Real-time polls, active chats and personal story swaps on returning to the office created a vibrant vibe at the June 25 Culture Chat. Professionals from diverse roles, regions and organizations compared their work situations. Some are together with colleagues in person, others are still working remote and the third group is somewhere in between.
“Will we be less productive when we change our established remote habits and get back into the office?” pondered one attendee. Chimed another, “I think working remotely allowed me more control over my schedule, but I have struggled with establishing boundaries of when to stop work and ‘get home.’”
Cecilia Hirsch, Human Resources Manager in Higher Education, who co-facilitated a lively conversation with DLE Alum and Founder of Surrounded by Opportunities Sheryl Owen, provided a roster of readings and resources for choosing where and how to spend your work time. Here are a few selections, with Cecilia’s comments: