Remote Work Does Not Mean Being a Digital Nomad

There are misconceptions that companies allowing remote work means you can work move around and work from anywhere. That is not the case. Having employees move around constantly poses several challenges for the company (security, taxes, registration, insurance, HR compliance) and teammates (poor internet connection, timezone issues, focus).

Working remotely should default to meaning working from home. Working from coffee shops and the like is fine within reason for the role (you probably shouldn’t have lots of sales calls using coffee shop wifi), but consistency in location is ideal for employers and teammates.

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