Remote Working

A great number of us were faced with this transition. This new ‘work norm’. However, how many of us actually prefer this dynamic, working lifestyle? Though for some it may still feel a little niche, working from home has existed for as long as humans have worked. Remote work is less of a fad or a trend, and more of an integral part of human history. Home-working has helped generations of workers balance their professional and personal lives.


 

Better for the Environment?

Is working from home better for the environment? As a sustainable focused travel business, this is something that often gets highlighted. Supporting what’s best for employees as well as the environment is something the Travel Franchise Group cares strongly about. 

“Perhaps the most obvious reason why telecommuting has a positive impact on the environment is that there is no commute. This reduces the carbon footprint of the worker significantly as they are not using any fuel – either in their own car or on public transport – to get to an office to work.” 3 Reasons Working From Home Is Good For The Environment | Institute of Ecolonomics

Those working from home may not single-handedly save the planet however, they will be having an encouraging influence towards the lessening of CO2 emissions. Home-working additionally promotes less waste on a vast scale and lower energy costs too.

Better for the Environment?

Home vs Office

Following the initial lockdown of Covid-19, things are now crawling back to normal, yet the question to ask yourself is, ‘do I want to work in an office?’. The objective of this piece is to inform those interested about the reality of a working from home environment and how it could be more beneficial to their everyday lifestyles.

“If you don’t want to be limited by where you work, when you work or even by your stage in life.” Travel Franchise Group – The Travel Franchise Group

In this new age of digital marketing, there has been an evident increase and demand for jobs tailored to ‘working from home’. Remote working projects flexibility, in doing so appeals to workers of varied sectors, due to no constraint of an office with no real sense of a 9-5 concept. ‘Home’ is a loose term in this instance, it can mean anything from being present at the desk of your home office, or it can mean you’re sitting in a quaint little coffee shop, or on your favourite park bench getting your daily dose of fresh air. As long as you have your laptop to hand and accessible WiFi, then you’re good to go.

Many people are now seeing home working as an opportunity, a positive and more practical way of establishing a career and earning an income. It can too be seen as beneficial for parents who want to go back to work but are faced with the challenge of juggling a work-life balance. Remote working would allow the likes of parents to schedule their working day around an already busy routine.

Home vs Office

Is Home-working for you?

Of course, with everything, there are pros and cons to a situation, so it’s important to consider the advantages and disadvantages before you make it a part of your work process. It would be unbalanced of myself to not mention the slight drawbacks that working from home can present. Though for some these are ideal circumstances, for others it may not be practical.

At times working from home can feel a little isolating and lonely; a fair few of us enjoy working amongst other people in an office environment, mainly for the social interactions and workplace jesting that can happen throughout the working day. Remote working requires a lot of self-discipline and motivation. This is a crucial factor to consider. Do you need an office scene to stay focused? Or can you be strict and prompt yourself when you’re not feeling so motivated?

Unless you’re equipped with a home office or dedicated work space, working from home can feel like there’s no work – home separation. You may feel that you can’t switch off in the evenings, or that you’ve had to compromise on living space to use as a work space. This can no doubt be rewarding, but that doesn’t mean it’s for you as an individual.

Is Home-working for you?

Supporting Employees

When considering working from home, it’s important for employers and employees to always be on the same page. It’s paramount for each individual to choose the environment they’ll be most successful in, along with the industry they’re in. Travel Franchise Group embraces all of the aforementioned, and is a business that strives to build strong relationships with their workforce. Their years of experience will help to support and encourage those with a passion for travelling and marketing, to sell holidays and build their own clientele – all from their homes and with a schedule that best suits them. 

Travel Franchise Group provides the model opportunity to flourish in a working from home environment whilst immersing into new cultures, aiding people to make responsible choices by endorsing sustainable tourism.

Supporting Employees

There are some obvious benefits to working from home. You won’t have to put up with daily traffic jams, and you might get to spend more time with your family.

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