Sun.Aug 09, 2020

6 Steps to Building a Remote Work Environment That’s Sustainable

Ms. Career Girl

When COVID-19 began, work-from-home seemed like a blessed stopgap — a way out of working in potentially health- and life-compromising environments, and a way to (partially) manage kids who had nowhere to go during the day. But now, more and more organizations are focusing on how to transition to remote work for the long-haul — from Twitter to Google , work from home is the new office, and likely will be after the long shadow of coronavirus has finally faded. How do I know this?

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interns want to break social distancing guidelines, cockroach etiquette, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My fellow interns want to break social distancing guidelines. I am working remotely on a summer internship with a group of about 25 other students. They want to meet up in person, as a group, by the end of the summer. Meeting in such a large group would break local social distancing guidelines and would not be safe. Our employer is not aware of these plans, and company policy is that employees are not allowed to have in-person work meetings.

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