Working from home as a workplace method has grown in popularity by around 40% in the last 5 years. The reason for this rapid rise is likely due to advancements in technology but also people’s access to quality devices like smartphones and/or tablets. These devices allow people to work practically anywhere once they have a reliable Internet connection. Cloud computing has also come along which means people can work collaboratively if they need to.
The reality is that in today’s market in order to remain competitive and be able to attract the best employees, you may have no choice but to offer the flexibility to work from home. More and more companies are using this flexibility as a benefit and means to attract top talent.
As a District Manager and Sales Director, I have had the privilege to be able to have my office day from the comfort of my home. I have found that I can be much more productive and focused without the distraction of having people enter my office for questions, or to chat.
I wasn’t always so productive. I had to learn to adapt my office space so that I can increase my efficiency and focus.
There are several factors that you need to take into account including a way to minimize distractions. When speaking with prior colleagues on their preferences, sometimes it is the little additions to your office space that can make all the difference.
The people from EZ Living have put together this infographic which outlines how you can be more productive at work. Check it out below!
Helen works on content for home interiors store EZ Living Interiors. They operate stores all
over Ireland and have two stores in Northern Ireland offering a wide selection of high-quality interior and furniture products.