Are you looking for your remote dream job? In this episode, Laura reveals her top tips for finding remote work, red flags to look for, and how to prepare for interviews.
You will discover how to strategically plan your job hunt around PCS season and the benefits of networking with other military spouses online.
Laura also shares her bonus tips on how to get your resume past digital tools and how to stand apart from other applicants.
Things we discussed in this episode:
- How long it takes to find a remote job
- When to start applying
- What to do when you aren’t getting any responses from your applications
- Where to hang out to find a remote job
- The benefits of networking online with military spouses
- How to know if the company you’re interviewing for is the right fit for you
- Red flags to look for
- Discover the importance of your resume
- Find out how to get your resume past digital tools that scan your resume
- How to prepare for your remote interview
- What to research for your remote interview
- What companies are looking for during your interview
- How to stand apart from other applicants
Laura Briggs is empowering the freelance generation. Through her public speaking, coaching, and writing, she helps freelancers build the business of their dreams without sacrificing all their time, family, or sanity. Laura burned out as an inner-city middle school teacher before becoming an accidental freelancer with a Google search for “how to become a freelance writer.” Since then, she’s become a contributor to Entrepreneur, Business Insider, and Writer’s Weekly. She worked for more than 300 clients around the world including Microsoft, Truecar, and the Mobile Marketing Association. She’s delivered two TEDx talks on the power of the freelance economy for enabling freedom and flexibility and how it’s being used to address the technical skills gap in the U.S. Laura is the host of the Advanced Freelancing podcast, a sought-after public speaker on the gig and digital freelance economy, and a freelance coach focused on aspiring six-figure freelancers. Laura’s books, courses, and coaching have reached over 11,000 people.
As a military spouse, Laura is passionate about serving her community and founded Operation Freelance, a nonprofit organization that teaches veterans and military spouses how to become freelancers and start their own business.