BUSINESS: Covid-19: is working from home really the new normal? | The Economist

Covid-19: is working from home really the new normal? | The Economist

The covid-19 pandemic has accelerated a shift towards remote working. This could affect not just people’s working lives, but the shape of cities, gender equality and even how we measure time.

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  • wic  On July 11, 2020 at 7:09 pm

    As a certain Hon. Minister of Transportation of Guyana once said, “if you hold on, things will change”. Yep, everywhere we see change which will continue beyond our time – less need for offices/towers, less need for the latest in clothes & public transportation, more computer fraud as people tele-commute, more on-line dating as the opportunities for office romances are reduced and generally less personal contact and more social isolation with a reduction in inter-personal skills.Not good for the folk in the West but great for those from the East whose inter-personal skills are already in the toilet

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