Working from Home Can Save the Planet and Bring in More Money
Study reveals remote workers earn $2000 more per year, meaning working from home and cutting out the daily commute can help save the planet and cut personal expenses.
By: Census Bureau Washingtonpost Forbes Inc.com
Times are a-changing
In a rather convoluted report by the Census Bureau entitled "median earnings by means of transportation to work" it linked transportation and remote working with higher incomes.
Stuck in The Office
It's estimated the average worker will waste 51% of the working day on unnecessary tasks such as; Commuting (13%) Meetings (16 percent) Emails (23 percent)
When it comes to working from home there are a number of options such being a remote worker in your current company, or joining a well-established community such as Flexjobs, Glassdoor, Remote, or going it alone as an Entrepreneur. Either way it seems whatever direction is chosen it leads to a happier, healthier worker with better work/life balance. This is backed up by a survey by Early Bird where a massive 80% of remote workers found a sense of job satisfaction, and a reduction in job related stress, plus on average a $4000 boost in their income.
Working from home is not without its challenges as any home professional will tell you, but it's all about attitude. For example, here is a list of potential difficulties for anyone working for them selves
Easy to be distracted
Difficulty separating business and personal time
Limited human interaction
Stuck indoors all day "Cabin fever"
Office resources availability and costs
It's not all bad news because there are lots of positive points and these are the reasons people opt out of the office environment in the first place. Top perks of working from home are personal flexibility of being your own boss, additional income as more money comes in and less goes out, no wasting time and money on the commute, no office politics, minimal overheads and plenty of tax advantages.
So is working from home a viable option for you?
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