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The Where: Remote.co

(Remote.co is a different website than Remote.com.
We will look at Remote.com in a future post)

Remote.co comes from the same people who made Flexjobs.com

Remote.co comes from the same people who helped create Flexjobs.com

Features of Remote.co

Here are some features of Remote.co

Scroll down to the bottom part of Remote.co

To get a sense of all the different features on Remote.co. I would recommend that you scroll to the bottom of the webpage.

At the bottom part of the webpage, you have six major sections
(The section in All CAPS)

(1) MEET REMOTE.CO

Meet Remote.Co has some of the following sections:

  • About & Contact – learn more about Remote.co. You learn that Remote.co comes from the same people who make Flexjobs.com.
  • The Mobile Minds Project– project related to information and future study about remote work

 

(2) REMOTE Q&A

Remote Q&A gives information about Remote Companies and Remote Workers. The information presents itself in a question-and-answer format.

Remote Companies

The section focuses on Remote Companies
The remote Companies section has two parts:
Questions are on the left side of the screen, and companies are on the right side.

  • The Questions (Left Part of Screen)

Listing of questions and answers related to Remote Work
The questions have the following categories:

  • Why Remote
  • Hiring Immediately
  • Managing Remotely
  • Working Remotely
  • Remote Worker Insights

 

  • The Companies¬†(Right Part of Screen)

You can look at different Remote Companies
Get information on the Remote companies themselves
Information about the company presents itself in a question-and-answer format.

All Remote Workers

All Remote Workers give information about Remote Workers
The section is called “The Remote Worker & Digital Nomads Q&A.”
You have questions and answers from Remote Workers.
You will see Questions on the left side of the screen and Remote workers on the right side.

  • Questions (on the left part of the screen)

The Questions are in the following categories:

  • Going Remote
  • Working Remotely
  • Remote Career
  • Remote Life
  • Digital Nomads

 

  • Remote Workers (on the right part of the screen)

On the right side of the screen, you will see Remote Workers
You can learn more about what Remote workers do.
Information presented in a question-and-answer format

(3) REMOTE WORK ARTICLES

You read articles about Remote work.
Articles are in the following categories

  • Work Remotely
  • Why Go Remote
  • Build a Remote Team
  • Remote Management

 

(4) ONLINE COURSES 

Sometimes getting additional skills can help one find a job position
The Online Courses section is called “Best Online Courses for Remote Workers: Curated online to accelerate your remote career.” The section did mention some of the courses are free when you audit the course, but additional features may cost you. Check each class individually to find out the costs.

Courses organized by

  • Accounting Courses
  • Design Courses
  • Marketing Courses
  • Writing Courses

 

(5) REMOTE JOBS AND (6) MORE REMOTE JOBS

The last two sections then focus on finding Remote jobs.
You can search for Remote jobs in two ways: Keyword Search and Browsing by Category

  • Keyword Search

You can do a keyword search
You type in a keyword search, and then (hopefully) you get a list of job positions.
I do not see an advanced feature of options to make your job searches more focused

  • Browsing by Category

You can search by Category
You see the following categories towards the top part of the screen:

  • All
  • Accounting
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Design
  • Developer
  • Editing
  • Healthcare
  • HR
  • IT
  • Legal
  • Marketing
  • Project manager
  • QA
  • Sales
  • Teaching
  • Virtual Assistant
  • Writing
  • Other

You can click the plus sign (“+”) to give you the option of more choices:

  • Full -Time
  • Part-Time
  • Freelance
  • Entry-Level
  • High- Paying
  • International

You can also scroll through the screen’s bottom to see more categories to give you a more focused search.

What I liked and Did not Like about Remote.co

What I liked about Remote.co

  • Like you do not have to pay a subscription fee to access the jobs
  • (This is my guess) the competition for jobs will be less as fewer people will go to Remote.co.
    More people will go to Flexjobs.com than Remote.co
    Many job positions are listed on both Remote.co and Flexjobs.com.
    When I searched for jobs on Remote.co, I was also able to find these same jobs on Flexjobs.com

What I did not like about Remote.co

  • You may have fewer jobs listed on Remote.co than Flexjobs.com
  • You do not have an advanced search feature that allows you to make your search more focused

(You cannot search for job positions by Title field, for example)

Remote.co is a good website for finding remote work information and opportunities. I would recommend Remote.co.

 

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