Oh the masks we don, and the personas we project, in the quest for that plum job. These stories are mostly, but not exclusively, from the early phases of my career, when I was not just finding my feet, but also finding myself. I was quite skilled at being interviewed. It involved a mix of telling them the truth about myself
Video calls while working from home go smoothly for Ankush Kolekar on his fast 10mbps connection, except when an argument erupts outside his neighbour’s front door, just 3 feet away from his own.
Locked down at home, workers and their bosses are going through a moment of discovery. We can get more done in less time. We are not inhaling our breakfast and PM2.5 particles in the rush to get to work.