7 Ways PCB Designers Can Improve Productivity While Working from Home

By John McMillan

Working from home, optional or not, does have its unique set of challenges. Technology companies are racing to enable customers and their employees alike to work from home. The PCB design industry is no exception. This paper provides some ideas and guidance on how PCB designers can maintain or even improve productivity while working from home.

If you are a PCB engineer/designer working from home for the first time or perhaps an occasional home worker moving to a full-time work from home schedule, this paper gives you some ideas to help you maintain and perhaps even improve your productivity. From resourcefulness, to technology, collaboration, online portals and beyond their are lots of things to consider.

Though working from home, optional or not, has its own set of challenges, when combined with a stay-at-home order as many of us are currently experiencing, it not only changes how many of us work but also how we live. I hope you find some of the ways to stay productive and ensure your work-life balance is maintained in this paper helpful.

Stay connected, stay productive, and most importantly stay well!


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