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Badass Digital Nomads


Mar 3, 2020

Brie Weiler Reynolds is a writer, career coach and Human Resources professional who helps people overcome their roadblocks to discover career happiness. She is the Career Development Manager at FlexJobs, the award-winning site for remote, flexible, and freelance job listings. She is also a certified resume writer with 15 years of experience working with both job seekers and employers. Today, Brie offers career, hiring, and work-life balance advice through the FlexJobs Blog and to media outlets like Fast Company, Forbes, and NBC News.

Today on the show we talk all about remote jobs:

  • Where to find legitimate, work-from-home and remote jobs
  • How to land a remote job
  • What to do if you apply for jobs and never hear back 
  • The biggest mistakes people make when applying for remote jobs 
  • The top skills that flexible work employers are looking for
  • How to organize your resume to align with job search algorithms
  • Why you always need a cover letter when applying for remote jobs and what to put in it
  • How to approach companies to work for them even if they don’t have any remote positions available
  • What to do if you don’t have ANY remote work experience or skills
  • Why you're probably not too young or old to get a remote job

In the lightning round, we find out Brie's:

  • Favorite job search tools
  • Remote work and communication apps
  • Ideal home office set up
  • Work-from-home morning routine
  • And her tips on working from home with kids and a dog!

Special thanks to members of our Facebook group who contributed questions for this interview (Mindy, Marie, Delphine, Sacred, David, and Sacred)! You can join the conversation at www.facebook.com/groups/digitalnomadsuccess

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