A curated selection of articles on how life and work are changing, with the occasional offbeat piece

9 Jan, 2019


NODESK Newsletter


A curated selection of articles on how life and work are changing, with the occasional offbeat piece.


Topics: Digital Nomads, Future of Work, Gig Economy, Remote Work, Universal Basic Income and much more.


Top Picks

# The Best Digital Nomad and Remote Work Reads 2018

Last year on NODESK, I featured 448 articles on digital nomads and remote work, as well as the occasional offbeat piece. These were the favourites as measured by a combination of what the NODESK audience most enjoyed reading and sharing, and which stories I found most interesting.

# How to Break Into the Tech Industry—a Guide to Job Hunting and Tech Interviews

In this three-part blog post I’m going to describe my advice to a job-seeker trying to break into the tech industry.

# A tip for aspiring Digital Nomads

So here’s my tip… rather than trying to find low-skilled digital nomad jobs that have high supply and low demand, instead focus on utilizing your strengths to build skills that would allow you to create high demand for yourself.

# The Best Remote Work is Delightfully Unglamorous

I’m currently working from my home office. My boring home office. What is awesome about my setup is that everything is plugged in, and all my A/V works well and I have the same setup every day. The awesome part is that I don’t commute and can really be as productive as I want to be. Remote work “from anywhere” is just hard to get right.


Featured Remote Jobs

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# Sales Representative

Sidekick Content is hiring a remote Sales Representative. At Sidekick we strive to help those of you who work with online marketing to become even more profitable. Our clients include SEO agencies, Affiliates and E-commerce businesses. We have worked with online content since 2009.

# Backend Engineer

GitLab is hiring a remote full-time Backend Engineer. At GitLab, developers are independent and self-organized individual contributors who work together as a tight team in a remote and agile way.

# Staff Backend Engineer, Distributed Systems

CircleCI is looking for an experienced remote software engineer with Linux experience to help us shape the future of our build execution platform. CircleCI is the best platform for software teams looking to rapidly build quality projects, at scale.

# Lead Talent Consultant

Argyle Search Partners is hiring a remote Lead Talent Consultant. Argyle Search Partners is the executive search firm associated with Guild Capital, an early stage venture capital firm.




"The particulars of new places grabbed me and held me, the sweep of new coasts, cold, lovely, dawns. The world was incomprehensibly large, and there was still so much to see. Yes, I got sick sometimes of being an expatriate, always ignorant, on the outside of things, but I didn't feel ready for domestic life, for seeing the same people, the same places, thinking more or less the same thoughts, each day. I liked surrendering to the onrush, the uncertainty, the serendipity of the road. And I generally liked being a stranger, an observer, often surprised."

Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan

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