I’m sitting at my kitchen table in the middle of the work day with my monitor in front of me, perched on a stack of GRE study books. If you’re a part of the fortunate group that’s able to continue your job from the quarantine of your own home, you can probably relate to this makeshift office set up.
Two weeks ago, our co-founders told our office that we would now be working from home indefinitely. Fortunately, we were already experts when it comes to telecommuting — thinkPARALLAX has practiced this two days a week for years. Nevertheless, the gravity of this global crisis affects more than just our work rhythms. On top of absorbing minute-by-minute COVID-19 updates, our kids’ schools are closed, beloved neighboring businesses are suffering, and at-risk family and friends need help. As we grapple with the weight of this situation and settle into a temporary “new normal," our team members recently shared what they’re doing to stay sane while transitioning from two to five days a week working from home.