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These 7 Job Search Mistakes Could Sink Your Chances of Landing a Remote Job

Remote jobs are getting more and more popular, but that doesn’t mean getting hired for one is easy.

After all, when you apply for a remote position, you’re not just competing with applicants from your city. Instead, you could be up against applicants from all over the country or even world.

With the stakes this high, the margin for error gets even smaller. If you’re pursuing a remote job, make sure you’re not making any of these seven mistakes in your job search. Continue reading “These 7 Job Search Mistakes Could Sink Your Chances of Landing a Remote Job”

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New Year, New Job: 9 Tips for Jumpstarting Your Remote Job Search in 2019

Searching for a new job can be an emotional roller coaster.

First, you’re frustrated you’re not finding the right opportunities. Then you get your hopes up about a job, only to be told (after hours of writing the perfect cover letter) that it’s already been filled. And if you do make it to the interview stage, you’ve got to conquer your nerves and try to leave an amazing impression on the hiring manager.

But even with the ups and downs, the job search promises a very enticing light at the end of the tunnel: an awesome new job with better pay and exciting new challenges. And if you’re going after a remote job, you’ll soon be able to work from wherever you want and finally say goodbye to office life.

So as 2018 comes to a close, what steps can you take to recharge your remote job search in the new year? Here are nine tips for starting 2019 off with a bang. Continue reading “New Year, New Job: 9 Tips for Jumpstarting Your Remote Job Search in 2019”

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Indeed Survey Reveals Remote Working Arrangements Are On the Rise

Is remote working a passing fad, or could it transform the workforce as we know it? According to a new survey by job board giant Indeed, remote working is here to stay.

After polling 1,000 employees and employers across industries, Indeed confirmed that work-from-home arrangements are beneficial for workers and companies alike.

Here were some of their unique findings about the power of telecommuting. Continue reading “Indeed Survey Reveals Remote Working Arrangements Are On the Rise”

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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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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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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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These 13 Moving Tips Will Make Your Next Move Way Less Painful

We’ve cracked the genetic code, landed humans on the moon, and turned cereal milk into an ice cream flavor — so why is moving still so damn difficult?

There’s nothing like struggling with a mattress down a staircase to show you your place in the universe. Although moving can be exciting, first you’ve got to get through the process of packing up all your stuff and transporting it from your old home to your new one.

Having lived in quite a few apartments in my day, I’ve picked up some lessons for making a move way less painful. Plus, I’ve gathered moving tips from others who gravitate toward a nomadic lifestyle.

Whether you’re gearing up to change apartments or planning your move to an entirely new country, these 13 moving tips will help make your move as smooth as possible. Continue reading “These 13 Moving Tips Will Make Your Next Move Way Less Painful”

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Ultimate Guide to Work From Home Nursing Jobs and Where to Find Them

Nurses have a wide range of responsibilities, from providing treatment to giving advice to offering emotional support. They weigh in on diagnoses, help with follow-up care, and take care of paperwork and patient records.

While many nurses work in a hospital or office setting, more and more are providing support to patients from home. Besides assessing symptoms over the phone, nurses who work from home might also be involved in case management, insurance claims, or writing medical papers.

If you’re interested in work from home nursing jobs, read on to learn about your options. And once you’ve explored these remote nursing jobs, keep scrolling for 39 companies that hire work from home RNs and other professionals in the healthcare field. Continue reading “Ultimate Guide to Work From Home Nursing Jobs and Where to Find Them”

Hey, Mom Entrepreneurs: These 6 Sites Will Empower You to Build Your Business From Home

It’s an exciting new world out there for parents who want to work from home. As many stay at home moms are discovering, it’s becoming more and more possible to start your own business. Unlike a 9 to 5 office job, a home-grown business lets mom entrepreneurs set their own schedules around the needs of their family.

Imagine being able to stop working to feed your baby without having to go pump in a supply closet your company calls a lactation room. Or skipping the daily commute and gaining back hours with your family that you’d usually spend sitting in traffic.

If you’d like to turn your talents into a side hustle (or full-time business), the sites below can be a huge help. They offer useful advice on how to start a blog, market your business through social media, and network with other “mom-trepreneurs” to grow your business. Continue reading “Hey, Mom Entrepreneurs: These 6 Sites Will Empower You to Build Your Business From Home”

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How to Sell Clothes Online and Make Money From Home

Are you clearing out your closet and wondering how to sell clothes online? Whether you’re spring cleaning or inspired by Marie Kondo’s latest bestseller (does it spark joy?), you could make money from the old outfits in your closet.

In fact, secondhand clothing marketplaces make it easier than ever to sell clothes online, with many taking care of all the logistics — photos, price-setting, shipping, etc. — for you.  There are even specialized online shops, with some that specifically feature kids’ clothes and others that help you sell designer clothes online.

Here are 14 of the best online consignment stores and e-commerce sites, followed by some tips on successfully making money on your wardrobe. (If you’d rather give away old outfits in person, scroll to the bottom for some brick-and-mortar secondhand stores to sell your used clothes!) Continue reading “How to Sell Clothes Online and Make Money From Home”