With a focus on social distancing while the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rises in the United States and the world, companies are quickly shifting to work from home options. Work from home for some even includes balancing a new normal during the workday, such as having kids in the house and supporting their needs.

Tips for Working From Home

Set up a comfortable space to work. Find a space free from distractions.

Keep the lines of communication open. Raise questions and concerns with your manager.

Understand expectations from your managers on how, and how often, they expect you to communicate with them. In the absence of “pop-in” conversations, it is helpful for you to know how frequently your manager wants to be kept apprised of your work progress. Find the best way to connect — phone call, IM, email, etc.

Adjust to a new daily routine. We all have routines that keep us focused at work. Think of ways you can