Remote Worker’s Guide to
Balancing Home and Work
Balancing your home and career can be a challenge for any employee, especially when you live and work in the same space. How do you allocate your time between personal and professional responsibilities? How can you focus on conference calls when you’re surrounded by dirty laundry?
Learn how to set priorities and reduce distractions whether you’re new to remote working or you moved out of your cubicle years ago. Use these tips for staying peaceful and productive when you work from home.
Steps to Take by Yourself:
- Follow a schedule.
- Design and office.
- Change clothes.
- Limit distractions.
- Take breaks.
- Wind down. Do something at the end of each day to help you transition into an off-duty mindset.
- Continue learning.
- Evaluate your performance.
Steps to Take with Your Family, Friends and Colleagues:
- Talk with your boss.
- Post your hours.
- Go out for lunch (follow your gov. protocol for social distancing and stay at home orders).
- Remain visible.
- Pull together.
- Ask your family and friends for the emotional and practical assistance you need.
You don’t have to give up life balance when you give up your commute. Enjoy more health and happiness by drawing sensible boundaries between your personal and professional activities.
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