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Every Work-From-Home Job That Provides Equipment

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If a company hires someone to work from home, that employee needs to have the right equipment.  There are only a few options for providing equipment to remote workers. It’s pretty straightforward. You can provide a stipend, or a fixed sum of money the employee can use toward home office equipment.  Or, you can provide the actual equipment (send it to the employee’s house)...

20 Ways To Improve Your Home Office Space

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Working from home has become very common in the last two years, and it shows no signs of slowing down. With that said, many new and longtime remote workers still find it challenging to set up an area that allows them to truly focus. We’re here to help you meet those challenges. If you work from home and are looking for ways to improve your space, below are 20 ideas to enhance your home...

32 Bedroom Office Ideas (With Photos From Real People)

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What does working from home look like? For many, it increasingly involves carving out a dedicated space within the bedroom. Many newly remote workers were understandably hesitant to combine these two areas, but as working from home has become more popular and seems to be here to stay, people from all over the world have worked out new ways to make their bedroom more than just a place to rest. See...

How To Set Up A Home Office In A Bedroom

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I’ve been fortunate enough to work from home for 10 years, and during that time, I’ve learned that having a functional home office makes a huge difference in my work. However, I haven’t always had a dedicated home office. On three occasions, I had my home office in my bedroom: In my early 20s, when I lived with four roommates When my wife and I traveled and rented...

Providing Equipment For Remote Workers: 4 Options

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At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, companies scrambled to meet the needs of employees abruptly transitioning to remote work environments. While companies and workers have now had several years to adjust to remote work, the initial assumption that most workers would return to the office after the pandemic has been revised. Remote and hybrid work arrangements are part of...

Every Company That Provides Work-From-Home Stipends

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Why did we build offices in the first place? We needed… A place to collaborate A place to get work done with the proper equipment Well, the internet knocked out #1 as many major companies have gone fully remote. We can work together on Zoom, Slack, email, and remote collaboration tools just fine. But #2 hasn’t quite been solved yet. If you had a nice desk, good lighting, and great...

85 Work From Home Gifts: Filter By Type & Price

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You may have a spouse, friend, or colleague in your life who is still new to the whole work-from-home thing. It’s likely that they 👍  do in fact work at home, but 👎  don’t yet have the right equipment, gadgets, and accents to make it an enjoyment experience. Trust me, I know from experience. I started working from home with a foldable plastic table in a...

Working From Home With Kids: Products, Tools & Advice

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My dad worked from home for 40 years–using a landline and fax machine–with four sons running around the majority of his career. I remember when he had a phone call and us kids were being too loud, he’d snap his fingers and scowl at us. That was our cue to be quiet. Let’s officially put that down as his top tip: Scowl and snap if your kids are being too loud. But you may...

Home Office For Two: Desks, Equipment & Layouts

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My wife, Shannon, and I have worked from home together for five years now. Since 2017. As two people working from home at the same time, we’ve been through just about all of the scenarios. And we have plenty of home office products that are now firmly in our past: foldable desks that didn’t work out, video meeting backdrops that failed, room dividers we no longer need, and lots and...

Sharing A Home Office: 5 Years Of Tangible Advice

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My wife and I have shared a home office since 2017. Since then, we’ve gone through a number of changes to where and how we work: First, we both worked full-time from a one-bedroom apartment Then, worked from the road during three months of travel We shared the guest bedroom as our office (and had our first kid) We shared a desk within our bedroom (since our second kid took our old...