Readers: for those of you who are in the office 2-4 days a week, what are your best tips to make a hybrid work situation more efficient, predictable, and productive?
What do your vacation benefits look like? Does your office or team have rules (written or otherwise) on who can go on vacation at what time? How much vacation have you taken in recent years (and how much are you planning to take over the next 12 months or so)?
Where is your office with regard to WFH, vaccines, testing, masking, air filters, reporting and contract tracing, and holiday parties? Let’s have an open thread…
Readers, what say you — what is the right way to take a mental health day? If you’ve taken a mental health day at work, what was your technique? If you manage people, what have you seen others doing that strikes you as the “right way” to take a mental health day?
Let’s discuss generational divides in the workplace, readers — have you observed a divide between Gen Z and millennials?
We’ve talked about how fashion is all over the place lately — so let’s discuss what NOT to wear to work in 2021/2022.
How has business etiquette changed with regards to meeting new coworkers who you’ve only known over Zoom or Slack — or at this point meeting someone you’ve worked with for a year or two in person for the first time?
What does your office life look like these days, readers? This is going to vary widely from city to city, industry to industry… so I thought it would be a fun open thread!
How big of a problem do you think “the office mom” role is in your office, where women are often expected to do non-promotable work that isn’t part of their jobs? How has that changed in the past two years?
What are your thoughts on WFH versus going to the office? How important is work-from-home flexibility to you going forward?
Are you a cooperative overlapper, an interrupter… or neither?
What accepted career advice for women do you think should be questioned and challenged? What’s the best and worst women-focused career advice you’ve been given?