How to Negotiate a Remote Work Arrangement

If you’re looking for a new job where you can work from home, there are many telecommuting jobs, but you’ll need to learn the best places to look for a work-from-home position.

First, make sure telecommuting is really for you. Working remotely is a dream for many, but it's not for everyone. You probably already know the benefits of telecommuting, but make sure you also know the disadvantages and carefully consider all the factors that will make telecommuting either successful or not for you personally (such as your ability to focus without supervision, comfort with being isolated from the office, quality of home/remote working environment, etc.).

Before you approach your employer, you should have some knowledge about the at home opportunity you are after in relation to your current role and work to strengthen your negotiating position. Find out more about your company's existing remote work policies and evaluate where you fit in as an employee in terms of being greatly valued and trusted. This information can strengthen your case for telecommuting.

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