The 5 Best Books on Working from Home for remote workers


Remote work is amazing. Goodbye soul-draining commute, uncomfortable "business professional" clothes, and costly take-away salads.


It's time to enjoy a lazy morning and slippers!


Remote work can be challenging. Remote work can make it difficult to connect with your colleagues, particularly when you are hundreds or even thousands of miles from them.


Check out these books to learn more about remote work.


1. Working Remotely: The Keys of Success for Employees working in Distributed TeamsUnlike many remote-work books that are targeted at solopreneurs and leaders alike, Douglas, Gordon, Webber and Webber concentrate on the frontline remote worker. This book is divided in seven chapters, each one focused on one of the key elements to WFH success.


Learn how to combat isolation and loneliness and loneliness, as well as how to work with your peers and control your inbox. In addition to concrete strategies, the authors include examples and stories that help bring home their points (no pun intended).


2. Work-from-home Hacks: 500+ Easy Ways to Get organized, stay productive and maintain a work-life balance while working from home!
HubSpot Boston office 20 March was the day I packed up my keyboard and monitor. I thought they would be mine for a few weeks or a month, then I'd return to the office.


But, eight months later, the majority of our team still work from home. This continues for many more years. Maybe for ever!

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The book is packed with all the helpful advice I was hoping for when I transitioned to permanent remote jobs. It covers common situations such as how to maintain boundaries between work and personal life (when you have your office in your bedroom, kitchen or even your living room), and ways to fight isolation and loneliness. Plus, if you're a parent, freelancer or manager, there's a special tips just for you.


After you complete the course, you'll be equipped with everything you require to succeed and be happy working remotely.

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3. The Holloway Guide to Remote Work
This guide will help leaders navigate typical issues related to remote work, such hiring, onboarding, compensating remote workers, setting expectations and communicating with them and creating channels for communication.


Buritica and Womersley draw upon their respective experiences as the leaders of teams of engineers distributed across Splice & Buffer. Remote.com employees, Doist, Angel List and other remote businesses also contributed. As a result each suggestion is practical and realistic, and often backed by examples, case studies or information.


4. REMOTE OFFICE Not required
If you're looking for an argument for the advantages of working remotely, this one's for you. Hansson and Fried spend most of their time working remotely. Office Not Required disproving the arguments against people being capable of working anywhere they want.


Collaboration doesn't need an office.
It doesn't make a difference how large your company is or what industry you work in.
Your pool isn't likely to shrink. It will grow.
Already believe in remote work? Are you seeking strategies and tips to help you make it a success? I'd recommend other books such as Work-From-Home Hacks or the Holloway Guide.


5. Subtle Acts to Exclude: How to recognize, stop and Identify Microaggressions
Microaggressions or Subtle Acts of Exclusion, as Jana or Baran refer to them, can happen wherever you go.


SAEs can be more difficult to handle when you aren't all in the same place. It is impossible to stop a conversation by asking the offender to quit.


What would you do if you were responsible for the SAE? Without the advantages of sharing Offices it's a lot more difficult to repair the damage caused by the relationship.


Jana and Baran are essential for distributed teams. Learn to recognize the signs, manage and eventually prevent SAEs. Everyone will feel safe and included.