Tag: remote work

  • Tips for remote work newbies

    One of the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic is that more people find themselves needing to work remotely after having worked in a more conventional office environment for most of their careers. Shifting to remote work can be a little disconcerting. Fortunately there are substantial resources to help you work productively, remotely. Automattic is a […]

  • The challenge of sending kids to school when you work remotely

    This tweet basically encapsulates the challenge of trying to persuade kids to go to school when you work remotely (and from home): In discussions like these, you just need to resort to your authority as the parent … 😂 unsplash-logoNeONBRAND

  • It’s easy to get so caught up in work. I forget how nice it is to take a break, and head to the park towards the end of a day. 🌳 You’d think that I’d get out more given that I work from home, but I seem to do it less frequently.

  • The lonely side of remote work

    Rian linked to an interesting article about the challenges of working remotely titled “What Most Remote Companies Don’t Tell You About Remote Work“. I started reading it to get a sense of it, then sent it to my Pocket queue to read later. This is how the article begins, it will give you an idea […]

  • The irrational demand that you commute to work

    Demanding a commute when there is no other reason to be in a specific location apart from your bosses insecurities is not a good enough reason. Source: Valentina on remote work and location independence

  • Remote work and the importance of remaining social

    Nathan wrote a post titled “Remote work” in which he wrote about his transition from a somewhat conventional office environment to a distributed team. Working remotely certainly has benefits (his one team member saving 40 hours a month just by not commuting to work surprised me). I used to work at home until about 2010 […]