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13 Impressive Questions to Ask During Your Next Remote Job Interview

When you’re getting ready for a job interview, you’re probably thinking about all the questions your interviewer will ask you.

How would I describe myself as an employee? What are my greatest strengths and weaknesses? If I were an app, what would I be?!

While preparing for interview questions is essential, don’t forget to show up with some questions of your own.

Asking thoughtful, well-crafted questions can show you’ve done your research on the organization and are genuinely interested in learning how you can contribute.

What’s more, the right questions can also show you’ve made an intentional choice to work remotely and are prepared for the challenges that telecommuting could present.

And don’t forget, the interview is also an opportunity for you to learn more and make sure the job would be a good fit for you. Continue reading “13 Impressive Questions to Ask During Your Next Remote Job Interview”

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[Study] FlexJobs Names 15 Remote Jobs That Earn $100k or More

FlexJobs, one of the leaders among remote job boards, wants to clear up the myth that remote jobs don’t pay well.

“It’s a common misconception that work-from-home jobs are scams, only exist in specific industries like customer service or data entry, and are lower-paying, but that couldn’t be further from the truth,” said FlexJobs CEO and founder Sara Sutton in a statement. “In fact, the average telecommuter earns a higher median salary than an in-office worker.”

To prove their point, FlexJobs compiled a list of 15 full-time, high-paying remote jobs that command salaries of $100,000 or more.

Ready to take a look at these highly-skilled positions? Let’s dive in. Continue reading “[Study] FlexJobs Names 15 Remote Jobs That Earn $100k or More”

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9 Useful Tips for Landing a Remote Job You Can Do From Anywhere

When I was growing up, my high school counselor talked about “dressing for success” and “communicating confidence through your handshake” when you went for a job interview.

But what if you’re applying for a remote job and interviewing over video with a manager who lives halfway across the world? Your ability to dress business casual or deliver a bold handshake isn’t so important anymore (if it ever was).

Work from home jobs are a relatively new phenomenon, and they come with their own set of rules. For help navigating the remote job search, check out the nine useful job search tips below. Continue reading “9 Useful Tips for Landing a Remote Job You Can Do From Anywhere”

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How to Start Your Awesome Blog: Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

Are you ready to turn your amazing idea for a blog into a reality?

Even if you have no idea how to start a blog, I’ve got good news for you: Starting your blog is the easy part. You definitely don’t need to be a tech wizard to register a domain name or design an eye-catching website.

Of course, sticking to a regular publishing schedule can be a different story (hello, procrastination!). But getting your blog up and running online is easy and doesn’t take much time at all.

If you’re ready to join the community of bloggers who write and make money online, read on to learn how to start a blog, step by step. Continue reading “How to Start Your Awesome Blog: Ultimate Beginner’s Guide”

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How to Renew Your Passport Fast in 4 Easy Steps

From delayed flights to lost luggage, trips don’t always go as smoothly as we expect them to. One of the worst setbacks you can encounter is realizing your passport is about to expire right before you’re supposed to leave the country.

Not only does your passport need to be up to date to cross borders, but most countries won’t let you in if its expiration date is arriving within the next six months (Canada and Mexico are a little more lax, requiring three months of passport validity).

So before travel day is upon you, check your passport’s expiration date to see if you need passport renewal. And if it’s set to expire within the next three to six months, read on to learn how to renew your passport, step by step, so your international travels can go off without a hitch. Continue reading “How to Renew Your Passport Fast in 4 Easy Steps”

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Student Loans Devouring Your Travel Fund? How Refinancing Could Help

Are student loans getting in the way of your dream to travel the world?

Although there’s no easy way to get rid of your student loans, there is a useful strategy for saving money on them: student loan refinancing. I refinanced my student loans a few years ago, and was able to shave years off my debt and save thousands in interest.

And as someone who loves to travel, having extra money to put toward my adventures was well worth the effort it took to refinance my loans with a new lender. That said, refinancing isn’t for everyone, so you should know all the pros and cons before you make changes to your debt.

This guide will explain what refinancing is, who should refinance, and how to go about the process. Continue reading “Student Loans Devouring Your Travel Fund? How Refinancing Could Help”

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5 Savvy Strategies for Managing Student Loans as a Digital Nomad

Student loan debt in the U.S. has reached scary new heights. Altogether, Americans owe $1.48 trillion in education debt. In the Class of 2017, the average graduate left college owing $39,400 — and that doesn’t even include whatever student loans they might take on in the future for graduate school.

If you’ve got student loans, you know how stressful it can be to send off big payments to a loan servicer each and every month. But rest assured, your student loans don’t have to stop you from building a career you love while traveling the world.

By exploring your student loan repayment options and finding the right approach, you can still accomplish both these goals. Whether you’re trying to become a digital nomad or simply travel more, here are five savvy strategies for managing your student loans. Continue reading “5 Savvy Strategies for Managing Student Loans as a Digital Nomad”

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10 Tips for Traveling the World When You Have No Money

So you want to travel the world, but you’re broke AF. Luckily, the force of your wanderlust is stronger than the emptiness of your bank account.

To grow your travel fund fast, you need strategies to earn more and spend less. Here are 10 effective ways to do both. Continue reading “10 Tips for Traveling the World When You Have No Money”

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8 Remote Part-Time Jobs for College Students That Are Worth Your Time

As a college student, you’re nothing if not busy.

Along with classes, homework, and midterms, you’re also juggling extracurricular activities and socializing with friends. Plus, you have to adjust to living in dorms, eating in cafeterias, and being surrounded by your peers 24/7.

So if you’re going to take on the added responsibility of a part-time job, you want one that will be worth your time. The jobs on this list are especially good choices for college students, since they pay a lot better than minimum wage on-campus jobs and are 100% remote. Continue reading “8 Remote Part-Time Jobs for College Students That Are Worth Your Time”

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5 of the Most Rapidly Growing Jobs (Which You Can Do Remotely)

With data from Emsi, CareerBuilder recently crunched the data on 774 occupations to find out which ones were growing the fastest in the next few years.

In particular, CareerBuilder highlighted which jobs were set to have the largest number of openings between 2018 and 2023.

It found that the fastest growing job was … drumroll, please … home health aide.

While you can’t really work as a home health aide from your own home, there were several other jobs on CareerBuilder’s list that could be location independent.

Here are five jobs on CareerBuilder’s list that have remote opportunities — and are likely to have even more in the years to come. Continue reading “5 of the Most Rapidly Growing Jobs (Which You Can Do Remotely)”