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Now we know how COVID-19 has changed the workday

A person working from home due to the coronavirus in Milan, Italy, on March 19, 2020. GETTY IMAGES/Mairo Cinquetti/NurPhoto

In today’s Big Story podcast, the past six months have featured a lot of speculation about what the pandemic has done to the average workday for those lucky enough to have a job that can be done at home. Now we have some real data on how the lives of millions of workers have changed.

Are we working more or less? Are our meetings getting longer? What are we missing about the office? How can companies adapt to what their workforce needs? And what strategies we’re learning now will stick around?

GUEST: Jeff Polzer, Professor of Human Resource Management, Harvard Business School

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