Best of TLNT: Top 5 Remote Work Stories of 2020

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Dec 29, 2020
This article is part of a series called Remote Work.

Have you read predictions that remote work will continue to be a thing in 2021?

I need to know more about this. When did this start happening? Why did people start working remotely? Is this really a trend? Do you know something I don’t? I’m so confused.

If my sarcasm didn’t come across just now, well, now you know my views on this. I’m so, so tired of people still talking about remote work as if it’s a new concept or one that is harder than rocket science to figure out.

Look, if your company is struggling to make remote work work, then your problems have nothing to do with remote work. They have everything to do with work. Period.

Remote work is no longer an experiment. It’s standard practice at many businesses. Whether it continues to be once the pandemic subsides remains to be seen. I’m not as convinced as other observers that today’s crisis has “changed everything forever,” as the saying goes. The upcoming year will hopefully yield greater insights into this. Meanwhile, check out some of our coverage on the topic from 2020.

Is Remote Work Failing Your Company? The Problem Might Be Your Company.

Monitoring Remote Employees Says More About You Than Your People (and It’s Not Good)

HR Famous: Remote Work Burnout and Remote Onboarding

The Dark Side Of WFH  

Don’t Read This Article and Get Back to Work!

This article is part of a series called Remote Work.