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"I completed the Certified Remote Work Professional course in April of 2020 just as the pandemic was heating up. Before taking the course, I searched tirelessly to find a way I could work from home. Eventually, I came across a remote job listing with Inte
Iron County alum finds remote job with Intermountain Healthcare

Iron County alum finds remote job with Intermountain Healthcare

"I completed the Certified Remote Work Professional course in April of 2020 just as the pandemic was heating up. Before taking the course, I searched tirelessly to find a way I could work from home. Eventually, I came across a remote job listing with Inte...

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"Living in a rural community, jobs in your field of study can be few and far between, or unavailable all together. After graduating from SUU with a Bachelors of Accounting, it was important to me to find a career I could grow in and continue living where
Kane County resident finds remote job as accountant with LedgerGurus

Kane County resident finds remote job as accountant with LedgerGurus

"Living in a rural community, jobs in your field of study can be few and far between, or unavailable all together. After graduating from SUU with a Bachelors of Accounting, it was important to me to find a career I could grow in and continue living where

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Thank you to everyone for your support! I got hired on with Aira! This job comes with a ton of learning opportunities & growth & aligns with my core values & appeals to my strengths of helping others with different abilities. It is a 1099 position which
Remote Work Professional Graduate from Carbon County Lands Remote Job

Remote Work Professional Graduate from Carbon County Lands Remote Job

Thank you to everyone for your support! I got hired on with Aira! This job comes with a ton of learning opportunities & growth & aligns with my core values & appeals to my strengths of helping others with different abilities. It is a 1099 position which

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I started working at Big Brothers Big Sisters during the pandemic when much of our staff was already working remotely. Throughout the pandemic, our staff learned how to be flexible working from home, however when the office opened up and staff started ret
Remote Work Student From Iowa Finds Success in a Hybrid Position

Remote Work Student From Iowa Finds Success in a Hybrid Position

I started working at Big Brothers Big Sisters during the pandemic when much of our staff was already working remotely. Throughout the pandemic, our staff learned how to be flexible working from home, however when the office opened up and staff started ret...

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"I went through the USU Extension Remote Work training program almost 2.5-3 years ago. I did this course because I had been running semi-truck for the past 7-10 years. I had broken my fibula and was laid up. I thought about how nice it would be to work fr
Sanpete County resident finds remote job in banking after a career running semi-trucks

Sanpete County resident finds remote job in banking after a career running semi-trucks

"I went through the USU Extension Remote Work training program almost 2.5-3 years ago. I did this course because I had been running semi-truck for the past 7-10 years. I had broken my fibula and was laid up. I thought about how nice it would be to work fr...

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"I was recently hired to work full-time as a Medicare advisor after taking the Master Remote Work Professional course from USU Extension. This position is fully remote. While my background is in IT, this is a great job for getting back into the workforce
Washington County alum hired as full-time, remote Medicare advisor

Washington County alum hired as full-time, remote Medicare advisor

"I was recently hired to work full-time as a Medicare advisor after taking the Master Remote Work Professional course from USU Extension. This position is fully remote. While my background is in IT, this is a great job for getting back into the workforce

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"Thanks to the ROI program, I am set to start training with a new job opportunity that I am very excited about. I will be able to do customer service online and feel like this will be a great fit for me. This program's positive reference to my new employe
Emery County resident secures full-time remote job with HealthEquity

Emery County resident secures full-time remote job with HealthEquity

"Thanks to the ROI program, I am set to start training with a new job opportunity that I am very excited about. I will be able to do customer service online and feel like this will be a great fit for me. This program's positive reference to my new employe...

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"During my senior year of high school, I decided to take the Rural Online Initiative course where I learned very valuable tools, such as communication, teamwork, and time management. I also discovered software I was unaware of that I know will help me wit
Entrepreneuer in Duchesne County starts award-winning online business

Entrepreneuer in Duchesne County starts award-winning online business

"During my senior year of high school, I decided to take the Rural Online Initiative course where I learned very valuable tools, such as communication, teamwork, and time management. I also discovered software I was unaware of that I know will help me wit...

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"I just landed a remote work position with Hubstaff. I will be helping manage their customer experience it is full time. Thanks for all the help and support from the ROI team!"
CARBON COUNTY RESIDENT ACCEPTS REMOTE JOB MANAGING CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE WITH HUBSTAFF

CARBON COUNTY RESIDENT ACCEPTS REMOTE JOB MANAGING CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE WITH HUBSTAFF

"I just landed a remote work position with Hubstaff. I will be helping manage their customer experience it is full time. Thanks for all the help and support from the ROI team!"

