Must Haves for Remote Work

There are a few essential things that you must have if you are going to be a successful remote employee.  Below is a list of our “must haves” for being set up for success in your remote work vocation. • Good internet.  You need reliable, good internet at home. This is a non-negotiable for remote […]

Why Work with Rural & Remote?

Maybe you’ve lived in the same community for years and can’t imagine leaving. Or you recently moved to a small town to escape the busyness of city life. Either way, your city has everything you love – except for your dream job. Now, you don’t have to decide between living in a place you love […]

Remote Employee Life Hacks

Working from home can be the ideal option for many people, but it can be easy to get distracted. These life hacks will help keep you on track to get the most out of your remote workday. Set a Schedule Working from home means you could sleep late and then work past five, but it […]

How Working Remotely Will Empower You

You’re looking for a change. Whether you’ve been at the same job for years or are trying to find the right career fit, a remote job could be the solution you’re looking for. With the obvious perks like not having to leave the house to go to work and a better work environment, you may […]

Amber Hernandez

Sometimes, you get an idea in your head and you just can’t shake the thought. That’s how it was for Amber Hernandez, who kept seeing information about Rural & Remote on social media and began to wonder if the Master of Remote Work Training might just be a good fit for her. There were several […]

Rachel Heinen

Rachel Heinen’s first assignment toward earning her Remote Work Certification was a simple one: Set up a home office and make it a place you want to work every day. So, Heinen purchased a rug, a small desk, and a hanging plant before hanging art on the walls and plugging in a diffuser. The result?  […]

Amanda Pounds

Amanda Pounds didn’t intend to wind up back home. Following high school, she began her journey at Kansas State University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in business and finance, with a plan to see what doors might open in places other than her hometown of Beloit in North Central Kansas. It’s not that she […]

Hannah Danner

Hannah Danner likes a challenge.  As a Mass Communications major at Benedictine College in Atchison, she focused in the areas of journalism, photography, and graphic design. She’s naturally drawn to opportunities that stretch her creative skills, keen eye, and command of language. But more important than the “why” that drives Danner’s career goals is the […]

Maria Dahlquist

Maria Dahlquist used to rise in the wee hours each morning to arrive by 5:30 a.m. at a job she hated. “I would wake up and just have this feeling of dread,” she recalls.  Those dark days are now just a memory as she’s no longer a hotel manager earning $9 an hour, but a […]

Trudi Kuntzsch

Sometimes a commute can be doable.  An employer can be flexible.  Co-workers can be supportive and create a fun environment.  And yet, there’s this feeling that a remote career would be the best fit.  That’s the case for Trudi Kuntzsch. The experienced bookkeeper had enjoyed a job in town as a resident of Scott City, […]