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Any of my fellow fishies head to their home state / get out of the city and work remote during all this craziness? If so, when do you think you’ll go back? I’m not keen on the prospect of heading back to the open office...

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I left NYC for greener pastures. I’m guesstimating that my agency has a June target return in mind but I’m hoping to stretch the chewing gum as long as possible.

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Yeah I’m not heading back till at least July. Fuck that. A lot of the companies I work with are telecommuting till November!

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I never want to go back to the city—moved away from family and friends just for the job. Working remote permanently would give me the best of both worlds. Always thought I had to pick my career or life in my home state up until now. That’s the light at the end of the tunnel for me. Any tips on how to bring this up to management without seeming ungrateful/dedicated to my job?

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Yes, left in March and living with family in a relatively rural area hundreds of miles away. Not planning to go back until either a) it’s expected we be back in the office or b) it’s worth living in nyc for any reason other than work. Who knows when either of those will be...

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Left NYC with 2 kids and husband. Going back June 1 but only because we have to move. Otherwise we’d stay put for longer.

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I think heading back in a couple weeks

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Godspeed!

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Left NYC to stay with my family in Philly. Hoping to go back late May but we’ll see

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