If there’s one thing that the COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed, it’s how we approach the idea of “going to work.” As a result of stay-at-home orders, many people transitioned to working from home for the first time ever.
While not everyone enjoyed this transition, it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that many thrived working from home and want to continue doing so in the future.
Alexy Goldstein, founder of supplement product brand New U Life explains, “The opportunity to work from home for the first time was an eye-opening experience for many. There is much to be said for not having to deal with office drama or an hour-long commute. People want freedom in how they work — and work from home opportunities like our company’s distributor program is a great way to attain this.”
Here is how New U Life distributors are better able to enjoy the work-from-home lifestyle:
1. A Flexible Work Schedule
Undoubtedly, one of the most well-known benefits of working from home is the ability to set your own schedule. In fact, surveys have found that 73 percent of employees feel that flexible work arrangements increase their job satisfaction.
“Working as a New U Life distributor offers the flexibility so many people are looking for,” Goldstein notes. “If you want, you can treat it like a full-time 9 to 5 job. Or it could be a side gig that you do in the evenings after your normal job. You could work on it just a few days a week, or even add the weekends to your schedule. There is no quota or a minimum number of hours required — how much you work is wholly up to you.”
2. Personalized Website and Training Tools
“Getting your own business up and running can be a challenge, especially nowadays when almost everything is done online,” Goldstein says. “If you don’t have a website, you’re going to have a hard time selling. That’s why New U Life provides its distributors with a personalized website as part of their membership. You shouldn’t have to do any coding to get up and running — this makes it so you can get started right away.”
In addition to the website itself, distributors also receive a variety of training materials and other resources to get their business operational. This helps distributors understand how to maximize their potential so they can start achieving sales.
3. A Better Work-Life Balance
Thanks to the flexible nature of working from home, many in such careers are able to achieve a better work-life balance than if they worked in an office. For one thing, they can avoid the 100 hours per year that the average commuter spends in traffic, giving them more time to enjoy with family or friends.
Working as a distributor allows New U Life members to arrange vacations whenever they wish. On a day-to-day basis, they have no trouble taking breaks to run errands or to go to the gym. They have the flexibility to work the hours they want while leaving plenty of time for other responsibilities and interests.
4. An Easy-to-Manage Business
The idea of selling products online can seem complicated. After all, many entrepreneurs need to find a place to store products, as well as take care of all shipping and invoicing. This isn’t the case for New U Life distributors, however.
“Our distributors don’t have to buy the products themselves for resale,” Goldstein explains.
“By sharing their personalized website link with others, their referrals can then place an order directly from New U Life. New U Life takes care of the order, including processing payments and shipping out products. The distributor is mainly responsible for marketing the products within their network, so they don’t need any extra overhead.”
5. You Can Live Where You Want
“It used to be that unless you wanted a major commute, you had to live close to a large city,” Goldstein says. “Working from home levels the playing field as far as being able to live where you want to live. Obviously, this opens up new opportunities for those who live in rural areas. But it also gives you the ability to move to a completely new place. The internet has completely changed things for the better by giving everyone the chance to take on these jobs for themselves.”
For example, during the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic, over 15.9 million people moved to a new home. The West and South of the United States saw a large influx of new move-ins, while states like California, New York, and Illinois saw a greater percentage of outbound moves. Notably, over one-quarter of moves were to be close to family — just one example of how working from home allows people to choose the lifestyle they prefer.
As many have already experienced, working from home offers several tangible benefits that simply aren’t possible in an office environment. With its network of distributors, New U Life aims to further expand on the benefits of the remote work lifestyle.
Though working from home isn’t ideal for everyone, it clearly has a lot to offer.
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