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Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by bigcil2(m): 11:03am On May 13
ebubey:

Okay..

You may want to consider PropTech but I don’t know how much is it you want to invest
Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by Cindy95(f): 11:05am On May 13
Lordsonn:
I got remote job with:
Unicaf University as module developer
University of the People as an instructor
Brilliant grades as a tutor

Na house I dey always working through my laptop, getting about $800 every month. That is N384,000 every month. And I am still applying for more online jobs.
Wow. That's great... Please, how can one apply for these online positions?
Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by SageX1444: 11:11am On May 13
SmartMugu:

I cant tell much about Cybersecurity jobs from Nigeria because I dont live there and don't know much happening there after being here for almost two decades now, but I think there are strong possibilities, especially now that the world is dealing with covid-19 and everyone is working remotely.
If Indians living in India still get cybersecurity jobs with major firms in different parts of the world, then Nigerians in Nigeria should not be left out. Like I said, I had friends in Nigeria working in the IT space for firms all around the world, but not in the Cybersecurity line, but most of them have now left Nigeria.
Its ok, you can PM me.
Cheers
Clearly, I might jump my Law profession ship for IT at the end of the day. I find satisfaction trying to explore complex concepts in Tech( I'm currently learning web dev).

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Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by kriss27(m): 11:16am On May 13
SmartMugu:

Thats a rewarding area too, its just not my line of work. But you can easily freelance if you master it and get creative with it.
Goodluck bro.
Thanks
Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by SageX1444: 11:23am On May 13
Cindy95:

Wow. That's great... Please, how can one apply for these online positions?
The question is do you have the requisite skillset?

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Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by Frankicent(m): 11:47am On May 13
KrustyKrab:
Memories.

Mine was way back 2019. I think around August/September, I got a gig with a US company, working as a transcriber.

1. Transcriber.
2. A friend gave me the connect.
3. Around $300 per month.
4. I enjoy the work flexibility that the gig provide, as I can work whenever and wherever i want. But there are peak hours(8pm -5am) though, when audios files are in infinite flow.

Working remotely is one of the best feeling ever. I mean, the flexibility, liberty to work at your own convenience, earning in hard currencies etc. You don't have to subject yourself to the many hassles, inconvenience and frustrations that are accompanied with onsite jobs.

Remote job is bae wink



I Love Krabby Patty.. tongue

I've seen a lot of ads on transcribing jobs. The thing is I don't know how to get started. Can you put me through on how you perfected this skill.

Don't worry about finding a remote job. I'll do it myself. Just put me through.
Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by Franky826: 11:50am On May 13
ebubey:
My problem now is what to invest in...not this

Really?
You can visit the treasury bills or mutual funds thread. But most especially treasury bills.
Seasoned investors there that you can take queue from. Just read and learn

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Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by Microwhy: 11:55am On May 13
Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by Nicoswit(m): 12:00pm On May 13
dgee1:
Bro, I would be grateful if you can put me through too. I write and have a Paypal account.

Thank you.

Abeg how you guys dey get this PayPal account oo
Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by dgee1(m): 12:04pm On May 13
Nicoswit:

Abeg how you guys dey get this PayPal account oo

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Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by Nicoswit(m): 12:06pm On May 13
dgee1:
Drop your email, I still have a PDF doc that I followed.
Salocingroups@gmail.com
Thanks bro
Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by Mandyoluchi(m): 12:08pm On May 13
ebubey:
My problem now is what to invest in...not this

Buy a Belgium Toyota corolla and give me on hire purchase for Uber business

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Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by dgee1(m): 12:18pm On May 13
Sent
Nicoswit:

Salocingroups@gmail.com
Thanks bro
Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by realman42: 12:18pm On May 13
Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by KrustyKrab: 12:38pm On May 13
SamJed:
Good day...please how do you bypass PayPal to collect payment. All the transcription sites I am seeing online only use pay pal.

I have since stopped transcribing. Like I said, it was my first ever remote gig, so the experience opened myriad of opportunities for me on the online space.

Yeah, the PayPal thingy was an issue during my time, but there was a thread created by a nairalander that helped Nigerians bypassed the PayPal brouhaha.

Check out this link and perused through it attentively. It has got all you need pertaining the PayPal.
https://www.nairaland.com/5265259/self-employment-opportunity-transcribing-living



I Love Krabby Patty.. tongue

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Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by KrustyKrab: 12:54pm On May 13
Frankicent:


I've seen a lot of ads on transcribing jobs. The thing is I don't know how to get started. Can you put me through on how you perfected this skill.

Don't worry about finding a remote job. I'll do it myself. Just put me through.

Starting out as a transcriber comes with a whole lot of confidence and overwhelming feeling. But after one or two attempts on audio files, you'd be forced to question your hearing, grammatical, punctuation and lexical prowess.

That was my case when I started out. I had to retreat and do some research to know what I might be doing wrongly. I watched a lot of YouTube videos, read a lot on grammar and punctuation, and also joined a community.

(https://www.nairaland.com/5265259/self-employment-opportunity-transcribing-living)
I learnt from the mistakes of experts and some of the frustrating periods they encountered while starting out. After several research and practice, I found out that I have Improved on myself extensively.

I hope this helped. wink



I Love Krabby Patty.. tongue

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Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by Nicoswit(m): 1:06pm On May 13
dgee1:
Sent
Thanks kiss
Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by Toluwise: 1:09pm On May 13
WoundedLamb:
Mine wasn't too long ago. They called me and made me an offer. The first time they called, the job wasn't remote and I wasn't interested in changing jobs then. Six months later, they called again (a different position). This time, the country was already on lockdown, so I started off working from home just like everyone else. Then I realized I liked it (as going to the office would require me changing cities), so I told them I'd like to keep it that way regardless of the status of the pandemic.
...please I won't mind if you share the opportunity with me...tried sending you a mail to no avail.

