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A sweet short film about burying a placenta

I found this short film “Margo Lily” on the About page of the Short of the Week site where short films are posted regularly. The film is by Dane Clark and Linsey Stewart who made another sweet short film about a one-night stand not gone as planned. Continue reading “A sweet short film about burying a placenta”

How to get a full-time remote job [5-day challenge]

In 2017 I traveled to 12 countries in 7 months with We Roam and in 2016 I traveled all over the United States. These adventures were possible because I had a full-time remote job.

I want others to have opportunities like this, which is why I created this challenge. Over the next five days I’ll show you exactly what I do to land full-time remote jobs. (I’ve landed three in my career.) Continue reading “How to get a full-time remote job [5-day challenge]”

How to find remote jobs at startups with AngelList

AngelList is a place where early and late stage startups list open job positions and information about their funding rounds. Because working remotely is more accepted in the startup world, many companies on AngelList have remote positions. Continue reading “How to find remote jobs at startups with AngelList”

How to create an online resume with the VisualCV resume builder

After you create a cover letter template that tells the story of the professional you, you need to create a resume that has the same momentum.

The reason the story-driven approach to cover letters appeals to remote companies is because it’s different. It reads like a cover letter that goes against cover letter law. This against-the-grain approach matches a remote company’s culture. Continue reading “How to create an online resume with the VisualCV resume builder”

Notes and Quotes: “On Writing” by Stephen King

On Writing by Stephen King is a must-read for aspiring writers. I wish I had discovered this book while taking fiction writing classes in college. It may have convinced me to drop out of school and actually do something, like write. Continue reading “Notes and Quotes: “On Writing” by Stephen King”

Getting shit done (Part 1): Write a short film script

This is part one of a series of goals I want to accomplish. I have trouble seeing things through that I want to complete. The structure of this series is designed to hold me accountable and get the goddam thing done. Continue reading “Getting shit done (Part 1): Write a short film script”

Working with a health coach instead of another psychologist

I’ve tried psychologists, psychiatrists, and counselors to help get me — and keep me — on track in life, but they never helped me too much. I think their help is too clinical and designed for people who don’t know themselves very well. Continue reading “Working with a health coach instead of another psychologist”

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”