In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, working from home has been inevitable. Business institutions, whether big or small, have now regarded remote work as the new norm. However, this kind of setup may take a while to get used to. 

Working remotely may not be ideal for many businesses. In fact, a number of workers in the Philippines are simply not equipped enough to work from home due to the lack of contingency measures by their employers. Since the pandemic has been sprung upon the whole world all of a sudden, many firms are still easing into the concept and are testing out strategies as they go through the month-long enhanced community quarantine in the Philippines. 

The current global health crisis is also compelling businesses to accept the idea that working from home increasing the agility and resiliency of their workforce. Whether it’s done by choice or by necessity, employees who work from home should avoid distractions and remain focused on delivering their output. 

If the working environment is different than what they are used to, how do you ensure that you are keeping up with your work deadlines? Try out these hacks below:

 

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Working from Home 101: The Complete Guide to Remote Work [+Infographic] – CakeHR Blog. (2017). CakeHR Blog | Easy to implement HR tips!. Retrieved 19 March 2020, from https://blog.cake.hr/working-home-complete-guide-remote-work/