Checklist for Work from Home

Working from home is the new trend. If you are thinking of going the same way, here is a checklist to get you started.

Think Before You Work

  • Can you handle working from home?
  • Will you work from home part-time, full-time, or occasionally?
  • What are your budgeting concerns?
  • What are the pros and cons of working at home?
  • Will you be saving money or spending more?
  • Are you a freelancer?

 Home Office Essentials

  • A quiet room
  • Enough space can be separate or partitioned
  • A place you can work undisturbed.
  • Laptop or desktop computer – laptop is portable
  • A desk and adjustable desk chair.
  • Pens, pencils, and necessary writing tools
  • Pads or notebooks
  • Memo pads or sticky notes
  • Printer and a roll of paper
  • Dry-erase board and marker pens
  • Bulletin board with pins
  • Filing cabinet with a file folder

 Working Effectively From Home

  • Ensure your workspace is conducive
  • Set up an office environment
  • Have aims and objectives
  • Stay focused
  • Pursue your aims and objectives
  • Schedule your day
  • Get a structured routine
  • Effectively manage your time and tasks
  • Track your time
  • Avoid checking personal emails / social networking sites
  • Stay connected to the internet
  • Take a break and stretch out a bit

You can change your working scenery if you must. That’s why you need a laptop. And thanks to this checklist you know why.

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