Return to Office (Your Home Office)

How the culture shift to WFH is here to stay.

Josh D. Ether

10/5/20221 min read

There are plenty of advantages to working from home: You can say goodbye to your daily commute. One of the biggest advantages of working from home is that you don’t have to waste time and money commuting back and forth to an office. You can also take advantage of flexible hours and work when you’re most productive. You’ll have more control over your environment. When you work from home, you can create a space that’s conducive to your productivity and well-being. This means being able to customize your workspace, set up comfortable lighting, and take breaks when you need them without having to ask for permission.You can eliminate distractions. In an office setting, there are all sorts of potential distractions – from colleagues chatting nearby to impromptu meetings. When you work from home, you can eliminate these. But there are also some disadvantages: it can be harder to stay focused, you miss out on important office bonding time, and you can feel isolated from your colleagues.

The pros of working from home seem to outweigh the cons, though. In a recent survey of over 1,000 remote workers, 65% said they were more productive when working from home than in an office. And with the COVID-19 pandemic still raging in many parts of the world, working from home is the safest option for many people.

So if you're considering making the switch to working from home permanently, here are a few things to keep in mind.

  • First, create a dedicated workspace in your home where you can focus on your work without distractions. This can be anything from a simple desk in a spare room to a dedicated home office.

  • Second, set clear boundaries with friends and family members about when you're working and when you're not. This will help you stay focused and avoid distractions.

  • Finally, make sure to take time for yourself outside of work. Working from home can be isolating, so it's important to schedule time for social activities and hobbies that you enjoy.