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Remote Job Boards for the Flexible Career You Deserve

LOOKING FOR A REMOTE JOB & NEED HELP?

You’re not alone! We’ve all been there, and now I want to share with you the tools and resources I’ve used to help me land remote-first, location indepedent roles with the Remote Job Seekers’ Toolbox!

Remote job boards advertise roles from companies who hire remotely. They’re a great asset for those who are seeking flexible work. However, competition can be fierce since you are competing with global talent.

Don’t worry, though. Remote vacancies can also be found on standard job boards, where you’ll have far less competition.

Know any remote job boards that would help others out? Let me know and I’ll add them!

Remote Job Boards for Everyone Else

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DYNAMITE JOBS
LOCATIONS: Worldwide, including postings in Asia
JOB ALERTS: Yes
FREE OR PAID?: Free
Dynamite Jobs was built by entrepreneurs who wanted to hire their own employees remotely. They claim to post 100+ new jobs per week. What I really like is that they were founded by people living in Southeast Asia. Unlike a lot of other platforms, there is less of a focus on mostly US-based remote jobs.

You can check the website regularly for postings, but make sure to create an account and fill out a profile. I’ve gotten some decent job suggested this way based on my qualifications.

Bonus:Don’t forget to take advantage of their resume review service. Since landing a remote job requires a certain type of CV/resume, it really can help to get someone to take a look over it and point you in the right direction.

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Remote Europe
LOCATIONS: Europe
JOB ALERTS: No
FREE OR PAID?: Free
Are you a remote job seeker in Europe? You’re in luck. Remote Europe is a thriving, up-to-date job platform for those of us based east of the Atlantic. There are a few freelance positions but mostly full-time employment opportunities. What’s more, there’s little risk of finding jobs that are potentially out of date.

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Remote Leaf
LOCATIONS: USA, Worldwide
JOB ALERTS: Yes
FREE OR PAID?: Paid, with a seven day free trial
Remote Leaf isn’t technically a job board. Instead, it’s an email alert service which gathers the latest remote job offers by hand and sends them straight to your inbox. They claim it can save you hours of searching through job boards which I can tell you, is a huge relief. Some of their sources include career pages, Reddit, Twitter, LinkedIn and more.

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Remote Marketing Jobs
LOCATIONS: USA, Worldwide
JOB ALERTS: Yes
FREE OR PAID?: Paid, with a seven day free trial
Remote Marketing Jobs is an email alert service for location independent roles in marketing. The alert comes through with regular frequency several times a week, so this a good resource to have. Roles include content marketing, SEO, community management and more.

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Remotive.io
LOCATIONS: USA, Europe & Worldwide
JOB ALERTS: Yes
FREE OR PAID?: Free to view and apply for jobs
Remotive.io has been around since 2014. It’s quite up to date and offers role in sales, marketing, product, design, customer service, software development and more. It was originally conceived for developers who want to work remotely, so you’ll find a lot of tech jobs here. In addition, the Remotive Community offers a place to chat, network and build connections with other remote job seekers and workers.

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Remote People
LOCATIONS: Worldwide
JOB ALERTS: Yes
FREE OR PAID?: Free
Remote People is an email list of remote job alerts you can get to your inbox. It’s pretty basic but offers you the chance to get alerts on the latest jobs without spending hours searching. Industries include virtual assistance, sales, marketing, product, programming, HR, recruiting, finance, customer support, copywriting and general business.

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EU REMOTE JOBS
LOCATIONS: Europe, Africa, Middle East
JOB ALERTS: No
FREE OR PAID?: Free
EU Remote Jobs is “committed to sharing the best remote jobs within European, African & Middle Eastern time zones”. Like many remote job seekers, I’ve had trouble finding remote jobs where not based in USA or required you to be a USA resident/citizen. Roles offered include design, engineering, HR, marketing, product and sales. Job postings are also relatively recent, so it’s worth bookmarking and checking out regularly.

flexjobs remote job boards

FLEXJOBS
LOCATIONS: Theoretically everywhere, but the vast majority of postings are US-focused.
JOB ALERTS: Yes
FREE OR PAID?: Viewing a job ad is free. To see the company and apply, you have to pay.
FlexJobs has thousands of remote jobs posted daily. The majority are permanent and full-time. There are also part-time and contractor/freelance positions available. Quite a few offer onsite positions with the option to work from home. Roles represented include HR, tech, marketing, law, customer service and a few others.

