If you’re searching for a flexible career, finding career advice online isn’t that hard. However, finding career advice that comes from a reputable source—and that provides quality information (not just quantity)—can be a little trickier.
While there are plenty of remote work experts out there, here are 17 career experts and organizations definitely worth following on Twitter:
Remote Work Experts
Sara Sutton – @Sarasuttonfell: Sara Sutton is the founder and CEO of FlexJobs, 1 Million for Work Flexibility, and Remote.co. Since founding FlexJobs, Sara has led her company to be the leader in the flexible work field. She has also founded partner sites, the 1 Million for Work Flexibility initiative and Remote.co. For her work in the employment and technology fields, she has been named as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, among other honors. She continues to be deeply committed to advancing awareness about the viability and benefits of remote working and work flexibility.
Lisette Sutherland – @lightling: Follow Lisette Sutherland as she tells stories of remote teams doing great things. Lisette is the director of Collaboration Superpowers, a company that helps people work together from anywhere through online and in-person workshops. She also produces a weekly podcast featuring interviews with remote working experts highlighting the challenges and successes of working with virtual teams. She is about to release her long-awaited book, Stories of Remote Teams Doing Great Things, which highlights stories and tips for those who want to successfully bridge distance.
Pilar Orti – @PilarOrti: Pilar’s expertise includes training, coaching, and consultancy for teams transitioning to a flexible or remote workforce. Her podcasts include 21st Century Work Life and Management Café
Kate Kendall – @KateKendall: Kate is an indie entrepreneur and writer building the future of freelancing. She loves building things and helping people find work they love. She’s the founder and CEO at CloudPeeps. She created The Fetch and Freelance Friday, and currently serves on the board of the Aussie Founders Network. Kate writes about indie companies, remote work, location independence, marketing, living simply, and following your authentic path.
Mike Hostetler – @mikehostetler: Mike currently works as the entrepreneur in residence at Table XI, a digital agency based in Chicago. He also currently serves as editor-in-chief of ModernWeb.com (@ModernWebHQ). Mike is passionate about remote work, the future of work, leadership, and helping others succeed.
Stella Garber – @startupstella: Stella describes herself as a serial entrepreneur, based in Chicago, who loves all things related to startup life. She’s CEO and co-founder of Matchist (@matchist), a matching site for entrepreneurs and startups to find top quality developers. She’s also the co-founder of Entrepreneurs Unpluggd, a media and events company that shares entrepreneurs’ stories.
Remote Work Organizations and Companies
1 Million for Work Flexibility – @1MforWorkFlexibility: 1 Million for Work Flexibility is the first national initiative creating a collective voice in support of work flexibility. 1 Million for Work Flexibility is led by a diverse coalition of companies, nonprofits, and business leaders who understand that work flexibility benefits all. By partnering together and pooling our resources, this organization aims to create a bigger voice for work flexibility—a voice that can shout from the rooftops why work flexibility benefits lives, businesses, and communities.
Sococo – @sococo: Sococo is an online workplace that adds the magic of co-location back into the day-to-day life of distributed Agile teams. Distributed Agile teams use Sococo to self-organize in a way that’s taken for granted in a shared physical space—and so crucial to successful Agile development. Agile teams work together online in Sococo.
Wifi Worker Bees – @Wifi Worker Bees: All the buzz on remote work and location independent lifestyles. This organization tweets lots of articles from its website, including those about relevant products used.
FlexJobs – @FlexJobs: FlexJobs is an award-winning site for flexible jobs of all kinds. This site offers job search tips, webinars, and career advice articles that are tweeted about many times a day. So you’ll have that critical information right when you need it.
Stegmeier Consulting Group – @WorkplaceChange: This company has change management experts helping clients implement alternative workplace strategies through open office, mobile workforce, and flexible work options.
PGi – @PGi: Founded in 1991, this company is a dedicated provider offering web, video, audio, smart calendar, webcasts, sales productivity, and more to empower people to connect and collaborate.
Wannaremote – @wannaremote: This Twitter account offers daily posts about remote working, distributed teams, and life as a freelancer or digital nomad. Follow this account for inspiration and ideas.
Cultivate Now – @RemoteTeams: This Twitter account offers tips and advice from remote work experts.
Lucid Meetings – @lucidmeetings: Lucid is a recognized leader and provider of online meeting management software.
Remote.co – @remote_co: Remote.co is a resource for companies that see remote work as an opportunity, from hiring to training to managing distributed teams. This organization focuses on providing expert insight, best practices, and valuable support for companies exploring or already embracing a remote team as a significant portion of their workforce.