5 best hacks for remote working

January 14th, 2021

For many developers, the COVID-19 pandemic has made remote working become the norm, not the exception.

Here are 5 important tips to remember to keep you energetic and productive even as you work remotely.

1. Create a great workspace 

Choosing a great spot! A comfortable place with tranquility and space. A comfortable seating position will go a long way. This will help your brain to be settled as you focus on tasks ahead.

2. Use tools

Use tools to stay connected to people. This can be collaborative tools online or communication tools/ apps. Share your work with others and keep track of your to-dos. 

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3. Frequent breaks

Its important to have breaks every 90 minutes to renew your energy level as you get you ready for your next task. Wake up from your sit, walk around, have a snack etc.

4. Set boundaries

For those who live with family members ensure to set boundaries for your working space and time. It may take sometime for everyone to respect them, be adamant, they will respect it over time.

5. Stick to a routine

Set your work hours and stick to it. If you have 8 hrs. of work everyday, set a particular time for waking up, breaks, lunch etc. Retaining your schedule will boost your remote working productivity!