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PANGIAN
LOCATIONS: Theoretically worldwide, but the majority are US-based.
JOB ALERTS: Yes
FREE OR PAID?: Some jobs you can view and apply for free. Others you have to sign up for a paid membership.
The Pangian remote job board is a service offered by the Pangian remote worker community. Tech, sales, marketing, customer service, copywriting and design are some of the biggest industries served. While they do try to source jobs from all over the world, the majority tend to be US-based. As remote becomes a more popular work environment in the coming years, this could change.

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REMOTEOK
LOCATIONS: Worldwide
JOB ALERTS: Yes
FREE OR PAID?: Free
RemoteOK has remote roles in a number of industries, but it is extremely tech focused. If you work in sales, marketing, HR then it can be slim pickings a lot of the time. That being said, they’ve also got a list of Top 100 remote companies which may be worth adding to your list.

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We Work Remotely
LOCATIONS: Worldwide
JOB ALERTS: Yes
FREE OR PAID?: Free
WeWorkRemotely offers a quick and easy way to search for remote jobs. From a drop-down list of categories, you can choose the industry. This platform is very heavy on the tech/programming positions as well as quite a few customer service/customer support jobs as well. However, this platform truly shines in terms of its other resources.

On WWR, you can find a list of Top 100 Remote Companies (always worth watching) and a list of other remote companies (much quicker than searching yourself). Additionally, I’d highly recommend joining the WWR Slack Community.

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DAILYREMOTE
LOCATIONS: Theoretically worldwide, but very USA-focused
JOB ALERTS: Yes
FREE OR PAID?: Free
DailyRemote has regularly updated job offers in tech, HR, marketing and an abundance of copywriter jobs (the majority US-based). If you’re based in the USA, this is definitely a good job board to keep in mind. If you don’t, there are still enough postings to keep it interesting (especially if you are in tech). Don’t forget to sign up to their newsletter as well, so you can get alerts straight to your inbox.

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ANGELLIST
LOCATIONS: Worldwide – plenty of job postings for Asia and India, too.
JOB ALERTS: No
FREE OR PAID?: Free
AngelList isn’t actually a remote job board but you can find a lot of remote job offers here, particularly at start ups. A lot of remote companies have profiles here, and you can sign up and create a talent profile here yourself. While the platforms tries to function as a social network, it does feel a little empty in that regard. Still, it is a decent source of telecommute jobs especially if you’re looking to work at a startup.

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NEW WORK LIFE
LOCATIONS: Germany
JOB ALERTS: Yes
FREE OR PAID?: Free
New Work Life is a German remote job board, so it helps if you can understand German. If you’re a remote job seeker based in Germany, it is a fantastic resource to see which companies are hiring right now. Employment types include freelance, part-time (“Festanstellung” or permanent employee) and full-time (also permanent employee) and Werkstudenten (a concept that can be translated as “student jobs”).

Stay Ahead of the Game on Remote Job Sites with Email Alerts

Since competition for telecommute jobs is fierce, emails alerts are your friend. Most remote job sites offer some form of job alert subscription. Your best bet here is to use a separate email for job hunting and sign up for as many as possible.

Often, you can choose to receive alerts daily, weekly or monthly. I would strongly advise that you sign up for daily alerts. Why? Because whenever you find a remote vacancy listed, you should apply immediately. This heightens your chance of your application being seen by a recruiter or hiring manager.

What Are the Best Job Platforms for Remote Work?

It’s pretty easy to see what the best job boards for remote work are. In fact, you’ll know immediately the moment you land on the site. If most of the advertised positions are a couple of months old… It’s likely that the platform is “dead” or at least out of commission for a while. However, if you do find a site that has only a few advertised positions, make sure to keep an eye on the date. Sometimes it truly is quality over quantity.

That being said: don’t limit yourself! Don’t scour only one job board. Make sure you have a collection of several (and again, sign up to several… you can create a separate email folder so that you’re not constantly bombarded by spam).

Which Remote Job Sites Are Worth It?

There are plenty of platforms which have sleek, minimalist design and look very promising. Technically, they are fantastic, well-made products. Some of them even have online communities attached where you can grow and expand your network.

That’s wonderful – but the fact of the matter is…

…any job site is only as good as the number of job leads available.

When you come across a new job platform, do a little evaluation to determine whether that site might be useful for you.

  • Ask yourself a question: “What type of remote job am I looking for? What industry am I looking in?”
  • See how many job leads are available in your industry (bear in mind that this may depend on the time of year you’re looking…).
  • How old are the latest job listings? If the most recent position was posted over three weeks ago, its probably not worth it.

That being said: don’t limit yourself! Don’t scour only one job board. Make sure you have a collection of several (and again, sign up to several… you can create a separate email folder so that you’re not constantly bombarded by spam).

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