Dissecting remote work

Thoughts about remote jobs, work from home, and distributed teams. The pains and joys of those who say 'hi' and 'bye' in Slack.

Remote work: is it for everyone?

I recognize remote work as a sign of freedom, flexibility, and mutual trust that should fit everyone. I've read several articles that imply this isn't so. Let's look at this claim closer.

This is what a job description should look like

Yesterday, I got a message on LinkedIn with a job offer. I'm not looking for a new job at the moment, but my natural curiosity doesn't let me ignore recruiters. So I asked for the details, and the next day they were in my inbox.

Is the job you're applying to still relevant?

Finding out that you've applied to a position that is no longer relevant is frustrating. Many websites pay this issue no attention and are built in a way that makes job search extremely inefficient.