Hiring, Job Search, Remote Work

Acing Salary Negotiations as a Remote Worker

You’ve made it this far. You’ve gotten through the HR screening, the interviews, and the reference checks. The offer is on the table (or coming shortly), and you know this could be a mutually beneficial relationship if you move forward. Before making any decisions, make sure you’re prepared for proper negotiations with these simple steps. Know the market rate by location Conduct your own research to have a strong understanding of the market rate in…
Job Search

3 React Jobs Hiring Right Now

Are you a React aficionado ready for the next step in your career? Below are three companies looking for React developers right now. If you don’t see your dream job, check out Authentic Jobs for our full list of opportunities located around the world. 1. Software Engineer at Broadway.com Broadway.com (yes, that Broadway) serves millions of tourists, theater lovers, students and groups. The company is looking for a Software Engineer in New York City to…
Career Development

Strategies for Side Project Success

Side projects can be a vehicle for personal growth and discovery. Even when the result isn’t long-term financial gain, the education and experience that comes with a new product launch is always rewarding. Side gigs have allowed me to learn new skills, meet smart and interesting people, and explore aspects of business that my full-time job does not offer. Those who freelance or work from home often generate ideas for side projects, each a new…
Job Search

5 Companies Looking For Talent Beyond SF and NYC

San Francisco and New York offer awesome opportunities but come with expensive real estate and long commutes. Luckily, there are tons of amazing companies looking for talented web creators with broader horizons than just the Big Apple and Silicon Valley. Jobs for Designers and Developers Who Don’t Want to Work in SF or NYC Designers and developers are in high demand everywhere, so there’s no reason to limit the job search to only tech hubs.…
Hiring, Remote Work

6 Must-Haves For The Perfect Remote Job Posting

Hiring might be hard, but hiring for remote work is even harder. Recruiters need someone who is skilled in their area of expertise and able to work remotely—a duo that isn’t always easy to find. For candidates, job postings are the only way to communicate a job description, your company’s culture, and team dynamics. Writing a great job posting for remote workers takes additional information that you might not think about for traditional office positions.…
Career Development

Demystifying Public Speaking

The fear of public speaking is widespread, and well known. However, there’s no denying that presenting to an audience can help advance your career, build your network, and sharpen your skills. So what’s an aspiring speaker to do? How do you get from “cool idea that I want to share with people” to the stage? There’s got to be a roadmap, right? Thankfully, the fine folks at A Book Apart have it covered. The Authentic…