A beginner’s guide to becoming a remote worker

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Is remote working right for you?

How to find remote jobs

Best places to work remotely

Working from home

Working from cafes and coffee shops

  • Strong, stable WiFi
  • Plenty of plug sockets near the tables
  • Comfy chairs
  • A quiet atmosphere — no loud music
  • And, of course, great coffee!

Co-working spaces

Other ways to stay focused while working remotely

  1. Schedule your working hours around the times you generally feel most productive and alert.
  2. Structure your day by time-blocking your tasks.
  3. Take regular, scheduled breaks.
  4. Limit social media use. Set time limits on apps or keep your phone off your desk if needed.
  5. Set boundaries with family members (and with yourself) so you don’t get distracted.

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