Why Companies (Really) Want You Back in the Office NOW!

A story of power and control

Ben Wann

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Executives have become exasperated watching their employees working from home.

These employees who have been fortunate enough to be bestowed generosity by corporations have been up to all sorts of no-good.

Companies know that good employees have a certain hallmark to them.

  • They are too tired to think about doing anything but their main job,
  • They are dependent (and thus loyal to the company), and
  • They are living hand to mouth (working tirelessly to retirement)
  • They give away all efficiencies back to their employers.

Let's break down why working from home puts these elements at dire risk.

Saving Time

Saving 1–2 hours a day by not commuting and using that time to not work or think about work means employees have time to do more than work, eat, think about work, and then sleep. For the first time in a long time, employees have broken the cycle of exhaustion.

Without being able to see what all employees are doing all the time, companies assume they are doing nothing and interviewing for a new jobs. When we worked in person, interviewing used to require an…

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Ben Wann

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