Working at home saved my career

I have been lucky through the years — I worked in telecom a bunch and they were way ahead in letting their workers work at home. So I have done so pretty regularly at least part-time.

But in March of 2020, I was ordered to stay home! The pandemic was heating up, the numbers were disturbing and the healthcare company I was consulting at was very aware of the need to limit the spread of Covid-19.

Up until that time, I was working onsite every day. The commute was not terrible, about 25 minutes. I wasn’t offically allowed to work at home. I had settled…



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Lynne Thompson

I always wrote (first poem at 6 years old). Tech writer by trade. I have a podcast The Storied Human: see my linktree —