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How to Succeed as a Permanent Traveler on a Remote Team: An Interview with iOS Engineer, FJ Alcaraz

“I’ve been traveling since April. I have no deadline,” says FJ, a iOS Engineer and a member of the Mokriya team. Originally from France, FJ is now on the road permanently, bouncing from continent to continent, all while holding down a steady job. Remote work has become a kind of beacon of the ideal 21st century lifestyle. The remote worker is a global citizen without a mortgage or the other traditional trappings of adult life. They gracefully build and grow a career all...

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#GoRemote Campaign Covers the World

33 days, 4 continents and numerous entries - #GoRemote covered the world. Hundreds of young people around the globe grabbed a chance to take part in the contest, showcase their talent and portray the benefits of remote work in their entries. The battle was tough, especially, in the Script category. Two contestants were going step in step. And finally, on the 20th December we announced the winners: Best Video - Atanas Stefanov: Have you ever dream for a change? Best Script - Gift Agboro...

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Women: Remote Work Can Help Advance Your Career During And After Maternity Leave

It’s a shame that maternity leave has to be a rollercoaster ride of emotions and decisions for women. For starters, women are faced with the excitement and adventure of starting a new family. They’re then also faced with the crippling decision to put a career on hold, which often stunts any further professional development upon return to the workforce. Women are forced to ask: Will I return to the same job in the next two or twelve months? Will I be able to continue my career c...

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Big firms can enhance social mobility in 2017 by committing to buy from social enterprises

By Kevin Ellis, the chairman and senior partner at PwC. I suspect that, if you ask many in Britain what they want for Christmas this year, they might say “hope” or “change”. Reflecting back on 2016, the EU referendum showed that too many ordinary people haven’t felt the benefits of our strong economy and now find themselves on the margins of society. As the chairman of one of the UK’s biggest businesses and employers, I’ve been pondering what more...

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Holly and Hugo Joins #GoRemote Campaign Offering Free E-learning Opportunity

Holly and Hugo, online courses source which offers training in careers with animals, joins global #GoRemote campaign providing a free course to all the participants. Holly and Hugo provides free “Careers with Animals” course to all the participants of the #GoRemote contest to help those who love taking care of the furry friends learn how to do it professionally and earn a living with it. At Holly and Hugo, a crazy love for animals led to the collection of hands-on courses devot...