The most important thing is to have a network related to your expertise, so that you can stay in touch with latest trends and good practice.
Interviews with digital nomads and remote working professionals who share their remote journey and experience, from the challenges they’ve found, how they have overcome them to actionable tips and tools they use.
Companies: Trust people. They will work. Do not worry about hours, only about output.
“More and more, companies are having to consider remote work options to attract the best and brightest from all over the world.”
“Regular catch ups and just touch base calls to see how they are as people will make a big difference.”
“It’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. But it’s not always fun and joy. It’s flexible for you but also requires a lot of flexibility from you.”
“As a remote worker, it is essential that you be organized, focused, and able to communicate with those whom you work with.”
“At my previous job, I was commuting up to 90 minutes per day. The toll of stress and lost time was a huge suck on my psyche. Getting hours back every week has been heaven.”
“Find a way to stay organized, and stick to it. I rely on bullet journaling a lot – and append a daily diary to keep track of conversations, follow-up items and things I talk about with others”.
“It means I have the ability to live where I feel the most creative. It also makes my career and personal development opportunities that much richer. I don’t feel limited to employment prospects in one-city. I don’t feel trapped. The whole world is my oyster.”
I think the best employees are happy employees, so I think companies should focus on obtaining that result, even if it means some people are out of the office
Learn how Daniel Todorov works remotely as a software engineer in Microfocus.
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”.