The novel coronavirus pandemic has disordered traditional concepts of work, travel, mingling and the way we team up with coworkers.
It appears obvious that the future of work must evolve, provided what we’re experiencing, but what will that future look like? Which modifications are here to stay and which ones will revert the moment workplaces resume?
TechCrunch has been a WFH employer for essentially its entire presence. Our personnel is dispersed across major start-up centers like SF and New York City, but we likewise have writers in smaller cities around the globe, so we compiled reflections and thoughts from three of them about how remote work has changed our way of lives and what we predict to see in the next couple of years, post-COVID 19.
Devin Coldewey talks about what’s going to change with coffeehouse and co-working spaces, Alex Wilhelm discusses the future of the office setup and Danny Crichton speaks about the revitalization of urban and semi-urban communities.
Devin Coldewey on coffeehouse and more versatile work arrangements
I have actually worked from house for over a years and part of what makes it so lovely is the ability to do my work from a neighboring coffee shop, or even a restaurant or bar. I’m lucky in that my part of the city is notoriously loaded with outstanding coffee stores, however in the time I have actually lived here I have actually seen them grow progressively loaded with– well, individuals like me.
The majority of urban and rural American communities were formed around the convention of travelling, which suggests fewer work-related resources where people live. Instead, we have all the restaurants, bodegas, thrift stores and all the other things that cater to people who aren’t working.