With more and more people seeking a better work-life balance and an increased sense of autonomy with their work, working remotely has been on a steady rise for the past few years.
Despite this, only 5% of the UK workforce worked mainly from home in 2019. And since COVID-19 has brought upon a bigger work from home experiment than ever seen before, it comes as no surprise that many employees feel unprepared.
Working remotely comes with an endless list of perks, but there’s no denying that it has its challenges too. After all, being surrounded by home distractions, lacking a structured routine, juggling childcare with work time, and suddenly being without the social aspect of office life certainly requires some adjustment.
So, to help you settle into this new way of working, the career experts at StandOut CV quizzed some of the UK’s best entrepreneurs and brands, as well as leading remote-working companies, for their top tips for staying productive whilst away from the office.