Working from home is the norm today, the pandemic has left us perplexed, pushed us to the limit, and made organizations reconsider working from home to ensure business continuity. This blog post highlights some tools and tips that help boost productivity and creativity based on their consistency and use.
Working from home tools
We did some research and came up with a list of the most commonly used tools for companies that have already started working from home, they will be listed down and in addition, links for your reference. We hope they will be helpful in one way or the other in your transition to working from home.
- Slack – collaboration hub that brings people, information, and tools together to get work done
- Google hangout / Meet – a video-communication service developed by Google
- Teams – proprietary business communication platform developed by Microsoft
- Zoom – a cloud platform for video, voice, content sharing
- Google docs – create, edit and collaborate with others on documents
- Notion – a tool for your whole team. Write, plan, and get organized.
- WeTransfer – upload files online and share them easily
- DropBox – share and sync all company files
- Trello – organization tool that allows you to track and shared with teammates
- Monday.com – a tool that allows you to manage all your projects
- Harvest – time tracking for project management as you work
- LastPass – manage all company passwords in one place
- Time zone converter – provides time zone conversions, very handy for international teams
- Spotify – free tool that allows one to share playlists with teammates
Now, you decide
As we conclude, working from home requires the right tools, and having access to these tools helps organizations be as efficient at home as they are in the workplace.
Every company operates differently and may face its own distinct set of challenges. If your concerns are linked to organization and efficiency, try incorporating one of the tools mentioned above.