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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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"Most people, if they're not working from home themselves, know someone who does it, but even as it becomes more common, there's still a sense of the unknown about it."
For example, the employees who were working from home were found obligated and pressured to work during odd hours and longer than they usually worked from the office.
"I've always worked four days a week, then about six months ago I started working from home every other Friday.
Working from home can help workers cut out the stressful and expensive commute.
The KNSB poll included 525 people, working from home in 10 regions of the country; half were between the ages of 50 and 65; 15% were retirees.
Nearly half of respondents believe they save a significant pounds 10-pounds 20 per day on travel by working from home, with many confirming additional savings from not having to buy lunch and refreshments.
Despite these concerns, the study also found working from home generally had a positive effect on an employee's work and life balance, giving them more time with family.
WORKING from home is increasing in popularity with bosses and staff alike, a new report claims today
Nissen, who directed a special telework initiative from 1997-2002, has found that some fields are more conducive to working from home than others: "Web design, computer programming, college and university counseling, writing, editing, and even teaching at the college level, where the prep work can be done at home, are all acceptable choices."
In addition, the bills would have prevented states from treating a nonresident as physically present in a state based on the fact that the employee was working from home for his or her own convenience.
In Part II, tips for working from home and being a fair and flexible employer are discussed.
Many people ask Arizona Bridge to Independent Living (ABIL) about the possibility of working from home. The reasons for these requests vary, but here is some information about the work-at-home concept.

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