Looking for Freelance Jobs? Here’s a List of 9 Websites to Get You Started

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by Louise Ferrer for Cosmo.ph   |  Jul 4, 2021
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It's a sad reality that when the global pandemic started early last year, several industries and careers were hit hard. Companies had to adjust, employees had to take on more tasks than usual, and some even lost their jobs. According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, "The country's unemployment rate in April 2021 was estimated at 8.7 percent." That's around 4.14 million jobless Filipinos.

This past year has been challenging and uncertain. Dealing with finances is probably everyone's major concern now. As a way to get by, more people are actually getting into side hustles, small businesses, and freelance jobs. And with the ongoing pandemic, it seems like this is an option worth considering. There are opportunities that allow you to work from home, manage your own schedule, and more. In fact, Charm de Leon of Ready2Adult PH shared a few freelancing jobs you can look into.

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If you're interested in looking for freelance jobs in the Philippines, check out these websites below.

JobStreet

Click here to visit their website.

As "one of Asia's leading online employment marketplaces," JobStreet aims to connect talented job seekers and reputable employers all over Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, and Vietnam.

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Upwork

Click here to visit their website.

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Aside from presenting you with work opportunities, Upwork also posts career-related comprehensive guides, webinars, and educational videos. Getting Started As A Freelancer, Growing Your Freelance Career, and The Comprehensive Guide To Remote Work are just a few examples.

freelance jobs in the philippines: upwork

Monster

Click here to visit their website.

One interesting feature on the Monster website is that there's a toggle bar where you can indicate if your job has been affected by the COVID-19 situation. By enabling this, you get to show recruiters that you're immediately available for job opportunities.

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Careerjet

Click here to visit their website.

Careerjet "acts as a direct traffic driver" to job listings that are posted on job boards, recruitment agency websites, and large specialist recruitment sites. The platform "uses smart agents running on a cluster of networked computers that scan the web and identify job listings on the internet."

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freelance jobs in the philippines: Careerjet

Pinoy Jobs

Click here to visit their website.

Need help with creating your resume? In partnership with Boss Job (an online jobsite for professionals in the Philippines), Pinoy Jobs lets you fill out their *free* resume template which you can easily edit online and download.

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Kalibrr

Click here to visit their website.

From corporations to startups, find your dream job at Kalibrr. Don't forget to visit their blog—they offer fun and inspirational career advice for professionals, too!

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Jora

Click here to visit their website.

Similar to Careerjet, this Australian-based website is "a search engine for jobs throughout the Philippines." Jora is also a part of the SEEK Group of companies.

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Glassdoor

Click here to visit their website.

Want to know more about the company you're eyeing? Browse through the reviews on Glassdoor. The website even has features where you can write your own review, and compare companies to see which one will be a better fit.

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Fiverr

Click here to visit their website.

By clicking "Become A Seller" on Fiverr, you can sell your freelance services to various businesses all over the world. And in case you're wondering, this site lets you earn in dollars. ;)

freelance jobs in the philippines: Fiverr

Good luck with the job hunt!

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