If you've got programming and web design skills, you can earn income from home with web development work. These jobs are not hard to find, but it can be difficult to get hired. Having a list of job resources at your finger tips will help you find more jobs to apply for, which can lead to more call backs and job offers. Here are 4 resources you can check on a regular basis:
1. Web Design Development Jobs
The editor of the website posts job advertisements related to web design and web development work. You can specifically search designer jobs or developer jobs. There's also a section on the website for off-site jobs that will list both design and development jobs. The website has a user login feature, but you can click on the job summary, get information about the job and view a link to the official job ad without signing in. Always visit the links to the original ad posting to verify the details, and to make sure the job is still open. You can also research the company, to make sure it's a reputable one. You can search job postings on www.webdesigndevelopmentjobs.com.
2. Dev Bistro
Dev Bistro is geared towards jobs that require technical skills only. It's free to search job listings on www.devbistro.com. You can also post your resume for employers to search, when they're looking to hire for jobs that may not be posted yet. You can find web development work and many other types of tech jobs. If you're not getting hired, but need money while you wait, you should branch out and apply for related jobs. It's good to use a resource that has listings beyond web development work, all in one place.
3. Top USA Jobs
You have to be a United States citizen to apply for the jobs posted on www.web.developer.jobs.topusajobs.com or have a permit to work in the United States. Consulting jobs and freelance web development work is posted on the website, and many of them are from large companies. Some of the jobs listed require on-site work, but you can find opportunities to work from home if you check the website often.
4. Chamber of Commerce Membership Directories
When you join your local Chamber of Commerce, you'll get access to a list of members and their business contact information. Many businesses still don't have an online presence, or what they have is so inadequate, that they lose business to competitors. Go through the directory and research the businesses listed, looking for opportunities to be of service. For example, if you find a business with a website that has poor ecommerce capabilities, you can pitch your services to them. Cold calling businesses is hard to do, and many people avoid it out of fear. However, you can't afford not to if you need enough work to pay your bills.
Develop a schedule to allow you to check each of these resources for web development work on a daily basis, until you find enough work to keep you busy.
Daphne Mallory, Esq. is the co-owner of Mallory Writing Services and has written more than 100 articles helping home based business owners and entrepreneurs start and market their business. You can learn more about her here.