Working from home: Bane or boon?

Dubai: Dubai-based Alexander says he can’t wait to get back to the office. As a senior journalist, he is used to working long hours, but even by his profession’s stretched standards, he feels he is on an overdrive working from home now.“Ever since we started distance working in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, I find myself at my laptop as soon as I get up, which is around 6.30am, and with news constantly breaking till late in the night, there is no respite till I crash out — probably by midnight if I am lucky,” he says.While the coronavirus juggernaut may be overwhelming journalists and ot…

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