Transitioning towards Work from Home


  • Dragan Donev Goce Delchev University Krste Misirkov bb, 2000 Shtip, North Macedonia
  • Natalija Pop Zarieva Goce Delchev University Krste Misirkov bb, 2000 Shtip, North Macedonia
  • Kristina Kostova Goce Delchev University Krste Misirkov bb, 2000 Shtip, North Macedonia


work from home, digital nomads, digital nomadism, traditional work office, pandemic


This paper analyzes the transition from the traditional way of office work to work from home influenced by the pandemic. The analysis starts by laying out the general scene. It further shifts its focus on this phenomenon in the translation industry. Digital nomadism and work from home are a relatively new cultural phenomenon. They are a social variation that is upheld by the rapid development of telecommunication services and promoted by the rapid technological and social changes worldwide. Its promotion, however, has been boosted for more than two years now by the pandemic. It forced businesses to look for and find out new ways of work and performance in order to secure their survival amid a global crisis. Affected by the lockdowns across the globe, companies were concerned if they were going to make it through the crisis. Translation industry was also affected. Many analyses and polls dealing with the pandemic effect on businesses have been producing results from their research where workforce expresses their opinion in favour of the new way of work i.e. work from home, which makes it possible to balance work and private life. This paper may serve the purpose of furthering the analysis of the pandemic’s impact on other social elements.


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How to Cite

Dragan Donev, Natalija Pop Zarieva, & Kristina Kostova. (2023). Transitioning towards Work from Home. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR), 67(1), 1–4. Retrieved from