Amidst a worldwide pandemic where stay-at-home orders, social distancing, and self-quarantine are the new normal, employers have had to suddenly shift workforces from business worksites to work from home. Many workers who have never had this option have been sent home with minimal preparation or expectations and have to get up to speed on staying productive remotely for the first time in their work history. This presents some pretty big challenges for workers and employers alike, including grief over loss, feelings of isolation and loneliness, and how best to communicate during disorienting work and worldwide conditions.
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