While many companies and their employees are adjusting well to working from home, some are finding themselves ill-prepared for the change. It is true that you can’t solve every problem in life with technology and products, but if some of your employees haven’t worked remotely before, perhaps they’d benefit from some of these home office products.
Whether your org or company is fortunate enough to be able to help your newly-remote workers by purchasing some of these things, or you’d like to share these ideas with them, the hope is that their use of remote work technology and products will help them stay happy, healthy, and efficient in a potentially-distracting environment.
Working from home presents many nuanced needs: seating arrangements; quick, easy-to-prepare lunches; lighting that keeps employees awake yet is easy on the eyes; organizational habits; and, of course, technological needs like audio quality during videoconferences.
We’ve tried our best to keep this list of products inexpensive and easily-accessible to your remote workers.
Learn about more home office products in the slideshow
For example, many similar lists include office chairs, which keep consistent posture and are generally more comfortable over long periods of time than hunching over on the couch. The problem is that those are often very expensive. Learn about a cost-effective solution that lets you turn any chair into a more comfortable seating arrangements for remote work.
Additional remote working resources:
- Remote Work Is Here to Stay—Plan Accordingly
- My TechDecisions Podcast Episode 77: Scale Up Your Remote Work Operations With AV Solutions
- Avoid the Awkward Double-and-Triple “Bye” and Streamline Your Calls With These Zoom Shortcuts
- Six Ways to Make Productive Use of Your Downtime While Working From Home
- My TechDecisions Podcast Episode 76: Cybersecurity While Working at Home Due to COVID-19
- 10 Videoconferencing Etiquette Steps to Follow if You’re New to Working From Home Due to the Coronavirus