Do You Want to Work From Home? Here Is Why?

By: terrytay
In the past, working from home may seem impossible and unrealistic. Now, with advance technology we are able make use of it and work from home. The creation of information technology and the internet has made such thoughts possible. This even makes our work more efficient and convenient.

Are you tired of waking up early in the morning so that you won't be late for work? And are you sick of traveling on buses or trains that are packed with people so that you are able to get to your work place? And what about being under paid by your boss? I know many of you out there are facing such problems. Maybe it is time for you to think about working from home.

It's getting popular for people around the world to quite their 9-5 job because they decided that they want to work from home. However it may not be suitable for everyone. Now here is a check list that you should go through before you decides to work from home.

Advantages:

1. Time Control

Most people that decided to from home work want to have full control over their time. This is one of the best part about working from home as you get to decide what time to start work and what time to stop work. Moreover you don't have to wake up 6 in the morning to be able to reach your work place at 8.

2. No long hours traveling

Traveling to work can be a waste of valuable time. On average most people take about an hour, depending on where you stay, to get to work. Multiple that by 2 to include your trip back home and you wasted 2 hours on traveling.

Imagine what you could have done with those 2 hours. Accompany your wife to the supermarket? Fetch your kids to school? Bath your dog? With 2 hours, you can spend the time keeping your family bonding spirit high. It's a win-win situation for your family and your career.

3. No more being boss around

I know everyone dislikes being boss around, right? When you work at home, there is no one to instruct you on what to do next. It is only you and your work and nothing else. The only instructions you get is from yourself!

Disadvantages

1. Able to balance well

When you work from home you need to be able to make good use of the advantages to benefit yourself. If you are unable to priorities your work, eventually you won't be able to benefit from the advantages of working from home.

Yes! When I say balance it well, I mean know when it is time for family and when it is time for serious work.

2. Lack work commitment

At home, there are many distractions such as video games, your pets or even a live NBA game. Sometimes it is harder to block all that off at home as compare to a traditional office room. So in order to work from home, you really need to focus when comes to work.

3. Stay discipline

It is definitely harder to discipline yourself when there are so many distractions at home. Your bed is few feet away and your phone is just next to you. Sometimes it is equally difficult to work at home and to work at offices.

Time management is very important, priorities your work well, discipline yourself and follow you daily plan and I bet that you can benefit from the advantages of working from home.

If working from home is really what you are looking for, do consider on what I have listed up above. Ultimately it is up to you to work the advantages to benefit yourself. Trust yourself and stay focus!
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