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Remote work can succeed but but not for all levels, roles or folks' work ethics. This move by IBM is probably too much of the pendulum swinging the other direction though.

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Apparently after they sent all the workers home years ago they forgot to close all the empty offices.

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Wonder how many will jump - the prospect of buying new clothes, traffic, vehicle expense, parking, or mass-transit commuting would send me to the exit

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Yeah, four people I know there have already reached out. Good time to poach talent.

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Increasing seething commuting annoyance for formerly remote employees is the perfect morale and productivity booster... dumb a$&es

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Classic example of why IBM doesn't get it. It's not your work space. It's your leaders.

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Old news

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So all, there are going to be some talented people with IBM expertise on the market soon - our door is open :-)

I have a friend at IBM they said when they would come to office nobody would take attendance. It's just one of those unenforced rules

I'm being recruited for partner there.. Hmmm

Looks like a desperate move from an old bitter woman who think she's "moving and shaking" but really needs to "invest heavily" in some Botox and a face lift and stop with that heinous, cheap, boucle suit. 🙄 Sorry IBM. Also I'm a woman and I think female leader do too much sometimes. Ladies. Stop trying SO hard you make yourselves look dumb.

This move has nothing to do with how she looks.

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