Working from home can be fun and awesome because of the benefit it offers. It can be a dream for many mothers but the reality, it is not for everyone. Deciding whether this is good for you or not requires you to thoroughly check things. There are some pros and cons to consider first before jumping into this innovative way of working things. Here are some of the advantages and disadvantages:
You are not bound to an 8 to 5 regular schedule. You can choose any day and time to work according to your needs.
2. Less Expense
Working from home does not cost much since you do not need to buy formal clothes and spend on travel and food expenses.
If you work from home, you are your own boss. You will set your own deadlines and you work according to your convenience.
4. Enormous Opportunities
You can make money online in many ways and options. Internet is full of opportunities, you only need to grab something which fits your personality and interest.
All of the distractions at home can make it difficult to concentrate on the work. Other distractions may include household chores such as laundry, dishes or even watching television. There's one more thing your kids can also be a distraction :).
2. Health Care Benefits
Working at home often means working as an independent contractor, which means you are not an employee of the company. And normally, health care benefits are not being offered.
3. Government Benefits
There is no SSS and Philhealth shared contributions as such that will have to come out from your own pocket.
Anyone who worked from the corporate world becomes accustomed to talking with co-workers, discussing work and even personal life. But when you work at home, you will lack this social interaction. However, for some it is replaced by chatting with other people who also work at home. For some, the isolation may result in a mild depression that at the end they will choose to be in an office environment.
Now that you know its pros and cons, assess what type of person you are, how you work best and present your situation to turn its disadvantage beneficial to you. So, is working from home right for you? Then, good luck on this journey. Yes, there are challenges but it is worth pursuing if you think of the reason why you are doing it!