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An open letter to those experienced in the IT telecommuting scene

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To the recruiters, telecommuters, and other IT professionals out there:

Over the past two years, I’ve been trying to acquire steady remote work. The reasons are varied (free time, need money for fun things like buying a house/getting married etc..), but the lack of success has not. So in a nutshell I’m asking anyone out there for any advice on what I’m doing wrong, if there’s any option(s) that I haven’t tried, or if what some of my contacts in the industry have stated is true, that I’m pretty much wasting my time.

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Raising my glass to the folks that saved technical Q&A online

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Let’s take a trip down the IT memory lane. Back to around 2007, when developing applications to run on your cell phone was a brand new idea. Back then I used to do some PHP development on my own, a combination of having a lot of spare time and knowing that being a sys admin in a small town was not exactly a stable profession. And as a beginner back then, I’d run into a lot of “how the heck do I do that?” type questions. So back then, here’s a typical attempt to find the answers I seeked.

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