How to Handle Remote Work Like A Pro in Chicago
On a scale of 1-10, how would you rate your ability to transition from the office to your living room?
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S., many companies started sending their employees home to work to mitigate the spread of the virus and maintain productivity. Some employees welcomed the change, but not everyone was able to make the jump easily.
Working from home has many challenges that you might not have anticipated. In some cases, you might find that productivity levels drop (especially in the beginning) because distractions at home are pulling your focus. Many employees may also be prone to online distractions because their teammates aren’t constantly looking over their shoulders.
It can also be difficult to determine when the workday starts and ends if you no longer have to clock in and out. In some cases, you may end up working longer hours to make up for any lost productivity — or simply because you can.
Seasoned work-from-home employees will be among the first to say that there’s an art to making remote work successful. Let’s look at some practical ways you can create a smoother transition to the remote work lifestyle, even if it’s only temporary.Read more.