What you expect from working remotely may be based on the common stereotypes associated with the pitfalls of working from home, namely distractions and procrastination. Or, on the other hand, maybe you have long sought the remote work benefits of flexibility and no commute time.
In either case, it’s important that what you expect from working remotely is optimistic and realistic because your expectations shape your experience. In the video below, we walk through what the research says you can expect from remote work.
Working from home can offer a compelling set of benefits over traditional office work, including:
- Improved performance
- Increased productivity
- Increased satisfaction with and commitment to your job
- Less work stress and exhaustion
- More engagement with your job