What Tools Do I Need to Work From Home Successfully?

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Working from home has been steadily on the rise since even before COVID-19 struck, with ever larger numbers of workers creating new office spaces for themselves at home. Research shows that remote work increased by 159 percent between 2005 and 2017, and it has continued gaining traction in the years since.

Having a dedicated space is essential for succeeding in working from home. While it can be either a quiet corner of a larger space in your home or a separate room with a door, wherever it is, it should be as free from distractions as possible. Additionally, having the right tools on hand will help you actually get the job done. We've rounded up five of the most essential tools to help get you started.