They say, “There is no place like home”. However, it is vital for us to get out there and earn a living.Some of us have to live away from our families to work, or some need to travel for hours and endure traffic just to get to work.

What if you don’t have to leave your “sanctuary” to work? Could that possibly be the best thing that can happen to a hard-working employee like you? Let’s discuss the perks of working from home, shall we?

  • Goodbye EDSA traffic! Eliminating the stress of commuting/driving for hours is probably the best thing about working from home. You can always start your day feeling well-rested and ready to work.
  • Since you did not start your day in a stressful manner, you are most likely to be more productive. There are less worry and distractions. As a matter of fact, studies shown that work from home employees are less stressed, happier, and healthier — hence, reducing sick days and absenteeism.
  • You don’t have to worry about getting dressed or wearing uncomfortable shoes all day. Comfort comes first and nothing is more comfortable than wearing your house clothes (even your pj’s) all day long!
  • You’ll save money. We work to earn money so we can pay our bills, sustain our way of life and to save. You’ll find that cutting out some expenses that goes along with working in an office makes a big difference in your bank account.
  • ┬áIt exercises your creative and critical thinking. Independence is important when you’re working from home. Your boss or co-workers can only do so much to assist you if you encounter any challenges. It is up to you to effectively think of ways to work around those challenges. In the end, you will feel a sense of accomplishment once you are able to come up of a solution.
  • It allows you to have more freedom to spend time with friends and family. As you integrate those relationships into your more flexible workday, you will find that you have more control over your work-life balance.

In this day and age, work from home opportunities are at the tip of your fingers.Companies are catching on the trend and are employing more and more people in the tech sphere and looking for online employees of different skill set. If you want to take advantage of this trend and build a successful career online, join us! Be a Virtual Coworker today!

Kaye is a full time home based mom. When not working on her Virtual Coworker tasks, she is busy putting together “Gayuma ni Kaye” concoctions in her kitchen.