Office noise and working in open plan

open plan officeIf you’ve been away on holiday over the Christmas period, some of you will have been returning to “full-on” office noise.

Often when I’m on holiday, I begin to use my hearing aids sporadically. Whilst it can result in lots of conversations starting with ‘What’s that?’, and ‘What did you say?’, I tell myself that I can usually get by.  Although I do end up putting them back in at some point for the sake of harmonious relationships.

Work is different. I just couldn’t cope without my hearing aids, and they’re a vital piece of equipment enabling me to do my job. Continue reading Office noise and working in open plan