National Organize Your Home Office Day
It’s not surprising that the place where many people go on a daily basis, the office, ends up looking like a pigsty. This is especially true if it’s a home office where there are no company officials monitoring the amount of garbage in your waste cans and on your desk.
It’s also not surprising that over time any type of organization tends to go out the window. That’s why National Organize Your Home Office Day was created, to deal with this problem. This holiday falls on the second Tuesday of March every year and encourages everyone to get their office space back in working order.
The History Of National Organize Your Home Office Day
According to this holiday, workingnaked.com invented this holiday a few years ago. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, many people had to turn a room in their homes into a makeshift office.
That means that they had to organize their workspace to be as productive as possible. And people all over the world did this with varying levels of success. This holiday is just a reminder that it’s important for all of us to keep those home offices in good working order so that we can be as productive as possible.
Some Incredible Facts About Remote Workers
Since this is a holiday celebrated by remote workers, we thought that we’d take a few moments to list all of the things that surprised us about this sector of the business world. So let’s get right into it and check out the following facts for National Organize Your Home Office Day, shall we?
- Approximately 30% of workers said they were more productive working from home.
- Approximately 60% of workers said they were at least as productive working from home as if they were at an office.
- About 16% of jobs worldwide are considered to be remote worker positions.
- Studies have shown that about 44% of companies do not allow remote work of any type.
- Remote workers save about 40 minutes a day on average because they don’t have to commute.
- Only about 20% of companies that allow remote workers pay for some of the costs of office equipment and/or office furnishings.
Observing National Organize Your Home Office Day
All that’s required to observe this holiday is for people to get their home office in order. This means putting into place a system that not only makes sense but also promotes productivity.
It also might mean removing any distractions from the office that might interfere with daily work. And while you’re setting up your office space, do take the time to spread the word to other home workers by using the hashtag #OrganizeYourHomeOfficeDay online.