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History of the Office and Office Equipment: A Resource Guide

Remote Work

There is one topic that has emerged in recent years—remote work or teleworking or more recently work from home (WFH) and its impact on the office. Then in 2020 with the arrival of COVID-19 and the conversation about remote work and working from home sped as people examined the pandemics implications on the immediate nature of work both in the short and long-term. This is a topic where articles and reports from firms like Global Workplace Analytics will be important to understanding this topic during the crisis.

With the end of the public health emergency in May 2023, discussions about the return to work and hybrid schedules are increasing. Add to that, a large numbers of layoffs, particularly in the tech sector, has companies trying to understand what the future of the physical office looks going into the future.

Many of the links below relate specifically to COVID but aren't limited to it. These are just a few links to articles and resources to start with, but also see the Subscription Resources page.