For many professionals, a work-from-home day was a rare, but welcome, occurrence. Sure, you traded your Aero chair and giant monitors for a kitchen table and a tiny laptop screen. But not having to commute and the comforts of home often outweighed those hassles. After all, who’d judge you for taking a catnap after a marathon conference call?
That all changed when the COVID-19 pandemic led many companies to shutter offices, sending waves of employees home to work remotely. At the time, there were questions about how employees would respond to that massive and sudden shift. Would productivity suffer? Would they feel disconnected from their coworkers?
According to Capital One’s 2020 Work Environment Survey, concerns about the transition to remote work were largely unfounded. The report found that 78% of employees agree that working from home can be as effective as working in the office, and 64% agree that remote