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ste

Honestly I can't see myself work in remote. I just like to go the office and know other people, having fun with them, if I have some kind of problem I can ask for support to my colleagues. The idea of being alone in my a room (or in any other ok) simply doesn't attract me... I like office life!

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Leslie

Sometimes the office life can draw your concentration down by having too many disturbances, sometimes i get annoyed by people constantly asking for assistance, I end up being called Mr Know it all which is just not nice.

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José Martins Author

I truly believe there are ways of working that suit all of us, with each individual quirk we might have. I see a lot of positive things about having an office, but having passed the last 4 years doing ~2/3 commute hours a day, I value time quite differently, so remote just makes sense for me, even if it's just friendly/first.
Also, there are remote workers who work in co-working spaces, so you can still have an office life, but in an office that's 5/10min away and not hours away. Missing human interaction is something that happens to remote workers (mostly people who work from home), but you can find a lot of helpful tips online on how to deal with that.
I agree that remote work does not come for free, as does not office work, the thing is, we're so used to the latter that we forgot how we learned it in the first time. Just try and remember the difficulty you had in learning how to use a mouse and keyboard, you now take it for granted, but there was a learning curve. Such is the case of remote work.

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Ekim Kael

If you can provide links for remote at home, it will be helpfull for me

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José Martins Author

Some recommendations I can give (not solely focused on working from home):

There are several companies that have very good blog posts about remote, you could check on those as well:

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Suvansh Bansal

Just adding another post -
info.trello.com/hubfs/Trello-Embra...

It is actually an ebook by Trello and it talks in detail about all facets of remote working. You guys might find it helpful.

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Julia Moskaliuk

I'd like to add this article from tmetric blog, quite interesting and useful - blog.tmetric.com/how-to-work-from-...