Welcome to the second installment of the ‘How to Travel and Work Remotely’ Interview Series. I got a chance to interview Verónica Cabrera, a consultant on education, who works remotely and travels when she gets the chance. To follow along on her journey, check her out on Instagram.
Q1. Thank you for the opportunity to interview you today! Can you please tell us your name and where you are currently located?
Verónica Cabrera, Located in Guillén, Costa Rica
Q2. What do you currently do for work?
Verónica: Consultant on Education
Q3. How long have you been at your current job?
Verónica: 4 years
Q4. Does your remote job offer benefits such as healthcare etc.?
Verónica: No, I am an independent consultant
Q5. What do you do for healthcare?
Verónica: I have an insurance as an independent worker
Q6. Do you work set times or work whenever?
Verónica: Whenever I want as long as I send my work before the deadline.
Q7. In total, how long have you been working remotely?
Verónica: Completely remote for 4 years.
Q8. When did you decide that you wanted a remote job rather than an office job?
Verónica: When in college I volunteered at a ONG and learned to work by objectives and no per hours.
Q9. Do you find it easy to travel and work remotely?
Verónica: Not as easy as “influencers” want to make it look, but it is possible.
Q10. How many countries or cities have you been to since working remotely?
Verónica: At least 3 countries and 6 cities.
Q11. There are so many people who are currently wanting to go remote. What tips can you offer to those looking to work remotely?
Verónica: Become an expert in a field that doesn´t require in-person work such as translator, developer, content creator, language teacher, consultant..
Q12. Wonderful! Thank you so much for your time. Where can we find you to follow your journey?
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