I have been working from home for over a year and a half now, as have many of us. In the past I have been a telecommuter on and off, usually at the discretion of the current organization or department leadership. Telecommuting has always been my preference and something I have known to be a far more effective means for the type of work I do… More productive, fewer distractions, more creative environment, fewer restrictions to resources, etc.
Some things I have come to observe regarding remote work:
Please note, many of these observations are from seeing what is happening at many organizations outside my own and in articles and social media posts I read from people throughout the world. So, these statements do not necessarily reflect my organization, but those or many organizations.