Hi, hope everyone is doing well. Was wondering where most people have been finding their remote jobs? Did you join one of those paid websites? Is the process any different? Is more experience required to be fully remote?
Thank you and good luck to all!
Linked In and Networking. (Meetup events, join developer slacks, stack overflow participation, recruiter calls)
Many folks I know have had luck with Indeed and Dice.
I don’t know any one who has had luck on a paid job site.
Usually you need to be able to hold your own on a remote job but a good remote job makes a lot of use of video chat and meetings, as well chat such as hip chat or slack.
I think you might be able to find the answers to some of your questions in the following forum posts:
Hello all, Quincy asked me if I would share my experience getting a remote job. I wrote something before but it was turning out to be a novel. So to spare you all an even longer read, I am going to summarize things a little more. You can feel free to ask me any follow up questions if you have some.
End of 2016 I found freeCodeCamp. I had never done any coding before this. I was a stay at home mom with 3 little ones. I was looking for a way to work from home without going into debt by going back…
completed freecodecamp beta in May of this year, last month i finally got a job as a fullstack developer.
I’m a fairly private person so i won’t have any deeply personal story to tell, but I’ll try to talk about the portion that might be relevant for someone else looking to start their career.
After finishing FCC beta i decided to make a portfolio website (which is currently broken, i decided to change some stuff right before i found this job, haven’t got around to fixing it yet but you…