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Coping with Working Part-time

How to be a better colleague to those who do

Like many people, I had to switch to part-time working at a moment’s notice when schools were closed back in March. In some ways, it wasn’t that big a deal, but on other levels I struggled.

Now that schools are re-opening, some semblance of normality is returning to my work life. Though I’m not back at the office, I can at least get back to work full time. But my experiences, and discussions with friends who have more experience with working part-time, have left me with some useful insights which I’m sharing here.

Many of us work with or manage people for whom part-time work is the norm. What have I learned about being a better colleague for those people?

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