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8 hours a day

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In-depth, on-the-job training and support with a full style guide provided and responsive editors who answer all questions promptly.

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It helps to have some familiarity with basic finance, but the work is personal finance rather than highly advanced, so you can learn as you go.

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It depends on the position. For all writing positions, we require experience -- whether it be blogs, academia, print, etc. Having written for other websites of course will give you the sharpest edge.

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If the position requires training, we work with the contractor to determine times that work for everyone involved.

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Unless otherwise stated in the job posting, our contractors can live anywhere.

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We'll be hiring between 5-10 freelance writers over the next month.

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If we have a dialogue going, we let the applicant know the decision, positive or negative.

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1. Provide answers with substance. Everyone says they are "hard working" "good at xyz" etc. but we need to know exactly why. Provide proof.
2. Show not only that you can do the job but that you can think beyond the job. We offer growth opportunities to those who show they can handle more responsibility.
3. Act natural. No need to use language you wouldn't normally use. We want your personality to shine through.

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