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Emphasise that you are flexible

Let your boss know that you can come into the office for high-priority meetings and team activities.

This way, you express your willingness to be flexible and that you are not opposed to in-person visits.

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Continue working from home

At the start of the pandemic, most people were forced to work from home. And although the change was difficult at first, people gradually figured out how to manage a work-life balance that has become the normal way of life.

As more people are getting vaccinated, businesses are mandating employees to return to work in physical locations. Many workers are dissatisfied to lose their newfound autonomy. However, you can still convince your boss to continue working remotely.

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Track your work for a couple of weeks. Ensure you spend work time on high-priority tasks that make you meet important deadlines.

Use this information to show your boss how productive you are when you work from home and that you prefer to continue doing it.

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Assure your boss that you will always be available during work hours and ensure your availability will not cause any bottlenecks for the rest of the team.

Or approach your workday by splitting it up into different hours, which could benefit the team.

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Before your meeting, find out from your boss or HR what precautions the company is taking to keep employees safe within the office.

It can help you decide if it is safe to come into the office.

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Ensure to approach the conversation with data and facts. Let your boss know how your productivity and work could be affected if you get sick because of in-person interactions.

Let your boss know how uncomfortable you feel about returning to the office full time. If you have high-risk family members, let your boss know you are trying to protect them.

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Straightening preferences

Before deciding on how to create a hybrid work schedule for when you'll work from home and at the office you must consider the tasks that you'd prefer doing in the office, such as project meetings that are best done in person.

Moreover, don't limit yourself to one schedule only and insted flex your preferences over time. 

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