How Working Remotely Will Empower YouBy: Ruth Perkins
You're looking for a change. Whether you've been at the same job for years or are trying to find the right career fit, a remote job could be the solution you're looking for. With the obvious perks like not having to leave the house to go to work and a better work environment, you may not have even considered what working remotely can do for your freedom.
A remote job gives you a greater feeling of flexibility. In some positions, you'll dictate your schedule instead of being stuck in the same 9 to 5 rut you've always been in.
You'll also become better at making decisions and self-motivating.
Because you're working at times when other employees may not be, you might have to make decisions without input from your teammates. You'll have to trust that you're making the right decision in the moment. Imagine the feeling when you're facing a difficult choice but you feel confident in your knowledge and know the outcome will be what you want.
Having a remote career gives you the freedom to work without having someone constantly looking over your shoulder. This new system might take some getting used to, but in the end, staying on task and being able to stay motivated will pay off.
And if you need some ideas for how to motivate yourself when you have the freedom of working remotely, check out our blog for some life hacks!
With help from Rural & Remote's mentoring and coaching services, you'll find a job you love in no time! So, if you're starting in a remote career and aren't sure how or where to start, we'll help you out along the way. We want to see you succeed no matter your field, your location, or career goals.