Having the right technology is essential for working at home, but technology alone isn’t enough. Workplace research shows that you need to adopt a clear strategy to ensure you remain productive. Here’s what to do.
Sure, as the days get colder it’s tempting to stay in your pyjamas and dressing gown and just sit down at your laptop. But that’s a bad idea even before you consider how you’ll look during video calls.
Getting dressed sets a clear boundary between when you’re “at home” and when you’re “at work”, so dress as you usually would. That’s especially important if you don’t have the advantage of a separate room to work in. You need something to signify the difference between working at the dining room table and eating dinner.
Working remotely eliminates one of the hidden benefits of a regular workplace: being able to call across the room to your colleagues … Read More