7 Ways to Negotiate More Flexibility at Work

Tips for Getting Your Boss to Let You Work from Home

1. Maintain Your Professionalism

If your boss rejects your telecommuting pitch on the first try, stay positive. While you might be frustrated (and angry) at your boss’ lack of compassion, maintaining your professionalism will count in your favor for the future. After a couple of months, you can revisit the issue—and hopefully score a work at home schedule.