Behind the scenes as a remote worker


Working from home is more than just staying in your pajamas and taking a few calls. Joseph Cruz explains the pros and cons of becoming a remote worker as a developer.

Finding a job is not easy, but finding a work from home job is much harder. Advances in technology mean it’s now possible for you to work remotely or as a freelancer. Either way means a certain lack of structure due to the fact that you’re working outside of a workplace environment.

This situation makes it even more difficult for programmers. Programming work by its very nature is time-sensitive and project-driven. This means, they have specific time frame for a given project and if the project is completed, there is no assurance that another project will come up. The unpredictability of freelance work is a fact.