Wouldn’t you agree that working from home sounds like a dream come true for many people?
Typing away at your computer, in your PJ’s, without a care in the world – what’s not to love?
The ability to work while throwing in a load of a laundry is a dream, especially to parents of young children. And if the plumber who was suppose to show up at 7:00am shows up at 11:30am instead (without calling of course) no big deal.
These work from home situations described above are ideal for many people. What is unexpected however, is that after a certain amount of time, which can be days, months or years – what once seemed to be an advantage to working from home, becomes a disadvantage.
Following are 3 unanticipated challenges working from home may present over time:
Isolation. A home office provides you with the ability to work in isolation. This can make for an uber productive day. No one to distract you from your task at hand. No jokes, no stories, no annoying interruptions – nothing.