March 3, 2020

How to Find Remote and Work-from-Home Jobs with Brie Reynolds of FlexJobs

How to Find Remote and Work-from-Home Jobs with Brie Reynolds of FlexJobs

Brie Weiler Reynolds is a writer, career coach, and Human Resources professional who helps people overcome their roadblocks to discover career happiness. 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.


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 about 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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Brie Weiler Reynolds

Career Coach/ Resume Writer/ Public Speaker/ Educator/ Content Creator

Brie Weiler Reynolds leads a team of outstanding career coaches who help professionals find jobs, especially jobs with flexible and remote options. Design and deliver online career services and engage job-seeking professionals through remote coaching, webinars, downloadable guides, videos, and other media. As a career coach, resume writer, public speaker, educator, and content creator, her goal is to share the tools and resources people need to take control of their job search strategies. Her background includes five years in higher education career services and 10 years in digital and online career services. Brie's approach to work is always creative, friendly, and organized. She loveslearning new things so she can teach new things.