While working at home may seem like a homebody’s daydream – meetings in robes or sweats, scheduling at your will, and never really getting out of your room. but for a person who likes to go commute to work daily, hang out with work buddies and spend lots of time outside the home; staying inside can put a lot of pressure on them and eventually drive down the efficiency of the work. Coupled with distractions and chores coming every minute when you are quarantined, it is a challenging task to stay focused and your workload keeps piling up.
You are more dreaded to be sucked into doing loads of cleaning, laundries, playing with your pets, or just chilling with Netflix. Without the vigilant watch of a supervisor or line manager, you often find yourself easily distracted.
But we will help you out to follow these simple steps to make your time worthwhile at home.
- Isolate yourself from everybody around
Yes, you need a dedicated workspace without minimal distraction from the outside world of your home. Don’t get tricked into working on the couch within the proximity of the television, and the ergonomics and posture won’t support your work efficiency either. Get a dedicated space and work.
- Cut-off social media
This is a necessary measure if you want to survive to work at home. these needless distractions will get nothing done.
- Dress for success
Even if you are at home, dress properly to get the feel and a professional mindset to work which can never be achieved in your PJs.
- Make a schedule
Dedicate working hours to work and do your household chores at a scheduled time and avoid them mixing up
- Automate where you can
Schedule your meetings, tasks, and appointments through alerts and alarms using software, which will help you stay focused.