• Cubicles Are Back, 9 to 5 is Dead, And Privacy Protection Is In ICU

    Staggered shifts, driving alone to work (like a cowboy), no more open space offices… Not only were spaces not “stimulating creativity”, they were recipes for distraction and potential harassment claims. It is a relief to take a break from office proximity, breathing in each other’s faces, sneezing on each other’s hair, invading one another’s personal space, have someone snoop up on ya under pretext to access the shredder… 19th century is officially out of fashion. For example, from now on, you have to buy individual staplers (or maybe even cars) to all employees you want physically at the office, limit the use of paper, disinfect bathrooms every 2 hours, check…