So you’ve landed a remote job–now what? How do you stay focused and productive in your new lifestyle?
More flexibility and no commute are just the start of the advantages of working remotely. It just takes intention and a bit of planning to balance your work life and home life when it’s all taking place in the same place.
Find a workspace.
Setting yourself up for success begins with your workspace. The right workspace for you depends on where you uniquely work best and figuring that out might take some trial and error. Consider both your job requirements and where you are most productive to lead you to the right environment. For everyone, minimizing distractions and creating definition between your working space and your relaxing space in your home is a good place to start.
Be aware of technical resources.
Forgetting a password or experiencing computer issues becomes tougher to manage when IT Support can’t be beside your desk within minutes. Save your organization’s help desk line in a secure place in case you get locked out of your systems and take your organization’s technology security guidelines seriously.
Get dressed for work.
Getting dressed means something different for everyone, but