are opportunities as remote freelancers. In essence, contract workers.
Allconnect is a free resource that simplifies how you shop for home services. Through its blog, the firm says:
It’s no secret that many employees have moved to remote working as companies seek a way forward during the COVID-19 pandemic. Workers are also considering freelancing gigs to either replace income lost or to make some extra money while sheltering in place. Not sure where to start? Check out our list of the best freelance websites to put some extra cash in your pocket.
Upwork — After a company posts a project, you can apply to work on anything you feel you’re qualified to complete. You’ll communicate through the online chat or video call system for more details and to stay in touch during the project. Upwork is especially popular for one-off software and marketing projects.
Fiverr — It lets freelancers showcase any finished projects so potential employers can see exactly what you’ve worked on and how you did. Fiverr also has some big-name clients looking for work — including Facebook, Google, Netflix and PayPal.
Toptal — Companies involved with Toptal look for the “top 3%” of freelancing talent when it comes to software development, design, finance, and project management. Hiring takes place within 48 hours of application and workers can fulfill commitments at an hourly rate or full time.
Freelancer — If you’re interested in doing some work for small and larger businesses, Freelancer is a site to pick up a variety of gigs. Favored by companies like Microsoft, MetLife, and Boeing, jobs show up on a general listings board.
People Per Hour — It connects freelancers and businesses internationally, with nearly a million companies and 2.4 million workers. As you complete jobs, your services are reviewed and rated so you get free advertising for prospective employers.