Most people are happy to wait for retirement to try full-timing. Many can’t dream of living and working in such tight quarters with a loved one. But Veronica and Denny aren’t exactly like most people. This adventurous couple decided to try living and working on the road three years ago and life just keeps getting better.
Working on the Road Is All It’s Cracked Up to Be
Living and working on the road and loving it! Image: RVOutlawz.com
Tech companies often hire remote RVing workers without hesitation. They don’t care where their employees live, as long as they get the job done. Other businesses might be OK with remote workers, but they just don’t know it yet. The old saying “If you don’t ask, you don’t get” perfectly illustrates how this couple’s dream life became a reality.
As a 43-year old tech industry sales guru from Detroit, Denny was already a remote employee. He only needed reliable internet and phone service to keep his company happy. But his wife Veronica commuted to work for her graphic design role at a financial institution.
“Seeing him home all day inspired me to ask my employer,” she recalls. When she decided to do it, Veronica was already bubbling with excitement about the possibilities of full-time RVing. She courageously presented the idea to her boss in an industry where non-traditional work arrangements are rare. And they said yes! Veronica became the first employee at the office to propose a remote work arrangement.
“I had to convince my manager and his manager to allow me to try working remotely for six months. Three years later I’d say they’re happy with my performance and accountability,” she says.
The Perfect RV for Remote Jobs . . . and Fun Too!
She and Denny found the perfect rig for their needs, the Thor Outlaw. “We spent 6 months before hitting the road trying to find the right RV and work