Overcoming the stigma of ‘working from home’

For many PR pros, working from home is becoming less of a perk and more of a norm. If you’re among the many telecommuters struggling to keep up, heed this advice.

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Many organizations are embracing remote work options for their employees.

Nearly 60 percent of teleworkers worldwide said they would leave their existing jobs for a similar job if they could work from home. Sixty-eight percent of millennials entering the workforce said an option to work remotely would greatly increase their interest in a position.

Telecommuting isn’t a walk in the park, though. Workers still face challenges when working outside of a traditional office.

Here are three common telecommuting challenges and how to overcome them:

1. Proving your productivity

Arestia Rosenberg is a freelance creative director, writer and content strategist. As a remote professional, it’s been difficult for her clients to understand her productivity, although she says she feels even more creative when working remotely.

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