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Tips on Working from Home

Original Publication Date: June 25, 2020
Last Updated: February 22, 2023
Estimated Read Time: 3 minutes

(Updated 6/25/2020)

Working from home has advantages and disadvantages in the best of times. With the current social distancing that is being required of us to help flatten the curve of COVID-19 working from home can be isolating and challenging. Below are some tips on working from home that were recieved from our listserv and other resources. Feel free to add your tips for working from home in the comment section. We would love to here from you!

Here is a link to a blog post by a friend of CVT’s International Programs with tips and tricks on working from home. He has years of practice in working from home and seems to have encountered nearly all the potential pitfalls:

Here are a few articles you might find helpful:

This document from USAID contains some helpful resources for working from home, specifically breaking out day-to-day work, team meetings and tech practices, in addition to highlighting the role of managers in supporting virtual employees and teams.

Switchboard also has some great blogs on working from home including: 

If you are noticing an increase of pain and body aches while you are working remotely, here are some resources you may find helpful:

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