Why is Self-Motivation Essential as a Remote Worker?

Why is Self-Motivation Essential as a Remote Worker?

When you worked in a traditional office, receiving immediate feedback or a spontaneous compliment was a small yet significant perk. But as a remote worker, those moments are fewer and far between. Most days, it’s just you and your computer screen, and the quiet can be overwhelming.  Self-motivation isn’t just about pushing through your to-do…

5 Things You Can Expect When Working with Western Clients

5 Things You Can Expect When Working with Western Clients

Working with Western clients, distinct from the familiar Filipino work environment, presents an exciting yet challenging adventure.  It’s crucial to embrace these differences and prepare for a smooth and successful working relationship. Here are five key aspects to expect and prepare for when working with Western clients. 1. The Time Difference Between Western Countries and…

5 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Virtual Assistant

5 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Virtual Assistant

The world of remote work is rapidly evolving, and for many in the Philippines, becoming a Virtual Assistant (VA) is an attractive career choice. It offers flexibility, the opportunity to work with international clients, and a chance to hone various skills.  It’s not just about jumping on the bandwagon– it’s about steering it with skill…

Here’s How You Can Smoothly Transition From an Office Job to Remote Work

Here’s How You Can Smoothly Transition From an Office Job to Remote Work

Switching from a traditional office setting to remote work is a significant change that requires careful consideration and preparation. The journey from a traditional office setting to remote work has become more than just a trend—it’s a transformative experience that demands adaptability and intentional choices. To ensure a smooth transition, consider these practical steps as…

Stress-Free Holidays: A Guide to Managing Workload and Celebration

Stress-Free Holidays: A Guide to Managing Workload and Celebration

The holiday season is upon us, and we understand the delicate art of balancing work commitments and festive celebrations. As remote workers, finding that sweet spot between productivity and merriment can be challenging, but fear not – our stress-free guide is here to make your holidays joyful and efficient. 1. Prioritize Your Tasks Effective prioritization…

How to Leverage Social Media Effectively to Land a Remote Job

How to Leverage Social Media Effectively to Land a Remote Job

Social media has become more than just a platform for personal connections – it’s a powerful tool for professional growth and securing your dream remote job. Here’s how you can leverage social media to your advantage—plus a few things to avoid posting if you want to make a positive impression. 1. Craft a Professional Online…

Financial Freedom: Building Long-Term Wealth as a Remote Worker

Financial Freedom: Building Long-Term Wealth as a Remote Worker

In today’s digital age, many Filipinos are discovering a pathway to financial freedom like never before. Individuals are no longer confined to traditional office spaces; they can now engage in fulfilling and lucrative careers from the comfort of their homes. Yet, remote work offers more than a convenient way to make a living. It opens…

The Power of Upskilling: How to Stay Competitive in your Remote Job Career

The Power of Upskilling: How to Stay Competitive in your Remote Job Career

In the ever-evolving landscape of remote jobs, skills that were in demand yesterday may become obsolete tomorrow. One thing is clear: the ability to adapt and upskill is your passport to staying competitive. Nowhere is this more relevant than remote work, where opportunities abound for those willing to invest in themselves.  As Filipino remote workers,…

Across Time Zones: Navigating the Global Clock for Filipino Remote Workers

Across Time Zones: Navigating the Global Clock for Filipino Remote Workers

As a remote professional, your work knows no boundaries – including the boundaries of time zones. Balancing meetings, deadlines, and personal time across different parts of the world might seem like a puzzle, but fear not – you’re equipped with the tools to solve it.  Let’s dive into practical strategies that empower you to harmonize…

8 Tips and Tricks to Ace Your Virtual Job Interviews

8 Tips and Tricks to Ace Your Virtual Job Interviews

We all know the remote work revolution is in full swing, and nailing virtual interviews has become vital for career success. We are here to help professionals like you excel in virtual job interviews.  With proper preparation and a touch of formality, you can confidently enter the virtual spotlight and showcase your skills to potential…

Stay Active: 7 Ways to Keep You Moving During Work From Home

Stay Active: 7 Ways to Keep You Moving During Work From Home

Working from home doesn’t have to mean being stuck in one place all day. Embrace an active lifestyle and infuse your WFH routine with stimulating activities that will keep you on the move and maximize your productivity. In this blog, bid farewell to the sedentary lifestyle and say hello to an energizing work-from-home experience. Get…

Creating the Perfect Home Office: Setting Up Your Workspace for Success

Creating the Perfect Home Office: Setting Up Your Workspace for Success

Working from home has become the new norm for many of us, and having a dedicated and well-organized workspace is key to maximizing productivity and achieving success. It’s time to transform your home office into a space that inspires productivity and success. Whether you’re a seasoned remote worker or just starting your work-from-home journey, here…

From Sweatpants to Success: 5 Home-Based Jobs Filipinos Can Excel In

From Sweatpants to Success: 5 Home-Based Jobs Filipinos Can Excel In

2023 has brought significant changes to the way people work. With remote work becoming the norm, Filipinos have found themselves with a plethora of work-from-home (WFH) opportunities. The pandemic has forced businesses to adopt remote work, creating a growing demand for WFH jobs. If you’re wondering what kind of jobs you can do from home,…

5 Time Management Strategies for Filipino Remote Workers

5 Time Management Strategies for Filipino Remote Workers

Working from home has its challenges, and managing your time may be one of them. With proper structure and routine, it can be easier to track time, and you can easily be distracted by personal obligations. Here are five time management strategies that Filipino remote workers can use to optimize their productivity and stay focused:…

Workplace Harmony

Workplace Harmony

By: Kat Crucena (Virtual Coworker- Recruitment Specialist) Did you know that on average, employees spend a total of 90,360 hours of their lives working? That’s a lot of time! A 40-hour workweek can feel like a lifetime if there’s no harmony in the workplace. When there’s friction between employees,this may lead to low morale, diminished work…

Working Virtually Is No Longer an Option, It’s the New Norm

Working Virtually Is No Longer an Option, It’s the New Norm

The way we interact with coworkers, family, and friends has forever changed. Interesting times with the current situation around the world. Many companies are having to adapt and make the decision to move their staff from office space to working remotely. Some companies already have structures in place for this but most do not. Working…

3 Lessons Home Based Professionals Can Learn from Pope Francis

3 Lessons Home Based Professionals Can Learn from Pope Francis

1. Be a Leader and Start with your Self In the Pope’s message to the government leaders, he said “reject every form of corruption”. Being irresponsible and unreliable at work are forms of corruption. If you can’t or don’t want the job, don’t stay in it and corrupt the opportunity from others who can and…