TLDR: FlexJobs has the freelancer’s back, vetting and cataloging over 30,000 freelance and other remote job opportunities from only the most reputable employers.

Making a living in the gig economy was tough enough before COVID-19. Now…well, let’s just say all those freelancers and side-hustlers have a lot of new competition for those remote work-from-home gigs.

In many cases, scoring a quality remote assignment from a reputable company isn’t even about your qualifications or the quality of your work. No, it’s often just about knowing where to find those premium jobs.

Many job sites and other work-for-hire forums are chock full of scam or deceptive posts. Many want deposits before giving you work. Others are just thinly veiled outside sales positions, which aren’t necessarily terrible opportunities,