Upcoming Live Chats

Tips For Applying To Remote Roles (Successfully!)

Tips For Applying To Remote Roles (Successfully!)
August 06, 2019 03:00 PM EDT - August 06, 2019 04:00 PM EDT
Register now

As with all applications, there are ways to make yourself standout when applying to remote roles in both good, and bad ways. During this hour-long, live Q&A;, CEO and Co-Founder of YouCanBook.me is joining the PowerToFly Community to debunk some common misconceptions about remote applications and share the DO's and DONT's when applying remote. If you're thinking about applying to a remote position - you won't want to miss this!


Bridget Harris is the CEO and co-founder of YouCanBook.me - an online scheduling tool that helps businesses manage their customers and calendars. Bridget has run YCBM since 2012, before then she had a career in parliament, government and politics as an advisor. She is a regular speak at tech conferences like SaaStock, Business of Software and Microconf, talking about company culture, remote, hiring, bootstrapping and building a business up she wants to work for.

Bridget's journal piece on how YouCanBook.me hires is here: https://youcanbook.me/journal/how-to-hire-without-hurting/


  • How does my approach for a remote job application differ from a local job application?

    Question by Michelle on 2019-07-19
  • As a hiring manager, what top 3 things you are looking for from the remote applicant?

    Question by Sally on 2019-07-15


Join using your social accounts.


More Live Chats That Might Be Interesting For You

see all live chats
Pioneering Remote Work At A Non-Remote Company
Pioneering Remote Work At A Non-Remote Company

Do you love your current role and employer but wish there were more flexibility? As the workplace shifts to a more widely accepted remote culture, asking your current employer for more flexibility, be it going totally remote, flexible hours, or even specific work-from-home days is easier than you think! Join Sacha Connor, Founder of Virtual Work Insider for a virtual Q&A on how YOU can pioneer remote work at a non-remote company! MEET THE SPEAKER: Sacha Connor is the Founder of Virtual Work Insider, a consultancy that coaches organizations to work seamlessly across any distance – with a specialty in training geographically distributed teams within companies and agencies, and Virtual Workforce ERG creation. Sacha has 18 years of business leadership experience at a Fortune 500 company and also agency-side, and 8 years of experience leading large, distributed teams fully remotely. As one of the first remote marketing directors, she led brands worth over $250M and sat on the leadership team for a $1 billion division at The Clorox Company. Sacha founded the first-ever Virtual Workforce Employee Resource Group which enabled inclusion across office sites, taught virtual work skills to over 750 global members, and influenced the C-suite about how to adapt for the future of work.

How To Be Confident In A Male Dominated Industry
How To Be Confident In A Male Dominated Industry

How do you build workplace confidence in a male dominated environment? For women like Sheila Callahan, it comes from 17 years of comradery and mentorship at an organization that understands what women need in the workplace to succeed. Starting her career as an Administrative Assistant and moving through the ranks in a competitive industry (including becoming a mother along the way!) to her current position as Vice President of T. Rowe Price's Investment Services, managing national accounts in the U.S. Sheila has gained confidence in her abilities and understands her worth. Ask Sheila anything in this hour-long virtual Q&A - from turning your career struggles into successes, or how to balance life as a working mom... see you there! MEET THE SPEAKER: Sheila Callahan is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Investment Services and T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. She is a national account manager in the U.S. Intermediaries division of T. Rowe Price. Before joining T. Rowe Price in 2002, she was a vice president and a senior retirement plan specialist with Deutsche Bank Alex Brown. Sheila earned a B.S. from Towson University with a concentration in mathematics and management. Sheila is a Series 7, 65, and 63 registered representative.

*LIVE* Data Hour 7/25
*LIVE* Data Hour 7/25

Are you working on a technical project and could use some help? Is your data just not making sense and you'd love a second opinion? Does your code have you seeing stars? Join our virtual data hour and bring all of your tricky questions - we'll work through the answers together! Barbara is an expert in: Excel Tableau Qlik Python R JavaScript SQL MEET THE SPEAKER: Barbara is a data analytics expert with a Bachelor's in Applied Statistics and a demonstrated history of working in the industry. She previously held a position as a Business Analyst at an insurance company where she primarily served the needs of the organization’s marketing department. She also worked for a statistician analyzing a variety of corporate, government, and nonprofit datasets. Barbara is currently the President of Boxplot Analytics, a consulting firm that produces accurate, data-driven results for corporate clients. She also teaches for General Assembly, and is an expert in Excel, Tableau, Qlik, Python, R, JavaScript, and SQL.