Thanks to technology, the ability to work remotely (ie not chained to your desk at a traditional 9-to-5) is easier than ever. And if you can work remotely, that means you can do you job anywhere…at home, a local coffee shop, or even abroad! Sojourns by Brownell gives you the opportunity to live abroad for three months working remotely. Imagine ending your typical work day with a glass of wine at a charming restaurant in Buenos Aires, or spending your weekend relaxing on a beach in Uruguay.
If this sounds like a dream come true, use these tips to learn how to work remotely and make this dream a reality.
Evaluate Your Job
Does the majority of your job take place on a computer? Could you attend meetings virtually instead of in person? If this is the case, you CAN work remotely.
Talk to Your Boss
Make a plan about how you can work remotely and present it to your boss. The sooner you can have this conversation, the better. The first Sojourn doesn’t take place until February 2018, so you have months to plan and prepare for working remotely. And remember — it’s just three months, not forever.
Find a Job that Will Work
If your job doesn’t work remotely but you still want to go (because when else will you have this opportunity? Living abroad for even just three months doesn’t get easier as you get older and have more responsibilities.), there are resources to help you find a one. These four websites that list opportunities for remote work are good starting points: