Life After WFH : Consider This from NPR For Americans who were able to work from home at the start of the pandemic, what felt like an extended snow day at first has now turned into 15 months and counting of Zoom calls and logging onto work in sweatpants. But now that about half of Americans are fully vaccinated, some are trickling back into the office.

We asked you to tell us how your work has been for the last year and how you feel about returning to the office. The responses were mixed.

Susan Lund, a partner at McKinsey & Company, says that after the pandemic it's unlikely that people will go back to the same pattern of working.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

Back To The Office: Not Everyone Is Welcoming The Return

Back To The Office: Not Everyone Is Welcoming The Return

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Security workers stand inside an office lobby as a woman pushes a stroller and child along a sidewalk in Manhattan, New York on June 3, 2021.

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For Americans who were able to work from home at the start of the pandemic, what felt like an extended snow day at first has now turned into 15 months and counting of Zoom calls and logging onto work in sweatpants. But now that about half of Americans are fully vaccinated, some are trickling back into the office.

We asked you to tell us how your work has been for the last year and how you feel about returning to the office. The responses were mixed.

Susan Lund, a partner at McKinsey & Company, says that after the pandemic it's unlikely that people will go back to the same pattern of working.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment that will help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Brianna Scott, Jonaki Mehta, Anna Sirianni, Brent Baughman and Lee Hale. It was edited by Sami Yenigun with help from Wynne Davis. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.