If work from home, or WFH, wasn’t part of our common vernacular before, it most certainly is now. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, WFH and the timeline for returning to the office are hot topics. “What is your current WFH policy?” people ask, “how is your team adjusting to remote working? Is everyone OK? Is everyone productive? What tools are you using?”
For many, working from home is relatively new; for others it’s an expansion. But, regardless, everyone is adapting to our new way of thinking and working.
Let’s not sugarcoat it. The rapid shift from working in the office to indefinitely working from home has been a pain for most people. Some don’t like the solitude or have a difficult time organizing their days. Others have to deal with screaming kids or barking dogs. But, as WFH starts to become the norm, most workers are coping by reconfiguring their apartments and houses, introducing desks and chairs, and repainting and redecorating. They’re instituting new rules with their families. They’re getting ready for the workday as they normally would.