What We're Reading: Remote Work Trends and Protocols

The workplace responded rapidly to the pandemic, but research is evolving beyond the present and looking to the future. Our task is to work through new trends and identify opportunities for innovation. 

Opinion | Are You Sure You Want to Go Back to the Office?

The future of work is flexibility. 
NEW YORK TIMES by Anne Helen Peterson


The Permanent Shift To Remote Work Could Create A Race To the Bottom For Office
The relative financial advantage could kick off a race to the bottom in office costs that could have sweeping impacts on the real estate market.
BISNOW ATLANTA  By Jarred Schenke 

The Five-Day Work Week May Be Over, With a Split Schedule in Its Place
The pandemic has shown employees and employers alike that there’s value in working from home — at least, some of the time.
NEW YORK TIMES  By Claire Cain Miller - 4-minute read

A blueprint for remote working: Lessons from China
As home to some of the world’s largest firms, China offers lessons for those that are just now starting to embrace the shift to remote working.
McKINSEY DIGITAL   By Raphael Bick, Michael Chang, Kevin Wei Wang, and Tianwen Yu

Remote Work Isn’t Working? Maybe Your Company is Doing It Wrong
Experts have tips on the office routines that need to change when everyone’s working from home. Meetings, for one.
NEW YORK TIMES  By Claire Cain Miller - 4-minute read 

Why the future of work might be ‘hybrid’
Companies are looking to the post-Covid future. For many, the vision is a model that combines remote work and office time.
BBC Working from Home Series, by Christine Ro - 6-minute read


The Remote Playbook
The largest all-remote company in the world, open-source software firm GitLab shares tips for making remote work, tactics for remote transition and fluency, and a comprehensive remote work guide.
By GitLab


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