015: Your Internet Connection is Your Commute
One of the benefits to working from home or remotely is that you get to give up your commute. But in a way, you're still commuting, just over your internet connection. In this episode we dig deep into the parts and terms of your connection, what speeds you should look for and help you grow in your education when it comes to navigating your "daily commute".
014: Virtual Reality is on the Horizon for Remote Work
Hollywood has fantastical depictions of "Virtual Reality", but with hardware readily available such as the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive, VR is in the near future for the larger population. Chance Glasco is one of the co-founders of Infinity Ward (creators of the Call of Duty gaming franchise). After 12 years at Infinity Ward, he's now co-founded Doghead Simulations which is focused on Virtual Reality and Remote Work. Listen in to hear what this early-stage startup sees as the future of remote work.
Remote Works Podcast Season 1 Update
Announcing that co-host Ari Winokur is stepping down and thanking him for his contributions for the first half of season 1.
013: Health & Fitness when Working Remote
Staying fit is important for everyone, and even more important when working remote. In this episode we talk with Dani Singer of Fit2Go Personal Training about how he manages his remote personal training business. Then hear about the specifics of how 10 minutes a day can have a huge impact on your fitness with easy practical steps. Warning, listing to this episode may remove all of your excuses for why you aren't working out!
012: Josh Roley / HomeCoders.com
Josh Roley is the founder and owner of HomeCoders that specializes in placement of remote positions. Josh lives in rural North Carolina, yet still has a fiber internet connection. We discuss with Josh his personal journey to remote work, and then shift the discussion to his advice as a recruiter for someone looking for remote opportunities.
011: Austin Gilbertson / RedCurrent
Austin Gilbertson started work as a Mechanical Design Engineer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He started working part time for a startup and then transitioned full time as a product manager. He then transitioned into a remote arrangement when his fiancé relocated to Boston for school.