With the advent of the ever-advancing technology, having a home-office can now be as viable as going to the actual office itself. There are just so many things you can do now that was not available to the home-worker a decade ago.
VOIP for one has enabled many of us from
And what really amazes me is that the internet, even screamingly-fast DSL ones are now available and affordable for us! Pick a DSL that is reliable. You would not want your prospective employer to find you constantly getting booted off the server just because your ISP sucks big time.
A good headset. A webcam. A nice thermos mug that keeps your coffee warm longer than its usual porcelain sisters.
These are the things I see right in front of me so these are the ones that I have mentioned. Feel free to add.