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‘I feel like I’ve missed out’: Has working from home thrown the gen Zs out with the water cooler?

By Wendy Syfret

18 Jun 2023 · 6 min read

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  1. The decline of the daily commute has been good for most. But as the Guardian explains, entering the workforce without ever working in an office can be challenging.

At university, Farhana Ismail was drawn to design research for its human touch. She was especially looking forward to the field research and face-to-face interviews she’d conduct after graduating from her communications degree.

But months after, when Covid-19 sent her home city of Melbourne into years of rolling lockdowns, things changed. She landed her first professional job in March 2021, after the industry had mostly moved online.

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