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Discussion on: The 'New Normal' - what does your work setting look like post pandemic?

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Feli (she/her)

I can totally understand and feel your worries. But first of all I think it's very important (and i can't repeat it often enough), working from home while a pandemic is going on is not the same as working remotely.

Let me explain that a little bit. When I was used to working remotely, I had lunch outside of my flat, went to meetups to exchange with the community on new stuff and went from time to time into the office to have in person meetings and workshops. It was totally different than working from home, having nearly zero physical contact with others and being tired of video calls which leads to no capacity for online meetups.

But you are totally right, this is a big challenge, but I think not only for big teams, but even for small teams. Such huge changes always bring challenges and because it's new a lot of people are worried about it.
But I'm also optimistic that if we all work together, exchange openly about our experience and anxiety, we can bring something great to life.

Did you already talk with someone from the company about it? Especially the working group of the future work? I think it would help everyone at your company if you give them your feedback.

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Josefine Schfr Author

Thanks for sharing your perspective! Thats a great point that of course working from home during non-pandemic times is very different.... As for your question, I'm in touch with the future work group and I'm sure we ll find a good solution :)