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Out of Office co-author Anne Helen Petersen says the coronavirus pandemic has created a rare opportunity to rethink the shape of work life. Luis Alvarez/Getty Images hide caption

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Working 9 to 5? 'Out of Office' author says maybe it's time to rethink that

Journalist Anne Helen Petersen says the notion that employees should be in the office for certain hours every day is an arbitrary one: "You don't need to be in an office to answer emails."

Out of Office co-author Anne Helen Petersen says the coronavirus pandemic has created a rare opportunity to rethink the shape of work life. Luis Alvarez/Getty Images hide caption

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Working 9 to 5? 'Out of Office' author says maybe it's time to rethink that

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