Sarah Yunits checks her daughter Ada’s homework while Cora waits her turn and father Conor Yunits takes a work call at their home in Brockton, Massachusetts, on March 19. Working from home has been a boon to many during the pandemic but has also posed personal and professional challenges during the transition. Photo: Getty Images Sarah Yunits checks her daughter Ada’s homework while Cora waits her turn and father Conor Yunits takes a work call at their home in Brockton, Massachusetts, on March 19. Working from home has been a boon to many during the pandemic but has also posed personal and professional challenges during the transition. Photo: Getty Images
Sarah Yunits checks her daughter Ada’s homework while Cora waits her turn and father Conor Yunits takes a work call at their home in Brockton, Massachusetts, on March 19. Working from home has been a boon to many during the pandemic but has also posed personal and professional challenges during the transition. Photo: Getty Images
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

Coronavirus response: Working from home forces firms to evolve practices

  • Working from home has its challenges but could also bring an end to outdated attitudes at firms that still equate time in the office with productivity
  • Shift to remote working is leaving behind younger and less experienced employees who would normally expect to receive mentoring from their older colleagues

Sarah Yunits checks her daughter Ada’s homework while Cora waits her turn and father Conor Yunits takes a work call at their home in Brockton, Massachusetts, on March 19. Working from home has been a boon to many during the pandemic but has also posed personal and professional challenges during the transition. Photo: Getty Images Sarah Yunits checks her daughter Ada’s homework while Cora waits her turn and father Conor Yunits takes a work call at their home in Brockton, Massachusetts, on March 19. Working from home has been a boon to many during the pandemic but has also posed personal and professional challenges during the transition. Photo: Getty Images
Sarah Yunits checks her daughter Ada’s homework while Cora waits her turn and father Conor Yunits takes a work call at their home in Brockton, Massachusetts, on March 19. Working from home has been a boon to many during the pandemic but has also posed personal and professional challenges during the transition. Photo: Getty Images
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Richard Harris

Richard Harris

Richard has pioneered Asian investment management at senior levels for companies such as JP Morgan, Citi, BNY Mellon and several start-ups. He has 40 years of experience in a full range of investment and capital markets activities. He is CEO of Port Shelter Investment Management.