With Covid case rates waning and vaccine boosters widely available, companies nationwide are encouraging (or in some cases, mandating) that employees resume in-office work. That means a lot of people are meeting co-workers face-to-face for the first time after years on Zoom.
Because the brain processes online first impressions differently from ones made in person, those returning workers have a rare chance at a second first impression, resetting the relationships they have formed with colleagues online during years of working remotely.
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