- Accepting that offices might be closed for an extended period was a difficult realization for some.
- — Scott Wittrock (@fixitinpost42)Fri, Nov 09 2012 23:51:12Just finished setting up the home office. 3-8 weeks before our office is lower Manhattan is back up and running. #sandy
- — Kevin Corrigan (@kevincorrigan)Thu, Nov 08 2012 17:56:58Our office has been closed for two weeks due to Hurricane Sandy now, and I'm starting to worry that I left an apple on my desk.
- — Lori McCaskill (@lorimccaskill)Fri, Nov 09 2012 01:13:51Between #Sandy, bad winter weather, and my work-from-home status, I now by 4 bottles of wine at a time. (Previous was 1 or 2.)
- Others were grateful for the flexible work situations -- and thought their productivity didn't suffer.
- — Christine Sellers (@TheChristinedom)Fri, Nov 09 2012 01:53:26I really enjoy working from home and am possibly more productive. I wish this were a regular thing and not crazy storm thing. #dancing
- — Nicole Cardoza (@nicolecardoza)Thu, Nov 08 2012 13:50:40Can't thank @RosettaMktg enough for being so supportive and understanding throughout the storm. Working from home is a blessing.
- The ability to wear pajamas and comfy slippers was a common theme among people working from their homes.
- The storm forced other folks to come up with unique, if stressful, office arrangements.
- — Tracey Klein (@traceyklein)Fri, Nov 09 2012 15:26:05Happy Take-Your-Baby-and-Your-Babysitter to Work-in-your-CEO's-Basement-because-power-is-still-out-at-home-and-the-office Day! #sandy
- And workers aren't the only ones struggling with the makeshift work situations. Some family members are ready for offices to reopen.
- — ƈhરιsτιηα (@xtinazep)Wed, Nov 07 2012 18:19:27My dad has been working from home since sandy and I'm ready to kill him. He insists on taking all his calls on speaker phone I AM SO SICK OF
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