Remote work isn’t a new concept, but it has become quite the norm during the COVID-19 pandemic. Remote work gives you the flexibility to work away from a traditional office environment and allows you to work anywhere, anytime. Whether you’re working from home, in your own office space, cafe, co-working space or library, as long as you have an internet connection and a reliable device to work on, you’re primed and prepped to work anywhere!
Working in traditional settings, like an office, gave many a consistent routine: when they needed to get to work, go on lunch, take a break, and wrap up for the day. With remote work, things are a bit more flexible — which means it’s up to you to create your new routine! Not every day is the same, but here's my routine for reference 🙌
You’ll be spending a majority of your time either at your desk or on your computer, so having trusty gear that you can rely on is important to ensure your workflow isn’t compromised! Here are a few essentials you might need to thrive in a remote work setting ⤵
If you’re working from one particular place everyday, work can start to seem daunting and a bit underwhelming, which is normal! During the days where you feel unmotivated to work on that next project, try changing your environment— there are so many areas you can work from. Our favorites include co-working spaces, cafes, and libraries. These areas will almost always have a wifi connection, and places to sit and charge your gear if needed. ✨
The realities of remote work can feel very daunting, and sometimes lonely, but it isn’t an adventure you have to go through alone! With the power of the internet, you can find communities scattered across social channels, Slack, Discord, and more! Most of these online communities host events, which allow you to learn + connect with people just like you (or who you aspire to be like!).
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There will be times when you’ll be indoors on your computer working on a project for long periods of time. Ensure that you’re taking the breaks you need, and explore outside of your remote workspace! Maybe peek into that shop you’ve been meaning to visit, or even bring your laptop into a new cafe for a change in scenery. You never know where you’ll find inspiration for your next project. ✨
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