Tips for Working from Home

Working from home? The Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce just released 5 tips for those navigating the waters of working from home for the first time.

  1. Location, Location, Location: Find a dedicated and comfortable spot to work.
  2. Find a buddy: Help fill the socializing gap while working remotely by finding a colleague you can hit up when you feel the need to chat.
  3. Have a plan: When working from home keep a more structured daily schedule.
  4. Think about how you’re communicating: Go beyond email and use other digital tools that better replicate in-person communication.
  5. Remember everyone works differently: Not everyone wants to work from home, a shift can be stressful, communicate and share as much information as possible.

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