If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that predicting the future is practically impossible.
The COVID-19 pandemic derailed any personal or professional goals that were set at the start of the new decade. The promise of the New Year quickly became a mandatory quarantine which changed the way in which we work for the future.
Out went the in-person meetings and in came the rise of virtual meetings. Zoom fatigue became an epidemic in office culture, while companies have adapted toward remote working (and in some cases, implemented permanently).
Return dates to the office remain murky as companies continue to push back dates until a vaccine is available. The commute remains sacrificed and quick jolts around the block are hard to come by before at-home responsibilities like childcare creep in the way of Excel spreadsheets.
With a second wave of the coronavirus knocking on the door, what exactly should workers