I will tell you this from the beginning: working remotely can be more challenging than it may seem.
I’ve been working remotely for over six years now—possibly many more by the time you read this. For everyone working remotely for a few years now, the change from an in-office to a remote job wasn’t as unanticipated as the one you might be facing now. Naturally, we had more time to prepare, learn about its challenges, and not think remote work was horrible.
With the current world situation, working remotely is no longer the future of work. It’s a present situation many of us employees are facing right now—the relationship between remote work and the Great Resignation of 2021 is explained in this article.
Companies have switched to a fully distributed team for the time being, but not everyone is prepared for the sudden switch. And while the savings in infrastructure might sound appealing to founders, when done out of nowhere, the switch to telecommuting fails to live up to the hype.
With little to no time and resources to invest in training their newly remote employees, this guide remains your go-to source for handling all challenges halting your productivity when working from home.
To bring you a unique guide to working remotely, I’ve used my honest experience and asked fellow remote workers what their thoughts and advice on this type of work were.
Whether you want to better focus on your tasks, handle the downsides of remote work, or become a pro at working remotely, this next set of tips is the perfect choice.Eugene Mikulich
0Strategies and tools for approaching remote work
There’s no single best way to work remotely. The methods and tools you use to handle your daily tasks and projects depend entirely on your manner of work and your company’s policies.
There’s no such thing as a tool that’s just for remote workers. Frankly, they’re not that different from what you’d typically use in the office.
What worked for me or someone else might not be as effective for you, but it can help you know where to start and find out what you’ve been missing from your remote work process.
To encourage you to find innovative solutions, I’ll take you through all the steps you need to work remotely on a project from start to finish.
First things first.