Working abroad: 7 key insights

Werken vanuit het buitenland

Working abroad? You’ve probably thought about opening your laptop from a sunny destination. But why work abroad and how does an employer view it? From Barcelona, Tom Strouken (Digital Innovations, Great Place to Work) talks to René Brouwers (CEO, Great Place to Work) about his ten-week remote development experience with Sweet Spot Abroad. Tom and René […]

How to Convince my Employer to Work remotely Abroad

Scroll trough your social media for a daily dosis of stories about professionals working their normal job on remotely from a beautiful sunny location. Reading those stories can be convincing enough for you as an employee to choose the same path. Unfortunately, this is often not enough to convince your employer too. Sweet Spot not only wants to give you the best remote working experience abroad, but also helps you put down a plan to your employer.

5 Advantages of your Employees Working Remotely

Working Remotely

A new era in the way we work has started. The current generation of employees require significantly more flexibility and trust from their employer than ever before. These needs were already gaining terrain over the last decade(s) and the pandemic, where working remotely was the norm, acted as an accelerant. Now that employees have experienced […]

Starting your own NGO in Cape Town, South Africa: Meet Stijn and Iza, founders of Little Lions.

NGO in Cape Town

Stijn de Leeuw, a child psychologist from Amsterdam, and Iza Bessems, an entrepeneur from Maastricht, both moved to Cape Town around 2018. Though both ventured to South Africa independently and for different reasons, they are now united in the pursuit of the same goal: growing their NGO in Cape Town to improve the mental health of children living in the townships surrounding the city.

We spoke to Iza, Business Director of Little Lions, and asked her about their story.

How to create a win-win situation out of employees working remotely abroad

Sweet Spot-work remote abroad program

How to create a win-win situation out of employees working remotely abroad Explaining the benefits of a remote professional experience August 10th, 2021 | Reading time: 4 minutes Millennials have different wants and needs when it comes to their work environment compared to the previous generations. Perhaps above all, they’re motivated by opportunities to learn […]