I need to convince my boss to let me stay work from home
August 24,2020 at 9:16PM UTC (Edited)
Working from home has been a game changer for me and my family. I feel like the flexibility has made me a more efficient worker and gives me the freedom to spend time with my family. Yet in a recent company meeting, my boss talked about plans to go back to the office. I know I don't want to give up working remotely.
How do I convince my boss to let me stay WFH? I understand the benefits of the office, but I do think I'm as productive from home. I think there might be challenges if I'm the only remote employee, but I'd like to at least try.
Has anyone recently fought for this as people start to go back or consider going back to the office? How did you bring this up with your boss?
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