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CERTIFIED REMOTE WORK PROFESSIONAL FROM DUCHESNE COUNTY IN UTAH HIRED AS A REMOTE EMPLOYEE FOR ENTRATA
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I took the Rural Online Initiative course and was awarded the Master Remote Work Professional certificate in June of 2020. Because of that, I acquired a job with a Fortune 500 company called On Air Parking. I feel very fortunate to have the freedom to tak
CERTIFIED REMOTE WORK PROFESSIONAL FROM MILLARD COUNTY, UTAH HIRED AS REMOTE EMPLOYEE FOR ON AIR PARKING, A FORTUNE 500 COMPANY

CERTIFIED REMOTE WORK PROFESSIONAL FROM MILLARD COUNTY, UTAH HIRED AS REMOTE EMPLOYEE FOR ON AIR PARKING, A FORTUNE 500 COMPANY

I took the Rural Online Initiative course and was awarded the Master Remote Work Professional certificate in June of 2020. Because of that, I acquired a job with a Fortune 500 company called On Air Parking. I feel very fortunate to have the freedom to tak...

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Congratulations to Emily and her successes in remote work! She participated in the Master Remote Work Professional Certificate Course in February and has been employed by Small Town Hub (https://smalltownhub.com/) as a web designer. She has also been help
CERTIFIED REMOTE WORK PROFESSIONAL FROM SAN JUAN COUNTY, UTAH EMPLOYED AS WEB DESIGNER FOR SMALL TOWN HUM, NOW HELPS LOCAL BUSINESS

CERTIFIED REMOTE WORK PROFESSIONAL FROM SAN JUAN COUNTY, UTAH EMPLOYED AS WEB DESIGNER FOR SMALL TOWN HUM, NOW HELPS LOCAL BUSINESS

Congratulations to Emily and her successes in remote work! She participated in the Master Remote Work Professional Certificate Course in February and has been employed by Small Town Hub (https://smalltownhub.com/) as a web designer. She has also been help...

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"The ROI program was great to update me on current trends and gave me the knowledge necessary to know where to find trustworthy remote companies and freelancing sites. Since participating in the program 6 months ago, I have been able to find clients on Up
CERTIFIED REMOTE WORK PROFESSIONAL FROM SANPETE COUNTY, UTAH FINDS CLIENTS THROUGH UPWORK

CERTIFIED REMOTE WORK PROFESSIONAL FROM SANPETE COUNTY, UTAH FINDS CLIENTS THROUGH UPWORK

"The ROI program was great to update me on current trends and gave me the knowledge necessary to know where to find trustworthy remote companies and freelancing sites. Since participating in the program 6 months ago, I have been able to find clients on Up...

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Sarah Barstow took the Remote Work Certificate course and is now working as an advisor for the WBC of Utah. She said, "I wouldn't have even found out about the job if it weren't for your course, so thank you so much! I found out I got the job on the same
CERTIFIED REMOTE WORK PROFESSIONAL LANDS JOB AS ADVISOR FOR WBC OF UTAH

CERTIFIED REMOTE WORK PROFESSIONAL LANDS JOB AS ADVISOR FOR WBC OF UTAH

Sarah Barstow took the Remote Work Certificate course and is now working as an advisor for the WBC of Utah. She said, "I wouldn't have even found out about the job if it weren't for your course, so thank you so much! I found out I got the job on the same

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"I have gotten a job freelancing. I got the job from Hire My Mom's website. I also work part of my day from home remotely for my full time job. I greatly appreciate the training I received from your class. It helped me land my part time job." - Barbie
CERTIFIED REMOTE WORKER FROM EMERY COUNTY, UTAH STARTS FREELANCING ONLINE

CERTIFIED REMOTE WORKER FROM EMERY COUNTY, UTAH STARTS FREELANCING ONLINE

"I have gotten a job freelancing. I got the job from Hire My Mom's website. I also work part of my day from home remotely for my full time job. I greatly appreciate the training I received from your class. It helped me land my part time job." - Barbie

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"When I took the (Master Remote Work Professional certificate) course it really helped me in learning to focus when it comes to entrepreneurship."
CERTIFIED REMOTE WORKER FROM GRAND COUNTY, UTAH STARTS BUSINESS

CERTIFIED REMOTE WORKER FROM GRAND COUNTY, UTAH STARTS BUSINESS

"When I took the (Master Remote Work Professional certificate) course it really helped me in learning to focus when it comes to entrepreneurship."

