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Work from Home

To conduct business from one's residence as opposed to an office. Some employees may work from home on a temporary or project basis; for example, one may work from home on a weekend when the office is closed. However, others, notably the self-employed, work from home regularly because they do not have offices. The advent of home computers and the Internet have made working from home easier.
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| IT, agriculture and construction have the biggest share of homeworkers: one in six IT workers regularly work from home. Government research shows that another 4 million UK workers would like to work from home for at least some of their working week but are not given the chance.
Meanwhile, Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom has also introduced 'Work from Home' policy' to create a more conducive working environment for its female officers.
Stanford University economics professor Nicholas Bloom spearheaded a 2013 study of the Chinese travel website Ctrip, which offered its call-center staff the opportunity to work from home for nine months.
Managers and professionals are most likely to work from home, according to the Office of National statistics, but for too many employers there is still a trust gap that stops this flexibility from being offered to those lower down the occupational hierarchy.
Its report was published to mark the 10th anniversary of National Work from Home Day, which is organised by Work Wise UK.
For example, the ICT policy of Andhra Pradesh 2010-2015 promotes work from home as an employee benefit.
Women aged 25 to 44 prefer to work from home but said that the country has to develop proper infrastructure for this to happen effectively.
This list of Top 10 work from home jobs that pay a lot are based on executives at small and midsize businesses, usually with less than 1,000 employees.
iiNet s work from home program, which sees more than 10 per cent of staff work from the comfort of their homes, was awarded the Best Home/Remote Agent category in the Global Contact Centre World Awards, on the weekend.
Of the volunteers, 249 met all conditions, such as working for the firm for at least six months, being willing to work from home for nine months, having home access to broadband internet, and access to an independent workspace at home during their shift.
QUESTION: Do you work from home, either often or sometimes, or don't you do this?
Figures released to mark National Work From Home Day show that in the last five years homeworking has risen by 407,000 or 13%.