If you think working a regular nine to five job is your only option for a regular income, then you have not be introduced to the world of remote and telecommuting employment. Today many companies are seeing the mutual benefits of telecommuting in helping both the company and the employee be more successful. There are great telecommuting jobs available you just need to know where to look.


Google is always a great easy place to start a job search. Some people tend to think that it is so simple it will not work, but truth is if you know the right keywords to search you can actually find some really great job leads with Google. If you are wanting to find job opportunities with telecommuting possibilities you should use your job title plus the search terms, “remote” or “telecommuting.”

Increase Your Search Area

The great thing about remote or telecommuting opportunities is that you will not be limited to searching just near home. You can actually work for employers on the other side of the world just as easily as down the road. Think globally when looking for remote work.

Hybrid Jobs

If you are looking for a job with a flexible schedule that can be incorporated into the rest of your life, you may want to look at companies in your area that offer hybrid positions that allow for both in office and telecommuting work. These types of jobs will often require weekly or monthly office appearances and then allow most of your work to be done from home.

These types of positions also opens up the possibility to take on other types of part time or side work that you can do in addition to your other position. Websites like Flexjobs.com can help you find great work opportunities with flexible schedules.