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How to Find a Work Mentor When You’re a Remote Worker

Being able to work remotely has gone mainstream in a new way, especially with the ability to expand options when finding mentors. Remote workers have been around for a while, but you’ll find many who’ve taken it to new levels recently, using newer technologies and a whole lot of practicality. Those who’ve made it work …

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Decoding the Various Types of Remote Work

You’ve heard about people who work from home or their local coffee shop, and you may wonder what they do for money. Are they really working an actual job? Do they have a boss or are they self-employed? These are all valid questions. But the answers can vary depending on the type of remote work …

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4 Essential Skills You’ll Need to Land a Remote Job

You know you’ve dreamed about it. You’ve probably been thinking about it for a while now, because working from home comes with so many awesome perks. You get to spend your day cozied up next to your own personal coffee pot while working in a home office space that you’ve created to support your own …

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10 Non-Tech Jobs That You Can Do Remotely

Did you think you needed to be a tech geek fluent in Python, JavaScript, or C Language in order to score a great remote job? You’ll be happy to know that you don’t need a degree in computer science or years of tech experience to be successful. There are plenty of non-tech jobs that you …

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5 of the Most Common Work From Home Job Titles

Working from home sounds enticing, but before you work remotely, you have to find a work from home job. Thanks to FlexJobs, there’s a handy list of the most common remote work job titles to make your job hunt easier. Below we list five of the most common titles and delve into why the career …

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The 10 Top Companies With Remote Jobs in 2019

There are more remote jobs available today than ever before. If you’ve ever thought about taking the plunge and becoming a remote worker, now is the time. A remote job lets you work from anywhere, including your own home, a local coffee shop, or a beach on the other side of the world. But where …

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The Freelancer’s Ultimate Guide to Health Insurance

If you are new to self-employment, the prospect of finding health insurance may seem overwhelming. If you previously had a traditional office job, signing up for health insurance was likely as easy as choosing one of the few options your employer provided. But as a freelancer, contractor, or self-employed worker, you will no longer have …

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The Freelancer’s Ultimate Guide to Retirement Savings

Even though freelancing gives you the opportunity to live the life you want, travel, and set your own schedule, you still will probably want to retire someday. Since freelancers aren’t offered retirement savings through their employers, how are they supposed to save for retirement? There is a way, and even if you’re starting late, there’s …

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The Best Job Sites for People Who Want to Work From Home

You’ve made the decision to become independent and work remotely. The next step is finding a job that allows you to work from home. Luckily, there are plenty of job sites out there designed just for that purpose, and will help you find the remote work job of your dreams.  1. Flexjobs It’s not free, …

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Remote Jobs That Are Perfect for People Who Love to Travel

Have you wanted to travel more, but just can’t find the time? The good news is that working from home greatly opens your schedule and makes your dreams of traveling the world easier than ever. Thousands of people have made the jump and ditched the office for a more flexible lifestyle. And while most remote jobs …

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Tips for Finding Clients When You’re Self-Employed

Are you struggling to land consistent clients while working from home? If you are nervous about where you are going to find your next stream of income you should consider the different methods available for finding clients. Looking for the ideal client doesn’t have to be a painstaking task, and we are going to over …

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A Digital Nomad’s Ultimate Guide to Health Insurance

When you’re self-employed, health insurance can be a real concern. In fact, it is one of the top issues people have when considering a remote lifestyle. Luckily, when you’re a digital nomad and working remotely, you’ve got some fantastic options to protect you in case of illness or injury. Most of these packages don’t just …

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How to Turn Your Side Hustle Into a Full-Time Remote Job

Are you interested in turning your part-time side hustle into one of those full-time remote jobs you keep hearing about? If you think working from home full time is too ambitious of a goal to take on, think again. We’ve listed tips to help you turn your part-time gig into a full-time remote job that will fatten …

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Make Extra Cash With These 5 Easy, Remote Side Jobs

If you want a remote job, it means you have to actively work to make it happen. Remote workers are embracing the gig economy and living life with purpose, choosing their own hours, careers, and locations for work. There are many advantages to working remotely, and freedom is just the beginning.  Looking for ways to get …

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4 Tips for Succeeding as a Freelancer in Today’s Gig Economy

Experts across different fields all agree on one thing: the way that we work is rapidly changing. While the influences driving these changes range from globalization to automation to cultural shifts, the impact is that today’s workers have to be more flexible, self-motivated, and creative than ever before. It also means that many people are going …

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5 High-Paying Remote Jobs That Pay $100K+ a Year

Not only can working remotely help you save money, but it can also help you net a high-paying remote job. As this arrangement becomes more common and more accepted by employers, additional options for high-paying remote jobs are becoming available. A 2017 study even showed that remote workers have a higher median salary than those working in …

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9 Industries With the Most Remote Jobs

People are working remotely now more than they ever have before. A recent study showed that as much as 43 percent of all Americans spend at least a portion of their work week doing their tasks from home or on the go. At least some of these people work remotely full time. But just which industries are most …

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10 Reasons You Should Consider Self-Employment

When we were young, we were told we could be anything we wanted when we grew up. What we weren’t told was that growing up meant dealing with traffic, difficult coworkers, and someone else’s organizational structure. Even if you landed your dream job, you might have some complaints. For many people, the “work dream” now consists of working from …

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Free Places to Work Remotely You’ve Never Thought Of

Working from home is a dream come true for a lot of people. For some, the thought of freelance work is great, but the idea of spending the whole day staring at your own four walls is a little less appealing. Luckily, whether you’re in your hometown or working remotely from a cool city, there are several …

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Tips to Make Traveling and Working Remotely Affordable

If you’re like us, the idea of traveling and working remotely probably sounds like a dream come true. But for the average person, the cost of travel is usually enough to stop them from even looking into the idea. What would you say if we told you that traveling while working remotely doesn’t have to be as …

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7 Essential Tax Tips for the Self-Employed

If you have a regular W-2 job, filing your taxes may be an annoying annual task, but nothing more. In fact, with programs like Turbo Tax and TaxSlayer, filing can be easy. You enter your income and let the program guide you through the steps to determine if you’re eligible for any deductions. But when …

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5 Ways Working From Home Can Save $450 or More a Year

There’s no denying that a virtual office saves a company thousands of dollars. When employees work from home, there’s no need for the company to lease a space, pay utilities, or buy things like printers and toilet paper. But how does all this impact you, the employee? Turns out working from home can save you …