Working lives became truly “flexible” in 2020. Homes morphed into co-working spaces. Teapoys, dining tables and kitchen counters doubled as desks. Comfortable pyjamas -- or, in Anand Mahindra’s case, lungis -- became permissible workwear. Ten months after workplaces first emptied out in the final weeks of March, a large portion of the salaried population is still operating remotely. ‘WFH’, among Oxford Language’s recently chosen “Words of an Unprecedented Year”, is likely to continue into 2021 too.
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First Published: Sat, December 26 2020. 06:10 IST