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Rolling Remote With Beatriz Afonso Santos

Beatriz Afonso Santos has embraced the digital nomad lifestyle wholeheartedly: She’s currently based in Brazil but has spent the past several years taking in the sights and lifestyles of numerous locations. “In the past five years I have been working from many diverse places, including a trailer in the middle of the woods in Vancouver …

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Rolling Remote with Cait Scudder

The best mentors have often walked the path before you. In the case of Cait Scudder, she’s successfully built her own business empire from the ground up, mentoring and coaching high-achieving female entrepreneurs. “My jam is helping women turn their unique zone of genius into an irresistible, purpose-driven, profitable brand and online business,” she says. …

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Coffee Shop Etiquette: Tips for Working Remotely From a Cafe

Can you imagine it? A place with a never ending supply of caffeine, soft background music, and unlimited, free WiFi. There’s plenty of table space and present conversation surrounds you. Sounds like a remote worker’s paradise, right? A coffee shop is a really great place to work, and it certainly can be paradise, if you’re …

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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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How to Master the Remote Work Lifestyle

There’s something appealing about working remotely; you’re in charge of your own schedule and can work out of your own home. For millions of people around the globe, this dream has become a reality as the ability to work remotely becomes more available in the well-connected modern world. Unfortunately, the remote work “dream job” doesn’t …

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Tips for Successfully Building a Remote Work Team

As long as you have the right tools and methods in place, you can easily create a fabulous team of people who successfully work remotely. But, if you aren’t careful, it can be easy to assemble a team that falls apart. Often, remote teams succumb to the “set it and forget it” problem. It’s super …

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These Stereotypes About Remote Work Are Totally False

For those who don’t work from home, the idea of a remote working life seems like a dream. You get to wear what you want, wake up when you want, and never have to deal with annoying co-workers. While these perks are genuine, there are a lot of stereotypes about remote work that are totally …

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What Exactly Is Remote Work and How Is It Changing?

Remote work is a job that allows workers to work outside of a traditional office or company setting. With today’s technology, it’s easy to see that daily work tasks can be completed away from the office with equal or even better efficiency. Remote work has the potential to give part-time employees the flexibility to work …

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Rolling Remote With Lasma Berg

With two remote jobs, Lasma’s remote work life is a busy one. She works for Financer.com, a financial-tech company, as an executive country manager and is the founder of Remote Nest, a site that helps people set up a remote career and improve their digital marketing skills. Lasma takes full advantage of the remote work …

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5 Happy Little Things You Get to Do When You Work From Home

Working from home has so many amazing perks! From creating your own schedule to making your beach vacation your mobile office space, working remotely allows you so many more freedoms than that of a traditional 9-to-5, brick-and-mortar employment opportunity. When you work from home you get to have much more balance between your work and …

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Tips For Remote Workers Who Want to Work Outside This Summer

Now that spring is here, it’s time for remote workers to head outside, celebrate the great outdoors, and enjoy their freedom from the cubicle. But how practical is it to work outside, really? The great outdoors offer some unique challenges to remote workers. Here are some tips to make working out doors actually productive and …

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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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Rolling Remote With Eugene Granovsky

Eugene leads a small software team at bellaWatt, a company that builds usable software for the energy industry. From design to development to project management, the team is involved every step of the way and utilizes their energy expertise to make sure the resulting product is top-notch. As a six year veteran of remote work, …

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The Connection Between Remote Workers and Sleep

A recent survey by AmeriSleep is shedding light on the connection between remote workers and sleep. The survey wanted to find out whether the time saved commuting and a greater flexibility in schedules would lend to remote workers getting their necessary eight hours a night. They also wanted to see how sleep, and remote working …

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Practical Tips for Avoiding Burnout as a Remote Worker

While the idea of working from home (or on the go) is exciting, it has the potential to come with some very serious downsides. One of those is the potential to over-work yourself and, ultimately, end up suffering from something called “burnout.” Most new remote workers think the very idea sounds crazy. Didn’t you start …

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The Best Travel Gifts for Digital Nomads

Is there a remote worker in your life who’s getting ready to travel the world? There are certain travel essentials that they will definitely want to have when they hit the road. Here is a rundown of the coolest gifts to pick up for your favorite digital nomad. Noise cancelling headphones Besides their laptop, headphones …

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Apps That Make Working Remotely Easier

Remote workers have the luxury of working from anywhere. You can take your Monday morning meetings at your favorite cafe, or while on vacation with your family. Working remotely has a ton of benefits, but sometimes it can get a little unorganized. Sure, all you really need is a laptop, internet, and a phone to get the …

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Tips for Working Remotely With Kids Running Around

Working from home can save you time and money. It can also help reduce stress and create better work-life-balance. If you’re a parent, working from home can be life-changing. Many parents have to choose between staying home with their kids or sending them off to daycare. Working remotely can merge the best of both worlds. …

