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How the “American Dream” has killed mine

Ah, the American Dream. Just over one year ago, I came to the realization that I wasn’t living the life I truly wanted. I was overworked, underpaid and constantly stressed out. I had little or no time for friends, family or personal relationships. Close friendships...

How To Find Your Dream Job On Instagram

This is the true story of how I stumbled upon my dream job on Instagram. In April 2016 I had no money, no remote work experience, and absolutely nothing to lose. I was happy as a clam living in Antigua, Guatemala but bartending was exhausting and didn’t...

How To Find Your Dream Job On Twitter

Hashtags, tweets, retweets, oh my! To the average person, Twitter may seem like a place to gawk over celebrity arguments, but to a hustler, it is a goldmine of possibilities. Using Twitter is the easiest way to reach companies, make connections with...

How To Find Your Dream Job With Facebook Groups

Career fairs are out, Facebook groups are in! The old way of job recruiting and searching happened in a public conference hall, with booths advertising boring office jobs that no-one really wants, free pens, and people in suits staring you down with a fake smile....

Things Worth Way More Than $ Per Hour

What exactly is that dream job we all talk about? Growing up, most of us are made to believe that a dream job is a role with full time hours, a competitive salary, and benefits. But what no one tells us is that the perfect job is whatever we deem valuable to our own...

Teaching Overseas

A commonly asked question is ‘how can I move abroad and earn money?’ This question has been answered time and time again in endless articles all citing ways to make money while travelling, how to change careers so you can travel and earn simultaneously or...

Things you should know before moving to South Africa

Visiting Africa can seem daunting to many people and it has been said that South Africa is a perfect destination for ‘first timers’ As much as the country is more similar to the western world than elsewhere in Africa, there are still huge cultural differences. It is these that make South Africa the magnificent place that it is.