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JournalismJobs

JournalismJobs.com is the largest sites for journalism jobs, both full time and freelance. Mainly Am...

Local Solo

This is a made-in-Canada site with global reach. Once you’ve set up your profile employers search by...

Authentic Jobs

This site has been around since 2005. It has a good search engine that allows you to look for specif...

Article Bunny

Article Bunny is a platform for freelance writers. It aims to provide its clients with beautifully written content in a variety of styles and formats. They say they only accept 2% of the writers that apply. You set your rates, they add their commission on top of these

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Programmer Meet Designer

This site is a little different It was created to unite programmers and designers-i.e. to help programmers and designers partner up to make websites and web applications that look and work great. Now content writers and entrepreneurs can also join up to find people to work with

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Creatives

Behance

Bechance is a division of Adobe and one of the largest online platforms to showcase & discover creative work. Companies post jobs, both full time and freelance. We're told that if you keep your Behance portfolio smart and tag/label all your stuff properly it can be a decent way to get work, especially when you're an unknown

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Creatives

Vitamin T

Vitamin T is the division of Aquent that specializes in digital creatives and helps Agencies and mid-sized companies. Acquent- a global digital and marketing staffing platform with more than 25 offices around the world. This company pays you directly but claims to charge the client for all costs associated with this. Acquent Gymnasium offers digital professionals online classes for free for anyone signed up for this platform.

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Creatives

Dribble

Dribbble is a web portal for designers, illustrators,typographers, logo designers, and other creative types to show and tell, promote, discover, and explore design. It offers small screenshots of the designs and applications that that designers or developers are working on- a nice feature. You have to be invited to join which means it's a pretty active and interested community of people

The post full and freelance opportunities from all over the world. People say that even if Dribble doesn't directly lead to work it's an easy way to see what their illustrator and design friends are up to. 

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Writers

Canadian Freelance Writing Jobs

One writer, Angela West, got sick of following up on jobs only to find they were for Americans only. She began this site to make high quality writing jobs available to Canadian writers. Only jobs that pay a fair rate are accepted.  

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Developers

codeable

Their focus is Wordpress and Codeable claims to be the #1 online outsourcing service for WordPress. They tack on 15% to your fee which the client pays

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Writers

JournalismJobs

JournalismJobs.com is the largest sites for journalism jobs, both full time and freelance. Mainly American

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JobBliss

JobBliss is a Canadian platform that posts real opportunities for digital talent. They charge employers for posting- both freelance and full-time roles

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Developers

Dice

Dice is is still one of the most well regarded job search sites for tech opportunities  Easy to search with some nice features such as email alerts and a mobile app. 

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Developers

Toptal

Toptal is a network of the freelance software developers, designers and finance experts.. They vet their freelancers rigorously and claim to represent the top 3% of freelance talent. (how could they possibly know that). Not necessarily our first choice but may be worth checking out to fill in holes in your schedule.

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Freelancers Unlimited

Freelancers Unlimited, a Toronto based company, connects freelance creative or marketing talent with employers for short or long term assignments, either on-site or working from home. They were one of the first- providing freelancers to  ad agencies, corporations, design studios and small businesses for over 30 years

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Writers

Freelance Writing Jobs

This site updates opportunities for Writers regularly. Their job board is updated daily with fresh freelance writing jobs and blogging jobs. 


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Creatives

Working Not Working

This is an invite-only community in the creative industry. They charge a flat subscription for companies to access their database, which also shows the freelancer’s availability. To be acceptedinto the WNW, you need to get an invite code based on a referral from a current member or a company that uses the site.

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Workhoppers

Based out of Montreal, Workhoppers is an online talent marketplace, designed to connect freelancers with clients across a multitude of industries. 

What differentiates this platform from other job boards is its commitment to streamlining communication; for instance, you are able to negotiate terms directly with clients, without interference from the Workhoppers team. Another bonus? There's no commission fee or contracts.

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Developers

We Work Remotely

This site is a spinoff of Basecamp and claims to be the best place to find jobs that don’t require proximity to a particular geographic area. It mainly features tech roles and some of them may require you to live in a specific time zone.

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Creatives

UXswitch

An excellent source for finding work in UX, UXswitch carefully selects only the best, high quality jobs to share. A great feature is that members can create a personal “wish list” that includes information on their availability, preferred work location, and more, which top recruiters can then view.

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Local Solo

This is a made-in-Canada site with global reach. Once you’ve set up your profile employers search by location and skill set. It’s currently free, and we like the fact that once enrolled, employers can contact you directly.

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Writers

Problogger

This is the job section of Problogger – a wildly successful site dedicated to helping writers learn the skills of blogging. The job board is where bloggers can look for jobs, and companies looking for bloggers can connect.

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Creatives

Krop

They bill themselves as the creative industry’s job board and portfolio-hosting website. Mainly American, but creatives should know about it, as we found some postings for work in Canada on it.

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Flexjobs

Unlike most of the others, their primary goal is to serve the job seeker. They claim to vet all postings carefully to make sure they are legit and charge $14.95/month ($49.95) per year for access to their jobs. Most of the jobs are in the U.S., but a few are Canadian, and many can be done remotely.

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Writers

Blogger Jobs

Their goal is to connect blog network owners with prospective writers in order to give more people the chance to earn from their skills in writing. They have both freelance and full-time jobs and attract listings by charging a very low listing fee. We’d love to hear from anyone who is using this site.

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Developers

Awesomeweb

This is a new site trying to do something a little different. They charge $17 per month, but unlike other popular “bid sites,” they don’t take a cut of your earnings. Their target market is web development and design, and their stated goal is to connect quality talent to quality work. They intend to stay small and swear by their mission statement.

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Developers

Authentic Jobs

This site has been around since 2005. It has a good search engine that allows you to look for specific roles and locations. We like that you can set up email alerts based on your parameters to ensure that relevant work pops into your inbox.

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