Posts tagged 'COVID-19'

How I have survived the COVID-19 pandemic (so far)

Approximately 2 months ago, I published a blog post about maintaining motivation as a furloughed employee. At that time, I had been furloughed for one month and was beginning to find it difficult to stay active within my software engineering field. Today, two months after writing that post, I would like to reflect on and share my successes since then.

Maintaining motivation as a furloughed employee

As I write this, the world is in the middle of a pandemic. COVID-19 has impacted the global economy, forcing many UK businesses to furlough large portions of their workforce to survive in these turbulent times. How can furloughed workers in tech make the most of this time to stay sane, happy and productive?

“You’re not delivering a perfect body to the grave, time is not there to be saved” – Frank Turner