COVID-19โ€™s effect on remote jobs ๐Ÿ“Š

It can be hard to get a remote job. And now this coronavirus! Are companies hiring at all?

Although we can only guess what COVID-19โ€™s effect will be in the long term, we can see whatโ€™s happening right now.

Iโ€™ve been looking at remote jobs posted on the most popular job boards, and while there seems to be a slight decrease in new job posts, it didnโ€™t drop a lot when the world went to a lockdown. 

But now more than ever, people looking for a remote job should try to stand out. How? I asked 30 remote companies and freeCodeCamp published my article with the results:

๐Ÿค“ Show your genuine interest in working at the remote company
๐Ÿ“š Do your research
๐Ÿ’ป Show your skills (start working on your side project)

Hereโ€™s what the RemoteHub community thinks:

"Input Output โ€™IOHKโ€™ is a fully decentralized company, we operate in over 16 countries with approx 220 staff, all working remotely with autonomy, I have not witnessed any change in our recruitment plans." โ€“ David from IOHK

"Remote work is indeed the future, and, even though we were forced into its loving embrace a tad bit faster than we have expected, once we started getting a hang of it, thereโ€™s no reason to stop." โ€“ Nadia from remoteworkadvocate.com

Lech from Human PM brought up a good point about how a lot of companies are forced to work from home and they are not adjusting any of their processes and approaches:

"Otherwise, when it fails for them, which it will without the right approach, they will say they tried but it didnโ€™t work so they are going back to the old ways."

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