Another major benefit is that you have everything you need to do your job, even if your "job" is job searching right now. Your computer, printer, ink, paper, pens phone, fax, reference materials, drawing board, other equipment need to be readily at hand when you need them.
How you organize this may be another matter altogether! If you work from different locations, are having difficulty staying motivated or are feeling stressed, you may need to make a change in your work environment to optimize your productivity!
I recently came across this helpful article, 18 Ways to Improve Your Work Environment and Optimize Productivity by Amara Pope who writes for TimeDoctor.com, a software designed for tracking hours and optimizing productivity for remote workers and teams.
She had some great tips - many of which I share all the time with my clients - great minds think alike! It is definitely worth taking the time to read the article in its entirety, but here is a summary she provided to give you an idea of the breadth of her recommendations: