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post #52 of Old 02-09-2013
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Re: Making a living as a liveaboard

Originally Posted by remetau View Post
Computers have the best pay. If you have the skills or the ability to learn them, then your potential could be unlimited.

I have worked remotely as a programmer for over 7 years doing Lotus Notes, DataStage, Java, and Enovia. There is always work out there available.
This is also my plan, though I test. Recently I've started branching out into testing iOS software as that is a little smaller and lends itself to limited time spans that are best for contract-type work. That's also seems more enjoyable than the typical death marches for servers and web applications I seem to find myself on.

How do you find jobs for code work? Are you hitting up sites with contract jobs at a fixed price or time/materials? Are you using previous employers and making yourself available to them when you're in a place with suitable connectivity?
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