Coronavirus: Make working from home work

Not every worker is hardwired to adapt seamlessly to operating from home.
Not every worker is hardwired to adapt seamlessly to operating from home.PHOTO: NADZRI EUNOS

SINGAPORE - You have seen this scenario play out repeatedly across industries in the past week. One day you are ensconced in your cubicle at work and, the next, you are logging in from a make-do home office at your dining-room table.

Your mind wavers: How do I manage this new arrangement given the distractions at home? What if my boss calls when I am tending to my screaming children? Do I get a tea break?

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