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How to convince your boss to let you work from anywhere

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14:00 PM | 4 July 2017
by Valerie Tan
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Working from home has so many perks, but it's not for everyone. How can you convince your boss to let you work remotely?

Do you dream about working from home in pyjamas or from a train seat as you travel? With the remote work revolution rumbling across industries and an increasing number of remote employees in the workforce, it’s not such a far-fetched idea to convince your boss to cut the cord.

Remote working allows employees to organise themselves in terms of location and working hours and translates into numerous benefits: increased productivity, lower turnover rate, lesser sick leave.

"Stress the various benefits and support your claims with actual research data."

To discuss how less face-time in the office may be a win-win situation for you and your boss, be armed with a slew of appropriate arguments and a reliable plan of action. Of which, stress the various benefits and support your claims with actual research data.

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