I had an idea for a longer post about the upcoming struggle between companies and workers regarding work from home policies post-pandemic, but decided about four paragraphs in that the post wasn’t going anywhere particularly important or interesting. So instead, here’s a much simpler version.
Pros of working from home:
- Can generally roll out of bed anytime I want, as long as my work laptop is powered on by 9am.
- Don’t need to wear work-appropriate clothes (although I find it helps to do so anyway, just to get into the mindset).
- Can get other things done while I’m on mute on conference calls, like doing laundry or starting a multiple-hour sous vide for dinner later on.
- Quality time with the cats when they deign to grace me with their presence.
Pros of going into the office: