For those who are getting used to working from home, you might be questioning how people even work at home effectively? Now it’s not impossible, and you have to find ways to make your work station a favourable place to work in.
From keeping your workplace organized to sprucing up with some plants and caffeine, we’ve found some essentials to make your work from home hours efficient and productive.
With the Movement Control Order extended (again and again), most of us will spend even more time working from home. To help you stay efficient and focused throughout your work from home sessions, we’ve compiled a list of useful home office set-up essentials to make our life easier.
Working from your bed is the epitome of working from home. With an anti-slip surface and a cup holder, this laptop desk will allow you to work comfortably at home. There’s also a slot that serves as a tablet holder for tablet users – making your work life more portable around the house.
All-in-one Charging Station
It pains having to charge your phone, smartwatch and tablet separately all over the house. To make it more convenient for yourself, get a wireless charging stand that can simultaneously charge your phone, headphones and smartwatch all at once. Long gone are the days of detangling your cables and it’s time to welcome a more comfortable and minimalistic desk workspace.
Clear Acrylic Desk Storage
A clean and tidy workspace helps you to focus and be more productive. Get aesthetically pleasing desk storage drawers to organise up your workspace and keep away the small items lying around. There’s a variation of designs available so choose one that is versatile and suitable for you.
I like to keep a to-do list near my workspace so that I stay on track. But I often misplace my notebook, which means, I lost track of the tasks I need to complete. This Clear Memo Board sticks to your monitor (which means you’ll never lose it) and is a great size for your post-its.
Weekly Desktop Planner
For those who need a bird’s eye view of your month ahead, a weekly desktop planner can give you the perspective you need to. Plan your weeks and months ahead and note down important dates so you won’t forget about them.
Wireless Earbuds or Headphones
Too many distractions at home and want to block them out? Invest in a pair of wireless earbuds that you will put to use even in your daily life or at the office. Engineered to fit with excellent audio quality for calls and music, the Jabra Elite 75t packs a punch in its tiny size. With a secured in-ear fit that sits comfortably in your ear and a solid IP55 water-resistant rating, the Elite 75t will take you from home to gym to office in no time.
Wireless Keyboard and Mouse
Small and handy, wireless keyboard and mouse gives you the mobility to work around the house. Suitable for use beyond your work from home days, wireless gadgets are also easy to bring along every and the Logitech K380 will recognise your laptop and accustom to the suitable controls between macOS and Windows.
If you’re gonna be spending hours at your desk, you’re going to need a chair with good support. Gaming chairs are likely to be your best bet as they are comfortable and built for long hours at the desk. Choose from a myriad of colours to suit your room’s colour scheme and work from home in comfort.
Air purifiers do more than filtering the hazy air. Efficient in cleaning dust particles, an air purifier also keeps allergies at bay by providing clean and purified air in your home. Place an air purifier near your workspace and enjoy the benefits of clean and pure air!
For those who work better at night, you’ll need a desk lamp that makes reading and working easier for your eyes. It would be best to get one that has different levels of brightness and can be used as a pen or phone holder as well – which also helps to keep your desk clean.