If the pandemic comes with a silver lining, it’s got to be
making companies aware that their employees can work remotely and
still be productive – and in many cases – more productive.
Many professionals have decided that remote work is their preferred
full-time option and have adjusted their job search strategies
accordingly. In fact, 75% of respondents surveyed for the
2022 Salary Guide from Robert Half
said they want to work remotely at least part of the time.
Is remote work on your radar? Here are some tips for finding the right position:
- Decide what your ideal work schedule looks like.
Do you want or need to work from home full-time, or would a
hybrid arrangement combining office and remote days meet
- Consider your deal breakers and potential compromises.
If you’re looking for a fully remote role and see your
dream job advertised as hybrid only, would you consider it?
Conversely, could you settle for a non-dream position that
offers more flexibility?
- Filter your job search. Visit online job
boards, keeping in mind not all sites are optimized for
remote opportunities. Search for key terms like
“100% remote” or “remote companies”
to start with, then narrow the postings by your area
- Don’t forget about organizational culture.
A company could have a top-notch remote-work policy that
meets all your needs and still be the wrong choice for you.
Research a company thoroughly to assess whether their values
and principles align with your own.
- Highlight your remote work skills. Once
you’ve found the right role, use the application and
interview process to promote the technical and soft skills
that have made you successful in remote or hybrid situations,
plus any previous working experience as part of a
What if you find the perfect position, but it isn’t remote? Visit the
Robert Half blog for more remote job search tips.
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