Career Advice

5 Great Remote Jobs

Only Partly December 21, 2018

You’ve probably heard all the buzz about the rapidly increasing availability of jobs that allow you to work remotely from your home. Companies are realizing the benefits to be had by allowing their workers to work outside of the traditional office, and new technologies have made that option more feasible than ever before. If you’re one of the millions of workers who have dreamed about working from home and being your own boss here are five remote jobs that you should consider.

Educational Jobs

If you have a skill or a degree or certification in a field you can start teaching others online right now. It might be learning to play an instrument or doing drawings of trees. Teaching English in a conversational way is popular and usually requires no experience.

Bilingual Jobs

If you’re fluent in another language, especially Chinese, Spanish, and Arabic, then your skills are in demand across a wide range of industries. You should know how to use web-based communication platforms be able to work with people in different time zones.

Writing Jobs

Content for websites and apps is always needed, and there are many sites that will hire you with little or no experience, with a rise in pay as you gain it.

Sales Jobs

If you have good communication skills and like talking to people sales might be a good fit. There’s no lack of sales positions open that can be done remotely, especially if you already have a proven track record.

Medical Jobs

Health organizations have embraced remote workers in a large way, and today a large percentage of medical coders, transcriptionists, and other personnel are working from home. You’ll usually need some school or training for these jobs.

These are just a few of the possibilities. Remote work is booming, and if you’re committed to working away from the office you’ll find plenty of opportunities.