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Working from Home - Privilege or Necessity?

If you’ve spoken to me at any point in the past 7 months, there’s a good chance you've heard me mention the fact that I love my job. If not, then here it is - I LOVE MY JOB! It’s a great company, I’m doing cool work, I work with two awesome, talented devs, and I’m able to challenge myself and learn new things on a daily basis.

As of a couple of weeks ago, my boss declared that we were enstating a new policy - WFHF (Work From Home Friday). To him, it was a no-brainer - a simple, easily-enstated perk that doesn’t cost the company anything and in no way hinders productivity. In fact, it can actually increase productivity - but more on that in a bit.

There’s no doubt about it, being able to work from home every so often is certainly a privilege - one that I’m extremely thankful for. But I also think that it can be an absolute necessity, which more companies should embrace as a means to secure their foothold in their respective industries.

Let me also state right up front, I completely…