Tips on working from home/remotely
For us, being a software development company, those processes are not new, we have employees working both in office and remotely, but this year and specifically COVID-19 situation made an impact on the whole world.
By: DiatomEnterprises Software Development company
For us, being a custom software development company, those processes are not new, we have employees working both in office and remotely, but this year and specifically COVID-19 situation made an impact on the whole world. Now it is a hot topic on whether to keep an office or switch fully to a remote development team format, when each and every employee choses by himself to work from home, cafe, library, summerhouse or any other option.
1. Prepare a designated working area. Ideally you should have a separate small room or a balcony (if climate allows) which you should equip at least with a sufficiently ergonomic table, chair and light. Do not try to save money and buy cheap furniture, in the long run - your spine and health in general will thank you for buying the desk and chair that fits your body type. Also, think about the PC setup. Laptop, additional monitors, sound, HD webcam, UPS and etc.
2. There will be cases when the working area will be in the common area, so it is very important to set up some ground rules, when your family knows that you are not just sitting home, but also actually working and they need to keep it quiet or at least try to bother you as little as possible. Distracting and losing focus will impact the speed and quality of your work.
3. Last option when working at home is not possible, there are options like using cowering areas, renting out your own small office, using public libraries or quiet coffee houses. There is always room for improvisation;
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Evgueny Lemasov COO at DiatomEnterprises