A big push from the latest global coronavirus pandemic has just been given to the work-from-home workforce. But even before COVID-19 became a consideration, more and more people said farewell to their onerous commute to work. It is no longer important to be an active member of the team in a workplace full time thanks to ever-evolving technology such as Skype, Facetime, Slack, Zoom, Google Hangouts, authenticator software, and cloud storage, not to mention texting and email. Many kinds, in truth, many kinds of work can be done just as effectively, if not more so, from a home office.
As tempting as remote work is to workers, if employers would not still consider advantages from their side of the desk, it would not be such a strong theme. According to recent studies at Harvard Business School, organizations with work-from-anywhere policies will improve staff morale, decrease attrition, and lower corporate costs.1 2 2
Telecommuting employees with very complicated roles that do not need much teamwork or social reinforcement will perform better than their colleagues working in the workplace.
Working at home can increase productivity for workers, minimize attrition, and lower operational costs, while workers enjoy advantages such as convenience and lack of a commute.
You would need to ensure that you have the technology you need a separate workspace, Internet access that suits your needs, a workable plan that you can adhere to and opportunities to communicate with others in order to work easily from home.