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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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Rolling Remote With Kendal Paley

Kendal is a human resources generalist who clocks in from her home on wheels, a 2016 self-converted Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van. She travels with her husband Max, a musician, and their husky-malamute mix, Ralph. The three are slowing making their way to Alaska after spending some time in Baja, and are updating their blog and podcast …

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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 10 States With the Least Number of Full-Time Remote Workers

The concept of remote working is becoming increasingly more popular in the US but it has taken off in some states more than others. Colorado, Oregon, Vermont, and Montana head a list of some of the states in which a significant portion of the population telecommutes full time.  This new reality of employee flexibility isn’t as …

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Rolling Remote With Tammie Figlinski

Tammie is a remote social media manager and owner of Lost My Desk, a program that inspires and teaches people the skills needed to become a remote social media manager. A nine-year remote work veteran, Tammie shares photos of her journey and her experience working remotely where the biggest pro for her is the fact …

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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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Rolling Remote With Raluca Apostol

Raluca lives and works in Bucharest, Romania, but she connects clients in Europe, North America, Africa, and Asia from her home office. She owns her own marketing agency where she creates and implements marketing strategies for B2B companies, mostly in event marketing. Her job is to increase event attendance, generate leads, and develop her client’s …

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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 Survive a Work Call in a Loud Environment

Working remotely can be a dream come true, but there are a whole new set of job skills you need to learn to do the job efficiently. Besides navigating your own scheduling and potentially learning new programs, basic telecommuter manners is a big one. One place where this becomes evident is when you try to …

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Online Resources Every Remote Worker Should Have Bookmarked

Remote workers spend the majority of their day online. Whether they’re working from home, a coffee shop, or traveling while working from some other type of workspace, there are several remote work resources every remote worker should have bookmarked on their laptop or device to help them work more effectively. Here is a list of …

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Tips to Structure Your Remote Work Day so Work Doesn’t Take Over

Working from home is a dream job for many, but working remotely requires professionals to hone an entirely different set of skills. One of those necessary skills? Knowing how to structure your work day so you’re productive, while ensuring you don’t suffer burnout from doing nothing but work. While it may sound ridiculous, many telecommuters will tell …

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Rolling Remote With Nina Rose Morrissey

Not every remote worker stresses over WiFi and stares at a screen for 8+ hours a day. Nina intentionally eschews tech for a paper planner, handwritten to-do list, and a sketchbook to organize and run the business she co-owns with her significant other, Peter. The duo dream up wearable art and home goods for their …

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US Cities With the Highest Number of Remote Workers

Telecommuting has numerous benefits. The flexible schedule is perfect for stay-at-home parents, travel enthusiasts, and college students. There are no “office politics,” and remote workers are in charge of their own productivity and pay–which means there is no glass ceiling or set number of work hours each week. If someone wanted to make some extra cash by …

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10 States With the Most Full-Time Remote Workers

While remote work has become increasingly popular across the board over the last five to ten years, there are some US states where people have latched on to the idea more than others. Remote working, also known as “telecommuting” has numerous advantages for people with the necessary skills. It opens up a whole network of job opportunities in places …

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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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How to Structure Your Work Day Based on When You’re Most Productive

“Work smarter, not harder.” You’ve probably heard this saying before, but when you are a remote worker, it takes on new meaning. After all, productivity is one of the primary reasons that companies are allowing their employees to work from home and hiring freelancers for certain tasks. Working remotely allows for reduced distractions and intense focus on …

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Rolling Remote With Samantha Urioste

As a freelancer Samantha (or Sam) works on various marketing and project management jobs from wherever she happens to be living that moment. Rather than spending money on a fancy home office, she travels, working from coffee shops in cities like Lima, Bogota, NYC, and Santa Fe. “Basing myself in a city for one month …

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5 Ways Working Remotely Improves Health

For many people, working remotely sounds like a dream. If you’re stuck working in a traditional office or cubicle setting, you might spend a good portion of your day thinking about the clock. You might feel resentful that you’re stuck inside on a bright sunny day. That’s no way to spend 40 hours a week. …

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How to Take Your Home Office on the Road

You’ve finally done it; you’ve become a remote worker. Whether this means you’re working a traditional job with the flexibility to work from home as much as you like or you’ve self-employed, the ability to work remotely opens up a world of new possibilities. While having a perfectly equipped home office is great, one of the main reasons …

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Rolling remote with Andrew Blomberg

Andrew works remotely for International Insurance, an international insurance brokerage. The company is based in Boston, but Andrew and his girlfriend chose to escape the cold, heading south for the winter to work remotely. When Andrew contacted Remoter, he was working from Florida, but plans to continue making his way around the US, chronicling his …