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"I will be working remotely for American Maintenance doing email correspondence with vendors, spreadsheets, helping with invoicing. I am extremely glad I took the course. It helped me a lot and in the end it got me more financial freedom and more time at
EMERY COUNTY CERTIFIED REMOTE WORK PROFESSIONAL BECOMES VIRTUAL ASSISTANT FOR FACILITY MAINTENANCE COMPANY

EMERY COUNTY CERTIFIED REMOTE WORK PROFESSIONAL BECOMES VIRTUAL ASSISTANT FOR FACILITY MAINTENANCE COMPANY

"I will be working remotely for American Maintenance doing email correspondence with vendors, spreadsheets, helping with invoicing. I am extremely glad I took the course. It helped me a lot and in the end it got me more financial freedom and more time at

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"This program taught me how to create a professional remote work environment, how to be productive and the expectations of the remote work industry." - Moriah (ROI Graduate & Entrepreneur)
ENTREPRENEUR LAUNCHES NEW SKIN CARE PRODUCT BUSINESS ONLINE

ENTREPRENEUR LAUNCHES NEW SKIN CARE PRODUCT BUSINESS ONLINE

"This program taught me how to create a professional remote work environment, how to be productive and the expectations of the remote work industry." - Moriah (ROI Graduate & Entrepreneur)

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Carri Beck, mother of four, recently relocated to rural Southern Utah with her husband from rural North Dakota. In North Dakota she had a part-time job as an LPN which helped with the family finances. When she moved to Southern Utah, she assumed that sh
IRON COUNTY MOTHER WITH ACCOUNTING DEGREE HIRED AS REMOTE EMPLOYEE FOR BUSINESS IN AMERICAN FORK, UTAH

IRON COUNTY MOTHER WITH ACCOUNTING DEGREE HIRED AS REMOTE EMPLOYEE FOR BUSINESS IN AMERICAN FORK, UTAH

Carri Beck, mother of four, recently relocated to rural Southern Utah with her husband from rural North Dakota. In North Dakota she had a part-time job as an LPN which helped with the family finances. When she moved to Southern Utah, she assumed that sh

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"At 20 hours a week I do marketing and social media for Box Elder Extension. I am remote, with the acception of taking event photos and the occasional video footage. I used to be the 4-H program coordinator and upon my maternity leave I started doing some
MOTHER FROM BOX ELDER COUNTY, UTAH BECOMES A CERTIFIED REMOTE WORKER AND NOW WORKS FROM HOME

MOTHER FROM BOX ELDER COUNTY, UTAH BECOMES A CERTIFIED REMOTE WORKER AND NOW WORKS FROM HOME

"At 20 hours a week I do marketing and social media for Box Elder Extension. I am remote, with the acception of taking event photos and the occasional video footage. I used to be the 4-H program coordinator and upon my maternity leave I started doing some...

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"I was able to obtain a teaching position online as an instructor for BYU-Idaho, I work from home teaching students remotely from around the world how to use Microsoft Word. One of the take-away’s I received in the Remote Certification Course was to keep
MOTHER FROM WASHINGTON COUNTY, UTAH BECOMES A CERTIFIED REMOTE WORKER AND FINDS JOB TEACHING ENGLISH TO STUDENTS IN ASIA

MOTHER FROM WASHINGTON COUNTY, UTAH BECOMES A CERTIFIED REMOTE WORKER AND FINDS JOB TEACHING ENGLISH TO STUDENTS IN ASIA

"I was able to obtain a teaching position online as an instructor for BYU-Idaho, I work from home teaching students remotely from around the world how to use Microsoft Word. One of the take-away’s I received in the Remote Certification Course was to keep

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“I’m Whitley Potter, I’m a stay at home wife & mother to 3 little ones and I live in Tabiona Utah. I love living in a rural community but it has a downside of not a lot of opportunities for work close to home. I’ve worked remotely off and on for the past
MOTHER OF 3 HIRED AS A PROJECT MANAGER FOR TEPHRA SOLAR IN UTAH COUNTY WORKING REMOTELY FROM TABIONA

