The Covid-19 outbreak marked the beginning of my remote work career. Previously we only had weekly chats with our teams in Oslo and UK, but the interaction with the teams have changed significantly. It has been a challenge, I struggled a lot in the beginning to find a good routine and stay productive through out the day. My work-life and private-life blended into one, as I was working from my living room. However, I've now found a good rhythm and are actually prefer to work remotely.
My name is Kirsten, I am a native English lady from South Africa. I am married, have 2 beautiful children, a cat and 2 bunny rabbits to complete our imperfectly perfect home. I am a nature-loving girl, who has a passion for learning and life. I believe that the most brilliant minds have stayed brilliant because of constant learning. We are never too old to learn, even the teacher needs to learn! Some subjects I enjoy learning about as well as practising is Astrology, Neuroscience,...
I've worked as a freelancer with Upwork while backpacking through Europe. I've traveled x countries in y months while making z. I was associated with a couple of exciting long term projects and met some amazing people at work.
I was convinced remote work was right for me after that. I fully embraced the lifestyle after I started Goscale in 2017.
I work out of my peaceful home in the suburbs of Bengaluru. Even though I have freelanced out of tech curiosity before, this my first shot at working completely remote without being a full time employee of a company. Looking forward!
Yes, as a consultabt, my industry has been fairly adapt at managing remote teams and I have had the option if doing so regularly
In the recent past, have discussed possible Covid strategy with 3 large corporate houses in India - all remotely