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.READ MORE: Police Responding To Barricade Situation In Morton Grove
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 Indeed.com.READ MORE: FDA Recommends 'Pause' For Johnson & Johnson Vaccine To Review Blood Clot Cases
Another option from Alves is the site is Mother Works. It’s all remote job listings and it’s not just for moms.MORE NEWS: Man In Serious Condition After Stabbing At Blue Line Pulaski Station
“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.