Even though governments continued introducing digital nomad visas for knowledge workers during the pandemic, their calls lack addressing labor issues such as social security, taxation, and other related rights. However, each time these announcements cause extensive conversations among digital nomads, which can be observed from the entries related to the topic and zoom meetings organized by the moderators of the forums. On the other hand, the preliminary analysis of discussions in online forums where digital nomads discuss opportunities and possibilities for beginning their journey to maintaining the lifestyle demonstrates this imaginary’s precarious and uncertain nature, especially to the individuals who are not aware of the risks. Based on 297 screenshots-entries of the digital nomads- taken from the online forums during the second year of the pandemic, I observe that most of the job seekers are predominantly advised to find temporary employment through global platforms such as Upwork or invited to join similar projects, startups organized by experienced digital nomads. Before the Pandemic, one of the main steps to becoming a digital nomad was to gain the ability to work remotely. The preliminary findings show that remote workers who would like to follow the lifestyle cannot because of the twofold reasons: (1) the employers do not allow them to move beyond the states they are employed even within the EU, (2) workstations provided by employers are usually not portable,
Transition from working remotely to digital nomadismWritten by ptsadmin
Grupa tematyczna: G08
Słowa kluczowe: Digital nomads, digital ethnography, remote work
Prelegent: Azad Heydarov
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