Scrapped plans for a new headquarters. An expired lease. A coronavirus-driven shift to remote work has been seamless enough for some companies to ditch physical offices altogether.
Going into 2020, Boston-based Interactions LLC had a clear plan. The technology company would move its headquarters, doubling its total office space at a cost of more than $5 million. All seemed to be going smoothly, and the company was in the process of completing the requisite paperwork.
Then came the coronavirus - and with it, a story that anyone who has sat in an HR department over the past two-odd years likely knows all too well.