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Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by potonicomf(m): 1:12pm On May 13
ebubey:
My problem now is what to invest in...not this


Help me pls,put me through
Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by blueskies(f): 1:13pm On May 13
SmartyPants:


Here is another. https://www.clickintelligence.co.uk/job/content-writer-role/

Good luck, and please be responsible so as not to block the way for others after you.


Hi,
I'm just joining the field of content writing, i dont have much experience, but i have the skills and want to learn. Are there remote job websites you can recomend for me to start with, where i will be given formats to follow and be paid too.

Thanks.

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Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by Trybes(m): 1:20pm On May 13
KrustyKrab:
Memories.

Mine was way back 2019. I think around August/September, I got a gig with a US company, working as a transcriber.

1. Transcriber.
2. A friend gave me the connect.
3. Around $300 per month.
4. I enjoy the work flexibility that the gig provide, as I can work whenever and wherever i want. But there are peak hours(8pm -5am) though, when audios files are in infinite flow.

Working remotely is one of the best feeling ever. I mean, the flexibility, liberty to work at your own convenience, earning in hard currencies etc. You don't have to subject yourself to the many hassles, inconvenience and frustrations that are accompanied with onsite jobs.

Remote job is bae wink



I Love Krabby Patty.. tongue
Same here but not with transcribeme though got an invite there but the power situation in Nigeria couple with the poor internet is highly frustrating.

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Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by SamJed(m): 1:27pm On May 13
KrustyKrab:


I have since stopped transcribing. Like I said, it was my first ever remote gig, so the experience opened myriad of opportunities for me on the online space.

Yeah, the PayPal thingy was an issue during my time, but there was a thread created by a nairalander that helped Nigerians bypassed the PayPal brouhaha.

Check out this link and perused through it attentively. It has got all you need pertaining the PayPal.
https://www.nairaland.com/5265259/self-employment-opportunity-transcribing-living



I Love Krabby Patty.. tongue
Thank you very much for the info, I appreciate
Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by nams77: 1:51pm On May 13
SmartyPants:


Lol...that's the first problem. I can guide you as to my process but I will only share some websites with people who are already experienced in the field.

1. Find something you are good at for which remote workers are in high demand:

2. Make sure you have proof of concept

3. Do a simple Google search
a. Search companies within a certain region
b.Check the websites that come up - look for a careers/jobs page
c. Don't limit your search to the first page of search results. There are gems to be found on page 10 and so on.
I will like to PM you.
Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by Charpell(m): 2:13pm On May 13
ekenweohia:


I want to know about your experience applying and the requisite skills employers seek. I was also hoping you could look through my CV and gauge how I stand.
Okay send your cv to charpell@yopmail.com, I will review it. Mention me when you send it
Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by Charpell(m): 2:15pm On May 13
Cindy95:

Please how does it work? Would love to more about it. Thanks
I am a programmer, do you have interest in programming?

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Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by uzoexcel(m): 2:32pm On May 13
SmartyPants:


Do you have access to a PayPal account? If you don't, there is no need to progress coz they won't pay in any other way.

Yes I do.
As well as payoneer

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Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by SmartyPants(m): 2:34pm On May 13
uzoexcel:


Yes I do.
As well as payoneer

See my preceding posts
Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by uzoexcel(m): 2:35pm On May 13
SmartyPants:


I work directly with various companies/agencies. What field are you into?

I'm in the Telecoms field but I do free lance writing though I get mostly gigs from 3rd party. From article rewrites to writing on a specificied topic, I'm your man.
I v access to both payoneer and PayPal account.
How do I scale this up boss

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Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by uzoexcel(m): 2:47pm On May 13
SmartyPants:


See my preceding posts
OK bro
Checked it �
Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by omoyeni37: 2:51pm On May 13
SmartMugu:

For me, I had formal trainings on it. After studying Elect/Elect in a polytechnic in Nigeria, I proceeded for Bachelors in Information Technology in a US university and a Masters In Cybersecurity in another US University, so it was easy relating to the concepts for me.

Not everyone takes that route though as our backgrounds are likely going to be different. Just understand that Cybersecurity is very broad as well and you just have to choose an area that you like. There are areas like Network Security, Application Security, Endpoint Security, Infrastructure Security, Identity and Access Management, Cloud Security etc. You may only be able to master one or two of these areas, otherwise your resume appears like that of a confused person.

Some people just decide to take remote trainings from one of the numerous Indians that train remotely and back that knowledge up with certifications and it helps them grow, irrespective of their background, because IT actually cuts across multiple disciplines, so anyone from any background can switch to it.

I have seen Nigerian lawyers who switched into IT here in the US as they find it more lucrative, and they began by just taking online trainings from some Indians.

So let's say you're interested in the Application Security aspect of Cybersecurity, you can just do a Google search for "Application Security Training in India" and you will be presented with a bunch of trainers that can train you remotely. Some will even help you build out your resume and give you interview tips.

Goodluck bro.
Thank you very much sir

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Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by Antony061(m): 3:01pm On May 13
dgee1:
Drop your phone number, I still have a PDF doc that I followed.
pls send me to anthonysunday061@gmail.com
Re: How Did You Get Your First Remote Job? by Deejay1000(m): 3:08pm On May 13
babyfaceafrica:
why must it be paid for?

because it encompasses various ways of working from home.

all the step the author took he's experience and all

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