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How to negotiate a permanent work-from-home arrangement

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Understanding Your Work-Related Need

  • If you like the WFH experience and would like to continue it on a permanent basis, you may need to make a case to your employer.
  • Prior to that, you may want to reflect on your working needs and preferences, as the WFH model does mean that all your interactions with your bosses an...

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  • While framing a pitch to your boss, do not simply list out what benefits you will have while working from home and how comfortable and focussed you are working in your pyjamas!
  • Instead of making this a personal need, frame it as a problem you and your boss are trying to sol...

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  • Instead of making it a case of your personal preference and how much you hate commuting, get into the shoes of the employer and frame it from their perspective.
  • If you are moving away to a smaller town or the countryside and plan to work from there, the employer...

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While building a case to your boss, showcase how you will set your goals, commit towards your projects, communicate your progress and measure outcomes, ensuring that they know how the working model would work out even after the pandemic, when others are in the office and you are ...

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If you are a manager handling a team, your decision to not be physically present in the office can impact your coworkers and your own team. While pitching for the WFH request, you need to have the solutions ready on how to handle this challenge.

Ensure your manager that you are working to...

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As with any negotiation, be prepared to compromise and treat the discussion as a stepping stone for future negotiations. One can have an honest conversation with the higher-ups to figure out the barriers and pain points, addressing them if possible.

  1. If your boss is hesitant about a...

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