Remote Work Round-Up
Remote Jobs Are Here For The Long Haul, Here's Why:
Survey says… the best jobs of 2018 are the farthest from the office, and we couldn't agree more.
FlexJobs conducted a recent study where they analyzed data from the top 100 companies with the most remote job postings (coming from a sample size of over 49,000). Going into their research, they anticipated stereotypical results, similar to data we've seen over and over from studies done on companies with remote job listings - but what they got was completely atypical.
The top career field for remote jobs? 'Medical and health', which is a far cry from the data entry and web design jobs we all know you thought of at first. Remote nurses, occupational therapists and social workers are some of the most prevalent available positions, with computer and IT, customer service, sales, accounting and finance gracing the top seven.
Our biggest takeaway from the survey? Remote jobs are here for the long haul. As a wider variety of career fields embrace flexible work, the more standard it becomes. We can only expect flexible work to become more normal, and that's a huge win for diverse candidates everywhere, not just those in major cities.
There are hundreds of available remote positions on PowerToFly, just check out our work from home jobs page for a complete list, or apply to one of the ten below!
I thought about writing this blog piece like one of those quizzes that used to be on the back pages of Seventeen and Cosmo where each question would offer several answers of varying point levels and you'd pick one answer per question, tally up your points at the end, and match your score to one of several possible results.
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Get a behind-the-scenes look at the company's interview process, culture, and values, and learn how you can best prepare for interviews!
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A five-step framework for addressing systematic racism at work
The world has changed in the past few weeks.
We're watching corporations and organizations across the world come out in support of Black lives in droves. Many of those organizations are doing so for the first time in their history.
Jasmine Harvey is pursuing her MBA while working full-time as a buyer for Viasat, a global communications and satellite internet company. Balancing home, work, and school while maintaining a 3.9 grade point average has been quite a challenge. Jasmine had a perfect 4.0 until she took one of the hardest classes in her program, Managerial Economics and Global, during this COVID pandemic. She finished a full 15 percentage points above the class average, but was still 0.6 points away from an "A".