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Strategies for finding remote work?

Hey everyone, I assume most of us here are working remotely or with some sort of hybrid approach, so I wanted to open a question I have been asked a few times recently to all of you and hear your stories and suggestions. The question is: How do you f...

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Gabriele by Deel Team
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Do you take advantage of walking meetings?

Walking meetings are a game-changer for me! ‍There has been a lot said about walking meetings even before the rise of remote and hybrid work, and the benefits of going for a walk while discussing work-related stuff are well-documented and plentiful ...

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Gabriele by Deel Team
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Free Home Exchange Platform for Remote Workers

Hey all! Wanted to share this cool platform I’m a member of/happen to know the founder - its a free accommodation platform for remote workers. Basically, you put up your home and then you can swap it with other trusted people from over 300 companies....

Frankie by Weekender
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What does your workstation look like?

Hey everyone!A photo can be worth a thousand words, so I’m curious to see what your workstations look like! As I mentioned in another post I just need may laptop, so here are two a few pics of my workstation in the past few months.  What does yours l...

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Gabriele by Deel Team
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Coffee meet up…

Wishing my Deel family a wonderful new year. Who is up for coffee and conversation let’s plan something and make it happen in 2024.Prudence 

Resolved! What is your favorite mode of transportation?

Hey gang, I'll start with mine. My favorite mode of transportation is my 2012 FIAT AbarthPros1. 28-34 miles a gallonMy pocket rocket!2. Small mouse-sized car. Squeak squeak!3. Large trunk if you fold down the rear seats.Cons1. Lower visibility in the...

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Happy Halloween and Día de los Muertos 🎃

Hi Community friends,  We hope you had a spooktacular Halloween, and a celebratory Día de los Muertos! We had such a great time spending time with our community members for our first Halloween-special Global Happy Hour, we decided to keep the fun (an...

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Must haves to work on the go

Hi Deel Community Me and @marinaleme are friends that decided to work from wherever. If you haven't had the chance to read more about us yet, check out our intro post here and the travel guide to Itacaré (Brazil) here! @Piero has started a conversat...

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lala by Deel Team
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How to choose an AirBnB when working remotely?

Hi Deel Community, @lala and I are friends that decided to work from wherever. If you haven't had the chance to read more about us yet, check out our intro post here, the travel guide to Itacaré (Brazil) here, and our must-haves to work on the go he...

What is the biggest culture shock you've experienced?

Hey there, adventurers! Moving to a new country isn’t just about sorting out your work and finances; it’s a thrilling journey packed with delightful, often unexpected, surprises. You may be well informed about the tipping culture in the US or about t...

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CassyL by Administrator
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Studying as a remote worker: tips and tricks?

Hi there! I've been working remotely for almost a year and a half, and I've discovered that my new job requires a whole new level of skills that I've had to learn over the last year. I love studying and I'm always eager and curious about different pl...

Maru by Weekender II
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How about holidays?

Between planning my next holidays and writing a blog post about the importance of taking breaks at work (which I regularly do), I got to thinking about my habits when it comes to logging off from work.This year I’ve been planning my holidays ahead of...

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Gabriele by Deel Team
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Any MEXICAN REMOTE WORKERS? Sammy is your solution

Hello! I'm using Deel to receive my monthly salary. Since I didn't want to send my money to mexico I opened a SAMMY ACCOUNT www.usesammy.com in the US and now I get to keep my salary in US dollars! Its been awesome. I recommend this for all Mexicans ...

PalomaMg by Weekender II
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What are your remote workspace requirements?

Hey everyone, I was talking to a few friends who work remotely and often change locations and workspaces, and we noticed we all have different things we need/prefer to have in the places we work from. For me, it has to be some kind of an interesting ...

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Gabriele by Deel Team
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Work from Europe to the US as a contractor

Hello, I am Portuguese and I have already an American to work with as a contractor. I will be working from Portugal to the U.S. I would like to know what conditions are, taxes involved by using Deel as a HR 3rd party provider, bureaucracy associated,...

remote latin community

Are there any more Latinos working remotely?  If there are any more, (and for the non-Latin too), how did you make the people in your household to understand that working from home isn't having a free slave in the house every day. 

sanmalvis by Weekender II
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What are your end-of-week habits?

When working in an office, it’s often easy to spot shared habits and rituals that signal the end of the week. Some teams wind down a bit earlier than usual, some hang out and socialize, and others go out for a drink or something to eat. As remote wor...

Gabriele by Deel Team
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Anyone in Thailand?

Hello,I am planning to work few weeks remotely out of Thailand more specifically Bangkok. Any community members here? Any tips?

rj_in by Weekender
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What music do you listen to while working?

While reading into the resources linked in this post about optimizing your home office, I realized it’s been a long time since I listened to any music while working. In the past months, I often rely more on background podcasts, but I used to listen t...

Gabriele by Deel Team
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Let's talk books! ‌📖‌ ‌📚‌

We share a lot of tips and thoughts about remote work, collaboration, and making work work for us with friends, colleagues, and even here in the community, but I’m curious: where are we getting those tips and ideas from? Specifically, are there any b...

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Gabriele by Deel Team
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Let's talk AI... Which image represents you best?

ChatGPT, Midjourney, and their many alternatives are the talk of the town. I'm sure you all know about the different positions on the matter, from childish excitement to existential fear, and I'm sure you have an opinion too.  So what do you think a...

Gabriele by Deel Team
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