The New American Revolution: Working From Home

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The New American Revolution: Working From Home

When the pandemic hit, what started as a temporary solution to reduce the spread of covid became the new normal: working from home.

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Funky Buddha Brewery 1201 NE 38th St. Oakland Park, FL 33334

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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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The New American Revolution: Working From Home

When the pandemic hit, what started as a temporary solution to reduce the spread of covid became the new normal: working from home. Three years later, does working from home really work? Before the pandemic, most work was done from office buildings, with employees waking up every day for their job at 9 and clocking out when the clock struck 5. Now, employees roll out of bed into their home office, blurring the line between work life and home life. With a lack of a structured routine, employees and employers are suffering the consequences. Cases of burnout, quiet quitting, and two-timing are on the rise and the workplace is shifting in a different direction. A stark disconnect in work philosophy between CEOs and younger employees is highlighting the differences in generations. Some CEOs are pushing for employees to work in person again, sticking to what they know. However, their employees do not share the same sentiment. With some employees vowing to quit if they are forced back into the office, they argue that they are more productive when working from home and research shows they are. But with no bosses looking over their shoulder, what does this mean for the dynamic between labor vs. Management? Can a proper office structure - a “one size fits all” model ever work again? With so many employees working from home, what does this mean for business districts that have built communities and infrastructure around the office building? Will downtowns suffer the same fate of desertion as the office building? Some communities might, but others are likely to bounce back.

No matter what facet of this issue you focus on, they all lead to the same question - what does the future of the workplace look like?

Panelists: TBD

Moderator: TBD

Price: Pre-Registered Guests: $35. Ticket prices will increase to $45 after 2/1/2023    Registered Guests: $45 

Event Details: Members of the Village Square ($68 membership) and 1 guest are invited to attend a cocktail reception prior to the panel discussion from 6:00 - 6:45 p.m. You may sign up to become a member on the registration page. Panel discussion will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m. Please arrive by 6:45 p.m.

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About the Village Square: The Village Square is a non-partisan public educational forum on matters of local, state and national importance. We are dedicated to maintaining factual accuracy in civic and political debate by growing civil dialog on divisive issues, and recalling the history and principles at the foundation of our democracy.

Dinner at the Square is the signature Village Square event.  These dinners are intended to be educational in a format that is entertaining.  The debate will be spirited but fact-based and civil.  Dinner will be included in your ticket price. The event will start promptly at 6:45 p.m.

Refund Policy: If you purchase a ticket to a Dinner at the Square event and can no longer attend the event, we will gladly refund your purchase until 7 business days prior to the event. Unfortunately, we are unable to issue refunds after we have sent the venue a final count of guests.

Safety Notice: Your safety continues to be a priority. Broward College cannot guarantee a COVID-19 free environment. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By coming to a Broward College facility or Broward College run program, you understand that there is a risk of contracting COVID-19.

Become a Member of the Village Square! As a member, you not only support the mission of the Village Square and help promote the Village Square events, but you will receive an invitation for you and a guest to ALL pre-dinner speaker receptions hosted by The Village Square Advisory Board.  Pre-dinner receptions will be from 6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. followed by the Dinner at the Square from 6:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  You may sign for membership when you register.  Please note that membership does not include the price of the dinners.