Start working early
Do you work in an office? Then the need to get to work forces you to get up early. At home, the move from under the blanket to the computer is usually more challenging. However, if you sit down for your tasks early in the morning, your progress on their completion may be much more pronounced throughout the day.
You don’t have to get up with the first rays of the sun, but try to start working on your projects immediately after waking up with just a cup of coffee at hand. You may find out that you are an early bird and can finish a bunch of work before hunger strikes or the first short break interrupts you.
Act like you are going to work
An effective way of not feeling lost when working remotely is to recreate your morning rituals at work. The mental connection that we have created between performance and the office, which forces us to be productive, does not have to be lost when working from home. This solution will especially help people who are more of an office type and for whom long-term remote work is a problem.
Set an alarm clock, make a coffee, or prepare breakfast. Take that shower and wear the clothes you normally wear in the office. Completely prepare for a day away from home and then sit behind your computer. Such preparation can help you overcome the phase of continuously snoozing the alarm clock and turning to the other side under a warm duvet.
Make your distractions useful
The truth is that everyone sometimes needs a short break. Try to make your greatest home distractions useful but access them only during breaks. Whether it’s a smartphone game, a book, or a guitar. Set a time for relaxation and play a few chords, complete one level, or read several pages in a book.
By determining a specific break time, you will be able to focus more on your work. You will also have something to look forward to. This will prevent the constant temptation to move away from the work in progress and avoid endless empty stares at a blank wall.
Streamline the work processes
The basis of successfully working remotely is simplicity not only in your work process but also in the environment. The more things you have around you, the less you can concentrate on work. Do you have trouble finding important documents because they are scattered all around you? Be minimalistic and get rid of everything you don’t need for work right now.
Apply minimalism to your computer as well. As a general rule, keep your desktop as clean as possible, with only the basic files and applications you need for work. Simple organization and a clean desk will help you focus on your daily tasks.
An easier way to track attendance
If you are a manager or an employer who wants to monitor your employees’ attendance while they work from home, keep your approach as simple as possible. The Fingera attendance system will allow you to check their attendance online.
For recording attendance, work breaks, and the like, you can use an online terminal directly through your web browser.
During long-term work from home, you will certainly appreciate the Fingera Mobile phone app. It allows you to make full use of the attendance system, including geolocation via a mobile phone. Simple record keeping and quick summaries can be used on all Android and iOS devices.
Effectiveness is paramount when working from home. Apply some of our suggestions and you’ll be rewarded with increased productivity and personal fulfillment.