I've been working from home for well over a decade now, so it would be tough to move back into a corporate environment. However, working from a home office isn't for everyone and while there are some huge advantages, there are some drawbacks as well.
I've had a number of employees over the years, some who blossomed from home, and some who flamed out, and often the difference is all about mindset. Over the years, and particularly recently, I've found a set of tools that make working from home much more productive. In fact, I'm likely better equipped in my home office now than most are in their corporate headquarters.
The positives of working at home
The big plus is no commute. I get up, get dressed walk down a short hall, and I'm in the office. This is my space, I'm comfortable, secure, can start as early or work as late as I want, and I'm personally securing my stuff. In addition, being at home actually turned out to be rather important to my neighbors as I was able to stop a couple of home invasions at other residences because I was around while everyone else wasn't. Finally, you can avoid all of the little distractions like stories of weekend activities, gossip, folks who can't talk quietly on their phones (I'm one of them) -- and then there's the office drama that you don't have to deal with.
The problem of working from home
You are disconnected, that's good if you are good self-driver, but it is bad if you need to be pushed. In addition, out of sight is out of mind, making it harder to get promotions and raises. You are more likely to be laid off or fired (far easier to fire someone over the phone), and your home has its own distractions, which can be worse than the ones in the office.
There could be misperceptions too, even though you may be kicking butt, your boss may think you are kicking back. Finally, CEOs have a habit of cancelling work-at-home benefits and a lot of folks find they can't commute anymore because of kids, distance or other personal issues that made working at home ideal for them.
In short, there are more ways to become unemployed when you work at home, so I'd recommend not doing this early in a career. I'd also suggest you avoid having both spouses taking this route at the same time to help assure both of you don't lose your jobs in the same window. By the way, on this latter, both spouses working at home can actually put a lot of stress on a marriage, but it'll better prepare you for retirement. I've seen a number of marriages come apart late in life during the retirement phase because the spouses find they can't stand each other for more than short periods of time.
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