By Brenda L. Peterson, The Layoff Lady
Onsite, Remote, and Hybrid Work Implications
One challenge during my most recent job search has been the newly added focus on work location. Specifically, the following labels have become more standard on job listings: onsite, hybrid, and remote.
While there are, indeed, many remote jobs available, I discovered first-hand that companies and job search sites are not necessarily aligned on what remote, hybrid, and onsite work arrangements mean. Let's dig a little deeper.
Remote Job Clarifications
Overall, a "remote" job could mean one or more of the following are true:
Onsite, Remote, and Hybrid Roles in Practice
Regardless of the label, jobs may work differently in practice. Here are a few of the many possible scenarios:
Navigating Job Listings for Remote Roles
As a job seeker, knowing that companies may vary on how they list details in their job descriptions, here are a few strategies for navigating job listings:
Remote Work Implications: Candidate Location, Job Location, and Pay
There are also a few other implications of remote work to keep in mind:
Strategies for Remote Work Salary Conversations
Given these variations on how salaries work for remote roles, be sure to think through your financial requirements and how you will address questions about your desired salary:
7-time layoff survivor Brenda L. Peterson, The Layoff Lady, waxes poetic on layoffs, job transitions, & career resilience.