My wife and I recently fulfilled a really long term dream of moving to the east of the Netherlands far away from the busy life of the west. This means that instead of being a 15min drive from the Rotterdam office, I am now a staggering 1h15m. Wooooh!
It won't be a hassle, what with all the international projects with project team members spread all over the world, I am definitely a virtual worker; but when it comes to a world post Corona lock-downs, a simple quick beer after work with the peeps will have to be a meticulously planned affair!
But it's not all doom and gloom!
I am now only a 40min drive from Eindhoven (sales office with a post box, almost always devoid of people... 😅) and 1h from Ratinger, so it's not like I'm completely disconnected from the physical office life! I have options
My situation is neither new nor special in the business world. I know people who work for a company the other side of the world to them; some go their entire careers working in virtual environments, never meeting their peers in person.
As we go back to "normal" post lockdown some of us return to the office, some might venture into a hybrid format, and some will just stay right at home, as always.
So where are YOU living (roughly - data protection, no addresses please!) in regards to the nearest office!?
Maybe it's just a short cycle down the road 🚴♀️, or maybe several flights jetting across continents 🛬, or you work for yourself and it's a short trip down the stairs into the basement 🔽!?
Tell us in this week's edition of the Miscellaneous Monday!
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