Can Your Commute
Working from home, remote employment, telecommuting — whatever you call it, there's a surge in many companies and across all occupations, beyond just the self-employed. Even without coronavirus outbreak health concerns, according to GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com, the practice of work remotely has grown by 140 percent since 2005 and continues to rise. Today, 4.3 million people work from home at least half of the time even when there's not a health emergency, and no wonder: It has its perks. But it's not always fun and games when you don't have a boss looking over your shoulder. The following are some mistakes common to remote-working for the first time, and some advice on how to avoid making them yourself.