We asked you how you work from home. Here’s what you said.
9. How can your team help you right now?
I get a bulk of my work done when the cats are napping. Otherwise, they’re all over the table 🙂
Just reach out to call or IM to say hello. I miss people!
I have worked from home for three years as a full-time freelance writer and editor. COVID19 has not changed much for me in relation to work. I recently had my first conference call where the client requested we all use video. I am not used to that. Had to wash my hair and slap on some lipstick. The worst part was just worrying about how I looked–whether my resting b*tch face would make an appearance and override my verbal expressions of goodwill, comprehension, etc. Amazing how unproductive that is, and how it undermines my confidence. I am good at what I do. It’s sad that as soon as I have to show my face, I feel at a disadvantage. It’s 2020, but women are still not able to show up without makeup, without a smile, without all the b.s. that men have always had permission to ignore. Maybe next time I will just leave my hair in a messy bun, eschew the makeup, and see how it goes. I will, however, get out of my PJs. 🙂
Remember that I’m in a different time zone than most everyone else on the team, so no crack of dawn meetings.
I always work at home anyway, but having to be home and my current living situation are making it hard to focus and get anything done.
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