TIPS FOR FINDING

VIRTUAL WORK

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APPLYING FOR JOBS ONLINE

If you’re interested in seeing what kinds of jobs are out there, check out some of our recommended job boards for virtual work in the guide’s Virtual Work Resources section. 

Job boards are a great place to look as many of them include virtual work opportunities. Many of these websites are updated daily and include job postings from around the world.

 

Most job boards allow you to attach a resume to your profile, which allows for a quick application process. However, be sure to read the job posting thoroughly as some postings will request you to apply through a specific email and/or include a cover letter for the position. Consider making a different copy of your resume geared to the each type of position you apply to, in order to best communicate the types of skills and experience an employer may be looking for.

'RED FLAGS' IN JOB POSTINGS

While the world of virtual work is full of many fulfilling opportunities for employment, there are some ‘employers’ who take advantage of virtual communication for criminal purposes. We’ve compiled a list of some of the things that you should be on the lookout for when applying through job boards. 

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of all jobs are filled via networking. This is because most people tend to conduct business with people they know, like, and trust. Traditionally, networking would take place during in-person events or one-on-one coffee chats. With virtual work, networking can be done from anywhere in the world. Consider following this guide on virtual networking for a job.

TAPPING INTO YOUR NETWORKS

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Entrepreneurs and virtual work

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PREPARING FOR

THE INTERVIEW

Regardless of how you learn

of a virtual opportunity, the next step is to research the company that’s offering the role. When it comes time

for your interview, the hiring manager(s) will likely be interested in hearing about why you want to work with them. Review the following resource about what else to

do before your interview. 

How to do an interview virtually

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