PWFH: Permanent Work From Home A Real Possibility?

by | May 24, 2020

PWFH: Permanent Work From Home A Real Possibility?

For a lot of people, home has become an office, and in some cases, it might be a permanent change.

Recently tech companies such as Twitter and Square announced employees can work from home permanently, even after the pandemic has passed. But according to Geek Wire, that might not be what all employees want to hear. So, while some welcome the change here are eleven reasons why others are ready to head back.

First, there are fewer social interactions when you work from home, and Zoom calls don’t count. Social interactions are a necessary and welcome thing. It’s nice to talk to someone face-to-face, not to mention the fun of people watching.

Another example, this creates two classes of employees. Like it or not, there will be people that still come into the office because they must. And in most cases, the ones coming in get more opportunities because they’re visible and in the know.

For more examples of why working from home is too much, check out the original article now. Suddenly that morning commute doesn’t look so bad.

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