Working from home has changed this year. Previously it was an occasional luxury afforded to a relatively small percentage of employees. It is now a semi-permanent arrangement for millions of people in the knowledge sector, to curb the spread of COVID-19.
If a successful move to remote working this year, has prompted you to re-evaluate your priorities in life, you are not alone. If you are dreaming about the possibility of working somewhere warm and sunny or near the sea, becoming a digital nomad when it is safe for us to travel once again may be the answer.
Digital nomads are essentially location independent workers. Although it may seem possible to continue your current role from anywhere with a laptop and wi-fi connection, doing so may cause tax and safety issues for your employer. Therefore, many digital nomads are self-employed.
There are jobs that lend themselves particularly well to the location independent lifestyle across several sectors. Some digital nomad jobs you can do from anywhere in 2020: