Working from home ‘new normal’ in coronavirus era, likely to become permanent
Companies looking beyond the epidemic
When the novel coronavirus started spreading across Asia in January, forcing the world’s largest work-from-home experiment, not many knew what to expect, least of all Bloomberg’s 400-plus journalists in the region. Six weeks later (and counting), only now are some starting to return to the office.
As Americans start another week working from home, business experts say it’s a “new normal” that will last after the coronavirus is subdued — and workers say they like that.