There’s nothing like waking up each morning knowing you don’t have to compete with traffic, fight people on public transportation or even rush to get dressed. My last position was as a Mobile UX Architect, and in that position, I was able to work from home 100 percent of the time. That’s right — every day I worked from home, eight hours a day. Every morning, I went to the gym, cooked breakfast and chatted on the phone with my retired mother before starting my work shift. I had never been so calm in my life — a stark contrast from when I was traveling 90 minutes to work each way in my previous role.
When I resigned from that job, I vowed to myself that I would only search for and consider remote jobs. Luckily, as an information technology professional, it was easy to find remote job options. As I began my search, I developed my own remote job search formula. This helped me not only maximize my options, but also helped me save more money — when you work from home, you skip out on so many hidden work expenses like gas, eating out for lunch and dry cleaning for formal clothing.
Sound like a dream? You too can find remote work if you search daily utilizing these six key components.