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5 Common Questions About Home Offices

5 Common Questions About Home Offices

We at The Closet Works were curious to find out what the most commonly asked questions about home offices on Google. Once we found out, we took it upon ourselves to provide you with the answers below. 1. Where is the best place for a home office? The best location for your home office is going to be where you’re most comfortable, as well as where you have the most space to give yourself a private, quiet place to focus on work. We also recommend…

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How To Make Your Space More Attractive for Virtual Meetings

How To Make Your Space More Attractive for Virtual Meetings

Working from home has become the new normal. Don’t believe us? An Upwork survey has revealed that 1 in 4 Americans, or 39 million people, are working from home in 2021, with predictions estimating that in the coming years, that figure will rise to 70 million. Since remote work has taken over, so have virtual meetings, and thus, a need for a private, home office space. You need a place that not only is aesthetically pleasing and motivates your productivity but is appropriate when your…

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How to Create and Organize a Great Home Office

How to Create and Organize a Great Home Office

With more employers giving their employees the option to work remotely, there has been an increase in the need for an efficient place to work productively within the home. According to the U.S. Bureau of labor statistics, “teleworking had been on the rise even before the pandemic, it has now increased substantially, with more people working at home whenever possible. A recent article by Erik Brynjolfsson et al. estimates that 31% of workers who were employed in early March had switched to working at home…

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How To Know When You Are Outgrowing Your Current Space

How To Know When You Are Outgrowing Your Current Space

It’s easy to spot when your organizational system isn’t working. Things are difficult to reach, the space is too small for what you’re storing or you are always rummaging through things because they aren’t logically grouped. But sometimes, the warning signs that your space needs a little help, are a little more subtle. Small things happen slowly over time and go unnoticed at first, but overall have a large impact on our happiness and comfort. Here are some stressful states that may have rooted themselves…

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Organization Inspiration: 8 Creative Home Offices

Organization Inspiration: 8 Creative Home Offices

Working from home has many advantages for personal wellness and convenience. Your commute is about 10 seconds so you get more sleep without having the stress of daily traffic, you can work in your PJs, and you don’t have to deal with the distractions of being in a big office with lots of other people around (not to mention the tax deductions!) Whether you are working remotely as part of a team or running an entire business, your home office doesn’t have to be just…

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Is Your Home Office a Mess? Here’s How to Get Organized

Is Your Home Office a Mess? Here’s How to Get Organized

If you use a home office, you probably need some organization. According to Unclutterer, everything that’s in your field of vision while you work competes for your attention. You can’t process information as well, and it leads to irritability, poor overall focus and frustration. It not only looks messy, but it affects your workflow. The good news is that organizing a home office isn’t difficult at all. What you need are the right tools and components, and a great organization system.

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Secrets for Designing a Productive Home Office

Secrets for Designing a Productive Home Office

Whether you work for yourself or work from home, it’s important to have an office that allows you to feel motivated and also comfortable. Before creating your office, you should think what your ideal office would entail and how to properly plan out your space so it includes everything you desire. Once you’ve determined how you want your space to look and feel it’s time to get to work.

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How to Reduce Junk Mail (And Save Some Trees)

How to Reduce Junk Mail (And Save Some Trees)

Over the course of two or three weeks in December, my husband and I received 10 to 15 unsolicited catalogs, a bunch of sales fliers, some holiday cards and at least five or six requests for donations to charitable organizations, plus our typical bills. Obviously, we opened the cards first. The bills went into a pile and were opened and filed quickly as usual … but everything else just sat there for a few weeks until I finally reviewed items—glossy catalog by catalog—and threw everything…

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How to Create a Home Office Filing System You’ll Actually Use

How to Create a Home Office Filing System You’ll Actually Use

Receipts. Bills. Financial documents. Mail. It’s piling up in your home office and, really, filing away papers is the last way you’d like to spend your time. The papers in your home office are begging for some organization with a filing system that’ll make it easy to find them when you need them, and give you clear guidelines for storing bills, forms and important documents as you get them.

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How To Make a Home Office Work for Two People

How To Make a Home Office Work for Two People

Whether you telecommute from home, you own a small business or you simply want to create a space for all your significant files and papers, your home office is becoming an increasingly important space in your house. We’re not talking about a desk or two; we’re talking about the right way to make working at home as comfortable and functional as possible.

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