With the onset of the pandemic many companies had to adapt quickly to a working from home model, and some have done so successfully. The advent of new technology, more access to web apps and an increase in companies using cloud storage means that employees can have more access and more flexibility.
As big a change as it was for employers, it was equally as big for employees, with many kitchen tables and spare rooms being quickly turned into ad hoc offices for what we all assumed would only be a few weeks. That few weeks has turned into two years and counting. While the pandemic might have been the impetus for a lot of companies to switch to remote working, its already something that had been a growing trend, and many are now happily working in a hybrid model.
A well set up workstation is the key to effective hybrid working, especially on those days of the week when we’re working from home. It should be in a quiet place; it should be comfortable with appropriate lighting and most importantly it should be comfortable.
There are many other factors that can contribute to a comfortable working environment, but these five tips are a great place to start.