US firms turn to apps to help return to office

A growing number of office managers in the US are using mobile apps to offer answers to workers as they return to offices amid the pandemic. PHOTO: AFP
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(NYTIMES) - Employees returning to the office in the midst of the pandemic are bound to ask these questions: What health precautions have been put in place? How crowded is the cafeteria? Which meeting rooms are available? How do visitors gain entry to the building?

To ease their adjustment, a growing number of office managers in the United States are using mobile apps that offer the answers that workers seek.

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