Top Reasons to Work at Home

Copyright © 2008 Kerry Johnson

With the internet and online capabilities becoming a more and more dominant force in the world, it has increased the popularity of people starting to work at home. There are, like anything, reasons not to work at home; it's not for everybody. But, depending on your career and lifestyle, it can be the best option available, and is starting to be that way for more people everyday. Below are four of the best reasons to work from home.


Closer to your family

The most important people in our lives are our families, right? If you work at home, 99% of the time you will be closer to them. Schools that your kid(s) goes/go to will undoubtedly be closer, and you'd probably be closer to your spouse's job location, too. This is especially important because by working at home, it essentially gives you the power to set your own hours of work so you can be more available to your family if they ever need you. You do not have to be afraid to ask your boss to leave for any reason, because you are your own boss.

Saves Money

Working from home can, and will, eventually save you untold amounts of money, depending on your situation, of course. If you have young children, you can watch them yourself while at work and forget about worrying about daycare. The most obvious reason would have to be the money saved on gas. Obviously, by commuting to work everyday, that costs a lot of gas, and, with the state of the world and global warming, you help lower car pollution in the process. Even if you take public transportation, you would no longer need to buy a bus pass. This also leads to time saved, which is the next reason to work from home.

Saves Time

If you are discipline enough to get work done when it needs to be, you can use time to your advantage. A big part of the time-saving comes from getting ready for work, and commuting to and from it as well. Again, as long as you are efficient enough, you can start when you want, end when you want, and take breaks whenever they suit you best.

No Dress Code

Working at home gives you the power to wear whatever you want, which saves time and stress, to a certain extent. If you are more comfortable just working in your pajamas or something like that, then it increases the chances of your work being better because of it.




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