What You Need to Know When Working Remotely

Much has been written about the digital workplace. Some remaine tethered to the past and insist on workers being in office five days a week. I actually know of one Silicon Valley-based technology company that assigns “work monitors” to take roll every day, verifying and reporting if a worker was at her or his desk at 9 a.m. every morning and at 5 p.m. every afternoon. It should come as no surprise that the company’s stock hovers at single digits, and it struggles to retain and recruit quality workers.

Yet, despite laggards such as the aforementioned company, many companies recognize the power of offer their workers flexible work options (remote entirely and hybrid scenarios). And solopreneurs and small businesses are at the forefront when it comes to adoption of the digital workplace. The benefits have been documented by numerous studies. Some of the most prominent findings include:

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How to Be Successful When Working Remotely

Remote work has risen in popularity over the past couple of years as technology has made it easier for professionals to work from anywhere, at any time. The number of freelancers and self-employed professionals has likewise increased, and flexible work options have become one of the most coveted benefits workers seek from a company.

While some remote workers might choose to work from home, others find it beneficial to work from a serviced workspace or a coffee shop. Still, regardless of whether you are self-employed or part of a company team and you are working remotely, in order to be successful as a remote worker, it is extremely important that you always present yourself in a professional manner. Here are four way to be successful while working remotely.

  1. Keep your team and clients updated at all times

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