How To Get A Remote Job

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Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Andrew Kosterman

Remote jobs have become increasingly popular over the last few years. More and more people have laptops, wireless internet, and teleconferencing apps to make home-office work an extremely attractive option for employers and employees alike.


However, what you need to know is that these jobs aren’t as simple as wanting to work from your bed in your pajamas. Employers are looking to hire highly skilled, efficient workers to perform jobs remotely.

Hubstaff, a company that helps manage freelancers, put out a tipsheet for how to get a remote job.

Check out Hubstaff’s guide to acing the remote job interview.

How to Ace a Remote Interview - An infographic by Hubstaff.com

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