Just for a moment, put yourself in the shoes of an employer who hires remote employees. Consider the traits you’d want in an employee who’d be working across the country and you’d possibly never have the opportunity to meet in person. What is the first quality that comes to mind? Chances are, you most likely want a reliable employee you can trust.

With that it mind, put yourself back into the shoes of a job seeker applying for remote jobs. Does your resume, cover letter, and personal brand market you as a trustworthy and reliable person?