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What should telework wear? Know your manners as a member of society


What should telework wear? Know your manners as a member of society

In recent years, new pathogens have shook the world, and in Japan, "Emergency Declaration" has been issued many times, and we are forced to refrain from going out.

As a result, the nature of work has also changed.

In order to be able to do business at home, online work is progressing and it is called "telework".

Specifically, more and more people are working online using Skype, ZOOM, webinars, etc.

Since I don't have to go to the company or office, I work in my room at home, so I dress too casually and have manners unique to online.

It is quite difficult to self-manage telework work.

It is also true that there are people who are in trouble because they are neglecting their appearance and cannot follow the rules and manners because there is no sharpness.

This time, we will introduce what to wear when teleworking and manners as a member of society when working remotely.

1. Many companies are now introducing telework

Not all companies have introduced telework, but many companies are gradually starting to do so.

There is no need to go to work, so there are benefits such as saving transportation costs and shortening travel time.

However, where there are advantages, there are also disadvantages.

Telework makes it easier to exchange texts and hold meetings online.

It is important to pay attention to manners and clothing when teleworking so that the other person does not think you are an insane person.

2. There is little information on manners because telework has only recently been attracting attention

Telework has just become popular, so there is little information on manners.

Specifically, some people take a relaxed and sluggish posture, such as leaning on their elbows or leaning back in a chair during an online meeting.

Not everyone is accustomed to remote work, so it's a situation where telework is progressing in a fumbling state.

Telework is often done at home, so the person's living situation can be seen through the web camera.

You can hear the voices of your family members, and the laundry is reflected in the background. Some people say that, but there are no clear rules or manners, so companies probably don't know how to be careful.

3. What you want to do with telework

Self-management is particularly important in telework, but many people are not used to working from home suddenly after going to work.

You will be able to work on your business smoothly if you keep your mind sharp and be aware of what you want to do with telework introduced below in order to work.

Do not disturb the rhythm of life

Some people lose their balance and lose their rhythm by not having to go to work.

Being in an environment where the Internet can be used has many temptations other than work, such as YouTube, net surfing, and VOD viewing.

As a result, some people have a reversal of day and night, so it is important to be careful not to disrupt the rhythm of life.

don't go to work in pajamas

When working from home, some people wear pajamas and go to their computers because they don't have to go out.

You don't have to go to the office, so you don't have to wear a suit or company uniform, but it's better to dress appropriately.

In terms of mood, you can switch between work mode and private mode by switching on and off by changing into proper clothes.

take a break

If you stay at home and work from home all the time, you will often be working alone, so you may lose your sense of time.

Human concentration doesn't last for hours, so it's important to take a moderate break time to refresh your mind.

4. Telework etiquette [online meeting]

Appearance and behavior during online meetings are essential as telework etiquette.

At first, even if you are nervous and take care not to make the other person uncomfortable, some people gradually become less lazy as you continue to hold online meetings such as ZOOM, Skype, and webinars.

While you are on the web camera, other people will always be able to understand your actions, so you may unknowingly make them feel uncomfortable.

Also, there are things that can be recorded when you have an online meeting or an online dialogue, so if you behave badly, it will be recorded and will remain semi-permanently.

When teleworking (remote work), you don't have to worry so much about your appearance and manners when talking to friends and acquaintances.

However, if you are going to have an online meeting as a job, you need to be careful about manners and clothes.

In front of the computer screen 5 minutes before

If you try to launch Skype, ZOOM, webinar, etc. just before the online meeting starts, it will take time to load the software and files, so there is a risk of delays.

Also, if you can't hear your own voice, even though everyone is spending their precious time on an online meeting, the meeting will not progress.

So make sure you are ready to stand by in front of your computer screen at least 5 minutes in advance to make sure there are no issues with your audio connection and that the connection is smooth.

to dress appropriately

When you have an online meeting with a web camera, you can see what the other person is wearing through the screen, so even if other people are wearing proper clothes, if you are the only one who is wearing pajamas to the meeting, it is insane and bad manners. The other person will think that you are not a person.

Therefore, it is important to dress appropriately so as not to offend others.

Arrange your hairstyle

When you do telework at home, you often work alone in your room.

So, even if you have a habit of sleeping, no one may pay attention to you.

If you have a bad habit of sleeping or have an online meeting with a strange hairstyle, you may think that you are doing a suitable job or that you are not concentrating on your work and give a bad impression. I have.

Therefore, it is important to have an online meeting after having your hair styled properly.

Mute unless you are talking

In addition to one-on-one conversations, online meetings can be attended by multiple people at the same time.

Therefore, if you leave the microphone on all the time, your family's voices and sounds of daily life will be picked up, and there is a risk of disturbing other people when they are talking.

It is safe to "mute" except when you are having a conversation.

Do not hold online meetings in noisy surroundings

If you are at home, you will be able to pay attention to and not hear your family's voices and daily life sounds immediately.

However, if you go out and have an online meeting in a place with an unspecified number of people, such as a cafe, it may be too noisy and interfere with the online meeting.

Don't hold online meetings in noisy surroundings because you can't stop them.



5. Summary of telework etiquette

Compared to having meetings and communicating directly at the company, telework makes it difficult to grasp the feelings of the other person, so there are times when we don't get along well with each other.

Not only that, some people lose their sharpness because they can work remotely from home, and some people end up wearing sloppy clothes and bad manners.

In particular, when holding online meetings, it is important to pay attention to clothing and manners so as not to disturb other participants.

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