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Top Reasons To Work At Home

 
People choose to work at home for a variety of reasons. The benefits accrue to them on a personal and professional level, as well as the family.
 
People who choose to work at home face reduced stress levels, reduced feelings of guilt about the welfare of their children and a better sense of well being. Corporate houses may not be able to take care of the needs of individualistic people who like to make their own rules. If you feel that the corporate structure places too many limitations on creative expression, you are likely to find this way of working attractive. The community benefits because reduced commuters lead to less pollution and better health.
 
Commute
 
The main area of relief for a person who chooses to work at home is the stress of commuting. The traffic snarl and the crowded rail rides are avoided and significantly impact their sense of well being. The time wasted on the commute is saved and used for personal benefit. Besides the stress of the commute is the added tension in case of a delay in reaching the office. In the changed arrangement, work starts earlier and without stress and the individual is able to provide output more efficiently and speedily.
 
Personal credit
 
The individual who does the work gets the credit. In a corporate scenario, it is often another person who gets the credit for work done. Since work is done in teams, it is difficult to identify the individual who has been the main contributor to success. Independent, creative workers prefer the quiet of work at home since they are free to express themselves in a medium of their choice without the worry of losing personal credit. Besides, the individual as service provider is in a position to quote and negotiate a price that is acceptable for the level of work required. If there is a feeling that the value placed on the output is insufficient, the individual is free to avoid the project.
 
Create your niche
 
It is possible that your skill and output does not get noticed in the corporate scenario. When you choose to work at home, you are free to create your niche and communicate with the audience that likes your work. You can work unfettered by preferences of individuals who do not understand or appreciate your work. It is possible for you to work on parallel short projects that keep the finances flowing in even as you work on your plans.
 
Skill enhancement
 
You may choose to enhance your skill level by enrolling for an education course that improves your ability to work at home. This method of working provides you the flexibility of changing your routine to suit your personal requirements. You can choose to take on more or less assignments depending on the pressures of your study course. You are free to choose the course that you think is relevant to you and work on projects that add value to your repertoire.
 
Family
 
Parents are able to provide their children the security of their presence when they return from school. They are also able to help the children manage their priorities while keeping an eye on their activities during their free time.