If you weren’t accustomed to working from home before the pandemic, there’s a good chance you are now. After COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, 88% of organizations worldwide either required or encouraged employees to work from home. And while many have gone back to working in-person, millions of others continue to telecommute – and it’s going to stay that way. With so many making the switch to remote work, your home office must be up for the job. And while it may be tempting to post up on your couch for those never-ending online meetings, that isn’t a good long-term solution.
Having a dedicated workspace is essential for your mental health AND productivity. The last thing you want is for your performance to suffer, simply because you don’t have a home office. The good news is that 77% of remote workers say they are actually more productive working from home. The secret? A proper home office setup.
Create a Space You Love.
Distractions are more than just an annoyance; they can completely alter the trajectory of your day. To avoid an unnecessary headache (and talking to from your boss), here are tips to help you improve your home office and make it work for your needs:
We hope the above tips give you an excellent place to start when it comes to creating a dedicated space at home for working. There are many benefits of working from home, but it’s also essential to consider the challenges and do what you can to minimize roadblocks. To help you stay connected to your team, consider SIPcity’s VoIP or cloud-based fax plans.