MOTHER OF 3 HIRED AS A PROJECT MANAGER FOR TEPHRA SOLAR IN UTAH COUNTY WORKING REMOTELY FROM TABIONA

“I’m Whitley Potter, I’m a stay at home wife & mother to 3 little ones and I live in Tabiona Utah. I love living in a rural community but it has a downside of not a lot of opportunities for work close to home. I’ve worked remotely off and on for the past

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My name is Rachel Christensen. I began looking for remote work when I had my first baby, knowing that I wanted to be home with her while still fulfilling my own goals in the workplace. I took the Master Remote Work Professional Certificate Course which he
NEW MOM IN IRON COUNTY, UTAH BECOMES CERTIFIED REMOTE WORK PROFESSIONAL TO BALANCE PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL GOALS

NEW MOM IN IRON COUNTY, UTAH BECOMES CERTIFIED REMOTE WORK PROFESSIONAL TO BALANCE PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL GOALS

My name is Rachel Christensen. I began looking for remote work when I had my first baby, knowing that I wanted to be home with her while still fulfilling my own goals in the workplace. I took the Master Remote Work Professional Certificate Course which he...

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I had heard about this class from my mom and one of my nieces. They both recommended that I take this course to improve my skills and so I could continue to live in a rural community. I was familiar with working remotely because I had been doing it for
REMOTE WORK SKILLS IMPRESS EMPLOYER, ACCEPTS OFFER AS PROJECT MANAGER

REMOTE WORK SKILLS IMPRESS EMPLOYER, ACCEPTS OFFER AS PROJECT MANAGER

I had heard about this class from my mom and one of my nieces. They both recommended that I take this course to improve my skills and so I could continue to live in a rural community. I was familiar with working remotely because I had been doing it for

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I decided to take the Master Remote Work Professional Certificate course as I was advised I’d be laid off due to COVID from my current job. I thought it would be a good certificate to show on my resume when looking for a new job. I knew I’d be looking f
RESIDENT FROM WASHINGTON COUNTY, UTAH USES REMOTE WORK SKILLS TO GET A JOB WITH BAMBOOHR

RESIDENT FROM WASHINGTON COUNTY, UTAH USES REMOTE WORK SKILLS TO GET A JOB WITH BAMBOOHR

I decided to take the Master Remote Work Professional Certificate course as I was advised I’d be laid off due to COVID from my current job. I thought it would be a good certificate to show on my resume when looking for a new job. I knew I’d be looking f

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Hello, my name is Orin Hutchings. I am 20 years old and graduated from Hurricane High School in 2017. I am from the rural town of Apple Valley in Washington County. I was part of the May 2019 cohort for the Master Remote Work Professional certificate cour
RESIDENT OF APPLE VALLEY, UTAH FINDS REMOTE JOB 1 MONTH AFTER COMPLETING USU EXTENSION COURSE

RESIDENT OF APPLE VALLEY, UTAH FINDS REMOTE JOB 1 MONTH AFTER COMPLETING USU EXTENSION COURSE

Hello, my name is Orin Hutchings. I am 20 years old and graduated from Hurricane High School in 2017. I am from the rural town of Apple Valley in Washington County. I was part of the May 2019 cohort for the Master Remote Work Professional certificate cour...

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"I found a remote job as an administrative assistant for an insurance company. I take care of scanned files and organize their one drive. The class helped me sooo much to be able to manage my workspace and use my time wisely!" - Erin S.
RESIDENT OF DUCHESNE COUNTY, UTAH ACCEPTS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT POSITION WORKING REMOTELY

RESIDENT OF DUCHESNE COUNTY, UTAH ACCEPTS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT POSITION WORKING REMOTELY

"I found a remote job as an administrative assistant for an insurance company. I take care of scanned files and organize their one drive. The class helped me sooo much to be able to manage my workspace and use my time wisely!" - Erin S.

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Chelsea was a graduate from the very first Master Remote Work Professional Certificate class in 2018. She was able to find remote work for a company in New York City therapy clinic based out of Manhattan. She is specializes in patient intake, and has been
RESIDENT OF EMERY COUNTY, UTAH HIRED AS REMOTE WORKER FOR NEW YORK CITY COMPANY

RESIDENT OF EMERY COUNTY, UTAH HIRED AS REMOTE WORKER FOR NEW YORK CITY COMPANY

Chelsea was a graduate from the very first Master Remote Work Professional Certificate class in 2018. She was able to find remote work for a company in New York City therapy clinic based out of Manhattan. She is specializes in patient intake, and has been...

