This article focuses on the advantages and disadvantages of 'working from home'. The main aspect of this article is on the 'free tool' which can be used to avoid the noises when we work from especially during meetings.
When we work from home, the sounds and disturbance are going to distract us. There are tools available and this article focuses on one such tool.
Working from home has become a norm now. You can say that this is going to be a new norm. In fact, there are several studies which show that working from home is more beneficial for both the employees as well as employers. All over the world, everyone is trying to work from home, and employers also accepting the increase in productivity.
There are several advantages to working from home.
You can plan your day as per your schedule and flexibility is one of the important aspects of work from home.
2) Work-Life balance
This is one of the important aspects of the work from home option. You can take out time for your Yoga, playing with kids, napping after lunch, etc.
3) Savings on travel expenses.
People need not spend on commuting and literally people can save money on travel expenses.
"Based on guidance from health and government experts, as well as decisions are drawn from our internal discussions about these matters, we are allowing employees to continue voluntarily working from home until July 2021,’’ Facebook spokesperson Neneca Norville said.
Source - Zee News
"To give employees the ability to plan ahead, we are extending our global voluntary work from home option through June 30, 2021, for roles that don`t need to be in the office," Google CEO Sundar Pichai had said in an email to employees. - Source - Zee News
4) No more stress of crowded trains and buses
This is one of the important aspects of work from home wherein you can avoid traffic and crowded buses. In countries like India, traveling is one of the major hassles in crowded trains and buses.
5)You can save time
Travel time can be easily utilized for work and productivity can be really increased.
Even after the end of the pandemic, work from home is going to continue and from the perspective of companies, 'work from home' can save them money on rent, food, and travel expenses of the employees. This option also saves money on electricity, water bills as well as food facilities provided to employees.
However, there are a lot of pitfalls of working from home which you can not avoid. In this article, we are going to focus on distractions during online meetings. When you work from home, you can have to interact with your colleagues, team, superiors, and most importantly customers.
However, you can not avoid these noises/disturbances when you are in an online meeting.
1) TV Sound
2) Children playing around
3) Your pets especially dogs and cats making sounds around
4) Vehicle sounds
5) Sounds made by the neighbors
6) Your spouse if they are also online and presenting or attending an online meeting
7) Sounds of vendors ( in the Indian context)
Then the question is how can we avoid the intrusion of noise when we are in online meetings? Even though in some of the online meeting tools like Google Meet or Zoom, you have the option of avoiding background noise cancellation, it is always better to have one solution which can help you to avoid background noise, when you are talking with someone using headset and mic or when you are on the online meeting.
What is Krisp?
Krisp is an AI-powered noise-canceling app that removes background noise from your calls.
A major benefit of Krisp is that it’s able to filter out background noise on both sides of the call. Besides eliminating noise on your end so others can hear your clear voice, it can also eliminate noise coming from other call participants. This way no one will hear background noise happening on your side and you won’t be distracted by someone else’s noise.
To whom Krisp is very helpful?
Work from home or public workspaces without worrying about background noise
Enjoy noise-free productive remote classes with your students
Record high-quality noise-free podcasts for your audience
Have noise-free meetings with your team members by giving them more flexibility and happiness
Easily scale Krisp to all your employees while preserving enterprise security needs
Increase agent productivity when they work from home (HBA) or from open office
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