You can connect your Mac to an VPN in the event that your company has one by establishing connections in the System Preferences. The exact steps will depend on the type of VPN you use, but often include importing the security certificate used by your VPN. (Information about how to do this can be found on the VPN's website.
If you don't have access a VPN service for business You can set up an L2TP network using the built-in VPN settings on your Apple computer. To do so you need to open the System Preferences tab and select Network. Select the + icon and then click on it to add the VPN. To set up the connection, you'll need to know your server's address, username for the account as well as password and shared secret.
Once you have all the information you need, you're prepared to access the Internet using your Mac's VPN. Your internet searches will pass through the VPN and make it impossible for anyone to monitor your online activities. This will also protect you from your internet service provider selling your data. Net neutrality is currently under threat and without it ISPs could sell your browsing history or even your physical location.
Installing a VPN on a MacBook can also be used to gain access to content that is restricted in your area. A VPN can allow you to overcome this. Many websites for entertainment restrict content based upon your location. You'll have to download the Mac software and register with an expensive VPN like Surfshark.