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"I'm so grateful for the ROI program and the resources it provided...as it lead me to discover the remote Utah based company LedgerGurus."
RESIDENT OF MILLARD COUNTY, UTAH HIRED AS REMOTE ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST FOR LEDGERGURUS

RESIDENT OF MILLARD COUNTY, UTAH HIRED AS REMOTE ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST FOR LEDGERGURUS

"I'm so grateful for the ROI program and the resources it provided...as it lead me to discover the remote Utah based company LedgerGurus."

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"While I am still currently employed with Blanding City, I have been doing freelance on the side. I am helping a relatives friend start a website and social media for their farm that host weddings and events out in Virginia." - Pratt R.
SAN JUAN COUNTY, UTAH RESIDENT COMPLETES REMOTE WORK CERTIFICATION COURSE AND BEGINS FREELANCING ONLINE

SAN JUAN COUNTY, UTAH RESIDENT COMPLETES REMOTE WORK CERTIFICATION COURSE AND BEGINS FREELANCING ONLINE

"While I am still currently employed with Blanding City, I have been doing freelance on the side. I am helping a relatives friend start a website and social media for their farm that host weddings and events out in Virginia." - Pratt R.

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"I have worked for years but have never been introduced to the concept of workflow in such understandable steps. My epiphany was that I can use these skills in so-many ways including my personal life. I am very grateful that I can come from an older gener
SANPETE COUNTY CERTIFIED REMOTE WORK PROFESSIONAL UTILIZES NEW SKILLS PROFESSIONALLY AND PERSONALLY

SANPETE COUNTY CERTIFIED REMOTE WORK PROFESSIONAL UTILIZES NEW SKILLS PROFESSIONALLY AND PERSONALLY

"I have worked for years but have never been introduced to the concept of workflow in such understandable steps. My epiphany was that I can use these skills in so-many ways including my personal life. I am very grateful that I can come from an older gener...

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"Participating in Rural Online Initiative has given me many more tools that I needed to work online. When I first learned about Rural Online Initiative November 2018 I thought it would provide me with a job. I did not, however, expect it to teach me how t
SEVIER COUNTY CERTIFIED REMOTE WORKER FINDS REMOTE JOB AS ENGLISH TEACHER WITH MAGIC EARS

SEVIER COUNTY CERTIFIED REMOTE WORKER FINDS REMOTE JOB AS ENGLISH TEACHER WITH MAGIC EARS

"Participating in Rural Online Initiative has given me many more tools that I needed to work online. When I first learned about Rural Online Initiative November 2018 I thought it would provide me with a job. I did not, however, expect it to teach me how t...

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Tonia Lewis, an entrepreneur and recent graduate from the Master Remote Work Professional Certificate course, was looking to expand her professional freelancing opportunities by learning how to create drone images to market virtual tours through the use o
SEVIER COUNTY, UTAH RESIDENT BECOMES DRONE PILOT FREELANCER AFTER COMPLETING REMOTE WORK CERTIFICATION

SEVIER COUNTY, UTAH RESIDENT BECOMES DRONE PILOT FREELANCER AFTER COMPLETING REMOTE WORK CERTIFICATION

Tonia Lewis, an entrepreneur and recent graduate from the Master Remote Work Professional Certificate course, was looking to expand her professional freelancing opportunities by learning how to create drone images to market virtual tours through the use o...

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"I took the Certified Remote Work Professional certificate course with the intent to convert my current job to remote. That didn't work out as the company I worked for was sold. Because of the foundation that I had from taking in the class I was confident
Sanpete County alum finds remote job with Hallows & Co

Sanpete County alum finds remote job with Hallows & Co

"I took the Certified Remote Work Professional certificate course with the intent to convert my current job to remote. That didn't work out as the company I worked for was sold. Because of the foundation that I had from taking in the class I was confident...

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I have been hired by the Federal Government as a Legal Administrative Assistant, the job also has Telework assigned to it as allowed by the department. I searched the usajobs.gov website to see what jobs were available. I created a profile and uploaded ne
WASHINGTON COUNTY, UTAH RESIDENT FINDS REMOTE JOB IN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

WASHINGTON COUNTY, UTAH RESIDENT FINDS REMOTE JOB IN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

I have been hired by the Federal Government as a Legal Administrative Assistant, the job also has Telework assigned to it as allowed by the department. I searched the usajobs.gov website to see what jobs were available. I created a profile and uploaded ne...