I previously posted about the rise of a home
office workforce that favors an easy (or, really, non-existent) commute, more
flexible hours and a casual dress code. According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, almost 52% of all small
businesses are home-based. If you are thinking of working from home, here are
some ideas for setting up your office space.
The first step is to choose the right area of your
home. This post from iVillage poses some key questions
to consider, including:
USA Today article
and a post from workshifting.com set out, once you choose
the physical space for your office, you need to consider what you need in it,
If being green is a priority, check out the tips in
this post on How to Set up a Green Office for $1000 or
Less. Planet Green
also offers this Comprehensive Guide.
One of the great benefits of a home office is
proximity to your family. But, if you have kids, you will probably want to set
some boundaries (physical and otherwise) around your workspace. This Fast
Company article on The Home Office, Kids Edition provides some good
Have you set up a home office? If so, please let us
know how you did it. Photos welcome!
by Carly Fadako
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DaUL8A I think this is a real great post.Really looking forward to read more. Will read on...
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