The novel coronavirus has us all planted firmly at home, and those of us that can work remotely have been doing so for months now. If this has been your first experience working from home, you likely already see there are both benefits and drawbacks to this type of situation. As more and more businesses realize the cost savings and convenience of having a fully or partially remote workforce, there’s a good chance that your desk may be permanent at your home address. Here are some resources that can help as you acclimate to your new environment.
If you find that your current employees could use backup and support as they make the transition, particularly if WAH will be a permanent option, this might help.
Digital Trends: How to Set Up a VPN
6 Ways to Keep Your Team Productive While Working From Home
Working from home is not always a walk in the park. Information on how to manage below.
How to Separate Work and Life When You Work At Home
Designing a Home Office
Consider Purchasing a Workstation Computer
Here's How to Keep Your Desk Organized
How Much Money Can You Save Working from Home?
It’s likely that many of us struggled in the early days of running a remote workplace. Here are some ways to overcome some of those struggles and how to claim your home office deduction if this becomes a long-term situation.
Turbo Tax: The Home Office Deduction
9 Tips to Improve Work-Life Balance When Working From Home
Working at home is a delicate balance, as even those who have been at it for some time (and prefer it) can attest. On the flip side, there are many employees who are happy to be back in the office now and those who look forward to returning soon. But if you are one of the many whose job is now in the official "work-from-home" category and you're still having difficulty adjusting, the balance can be found. The information in the links above can go a long way toward getting you into a new groove.
For an in-depth look at remote communication tactics, be sure to check out this blog from Instructional Communications.