How to Make Your Home Better Suited to Remote Working

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As more and more of us begin working from home, making sure your home is suited to remote working will need to be something you consider. If your home isn’t set up to accommodate your day to day work, everything can become messy and your work performance will suffer. So we’re going to talk today about some of the ways in which you can make your home better suited to remote working.

Keep the Cables Tidy and Under Control

Messy cables can quickly become a disaster when you’re trying to work from home. So if you have your computer and all of your other tech in place, you should think about tidying up those cables and getting them under control. It makes your whole space feel more structured and organized, and you’ll feel like you’re working in a genuine work environment.

Create a Space That Inspires You

Creating a space that inspires you and makes you want to do your best work is definitely an important thing to do as well. After all, this is your home and it might not be set up to motivate you and spur you on from a work and career point of view. So think about how your work space can be adapted to create a different kind of atmosphere that’s more conducive to working hard and doing your best.

Ensure the Chair You Use is Supportive

When you work from home, you might not initially realize how important it is to get the right chair and have it support you. You’re going to be sitting in front of a screen a lot, and if your back, neck and shoulders aren’t properly supported, you can expect to develop strains and pains in those areas. So invest in a chair that’s going to offer what you need in that department.

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Improve Your Broadband Internet

One of the best things you can do to improve your home’s suitability to home working is improving your broadband internet. If your current setup is slow and laggy, it’ll frustrate you every day as you try to work. So make the most of high speed solutions offered by companies like OCCOM and take things from there. It might be one of the most impactful changes you make.

Make the Space for Work and Work Only

Finally, you need to make sure that the work space you created is truly dedicated to work. If it’s just a part of the dining room or a corner of the living room, you’re going to struggle more to stay focused on what really matters; your work. So be sure to focus on making it all about work.

The more you do to make your home a place that’s fit for work, the better your eventual home working outcomes will be. Everyone wants to make their new arrangement to work, but if you don’t have the right things in place, it could quickly turn into a disaster. So be sure to make the most of the ideas above.

Sarah x


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