7 excuses you’ll hear about remote working

When talking about remote working, you’ll certainly hear some excuses. The reasons for these are lack of trust, resistance, or sometimes misinformation. People and companies have seen one way of working: coming every day to an office. So it’s normal that they will push back if you start telling them they can do it differently now. The following is the top 7 excuses you can … Continue reading 7 excuses you’ll hear about remote working

Dealing with Moroccan banks without losing your mind

Even after spending more than a year dealing with banks and international transfers, I still think it’s a hard game! In this post, I’ll share my process of finding the best bank in Morocco, how to accept international payments and what are the fees. Banking is something that scares lot of people wanting to start working on the internet. That’s why I’m trying to share … Continue reading Dealing with Moroccan banks without losing your mind

Organize your life with a personal assistant: Todoist

A typical day for all of us involves lot of things we should complete. Buying groceries, working, calling family, and more. Organizing all of this and keeping track of everything is not that easy, especially if you work remotely and your home is also your office! At least, that was the case before discovering Todoist. Before talking about it, I want to tell you how … Continue reading Organize your life with a personal assistant: Todoist

What to expect from a company retreat when working remotely

When working remotely, you get used to communicate with your coworkers using audio, video, and text based chat. However, it’s always a good idea to see them in person once in a while. That’s why a lot of remote companies schedule a yearly meeting referred to as: the company retreat. This year, we had an awesome company retreat in Rotterdam. The whole team at Automattic … Continue reading What to expect from a company retreat when working remotely

Q&A with Carlin Sack, Senior Product Marketer at Zapier

First of all, I’m a huge fan of Zapier. I’m a huge believer in the idea of automation and making computers do more work for us! Also, I want to thank Carlin for taking the time to respond to my questions and for all the feedback she shared with us: Q: For people who do not know you, who is Carlin and what are you … Continue reading Q&A with Carlin Sack, Senior Product Marketer at Zapier

Understanding company taxation in Morocco

In prior articles, we covered what entity you need to work remotely. How you can get health insurance. And now we’ll talk about the taxes. To sum up, there are 4 different types of taxes you’ll need to declare/pay: TVA (Taxe sur la Valeur Ajoutée) This is a taxation paid for the added value. This tax is added to the price of the final product … Continue reading Understanding company taxation in Morocco

How to get health insurance in Morocco when you work remotely

Last time, we talked about what type of company you need in order to work remotely from Morocco. This time, we’ll talk about health care as it’s an important subject for me and for lot of people. For more articles about the legal side of working remotely from Morocco, check the Legal category. In Morocco, CNSS (Caisse Nationale de Sécurité Sociale) is the health care … Continue reading How to get health insurance in Morocco when you work remotely