TMBA 654: Mailbag: Digital Nomad Dilemmas, DJ Updates, and Memories of Having a J-O-B

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Do you remember when you had to pretend that you had a dental appointment just to be able to attend a job interview? Dan and Ian do. With so many more people working remotely, even within large corporations, those days are gone. And good riddance.

But a listener emailed the show asking our thoughts about what they see as a more challenging aspect of the increasing numbers of people, especially Americans paid in dollars, now able to work from anywhere: skyrocketing rents and real estate prices in European cities like Lisbon and Barcelona, often pushing locals out.

And an update from Dynamite Jobs where the team has been hard at work on an applicant tracking system (ATS) to try to help with the problem of the huge amount unsuitable applications many business owners receive when they are trying to recruit, and also a new innovation that allows users to gauge the potential number of suitable applicants for a specific role that they can expect to access when using DJ :

“Our goal is to kind of demystify the results that you’ll get if you post with us. I want you to know, hopefully, what you’re gonna get before you post with us, especially if it’s for the first time”.

Listen to this week’s show and learn:

  • Which business owners need an ATS, and why
  • Why the trends we see now in remote working have a long history
  • How can you prepare for a three month break from your business?
  • Is there a market for ‘pop up schools’ for location independent families?

Mentioned in the episode:

Before the Exit – Our New Book
Partner With Us
The Dynamite Circle
Dynamite Jobs
Post a Remote Job
Dynamite Deals
Tropical MBA on YouTube
Dynamite Jobs – Remote Recruiting Sales Page
The 4-Hour Workweek
David McKeegan
Carrie McKeegan
Greenback Expat Tax Services
Laura Roeder

Enjoyed this podcast? Check out these:

TMBA515: Dan and Ian: The Full Backstory. Part 1
TMBA618: Exploring Alternative Education Options for Nomadic Families
TMBA652: Mailbag: The Elephant in The Room with the 4HWW, and Can Solopreneurship Ever Make You Rich?

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