The first thing I hear when I tell someone I work from home is, “Wow! That must be nice!”
Well, it can be. It’s nice to be able to wear pajamas to work and not have to sit in traffic or always work Monday to Friday. But like everything in life, it has its own downsides.
Working from home can be lonely and at times which can cause a huge challenge – a lack of focus and creativity. Here are a few ways I like to combat the work from home slump.
Traditionally, many jobs were Monday to Friday. The shifts were daytime shifts, typically 9am to 5:30pm and weekends were days off. Today, schedules are changing for many jobs in many countries. The number of people who now work jobs during the weekends and nights are growing steadily.
While some jobs require a Tuesday to Saturday shift, other businesses require employees to work set weekends. Monday, traditionally the first day of the work week, can now be the last shift day or the “Friday” for many people. Monday has become “Friday” in this situation.
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