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3 things you could do now to find remote work

With the coronavirus raging across the United States and all over the world, it seems our entire lives have been turned upside down. From record numbers of layoffs to quarantined cities, our daily routines have been drastically changed. One of the biggest changes we’ve seen is the work-from-home approach that many companies have taken. With COVID-19 forcing mass change to the workforce, here are the top three ways you can become more financially stable while working remotely. 

man working on laptop in room

Remote Working: 

Now is the perfect time to set yourself up to become the ideal candidate for any business. Working from home means that you could save time and money on travel and in return have peace of mind. You have the opportunity to work a full-time job and find time to squeeze in an extra gig or two for an additional income. Most importantly, you want to make sure that you are an asset to the company that you’re working for so that you have job security, especially at a time like this.

Here are some popular websites that focus on remote work:

  1. www.flexjobs.com
  2. www.remote.co/remote-jobs
  3. www.outsourcely.com

Digital Marketing: 

The coronavirus pushed the pause button on our economy but that doesn’t mean companies no longer need strong marketing. The biggest advantage of someone with digital marketing skills is your ability to help generate traffic when there isn’t much or any at all.

Here are some courses/materials that show you how you could pitch your services to a potential company:

  1. www.udemy.com
  2. www.lynda.com
  3. www.wordstream.com

Certifications:

While we have the opportunity to reflect and learn new skills to better ourselves, there are plenty of avenues to take. Companies are starting to realize that their online presence is crucial in this day and age. There are potential customers who will one day be loyal fans to the brand and it is our job to help the brand understand how to navigate these waters with the right strategy and approach.

Here are some certifications that could help you better your resume and land a remote gig:

  1. www.skillshop.withgoogle.com/
  2. www.coursera.org/
  3. www.academy.hubspot.com

Believe in yourself. Invest in yourself and it will all pay off.

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