About the author : Sam Kituu

Have you ever wondered how it feels like working remotely? Imagine waking up early in the morning and working whenever you want without having to worry about the worries of commuting to work. This all sounds great, however, what is the catch?

Working remotely will let you be more productive to your desired type of job. We live in a generation where more people are creating exceptional and fantastic opportunities for working remotely. The availability of technology in our current world is the main force that has pushed millions of people to have a desire of working remotely.

A study that was carried in the US in 2016 revealed that around 25% of the workforce in the United States had worked remotely in some capacity. This number has been increasing ever since 2005. Bad on this technological age that we live in, this is a trend that is not going to slow down any time soon. Some challenges come with working remotely, and these are drawbacks that you decide to quit your job. Discussed below are some essential things that you need to know before you choose to work remotely.

You need to be Motivated

Working remotely means that you are your own boss and these means that everything concerning your work is all dependent on you. Unlike the nine to five jobs that you get paid per month, a person who works remotely has no boss to report to or to oversee each move that individual makes. How you spend your time a freelancer is all up to you. If you are serious about your work, then you need to make sure you use your time wisely. To work remotely, you need to be a motivated type of person. It is the motivation that you have that should drive your business forward. Working from home requires a person who is disciplined and motivated and can get up and get busy with work when called for. 

Can be Lonely

The advantage of being in an office environment is having people around you. If you are the kind of person who enjoys the company of other people, then working in an environment that has people around can lift your spirits. If you are the kind of person who is used to working around people and is comfortable in such environments, then working remotely can be something challenging. On the positive side if you are the kind of person that enjoys working all alone, then working remotely can be something that you need to begin.

Co-workers pressure

There are a lot of people who are in the corporate world who would do anything to work away from the office. In the office, there exist people who would do anything to take you down no matter the cost. These actions give birth to emotions such as jealousy in the heart of people you once considered as friends. If you are the kind of person that dislikes the corporate pressure that comes from co-workers or the boss, then working remotely can be the one thing that you need.

About the author : Sam Kituu

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