If you have been working remotely since the beginning of lockdown and wondering whether there has been any benefit to your business from the separation, here are a few reasons why you should consider it for a while longer.
Remember when you used to run from one meeting to another, spending hours in traffic every day getting to and from the office daily? Working remotely has freed up that wasted travel time, and you have more likely been able to get an earlier start and a decent finish to your day.
Better Concentration Environment
If you work in an open-plan office, you may sometimes find it difficult to focus on one task at a time. You may be interrupted by colleagues or their calls, external distractions, and impromptu meetings can have a knack for breaking one’s momentum. By working from home, you may have been able to set your online channels to “away”, put your head down, and concentrate a little longer.
Healthier Eating Habits
It is so easy to grab a burger or junk food whilst running between meetings and deadlines. You may have been able to plan your meals a little better whilst working from home, in that a good home-cooked breakfast or lunch has been substituted for on-the-go calories.
You get down to business
Have you found that meetings that usually ran well over the allotted time are now done far quicker? The chit-chat and interruptions seem to be far less when everyone is meeting via video conferencing. And those meetings that could have been emailed, are actually becoming emails.
In conclusion, if your business has not yet considered it, it’s not too late to look into remote working. There are tools you can put in place even for your office calls to be routed to a receptionist sitting at home and in return be routed to the relevant staff members as if they are in the office. Thoromo Investment has such solutions. You can contact us at 010 534 6002/8472