If you’re just getting into remote work it can feel completely overwhelming at times. There's so many websites, books, and other resources that it's tough to find the best stuff on your own.
The Modern Worker team has listened to a cumulative 10,000+ hours of remote work and work from home podcasts and videos. We are listening.
Our picks for the best remote work podcasts are all free to listen to and are packed with the information you need to succeed while working from anywhere. Enjoy!
The Remote Show
(We Work Remotely)
We Work Remotely is one of the big remote job boards and their podcast works on an interview basis.
Each week, they tackle a series of remote work related subjects with a single guest.
This is a brilliant resource if you’re struggling to be productive.
Mastering Remote goes in a different direction and looks to take a deep dive into a single topic on each episode, this is great for keeping you focused on a specific idea.
They’re already into their second season and we hope to be able to catch more from this team in the future.
Matt Mullenweg is the co-founder of WordPress, one of the world’s first and largest “office-less” companies.
The Internet would be a much poorer place without WordPress and Matt’s advice is based on real world experience of overcoming remote working challenges.
Reimagine Work Podcast
Paul Millerd’s been running this podcast since 2017 and it’s one of Apple’s favorite podcasts on the future of work.
It has one of the most varied guest rosters of any remote work podcast. If you ever wondered how a philosopher might see this change in our working life this is where to find the answer.
The New Corner Office
Laura Vanderkam’s The New Corner Office is one of our favorite books, so it shouldn’t surprise you that it also features on our favorite podcast list.
Each episode is straight to the point and lasts no more than 10 minutes.
If you want bite sized advice on anything from hybrid work to using screen time strategically, she’s got you covered.
Sadly, there are only six episodes in this brief podcast series but they’re very useful and we really like that Thomas Lattimore links out to valuable resources too.
His crash course on working from home can be the ideal place to start remote working life too.
Running Remote Podcast
Running Remote is the world’s biggest remote working conference and as you might expect they know a thing or two about working outside of the office.
Their CEO Sahin Boydas leads a series of interesting discussions on everything from the pros and cons of remote working to team building remotely and more.
Chasing The Freedom
Lynn Hulver is a digital nomad (somebody who works and travels constantly) and her Chasing The Freedom podcast is targeted at millennial women with similar ambitions.
It’s packed with valuable insight from female interviewees who’ve said goodbye to the office and hello to the wider world.
Process is a venture from the team at the Effective Remote Network and its main focus is on being productive (whether or not you’re remote working).
However, as you’d expect from this company, there’s a lot of useful data for remote workers in each episode.
Inside Remote is the brainchild of Andrej Fodor of RemoteSome and it’s all about how you can go remote and make it work for you, no matter what your working preferences are.
It’s stuffed with tips, tricks, tools and even places to find work that don’t appear on the standard 50 remote working companies hiring this week! lists.
We find this podcast very entertaining. The host is very insightful and witty.
Millions of people in America will spend some or all of their working lives working remotely and it can be a very scary experience at first, particularly, if you’re used to working in an office.
These remote work podcasts can help make that transition much easier for you.
They’re completely free to listen to too, so why not start listening to one today?