Have you been dreaming of working a remote position? One that allows you some flexibility and freedom! Remote positions require a particular set of skills, regardless of what kind of job it is. If you’ve been working on landing a remote position but aren’t sure if you’re qualified, here is a list of skills you need to be a successful remote worker. Be sure to highlight them on your resume when you apply for your next job.
- Time Management Skills – Even though one of the best perks to working remote is the flexibility you must learn how to manage your time. With the freedom of working remote comes great responsibility and trust from your team that you won’t let them down, or fall behind on tasks.
- Organization Skills – Being able to prioritize your tasks is vital as a remote worker. Knowing which projects are the most important, and which things to work on first, is huge when you’re working alone.
- Proactiveness – Being proactive on new projects that are proposed, or coming up with new ideas yourself, are appreciated in any work environment, but even more so in a remote job.
- Team Player – Because you’re not face-to-face with your team in an office all the time, it can take longer to get in the groove of things as a team. It may take a little more effort to make sure that your team is actually functioning as such.