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?”

We Roam review: Where I found the perfect travel companions

We Roam is a professional remote work program that brings together people who work remotely for 12 months across 12 countries. I was part of the Polaris tour.

Before traveling with We Roam I always made “special trips” by myself. The people I did travel with before I started traveling solo didn’t work remotely, so when I needed to open my laptop to grind for a little, they didn’t understand it. Why are you working on vacation?! they would ask. I would tell them that work and vacation are not parallels. For me they intersect. I can hop on one road, then easily hop on the other. This is how I like to live my life. Still, they didn’t understand. Continue reading “We Roam review: Where I found the perfect travel companions”

How I landed a full-time remote job in less than 20 days

The steps in this guide are the exact same ones I followed to land a full-time remote job in less than 20 days. And during that time, I only spent 1-2 hours a day finding jobs and applying to them. If you dedicate more time, I’m sure you can land one even faster.

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