The Remote Worker

The definition of what it means to be a worker is on the fast track of change. This is greatly due to the far reach of broadband and the core function of what a worker is. As a current remote worker, I am more aware than ever of how this impacts the work environment.


Some Pros and Cons of Working Remotely

Thinking About Taking a Remote Opportunity in Software Engineering?


The Distributed Water Cooler

People Abroad, People Connected


BrainstormMedia has been my home-at-home for the past six months. After joining last July (‘13), I…


37 signals was not lying

You win by being remote


There is such moment in developer’s life when you start looking for a new job, sooner or later. You can observe that…


Remote Working Policy At Trak.io

Trak.io is a remote team spread around London and beyond. Here’s how we make it work


Hiring full time remote workers as early employees is really, really tough. Anyone who says it’s easier, is lying. You have to build tons of trust, have tons of motivation, have faith in someones ability to know their optimum work…


The Telecommuter

How I started working remotely and how you can too


The Story
I had always dreamed about working from home. I visualised waking up at 8 a.m and…


If You Have Clients Are You Really Your Own Boss?


The prospect of being your own boss is very exciting to most, but for those who go into a line of work where they have clients, the line gets a little blurry. Where do you draw the line?

I am reminded of a client from hell. Imagine (some won’t have to I’m sure): 3 hour calls, scheduled to be 1 hour, for which he was 1…


The Freelance Life, Working From Home, and the Struggle to Keep Sane


Waking up today, like every other day, I roll out of bed, feel my way downstairs to the kitchen and toss back two…


Why I Don’t Want to “Crash At Your Place” While Traveling


I’m very fortunate that so many people are kind and friendly to me, and seem to like me around. One kindness that I turn down…


More Productive on a Plane


Running your own company is this weird pastiche of doing what other people need you to do and finding yourself with a “well, NOW what?” kind of feeling more often…

The Remote Worker
The Remote Worker

The definition of what it means to be a worker is on the fast track of change. This is greatly due to the far reach of broadband and the core function of what a worker is. As a current remote worker, I am more aware than ever of how this impacts the work environment.

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