How to get full-time remote jobs with ZipRecruiter

ZipRecruiter is one of the largest online job boards. It’s not a remote-specific job board, but there are many remote job opportunities featured on it. It’s also very easy to apply to jobs because of its one-click apply feature.

In this tutorial, I’ll show you everything you can do to leverage ZipRecruiter as a tool for your remote job search. Continue reading “How to get full-time remote jobs with ZipRecruiter”

How to write the cover letter that got me 3 full-time remote jobs

Hiring managers at remote companies don’t want a cover letter. What they want is to get a sense of who you are, what you’ve done, and what you can do.

When you send the kind of cover letter you were taught to write in high school and college, you look like every other applicant. You look like you’re not worth more time than the cover letter before yours that was trashed. Continue reading “How to write the cover letter that got me 3 full-time remote jobs”

How to find and apply to remote jobs on Indeed

Indeed is one of the largest online job boards. It’s better than other job boards like ZipRecruiter and LinkedIn Jobs for current and aspiring remote workers because it tags positions as either Remote or Work at Home. Other major job boards do not. Continue reading “How to find and apply to remote jobs on Indeed”

How to find remote jobs and organize your remote job search

As I write this, I’m imagining how I felt when I first discovered this “working remotely” thing.

I was dumbfounded that something like this existed, that employees — not just freelancers — were working wherever they wanted and however they wanted, that they were working with freedom and choice. Continue reading “How to find remote jobs and organize your remote job search”

Learn everything I know about getting a remote job 💻 ⛱

For the past two weeks I’ve been spilling all of my knowledge about finding and landing a remote job into a free 7-day email course.

The information in the course is nothing new to me. I did zero research. Instead I based everything on my own experience…

I used the exact approach defined in the course to land three different full-time remote jobs in my career. You can replicate it to land your first remote job or another one you like better. Continue reading “Learn everything I know about getting a remote job 💻 ⛱”

Memories of a bittersweet college experience

College was a shitshow of emotions.

Educationally, it was me switching from civil engineering to creative writing two years in. Romantically, it was me having a steady girlfriend for two years then exploring the world of infinite women at house parties and frat parties. Psychologically, it was me being anxious about school on the weekdays and letting loose on the weekends. Continue reading “Memories of a bittersweet college experience”

Home body weight workouts on YouTube I’ve been doing for 4 years

When I was in college I went to the gym at least four days per week. Not because I liked it but because I wanted to make an impression on college girls. Now my primary reason for working out is to feel good and look a little better than I did yesterday.

Both can be achieved without a gym. Continue reading “Home body weight workouts on YouTube I’ve been doing for 4 years”

Remote job study: Helping a chemist get paid to write

I’ve landed three remote jobs in the past two years for marketing and writing roles. To verify that my process for landing remote jobs works for other professions, I’m helping some of my friends land remote jobs.

After I have a widely applicable framework, I’ll be launching a free course to help anyone get a remote job. You can sign up to get notified about this course at the end of this post. Continue reading “Remote job study: Helping a chemist get paid to write”

Working remotely can suck as much as the office. Do you really want a remote job?

Over a year ago I asked my full-time employer if I could work remotely. I was getting antsy at the company, less motivated, and slightly bitter about my salary (not warranted on my part – I was paid just fine). I thought working from home would fix this and make me happier. After all, the company was making some pretty cool products and I liked my role (content marketer).

Surprisingly, the company let me leave Los Angeles and work remotely in Pittsburgh, my hometown. Continue reading “Working remotely can suck as much as the office. Do you really want a remote job?”