Is now a good time to apply to remote jobs?

An aspiring remote worker recently purchased the full version of the remote job course and asked me if now is a good time to apply to remote jobs given the current situation with COVID-19.

The simple answer is yes. Now is a fine time to apply to full time remote jobs. However, there are some companies you should apply to immediately and others you should hold off on applying to until the economy picks up again.

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What You Do Influences The Whole (Caroline Myss)

According to Caroline Myss, a spiritual teacher that my girlfriend introduced me to, this is a mystical truth that we are only beginning to truly understand.

We can see this in the decisions we make about our carbon footprint (e.g. the movement sparked by climate activist Greta Thunberg), our desire to eliminate waste (e.g. starting to question plastics and bottled water), and being more conscious of the food we eat (e.g. eating more plants directly instead of using resources to grow 10x the amount of plants to feed livestock for 1/10 the calories).

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Hate your job? Cool company cultures on the rise

This article was originally published on The Mission.

I’ve been applying to jobs for over a month now, waiting for the right opportunity. This is the first time I’ve seriously hunted for jobs since 2014 when I traded a low-paying job at a digital marketing agency for a more rewarding job at a tech startup. Continue reading “Hate your job? Cool company cultures on the rise”

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 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”

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”