Duane Storey is Software Engineer from Canada and works for Lindell Media Inc. He has been working remotely mostly since 2011, he spent the first year working from home and from coffee shops, but eventually, he started to feel pretty isolated without daily interaction with people. Then, he started to travel… Follow Duane on Twitter, […]
Interviews to digital nomads or remote working professionals who share their experience.
Daniel Todorov is a software engineer of .NET and he is working in Microfocus. We can see his experience on his Linkedin or on his website. 1. How did you start working remotely? How did you make the switch?: I started to work remotely with a half part remote project. 2. What do you think are […]
If you are working remotely make sure you don’t work alone all the time, spend time in a base and even visit co-working spaces to bounce ideas of similar people once in a while.
My productivity has increased dramatically. I’d say it’s near 200%. It’s amazing how much time we actually waste during our days with commuting.
“You’re free to design your own routine, travel anywhere you wish and adapt work to fit your ideal lifestyle”.
“if an employee is qualified for the position, they deserve to work for that company, even if that means working remotely.”
Remote workers can lead a business to the perfect candidate that they might not otherwise have been able to hire.
I quitted my job, got a visa to the UK and start my remote working journey.
” I do feel that giving employees their own responsibilities allows them to grow and take this responsibility seriously.”
“Companies probably find that remote workers are often far more productive than those who spend all day in the office.”
“It’s definitely not for everyone, but with the right people in the right positions it can benefit both parties”.
“Life is way too short to wonder ‘what if.’ Just make sure you have a bit of money behind you and some experience in your field”.
“Hiring remote workers means they can tap into a much larger talent pool compared to hiring in just one city or maybe country”.
When you see a photo of a laptop on a beach, there’s a lot of work that went into making that photo happen. Remote workers are not “lucky” and we don’t “have it easy.”
“To me, embracing remote work is getting closer to a more natural, seamless way to work”.
“It is important to assess your risk tolerance, work habits, and values before transitioning to a new lifestyle.”
Our lives become increasingly flexible and location-independent and companies have to adapt to this change
Learn to embrace uncertainty and roll with the punches while you find your feet.
Carlos Hernández is a software developer with more than 10 years of professional experience. He works at Audiense where he’s part of the backend engineering team.
Remote working is an amazing benefit, and you will open up a whole new pool of talent (worldwide!) by supporting your employees with this option.
“It’s wonderful but to be successful at working remotely requires the same amount of discipline and diligence than an in-office job.”
“Mostly I work from NYC, and I have to be honest, there is nothing like it”.
“Restricting your hiring to a small geographic region means you are not getting the best people you can”.
Working remotely is mentally tough – you need to be focused and have a lot of motivation to show up every day and get stuff done.