The advancement of communication technologies, the internet and cloud based software has made working at home that much easier. In most of the western countries there is a growing trend of companies who allow their employees to work from home, but in Sri Lanka there are only a handful of such companies.
From the employees point of view, there would be less stress working from home and time saved on the commute. From the employers side, there would be a cost saving on utility usage. One should also note the ability to work from home will depend on the home environment. If the home environment is full of distractions, it might not be such a good idea. The below infographic details some of the advantages of working from home, the supporters and the detractors of the concept. Take a look! (Infographic credits to staff.com)