Ensure your resume is suited for a hiring manager looking to fill a remote position. Many day-to-day tasks in an office environment translate to remote job experience as well. The author explains how to highlight these areas to showcase experience and readiness for remote work.
- In this video, I want to debunk the myth…that in order to get a remote job,…you need to have remote job experience.…That is not necessarily true.…There are ways to craft your resume…to showcase remote job skills and experience…even without ever holding a remote position before.…First of all, you probably didn't recognize it…at the time, but at some point…in your career you've worked remotely.…Even if the position was in an office.…Ever make a phone call?…How about send an email?…Well, that's remote experience.…
I know.…Sounds a little simplistic, but then again…remote doesn't have to mean working from home.…It just means working with people…that are not in the same room as you.…So, all those times you were communicating…or working on projects with people in another location,…that counts as remote experience.…Next, make sure you're paying attention…to the job description.…There are probably some keywords that pop out at you…that either make you nod your head…in acknowledgment that you're qualified,…or words where you might not be so sure.…
- Explain the benefits of a remote job position.
- Identify three technologies a person should master in order to work effectively in a remote position.
- Determine what to do if a recruiter asks for sensitive information before describing a job.
- Recognize three important things to consider when preparing for a remote interview.
- Determine the most important question to ask during a hiring interview.
- Summarize the next action to take after receiving a compensation offer.