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Taking Risks and Embracing Adventure with Olivia Poglianich, Marketing Executive at Outpost.co

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Taking Risks and Embracing Adventure with Olivia Poglianich, Marketing Executive at Outpost.co

New York City born and raised, Olivia Poglianich has always had a strong sense of her own personal values, including admirable ambition and - occasionally to her disadvantage - unwavering honesty. Following graduation, she found herself doing work, which wasn't right for her and knew that the only way out was to take a bold risk and escape her comfort zone.Well, it paid off, and she is now designing her best life as a marketing executive at coworking and coliving space provider, Outpost. I wanted to get an insight into how she maintains such a positive outlook, despite choosing a...

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Best Digital Nomad Destinations That Are Just Getting Discovered

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Best Digital Nomad Destinations That Are Just Getting Discovered

One of the most unsettling parts of being a digital nomad is flying half-way across the world to find a culture eerily similar from that which you just came. An international destination flooded with tourists and like-minded nomads -- we’re looking at you, Chang Mai, Bali, and Cape Town -- sometimes takes the thrill out of travel. If you’re looking to get a little more off the beaten path, consider stacking your itinerary with some (or all) of these best new nomad destinations that are just getting discovered. Budapest, Hungary Budapest, with all its old-world charm and eclectic architecture that...

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Having The Talk ‚Äď Tips to Convince Your Employer For A Remote Contract

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Having The Talk ‚Äď Tips to Convince Your Employer For A Remote Contract

Whether you call it telecommuting or remote working, there’s no doubt that companies are increasingly cutting back on office time as a means of improving employee productivity. According to global workspace conglomerate IWG, at least 70% of workers clock one remote working session a week, with as many as 53% working remotely for half the week. What’s more, within the next four years 60% of all workers are slated to be working in locations that don’t resemble a cubicle. Perhaps you’re stuck with an obstinate boss who refuses to bow to the trends of efficiency, or simply doesn’t see the...

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6 Resources To Self Teach Skills That Are Most Desirable For Remote Work

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6 Resources To Self Teach Skills That Are Most Desirable For Remote Work

So, you’re looking to land a freelance gig that allows you to work remotely from anywhere in the world? If you already checked out our 10 Most In-Demand Skills for Remote Work in 2019, this is a follow-up piece on how exactly you can develop and hone those skills. Many of the skills required for remote work can be learned in a few weeks or months through engaging and interactive learning platforms. For everything from UX design to digital marketing, software development, writing, and data science, here are the best sites to become a master of your craft. Lynda.comLynda.com is...

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How Much Money Do Digital Nomads Spend In One Year?

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How Much Money Do Digital Nomads Spend In One Year?

Once you’ve landed a remote job, there’s a curious combination of nervousness and excitement that settles when thinking about your finances. Great -- I can work from anywhere -- but where exactly is anywhere? How much will it cost? Juggling the expenses of flights, visas, accommodations, and the ungodly amount of street tacos you’re going to consume is no small feat. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We dished the question out to nomads to get a feel for how much they spent on their first year of international travel, and here’s what we found.   Yearly Cost of Accommodations...

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How To Meet People While Traveling (Even If You Find It Difficult)

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How To Meet People While Traveling (Even If You Find It Difficult)

Travel is, without a doubt, one of the best ways to make connections and establish friendships. When it comes to personality types, however, most of us lie on a spectrum, somewhere between withdrawn (introverted) and gregarious (extroverted). These personality types are also known as ‚Äėambiverts.‚Äô In talking about the introverted traveler, we refer to someone who finds comfort in their own company, often viewing time spent around others as a burden. With most people a mix of both introvert and extrovert, it‚Äôs easy to find yourself feeling just a tad more Buddhist monk than a social butterfly. If you find...

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Top 10 Most In-Demand Skills for Remote Work in 2019

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Top 10 Most In-Demand Skills for Remote Work in 2019

With the gig economy now in full swing in 2019, landing a remote job that allows you to work from anywhere is more conceivable than ever. Talent precedes borders, and companies are now fully aware of that. All you need to do is develop a set of skills that make you a desirable candidate. But which skills exactly? If you’re considering making the leap in 2019, start brainstorming with our list of this year’s 10 most in-demand skills for remote work. UX DesignUX design, or User Experience Design, is far and away one of the most desirable skills to have as a remote worker. UX designers, broadly speaking, work to improve the usefulness and interactivity of everything from smartphone applications to restaurant menus and buildings. While there are tons of hard skills needed to become a designer, it also encompasses an eye for aesthetics, visual design, psychology, and sociology. If you’re interested in jumping into UX design, you’re in luck, as the barriers of entry into the field are relatively low. No matter what you’re passionate about or what you majored in, you’ll be able to bring something unique to the table.  Software DevelopmentSoftware developers are the creative geniuses behind computer programs. Depending on their specific role, developers will analyze a...

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Start Using Your Coworking Membership Wisely: A Chat With Croissant Community Manager Georgette Eva

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Start Using Your Coworking Membership Wisely: A Chat With Croissant Community Manager Georgette Eva

In the second edition of our Travel Trendsetters series, we sat down for a chat with Georgette Eva, Community Manager at Croissant. As a community builder for a legion of remote workers, Georgette has the inside track on tips and tricks to get the most out of coworking, so we asked her to share some of her secrets with us. What is Croissant and who is it for? “Croissant is an app that helps freelancers, small teams, and entrepreneurs access coworking spaces in their city, or even if they’re traveling around the world. You can check in by the hour,...

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