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Ep. 26

How to build a fulfilling remote career

Applying for a remote job? You're not alone.

The wave of workers applying to remote roles continues to surge. But how does applying for a remote job differ from a traditional job application? How do you do well in a remote job interview? WeWorkRemotely is one of the biggest remote job boards with an active community of remote workers. Kevin Kirkpatrick, their CEO, joined us for today's episode to offer advice on how to find a remote job and advance your remote career.
Topics we explored:
  • How to excel during a remote interview
  • What the future of the remote job market will look like
  • Tools and systems to advance your remote career
  • Lessons learned from a growing community of remote workers.
Find the full transcript here.
Stay tuned for the next episode in which we discuss effective employee onboarding in a remote company with Nicolle Vasquez from Deskpass
What should we talk about next? We love hearing feedback and suggestions about our previous and future episodes, so don’t hesitate to send us a tweet @buildremotely or shoot us an email at jakob@safetywing.com. Resources

About your hosts

Sondre Rasch

Co-founder & CEO
SafetyWing
Sondre co-founded SafetyWing together with Sarah Sandnes and Hans Kjellby. Born in Bergen, Norway, he studied economics and computer science, before starting work as a policy advisor for the government of Norway advising on social policies. After getting frustrated with the slow pace of government change, Sondre first founded SuperSide (YC W16), a platform for freelance designers. It was here he discovered the lack of a safety net for online remote workers. SafetyWing was then born with the aim of building a global social safety net.

Kevin Kirkpatrick

CEO
WeWorkRemotely
Kevin Kirkpatrick is the CEO of WeWorkRemotely, founder of strategy lab Uprise Ventures and creator of the Pathnine newsletter. As a product leader and UI/X designer, he has been consulting startups and Fortune 500 companies on Strategy and Product Management for more than a decade. "Remote work is the future of living, not the future of work."
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