October 5, 2019
Best Remote Jobs Websites in 2019
You should also keep in mind that there's a lot more competition when applying for a remote job – the whole world really! – so it's probably not enough to just send your CV.Find out everything you can about the remote company you're planning to join and impress them on your cover letter. Maybe send a video intro together with your remote job application?
RemoteHub helps you to look more deeply into remote companies whose remote jobs you're planning to apply for. Learn about their distributed team locations, benefits, tech stack, available remote jobs, engineering culture, hiring time zones and more.
Started out as one of the first remote jobs websites more than 10 years ago by Basecamp, WWR is still one of the most visited remote jobs boards with their 2.5M monthly visitors (that's soo many).
It's an incredibly simple site that lists remote jobs by categories like programming, design, copywriting and more.
WWR is also running the biggest remote work community in the world. They write a blog, host a podcast and there's a Slack community talking about remote work.
Made by a famous indie maker Pieter Levels who travels to work from anywhere and bootstraps side projects into open startups, it's one of the most well known remote jobs websites on the scene.
You'll find remote jobs posted directly to Remote OK, but also jobs fetched from Stack Overflow's remote jobs section.
Pieter has made it possible to search remote jobs by tags and also get a daily email with new remote jobs in categories you're interested in. You can tweet him when you find a bug and he tweets you back when it's fixed (if he's currently working, it may be within a couple of minutes).
Remotive is keeping their quality level up by hand-picking the best remote jobs daily. They're also providing a shortcut to land a remote job with their Remotive Community and webinars. It does cost you $99, but remember how much competition you have when applying for a remote role? You may get the job quicker with the tips from the community.
Remotive is created by an ex-Buffer Rodolphe and as Buffer is one of the leading remote companies in the world, he knows what he's talking about.
The site you're currently looking at lists remote companies with their locations, benefits, engineering cultures and more.
While I saw there are a lot of remote jobs websites that list available positions, I didn't find any quick way to look into these remote companies. Are they entirely remote or hiring their first remote team members? Do they have daily standups? Health insurance and company retreats?
I'm constantly adding new features, but as of now you can most importantly:
- find remote companies by their team size, benefits, engineering culture and more – for example you can search for remote companies with flexible working hours
- browse remote jobs from the most popular remote jobs websites like We Work Remotely, Remote OK and Stack Overflow – you can use company filters here too, so for example you can search for remote jobs with health insurance
- join the growing community of remote workers, digital nomads and remote companies
While most of the remote jobs websites are clearly focused on remote jobs in programming, design, marketing and support – Remote.co has a lot more remote jobs categories available – for example in addition to programming and design remote jobs, you can find work from home jobs in teaching, sales, data entry, writing and more.
They have also been doing a lot of interviews where remote company leaders about why they are running a remote company, how they hire remote candidates and about managing their remote team.
This remote jobs website has also an exhaustive list of blog articles and based on how much press coverage about remote work they get, they must know quite a lot about this.