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Finding a Remote Job

Mike Gutman

5 mins

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Finding a Remote Job explains the differences between looking for a traditional job and a remote position, going in-depth on the challenges of working from home, reaching out to potential employers, what skills you need, and what benefits you can expect.

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Finding a Remote Job

Finding a Remote Job

by Mike Gutman

Overview

Looking for the right job these days is entirely different than it was just a few years ago. Many companies now offer remote positions, allowing employees to work from the comfort of their own homes. That means that there is no need to commute to work, and no office stress. You will have more free time, and feel happier and more successful in the long-run.

Even though remote jobs may seem like easy money, Mike Gutman goes on to explain that it requires the right mix of motivation, discipline, skill, and know-how. Getting hired by a remote company is one thing; but becoming a good worker and earning your keep comes with specific challenges that will test your willpower and discipline.

While working a remote job is way more flexible and comfortable than traditional jobs, finding one can be much harder. To be a good remote worker, you need to present yourself correctly, make sure that you have the required equipment and workspace, and have some considerable organizational skills. Gutman shares all kinds of useful tips and tricks that will help you find the right job, apply for it correctly, and keep it once you get hired.

Favorite quote

Just imagine, you don't have to spend time commuting or spend money on gas. You get to spend that time being productive. You're happier and more engaged as an employee, which also means you're probably going to stick around with that employer for a while.

- Mike Gutman

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