As more people take advantage of the ability to work from home, potential hazards lurk that, if not managed, could bring unexpected woes to what on the surface appears to be a perfectly flexible and comfortable way to make a living.
Yes, there's the opportunity to get some work done while lolling at the beach, for instance. And it's great to finally be able to schedule medical appointments and school activities for the kids without worrying about running afoul of in-office work demands.
Then, there's the loneliness. Plus, the lack of camaraderie (what some might have heretofore called "dealing with annoying co-workers").