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That you can land with zero experience. Plus even more resources to help you find a remote job ASAP.
I'm on a trip to the desert city of Eilat (high temperature of 104 F/ 40C today) but I wanted to quickly hop on here. I know it's insanely tough out there right now for jobs and unemployment, and being able to work remotely has never been more important. After I shared some of these remote work tips, I realized I had a few more things to share with you guys to help you earn money right now, when you need it most. So I'm going to dive right in. Here are some remote jobs hiring right now (with their caveats and limits) and some more resources you can tap into. And the best part is, you can take these gigs with you on the road later down the line, if you want to work while being a budget traveler.
Remote jobs hiring right now
These resources are my backup and supplemental plans, but I've used them before and still do today when I'm in need. You likely won't make your millions here, but if you're looking to supplement your income and maximize your free time by making some cash on the side, these might be able to help you out.
Remote audio transcription websites
I've personally used Rev, but there is also Transcribeme. These are audio transcription websites, where you make an account and basically start working immediately to transcribe audio projects. When you're newer, you can usually only access lower paying jobs, and some of the audio quality is really difficult. And these platforms have strict formatting rules to follow (please make sure you brush up on them individually when you start working, or they'll boot you from the platform). All that being said, you could log on right now and get started making money from your computer with no experience. You can also do this as often as you like.
Content writing platforms
I am a member of Verblio, but there are similar platforms such as iWriter. Verblio operates similarly to Rev, where you can log in an accept projects anytime. These platforms usually make you take a test to become admitted, and don't accept everyone. Verblio itself says it has a slim acceptance rate, but I know there are plenty of additional platforms out there (I was rejected from one geared towards essay writing, but I can't recall the name). These are better suited for experienced writers, because of the testing component, but if you are a hobby writer who is passionate about your craft, I would say it's worth a shot to apply. And if you get rejected from one, try another. The good news is there are a ton out there.
English teaching platforms
These platforms are the go-to for backpackers, but I think they're also a great opportunity for people who are out of work right now, especially if you're social distancing at home. As I am a native English speaker, I'm familiar with VIP Kid. I went through the application process, but ended up not following through on this project. It takes a little time to become accepted, but I know firsthand that people can make a decent income on this platform. Is it enough for a full-time job? I can't say, but there are a lot of tips and tricks shared by people who use VIP Kid over on Youtube. VIP Kid in particular also requires you to have teaching experience, and I may have pushed the limit on that one. I used to volunteer in a school for special needs students, and used that as my teaching experience. But if you've tutored or taught before, you're definitely in the clear. I would say you're at liberty to be interpretative with your "teaching experience" if you feel like you'd be a good fit and you like working with kids.
Even more remote working resources
To add on to what I wrote in my previous post (check it out if you haven't already), I have some more remote working resources for you to tap into. These are freelancing websites and job boards for you to scour, for various skill levels. Disclaimer: I haven't taken paid jobs from these sites (which is why they didn't make it into the first post), but I do keep my eye on them, so you can as well.
I hope these resources help you on your journey to working from everywhere (my favorite alternative to WFH). And don't worry, you absolutely got this.
Working in my bathing suit from the Red Sea in Israel, with a view of Jordan (June 2020)