Working from home can be a real workplace benefit, but only if you know how to use it to your advantage. Here's our top design tips to help your home office make you more productive.
In the last decade or so, we have seen a significant advancement in technology in the form of the devices we use and the associated infrastructure. Internet connectivity has improved all over the globe and it's difficult to walk down any street in any city without encountering someone using a smartphone, tablet or similar device. As a result of this, remote working has risen in popularity.
Communication is now possible even while on the move and so the traditional office environment has seen some significant changes. Today, it is possible to have a fruitful and successful career even if you live in a remote part of the world, as long as you have a reliable Internet connection.
Online collaboration between parties located in different parts of the world is now possible - and easy - which contributes to efficiency and reduced costs in terms of overheads, like offices.
In terms of social changes, this connectivity has had a huge impact. Individuals can now work from home using these collaboration tools without feeling isolated from colleagues.
It has also allowed people to remove themselves from the stressful environment that is the morning and evening commute with many workers happy to say goodbye to the experience of arriving at the office in a frazzled state.
But it’s not just as simple as staying home and working from a laptop. Working professionals still have deadlines to meet and targets to hit. Creating a productive home office environment is absolutely key to ensuring you stay focused at home and so it's important to really think this through.
This infographic from EZ Living looks at how to make a home office the perfect space to work in, with tips on everything from colors to lighting.
Author: Helen O'Keeffe is a marketing executive with EZ Living Interiors. EZ Living Interiors sell a wide selection of furniture and interior products both in store and online. With over 30 years of experience in furniture and interiors accessories, EZ Living prides itself on its wide product range and excellence in customer service.