Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Tips For Home Workers

Here are some tips to work effectively from home:

  • Plan
    • Your day
    • Your tasks and deadlines
    • Your breaks
    • Your enough time for lunch
  • Respect
    • Your schedule/plan
    • Your deadlines
    • Your online status/presence (available, busy, away, …) in Skype, Microsoft OCS, Cisco CUCIMOC, …
  • Work from an office/room where you will not be disturbed by your family
  • Make sure you have the right equipment for the job
    • Good desk/table
    • Desk/soft phone
    • Mobile phone
    • Good headset
    • Laptop with external keyboard, mouse and LCD display (preferable 2)
    • Broadband connection
    • Phone numbers for your tech department/ISP
  • Don’t feel guilty, you are probably working harder than you would do in the office.