Pakistan is in the midst of a third wave of COVID-19 due to the UK variant, which is spreading rapidly across the country.
In light of the situation, the Government of Pakistan has directed public and private offices to ensure that 50% of the staff works from home, as a measure to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
So, work-from-home surely demands that you structure your workday as part of an office schedule to find your home-working groove and creates a focus-friendly space to boost your motivation.
To help you create an ideal home office in this third wave of pandemic, we have following tips for you to jack your productivity up:
Identify your Comfort environment
Comfort seating and having comfortable working space are essential for an employee to work optimally.
People have different preferences when considering the type of space, they enjoy working for instance; some find the quietest corner of their home while some people need some background noise to work and others find any noise at all incredibly disturbing.
It’s better to consider the relatability of your efficiency and productivity with the environment you work in.
Declutter your Space
With a few simple changes to your workspace, you could be on your way to boosting productivity. In order to enhance your work efficiency, it’s vital to keep your office space tidy by decluttering your workspace.
Try not to fall prey to clutter around you to ensure peace of mind by segregating necessary things of requirement to be on table ranging from helpful tools to extra books and piles of paper, or pen to name a few.
Choose the right lighting
According to research, quality of lighting impacts the mood and productivity of an employee as it’s found to be directly related with the brain’s ability to perceive and function in different ways.
Therefore, it’s vital to choose the right light for your workspace as too-bright lighting can be harsh on your eyes and even cause migraine however, dim-lighting can strain your eyes and makes you feel drowsy.
So, be mindful of the light you choose.
Take meaningful Breaks
Human beings need breaks to recharge their mind and body so they can continue to make smart decisions, protect themselves from burnout, and work on productive, meaningful tasks.
So, in this downtime, don’t hop over to social media, rather try reading relevant articles to give you some inspiration, learning about new innovations in your field, or even taking a walk around your block to refresh and re-orient your mind.
Adding Plant into your zone
Adding plants to your zone is a great way to add a breath of fresh air and create some visual variety for your eyes when you want to let your hair down. According to one of the researches, employees became 15% more productive when their work environment incorporates plants.
A messy unorganized home office not only zaps your time, but your energy and attitude too as other areas of life can sneak in, consequently affecting your productivity and efficiency.
So, to utilize your time optimally in this pandemic, organize your home office work-space.