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Work from Home Jobs and How to Land One

Traditionally, work is done in an office. But imagine, your office chair is in your own home. Your commute is the length of your hallway. Your snack drawer is your entire pantry. Think it’s a dream? It’s not these days.

This is changing with the progression of digital transformation. Thanks to ever-evolving technologies like Skype, FaceTime, Slack, Zoom, Google Hangouts, authenticator apps, and cloud computing—not to mention texting and email—it’s no longer necessary to be in an office full time to be a productive member of the team. Many types of work can be done just as effectively, telecommuting, or working from home, can be just as efficient.

A remote job or work from home (WFH) means an employee is working from their house, apartment or place of residence rather than working from the office. Most companies have their own WFH policies. As appealing as remote work is to employees, employers also recognize the benefits from their side of the desk. Companies with work-from-anywhere policies can boost employee productivity, reduce turnover, and lower organizational costs.

Benefits of Work from Home (WFH)

With increasing numbers of employees working at home - or using home as a working base for at least part of the week - it's clear there are a number of benefits for employees and business, such as: 

What Do You Need to Successfully WFH?

Setting up a functional home office space is absolutely essential for productivity and morale.

So when you're interviewing for any remote jobs, you'll want to make sure to proactively highlight these attributes that are necessary to be successful while working remotely. Here is another blog post on how to best prepare for a remote job interview

Good luck!