At FlexJobs, we know that remote work works. Though we’ve been leading the way for years, the COVID-19 pandemic forced many companies to shift to remote work. Suddenly, everyone who could work from home was transitioning to a home office.
Despite the change (and contrary to managerial fears), people who worked at home were more productive than they were in the office—even with juggling e-learning, stay-at-home orders, and much more.
Unfortunately, not every company could stay in business, and not everyone could keep their job. Whether it was a furlough or a layoff, a hiring freeze, or just bad timing, millions suddenly found themselves unemployed.
Though the prospect of finding a new job during a pandemic seemed like a tall task, through FlexJobs, these 8 members found new remote positions that helped them through this challenging time.
Here’s What Some Successful Job Seekers Say about Finding Work During the Pandemic
Amy B., Enrollment Consultant at K12
I was using your site before the pandemic to see what was out there as I was planning my job search. So, when I lost my job due to everything closing, I was prepared. I started applying to opportunities right away and had a work-from-home position within a couple of weeks when others were struggling to make ends meet. I am grateful that I stumbled upon your site when I did.
Holly K., Studio Coach at Rosetta Stone
Thank you, FlexJobs, for helping me find work, even during coronavirus!
Hunter B., Customer Service Representative at Alorica
I left the Army right as the pandemic began in the U.S. I went to one job interview, and shortly after, everyone stopped hiring. I couldn’t get a job. I picked up a local, temporary part-time job while looking through FlexJobs. Towards the end of my temporary job, I got a job through FlexJobs. I moved away from my military town and moved in with some family back at the family farm in a small town, made possible by you guys. Thank you FlexJobs 🙂
Lisa B., Stop Hold Specialist
Thank you, FlexJobs! The company that I was working for was gearing up for a huge layoff. As soon as I heard the rumor, I jumped on the FlexJobs site and found an even better 100% work-from-home position! I was in a new secure job within a few weeks!
Mary S., Customer Service Representative at Pearl Interactive Network
I needed a work at home job fast, with COVID-19 and family matters in the mix. I found FlexJobs and paid for a week to try it out. I found many leads to jobs and landed one within that first week. I will definitely be using you in my future job hunts instead of other sites.
Sandra F., Teacher at Outschool
I have found a number of part-time positions over the years through FlexJobs and have recommended it to others. FlexJobs is my go-to site when seeking employment opportunities. I started teaching through Outschool last summer and did it as a way to augment my insufficient income. With COVID-19, all my other sources of income dropped off, but at the same time, work through Outschool ramped up! I am making enough to more than cover what I lost from the other part-time jobs that I had been doing for years! Thank you, FlexJobs!
Saralinda A., Admissions Consultant at Independence University
Awesome site! I’ve been a member since 2013, and this is the third time I’ve found a remote job through FlexJobs. I always find great job listings, and each time I have found jobs that pay extremely well and allow me to work from home. I thought with COVID-19, it was going to be impossible to find a job, but I just kept checking in the FlexJob site and found what I was looking for. Thanks again!
Kevin P., Customer Service Representative at Colonial Life
You guys are awesome! I found my last three jobs via FlexJobs. Amazing service, especially with the uncertainty of working in the midst of COVID-19. Having a full-time remote position has given me peace of mind and security for however long this will last. Great service! Thank you for all involved!
Finding a New Job in These Uncertain Times
Remote work has become essential to many companies’ survival. And it’s also proven invaluable for the people who want and need to work. Whether it’s keeping an income or protecting their health, our members have discovered that remote work really can be the best way to work!
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