CHICAGO (CBS)– There’s a rise in remote work opportunities right now. This week as CBS 2 continues Working For Chicago, our career coach is helping with the hunt for flexible work.

“Now some of the major job search sites have added a remote filtering functionality, so you can look on LinkedIn for your specific type of role you’re searching for a filter by remote jobs,” Lynee Alves, president of Interview Like An Expert, said.

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In the drop down menu for location on LinkedIn, there’s now a “remote” selection. When we clicked on it, more than 11,000 jobs popped up for account executive. There’s the same kind of search on

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Another option from Alves is the site is Mother Works. It’s all remote job listings and it’s not just for moms.

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“One of the great things about this remote world we’re living in with employment is, as a candidate, it opens up your opportunities. So if you’re not finding jobs in your local area, you can search for remote jobs,” Alves said.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff