Top 4 Benefits from Working from Home
The rise (and fall) of the corporate nomad. Will we learn from history?
Locally, many employers are mandating employees back to work. Why?
This question is one on the minds of many, in particular given rising fuel costs and the climate emergency.
Given that for two years during a global pandemic many proved more than capable to retain — and even enhance — services remotely. And, let’s face it: the work-life balance is also vastly improved when the flexibility to work from home, at least some of the time, is available.
Again, I ask the question: why mandate return to work full time?
I believe the combination is a preferred approach given the various human dynamics of a workplace. For me personally, I function best connecting with others in person; however, there is no need to cater to others like me when there is so much support for remote work environments.
Organizations must adapt to future-proof their business and build an sustainable workforce, but it appears some many have missed this important memo.
Top 4 Benefits Works from Home
As reported by — me.
- Work-life balance: Less time commuting, more time for family.
- Less commuting stress: Let’s face it, no matter how much we try to enjoy the commute, I did it for 20 years, it adds up. I pride myself on the attitude I brought to my commute and making the most of the situation; however, now that I no longer commute, I notice a huge difference. The reality is that I simply didn’t know any different.
- Savings: No more parking or fuel costs. Before switching to an electric vehicle, my fuel bill was upwards of $600 a month — and fuel prices have nearly doubled since then! I didn’t have a parking expense however, I know many do which is another $15/day where I live right there.
- Environmental impact: Less cars on…