New graduates, career changers and less experienced professionals have more and more options to join the remote job market
BOULDER, Col., May 3, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — According to a National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) reportEmployers plan to hire nearly a third (32%) more new college graduates from the Class of 2022 than they hired from the Class of 2021. A recent FlexJobs survey also found that the majority of active job seekers (57%) are looking for a job in a different occupational field.
Given this market activity, FlexJobs has assessed the entry-level remote job market to help job seekers better understand the current opportunities available. In concrete terms, the distance employment service has analyzed more than fifty career categories to determine which 10 Career Categories Have The Most Remote Entry Level Positions because January 2022. FlexJobs also determined the top 15 companies that hired for entry-level remote positions, as well as the top 10 entry-level remote job titles companies hired for in the first four months. of 2022.
“As companies continue to embrace workplace flexibility, remote work options are becoming more accessible at all career levels,” said Sara SutonFounder and CEO of FlexJobs. “Whether you’re a new graduate or someone starting over in a different profession, we hope these listings and resources will equip job seekers with the tools they need to identify and connect with the vast selection of jobs at entry-level distance available,” Sutton concluded.
The 10 career categories below are ranked from highest to lowest in terms of having the most entry-level remote positions available to job seekers so far (January 1 to April 30) in 2022.
1. Customer service
2. Accounting and finance
4. Medical & Health
5. Virtual Administrator
7. HR & Recruitment
9. Computing and computing
Top 15 companies hiring entry-level remote jobs in 2022:
2. Robert Half International
4. CVS Health
6. LHH – Lee Hecht Harrison
7. UnitedHealth Group
9. Grand Canyon Education – GCE
10. eXp Real Estate
14. Anthem, Inc.
15. Stride, Inc.
Top 10 Remote Job Titles for Entry-Level Positions in 2022:
1. Customer Service Representative
2. Staff Accountant
3. Administrative assistant
4. Recruitment Coordinator
5. Account manager
6. Call Center Representative
7. Billing Specialist
8. Executive Assistant
9. Accounts Payable Specialist
10. Marketing Coordinator
To support those seeking entry-level remote jobs, The FlexJobs Career Coaching Team offers his top five tips for a successful job search:
1. Make job hunting your job
Looking for a job can feel like a job. And although it may seem tedious, the best way to start is to create a job search project. Develop strategies and organize job search blocking out time to really focus. Make daily to-do lists outlining what needs to be accomplished each day, such as revising a cover letter, submitting three applications, or spending half an hour on LinkedIn exploring connections. Remember: consistency gets results.
2. Personalize every resume and cover letter
If a candidate simply swaps the title and company name in their cover letter and sends it, they are wrong. Many companies now use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) to screen qualified and unqualified applicants. To really stand out, applicants should include relevant title and industry keywords in all online applications and should also follow formatting guidelines closely when applying. submit resumes through an applicant tracking system.
3. Build your network
It’s never too early in your career or job search to start develop a professional network. While networking is a big buzzword – and can be a daunting prospect – building a network is one of the most valuable tools in any job search. Given that online networking is the way to meet contacts these days, job seekers need to brush up on their skills and make sure their digital presence is clean and professional.
4. Harness the power of social media
Job seekers must have a optimized profile on LinkedIn, which is one of the best ways to showcase education and work experience online. Make sure all other social media profiles are set to private, then consider creating new, more professional ones on Twitter, instagram, and Facebook. Don’t forget to clean up too! Since the vast majority of hiring managers will perform a social media check, clean up social media profiles, and keep information accurate, clean, and relevant.
5. Join informational talks and professional organizations
A briefing interview may sound intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. It’s a unique way to expand your network and potentially meet people working in a desired company. Try reaching out to someone via LinkedIn or email to see if they would have 20 or 30 minutes to sit down over a cup of coffee and chat about their job or business. Once a job seeker has a starting point of where they want to go professionally, they can also consult professional organizations in fields and industries that match their overall goals. Professional organizations offer many resources to help professionals with career development and job search.
For more information, please visit https://www.flexjobs.com/blog/post/entry-level-remote-jobs-new-college-graduates-v2/ or contact Kathy Gardner to [email protected]
About flex jobs
FlexJobs is the leading career service specializing in remote and flexible jobs, with over 100 million people having used its resources since 2007. FlexJobs provides the largest database of approved remote and flexible job openings, from entry-level to executive, from startups to public companies, part-full-time and part-freelance. To support job seekers in all phases of their journey, FlexJobs also offers Expert Advice and career coaching services. Additionally, FlexJobs works with leading companies to recruit quality remote talent and optimize their remote and flexible workplace. A trusted source of data, trends and information, FlexJobs has been quoted in major national media including CNN, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, CNBC, Forbes magazine and many more. FlexJobs also has partner sites Remote.co and Job-Hunt.org to complement its content and job search offers. Follow FlexJobs on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, instagram, ICT Tacand Youtube.
Kathy GardnerFlexJobs, (203) 253-9531, [email protected]