This article was originally published on The Mission.
I was once ignorant and rolled my eyes at vegans. I stereotyped these plant-first eaters as potheads who listened to too much public radio and defended my reasoning for eating animal products with the untimely argument of ancestry. Continue reading “Becoming vegan, becoming decent”
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]”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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 💻 ⛱”
I work from cafes. I work from the kitchen table. I work from coworking spaces. I work from grassy parks. I work from the beach. I work from the pub. I work from anywhere I feel comfortable. Continue reading “A surgeon working from a coffee shop?”