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Craigslist jobs provide lists of occupations worldwide from; Africa, America, Asia, Europe, Middle East
1. Log in to https://manila.craigslist.com.ph/
2. At the right side of your screen, you will see lists of states in America, scroll down then click cl worldwide then hit Asia
3. Find the Philippines
4. On the search jobs bar, type; remote, work at home, work from home, telecommute
5. Jobs will appear on your screen
6. At the left side of your screen, you will see the different roles. You may tick or untick the checkbox to filter the jobs that you may want to find.
As Craigslist allow worldwide employers to post jobs in their site, you, as a job seeker should be cautious as there are scammers in the site.
Example of scammers postings:
1. Looking for a Virtual Assistant. Send me a message and picture and we will get it from there.
– Ignore this kind of posts. Read between the lines.
– A real employer will ask for your resume and the job description of what kind of Virtual Assistant he is looking for.
– A real employer will also write a brief introduction to his company
– A real employer will provide his/her company website
2. Instant Money, Apply Now, Start Tomorrow
– A real employer will never post a desperate advertisement
– Real work is not an instant money, you have to work hard and you will get the fruit of your labor
3. Want to earn money fast?
– This kind of post is networking or pyramid
– If you are interested, go ahead, however, it’s not a job
4. Easy work, I will send you money then send it to the managers
– Never ever accept this kind of job
– Why would they need to send you money and you have to send it to another person?
This must be illegal. Follow your instincts and ask for advice. Research thoroughly.
5. Looking for a personal secretary should be open-minded.
– The advertisement says it all, it’s not all about work. So girls beware.
The lists above are only an example of some of the common job posts you will encounter online. Remember to do your own research and verify whether the online job being offered is not a scam.
Although scammers are all over the internet, there are, however, many real direct employers too. I’ve got my first freelance job in Craigslist and I couldn’t ask for more. My employer is very professional, kind and straightforward. If you deliver excellent work, the employer will keep you, if not, that employer might give you a chance or it will be your last project with him. However, do not be discouraged. There are large number of freelance work on the site. Find your niche—a work that you are good at. When you found a job, do your best, impress your employer, deliver good quality, surely you will be rewarded. Surprise, surprise! Most foreign employers are generous, they give
To all freelancers! Aye! Aye! You can do it!