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Leadership & Remote Work

Part three of my interview series with HRD was on the topic of Remote Work, including some take-aways from my experience and advice I would give to other HR professionals. The article 'Can remote workers teach your staff a lesson?' shares my answers. Click the link to read the full article!

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Remote weight. Balancing the scale.

When I returned home from nearly 5 months of travelling abroad one of the first things I did was throw on my favourite pair of jeans. I didn't pack them because temperatures in Asia were over 30 degrees Celsius and I'd be stuck carrying them around for months. So on my first day back home… Continue reading Remote weight. Balancing the scale.

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Remote Year: Month 2

The Remote Life

It’s been awhile since I had a moment to get to posting a blog. I am hoping that this isn’t a pattern for me. The moment we got back home we renovated two rooms in our house (just because), traveled to see family and friends, and the program that we are a part of just took off on us which was great! We are in the process of meeting all 30 students to see how we can help them in their next chapter of their careers.

But I wanted to make sure that we keep our eye on Amanda as she just finished month 2 of her Remote Year life to see what she has been up to, what she is learning, and of course where she is and her adventures.

For the month of March, Amanda left Malaysia and flew off to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. She let…

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Inside Scoop: Remote Year – Getting Started

The Remote Life

I will let you know that I am in no way affiliated nor do I sell for Remote Year.  I looked into this program and it wasn’t for me but I have a friend who did get accepted into their 4 month program and I thought it would be cool to interview her monthly and follow along with her journey with Remote Year.  This will allow everyone to get an in-depth view on what she is doing with the program and to see if it right for you.  There are several companies such as this that exist and you can click on this link to look into others:

https://www.theremotenomad.com/blog/2016/5/10/travel-the-world-and-work-remotely-with-these-10-companies

Remote Year “brings together communities of interesting professionals, entrepreneurs, and freelancers from across the globe to spend a year working, traveling, and exploring 12 cities around the world.” (This was taken off of the Remote Year website.)

You do not…

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