- Entry-level professionals now have the opportunity to find a remote job that aligns with their professional goals.
- According to a report from NACE, employers plan to hire almost one-third (32%) more new college graduates from the Class of 2022 than they hired from the Class of 2021.
- Given this market activity, FlexJobs assessed the entry-level remote job landscape in 2022 to help job seekers better identify potential career opportunities.
Remote work used to be reserved as a reward for those who had spent years grinding away in a corporate office setting. Now, even entry-level professionals have the opportunity to find a remote job that aligns with their professional goals.
New graduates, career changers, and professionals with less experience have growing options to join the remote job force. According to a report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), employers plan to hire almost one-third (32%) more new college graduates from the Class of 2022 than they hired from the Class of 2021.
Given this market activity, FlexJobs assessed the entry-level remote job landscape in 2022 to help job seekers better identify potential career opportunities. Specifically, the remote job service analyzed more than fifty career categories to determine which 10 career categories have included the greatest number of remote, entry-level positions since January 2022. FlexJobs also determined the top 15 companies that have been hiring for remote, entry-level positions, as well as the top 10 most common entry-level job titles.
These are the 10 career categories that had the most remote, entry-level positions posted:
- Customer Service
- Accounting & Finance
- Medical & Health
- Virtual Admin.
- HR & Recruiting
- Computer & IT
These are the 15 companies that posted the most remote, entry-level jobs in the database:
- Robert Half International
- CVS Health
- Aston Carter
- LHH – Lee Hecht Harrison
- UnitedHealth Group
- Grand Canyon Education – GCE
- eXp Realty
- Anthem, Inc.
- Stride, Inc.
These are the top 10 job titles with the most entry-level, remote job titles in the database:
- Customer Service Representative
- Staff Accountant
- Administrative Assistant
- Recruiting Coordinator
- Account Executive
- Call Center Representative
- Billing Specialist
- Executive Assistant
- Accounts Payable Specialist
- Marketing Coordinator
“As companies continue to embrace workplace flexibility, remote work options are becoming more accessible to all career levels,” said Sara Sutton, Founder and CEO of FlexJobs. “Whether you’re a new graduate or someone starting over in a different career profession, we hope these lists and resources equip job seekers with the tools they need to identify and connect to the wide selection of entry-level remote jobs available,” Sutton concluded.
Here’s how to find a remote, entry-level job, according to Coursera:
- Visit a job posting site. Many companies advertise remote positions on job platforms such as Remote.co or FlexJobs in order to reach a wide range of potential applicants.
- Search. Search the term “entry-level remote” or “entry-level remote [name of position]” in the platform of your choice. For example, if you were looking for an entry-level IT job, you would search for “entry-level remote IT.”
- Match and apply. Browse the job list, identify the listings that best match your aspirations, and apply to them.
These job sites have plenty of remote entry-level job postings:
LinkedIn has millions of job postings, of which many are remote. The site lets you search for jobs related to your interests and experience level, making it easier to find remote jobs. You can search for jobs by position title, keyword, or company.
FlexJobs includes freelance, part-time, and flexible full-time jobs. You can filter jobs by type, category, experience level, and more. FlexJobs also screens the jobs to make sure they’re legitimate.
Remote.co is not only a jobsite for remote-only jobs, but it also has a section dedicated to remote entry-level jobs.