Five Tips on How to Land a High Paying Remote Job  

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Remote work is all the rage right now, and there are some positions that can help you make bank. Researching these roles might require some effort, and the first step should be assessing your financial situation to figure out a salary range that works for you, writes Kimberli Lowe-MacAuley for Here are some tips on how to find…and land a high-paying remote job.  

Know the Going Rate 

After you determine the salary that you want, try to find positions that fit that range. Payscale’s Salary Calculator gives you that range. Type in the position you’re looking for and the location it is based in. 

Use Your Network  

Tapping into your connections is a tried-and-true way of opening opportunities in your career. LinkedIn is a great way to reach out to colleagues or former coworkers who can guide you to a hiring manager at a company you might want to work for.  

Build Your Brand 

Your online presence is everything. Employers expect the utmost professionalism on the web. Make sure that your social media accounts are consistent. Canva is a great, free, graphic design website that helps with professional and personal branding.  

Fine-Tune Your Resume  

Before you submit your application, a surefire way of getting noticed is to have a strong resume and cover letter. Experts advise keeping it simple and consolidated. Emphasize your ability to work on a team. Collaboration is an asset that employers offering higher-paying positions are looking for.  Another valuable quality to highlight is your time-management skills.  

Prepare for Your Interview  

If you land the interview, you want to make a good first impression. It’s the little things like arriving early, exhibiting confidence, and firm handshakes that leave a mark. Have a list of questions prepared to ask to demonstrate that you’re interested in the position and send a follow-up e-mail. 

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