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Rolling Remote With Ariana Lum

Ariana brings a palette of pastels to the remote workforce. She’s a graphic designer by trade, and embraces the remote work lifestyle by working from her bed, the local coffee shop, or her native Hawaii. When it’s time to mix things up, she embarks on solo travel adventures — iPhone in hand to illustrate the …

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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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How to Avoid the Dreaded Afternoon Slump When You Work Remotely

Does this sound familiar? You wake up and start work, engines blazing (fueled by coffee). You hit a good stride, break for lunch, and … crash. By 2 p.m. you’ve got no energy, no motivation, and the rest of the work day feels like molasses. The afternoon slump hits many workers, whether they’re in an …

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Signs You Aren’t Cut Out for Remote Work (and How to Adapt)

Working remotely sounds attractive to most people initially. Working from home and having the freedom to do a professional job in your pajamas or outdoors, sounds appealing to many traditional office workers. While we don’t recommend working in your pajamas out of principle, other things might occur that indicate that remote work isn’t the best …

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In a Rut? 6 Ways to Dive Back Into Your Remote Work

Sometimes when you work from home you simply hit a wall. Working remotely certainly has its share of challenges and distractions which can keep even the most dedicated remote worker from hitting their deadlines and making their goals. This can be particularly difficult when you work from home because there is no one you can …

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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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Rolling Remote With Caine Smith

Location can be everything when you’re creating stunning videos for clients, and Caine Smith gives his remote “office” views a shakeup to match. For that last few years he’s been trotting the globe while also growing his video production company, AirVu Media. Between that and soaking up the views at Airbnb spots from the Caymans …

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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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Rolling Remote With Sandhya Ramachandran

Sandhya is the head of communications at NewCampus, a school for professionals that offers virtual classes hosted by global entrepreneurs. The daily classes are streamed live and focus on the future of work and our culture in relation to technology. Classes have covered topics like digital literacy, food production evolution, and problem solving–all taught live …

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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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The Ultimate Morning Routine for People Who Work From Home

Did you know you might be starting your day all wrong? If you’re wondering how to get ahead in your freelance career, a new morning routine might be your answer. Starting your day with a few new habits could completely transform your life and your productivity. Here are a few of our favorite hacks for …

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What to Expect When You First Start Working From Home

At long last, you get to work from home. No more commuting to the office each day by car or bus, and no more having to deal with other people. You’ll just get to focus on you, your work, and you can do it all from your pajamas! Right? Well, kind of.  Many people have …

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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 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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Work From Home Tips for Remote Workers Who Are Just Starting Out

Through either an arrangement with an employer or your freelance work, you’re now a remote worker. Congratulations! While in many respects working remotely can be similar to working from an office environment, there are actions you can take to help you make this adjustment and succeed in your new role.  Here are some working from home …

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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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Must-Have Software Technology for Remote Workers

Working from home or anywhere in the world is now a reality for millions of people, and the remote workforce continues to grow. The reason this possibility even exists is because of technology. The internet is the foundation for everything, but there are also key pieces of technology that can improve your quality of life …

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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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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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How to Maximize Productivity as a Remote Working Parent

Remote work can be an absolute lifesaver for working parents who need the flexibility to wrap their working life around caring for their children. There is even evidence that moms with flexible hours make more money. Of course, one of the biggest perks is that remote work allows working parents to spend more time with their kids, leaving …

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The Best Mobile WiFi Hot Spots for International Travel

The one essential ingredient to a successful career working remotely is a strong internet connection. If you’re traveling while working, or spending extended periods of time in an exciting international city, you’re dead in the water without strong mobile WiFi. It’s incredibly important to find the best hot spots for international travel and remote work …

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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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Tips to Avoid Social Isolation When You Work From Home

Are you worried about going stir-crazy if you work from home? What about social isolation? While it’s not an all-consuming problem and shouldn’t stop you from ditching your office job, it is a valid concern. Going from being around co-workers all the time to working on your own can be a startling adjustment. But 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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Rolling remote with Andrew Coburn

For Andrew, the perks of remote work are the little things: working from the comfort of his Crocs, the quiet, and being able to pace during conference calls. Andrew owns Urban Rural Continuum, a community and environmental planning firm, based in Colorado. He works with his clients to facilitate positive change in urban areas, rural …

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The Best Standing Desks for Your Home Office

Some days working from home means not leaving the house. Like many of our Remoters, you may migrate from bed to your home office to the couch and then back to bed. It can be easy to spend a full day sitting, in fact, the average American spends 13 hours a day sitting, according to …

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Remoters Share Their 9 Favorite Work From Home Productivity Tips

America may be having a love affair with the idea of remote work, but staying focused and productive while working from home can be difficult. Over 20 percent of Remoters surveyed said they struggle to remain focused while working from home. When there’s always laundry that needs to be folded, dishes to put away, and …

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Rolling remote with Emily Sellers & Wheeler Juell

Emily and Wheeler are a couple, world travelers, and co-owners of Made By Latitude, a creative studio that offers photography, web design, graphic design, and branding for businesses of all sizes. The duo was inspired to start Made By Latitude while kicking it on a beach in Bali, and that start is reflected in their …

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Rolling remote with Felix Tih

Felix is a life coach and the author of Personal Branding: Master Your Digital Presence, so it makes sense that he and his brother own Felix Digital Lab, a company that teaches online entrepreneurship and personal branding. Felix clocks in from his dining room table in Ankara, Turkey, where he makes sure to take short …

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Rolling remote with Felicia Derian-Hughes

Felicia works as an instructional designer with New Leaders, an organization that trains educational leaders to build great schools that help prepare kids for careers and college. New Leaders’ mission is to ensure high academic achievement for all children, especially students in poverty and students of color. Felicia is still new to working from home (just …

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Rolling remote with Fabrizio Guglielmino

Fabrizio loves to create and tinker. He has 20 years of experience working as a software architect for various companies, but in his spare time the “work” doesn’t stop–he spends it creating apps and robots. When he’s not working from his home office in Italy, Fabrizio is on the road, traveling to large companies around …

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Rolling remote with Megan Kujawa

Megan is the head of marketing at No Desk Project, a program that takes remote professionals out of the 9-to-5 grind by immersing them in work and travel experiences in places like Bali, India, and Argentina. In addition to setting up housing and a workspace, each trip has a theme–so you can focus on volunteer …

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Rolling remote with Tracy Sigler

Tracy is the CEO of two fully remote companies–The Cheat Sheet and Remoter–and is one of the biggest proponents of the work-from-home revolution. A true Remoter, Tracy has worked remotely for 13 years and during that time he’s cultivated his dream work space complete with self-made desk, brainstorming whiteboard, and lots and lots of sun. Below …

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Rolling remote with Bridget DeMeis

As a fully remote marketing manager for The Cheat Sheet, Bridget doesn’t stay in one place for long. Whether she’s hopping from her home office to a nearby Panera Bread or trading the cold of upstate NY for the sun of Orlando, FL, Bridget takes advantage of her flexible work from home lifestyle. Below she …