• woman working on a laptop at home
    General,  Work

    Remote home based job: Appen

    If you are looking for a remote work from home opportunity, working as an independent contractor for Appen might be just right for you. I have personally worked for Appen and therefore can tell you about my experience. It is an entry-level, serious and fair paid remote job which you do from home. About Appen: Appen is a global company that provides training data to improve machine learning. They are contracting thousands of people to help them train algorithms to provide more accurate results on the internet.  The company has been doing this kind of work for about 20 years already. Being one of the world leaders in this field,…

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    General,  Productivity,  Work

    6 Essential Tools for Work and Travel

    When travelling and working remotely, I came across certain tools which have become indispensable. Especially when trying to get the work done on the road, some tools helped me to maintain a good workflow.If you are working remotely while travelling, some of them might be useful for you too.   Here is my list of essential tools and apps I use daily:   1. VPN I am using the Private Internet Access VPN. Whilst this is a paid service, there are plenty of free versions out there.When travelling frequently and switching between countries I have come across different problems. Those problems can range from blocked email access due to Mail…

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    General,  Productivity,  Work

    Becoming Location Independent

    Location independent lifestyle. Digital nomads with no fixed homes, travelling and drinking cocktails on the beach while running online businesses. Well, not exactly. It is easy to see why this type of lifestyle is so appealing. Yet we also need to regard the other sides to it. A location independent lifestyle is not only holidays and fun but involves a great deal of work. You will face plenty of insecurities and like every aspect of our lives, it will have its ups and downs. You will have to build a business, find a way to earn enough to cover eventual emergency expenses and also fight other difficulties like loneliness. Yet…