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What started as working from home for a few weeks to flatten the curve of COVID-19, has instead turned into months of telecommuting with no end in sight. While working remotely has presented both benefits and challenges, many workers and employers are asking themselves, is this a permanent change in how we work?
Brent talks to Clive Thompson, a science and technology journalist, about his recent New York Times Magazine article, “What If Working From Home Goes On…Forever”. They discuss the academic research and anecdotal evidence on recent boosts in productivity, feelings of isolation, and challenges in implementing watercooler-style talk when your colleagues are no longer across the hall, but through a screen.More