By Taylor Preston
By Taylor Preston
Working from home. Those of us who are used to working in the office everyday, only dream about being able to get out of bed in a few short steps and ‘be at work.’ Well, now almost every company world-wide has issued a work from home policy for the foreseeable future.
Remote time has been a part of the Figmints culture since our inception. It’s likely you’ll see each employee take one day per week to work from home and we all work remotely the first Wednesday of each month. We love it. It’s a great way to break up the week, not have to sit in traffic, stay in lounge clothes while petting our dog all day, and get those pesky household chores done in between meetings. But working remotely for an extended period of time? Well, that’s new to us too.
So, we’re here with some tips to stay productive, collaborative, sane, and even light hearted…as you’re stuck working in your house and then social distancing yourself after the work day ends.
Like we said, we’ve been working remote for years. Here are some things we do as a team to help us throughout the work day…at home.
We have a very strong and fun company culture, which one of the reasons why we love going to work every day. We’re not letting an extended remote period effect our culture. Here’s how:
This is an unprecedented time. Not only are we confined to our homes for work, but we’re also trying to stay away from other people. Now that’s a lot of time without a variety of people, places and things to see and interact with. Here’s what we’re doing when we’re not working to keep us from going bonkers and find solace in this crazy time.
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