Remote First: 5 Websites for Remote Job Opportunities

Would you prefer to work in an office, or while sitting at a beach somewhere in Thailand (i.e. remotely)?

Okay, maybe there’s no beach in this scenario, but there’s definitely silence, and maybe your cat. Most developers probably (right?) prefer to work remotely, as they may live in areas where office jobs just aren’t a thing, especially for software development. It could be extremely difficult to find positions in your area.

So… there are essentially two options:

  1. Pack your bags and move to an area with developer jobs.
  2. Find a company offering remote work.

The problem with the first option is of course how difficult it is to actually pack up and move to another state (or country). Likewise, the problem with the second option is the difficulty in finding a remote position.

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This article aims to make it easier for you to find remote work as a software developer. We hope you find it useful during your job search.

1. JS Remotely

JS Remotely is a specialized job board dedicated to connecting JavaScript professionals with remote work opportunities. This platform is first on our list because it caters specifically to developers proficient in JavaScript and its various frameworks, such as React, Angular, Vue, Node, and more.

JS Remotely aims to simplify the job search process for JavaScript developers seeking remote positions by aggregating listings from a wide range of companies and providing a user-friendly interface for job seekers.

2. We Work Remotely

We Work Remotely is one of the largest online job boards dedicated exclusively to remote work opportunities across various industries and roles. Founded with the mission of helping people find flexible, location-independent jobs, We Work Remotely connects talented professionals with companies that embrace the remote work culture.

3. JustRemote

JustRemote is another dedicated platform that specializes in connecting individuals with remote job opportunities across a broad spectrum of industries and roles. With an exclusive focus on remote work, JustRemote.co simplifies the job search process for those who value the autonomy and versatility of working from any location.

4. Working Nomads

Working Nomads is a fantastic site if you’re looking for remote jobs and want to work from anywhere in the world. They specialize in curating high-quality remote job opportunities across a variety of fields, like tech, marketing, design, writing, and customer service.

One of the best things about Working Nomads is that they handpick all their job listings, so you know you’re seeing only the best opportunities. Plus, you can set up personalized job alerts. This means you’ll get notifications about new jobs that fit your specific skills and interests, which is super convenient.

5. Remote.co

Remote.co focuses on connecting remote job seekers with companies that offer remote work options, providing a streamlined and user-friendly experience for finding remote employment opportunities.

Bonus sites

You’re probably already familiar with the following sites, but there’s a chance that someone reading this article isn’t, so it’s probably worth mentioning them.

Conclusion

Transitioning to a remote-first mindset opens up a world of possibilities for professionals seeking flexibility, autonomy, and work-life balance.

With the rise of remote work, the demand for remote job opportunities has never been higher. Thankfully, there are platforms like the ones mentioned in this article that cater specifically to remote job seekers, offering curated listings, personalized job alerts, and valuable resources to support your remote career journey.

So, what are you waiting for? The beach in Thailand awaits you.

P.S. We have a new page for developers looking for work. It’s completely free to be listed on this page, so if you are interested, just send us an email at contact (at) javascripttoday.com.

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