More and more companies offer their employees the chance of working from home. And since technology has advanced at such a fast pace during the last couple of years, chances are telecommuting is the future when it comes to work. Undoubtedly, remote work has a number of advantages.
For instance, you’ll save a lot of money that you would spend on commuting to work, paying for fuel or parking. Additionally, you don’t have to follow a dress code and spend money on expensive professional wardrobe. As a matter of fact, you don’t even have to get dressed for work; you could spend the entire day in pyjamas if you feel like it.
Further, if your job allows you, you could set up your own business hours and work whenever you feel like it. Working from home enables you to determine what kind of environment suits you best. For instance, some people prefer working from the couch or even from bed. Additionally, you don’t have to worry about appearances when you’re sick or having a bad day.
Although a lot of things could distract you when telecommuting, you could easily prevent distractions and interferences. Namely, you could set up an office space where you’ll keep all your work-related material – this way you’ll be able to completely focus on your tasks and accomplish them in due time.
Moreover, one of the biggest advantages of telecommuting is the proximity to your family. You’ll definitely have a better balance between your professional and private life. Once you have completed your work for the day, all you need to do is turn off the computer and start enjoying your free time.
Recently Flexjobs.com released a list of the best states in America to work from home and California took first place. California-based companies offer the most telecommuting job options and some of the companies include Xerox, American Express, and the U.S. Forest Service.
Here’s the complete list:
- New York
- North Carolina