Many people have been telecommuting for more than two months now. “I really need a lot of quiet. I'm either on the phone interviewing people or am quietly writing. So I don't really need people stopping by unannounced to say things to me,” writer Olga Khazan tells KCRW. But offices can help spur creativity through collaboration and socializing, says columnist Jennifer Senior.
Working from home: pros and cons
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California is in economic freefall, says Tom Steyer, the co-head of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s economic recovery task force.
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9 food processing plants in Vernon face COVID-19 outbreaks
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Republican groups sue Gov. Newsom over voting. Plus California churches reopen
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9 min, 56 sec
A debate over working from home versus at the office
Many people have been telecommuting for more than two months now. “I really need a lot of quiet. ... I don't really need people stopping by unannounced to say things to me,”...
12 min, 22 sec