My name is Emilie Giles – I generally describe myself as an artist/ researcher/ producer. I’m currently working on a PhD with the Open University exploring how e-textiles (electronic textiles) can be used as tangible tools for blind and visually impaired people, and also how they can make their own personalised interactive art pieces using crafting methods. Continue reading Choose Your Own Career Adventures with Emilie Giles
Everyone struggles with unplugging from work from time to time, especially when it gets really busy. As a remote worker, however, your work is often your life: not only in the sense that you often work where you live, but also because the lines between your work and your personal life can easily become blurred. Continue reading How to Unplug From Work as a Freelancer!
In my time as a freelancer I have taught English both in UK and Japan then online, set up my own Virtual Assistance business, worked as a freelance executive assistant, took a remote role as a project manager and have just pressed pause to become crew on a sailboat with my other half, a skipper and journalist. Continue reading Choose Your Own #CareerAdventures: with Alice Hannam
Having the freedom to work whenever and wherever you want… is often also code for carrying your laptop everywhere just in case you need to send a sneaky email on the go or so you can complete actions on the move wherever there is WiFi! Sometimes along the way on days out or even on evenings and weekends. 🤓 Continue reading Don’t wait for perfection. Launch and learn!
I’m Christianne, an Event Director with 14 years of experience working with high profiles brands like Google, YouTube, Nissan, Virgin, Shell and Disney to deliver large scale events all over the world. I’m from Brighton, but living in London and have a passion for feminism, comic books, small dogs and pizza 🙂 Continue reading Choose Your Own #CareerAdventures with: Chrissie Beck
Earlier this year in May, a very close friend asked me at the time: “Aren’t you supposed to be NOT working?” 😅 I was taking a chunk of time off duty from April onward to roam with no major work commitments for a while – we went on a 9-day cycle tour from London to Paris, took a one week live-aboard beginners competent crew sailing course in Greece, I went to Croatia with my Mum! (I’ll write a post about some of our sabbatical adventures soon!) Continue reading Going From A ‘Sort of Sabbatical’ back to Business As Usual
By Becky Wong While speaking to many of you who are keen to move into remote work this year, I’ve been hearing the same common beliefs over and over that are stopping so many of you from beginning to explore opportunities where you could work remotely or start freelancing. Here are the top 6 common beliefs that might be holding you back right now. We hope … Continue reading These Common Beliefs Might Be Holding You Back from Finding Remote Work
You could say that you are on a “career adventure” instead of a career path. Welcome to Project Anywhere’s ‘Career Adventures’! A new interview series charting the joys & challenges, and many different directions our career adventures can take us. Anything from career changes, working remotely, freelancing, contracting, self-employment, starting your own business, working on your own projects alongside your day job, having a side … Continue reading Choose Your Own #CareerAdventures with: Becky Wong
You could say that you are on a “career adventure” instead of a career path. Welcome to “Career Adventures”! A “career adventure” interview series coming soon to the Project Anywhere blog where we’ll be charting the joys & challenges, and many different directions our career adventures can take us. Continue reading ‘Career Adventures’ Interview Series
By Becky Wong Setting off from London and learning as we go Around two years ago in May 2017, myself and my partner got rid of the bulk of our belongings and packed up the little that remained into storage. We had quit our full-time London jobs and let our landlord know that we wouldn’t be extending the lease on our one-bedroom flat. With one … Continue reading Lessons learned being location independent, working remotely for two years and counting!