"Never having to be in the same conference room or cubicle as a co-worker may sound like a dream to some people. But the phenomenon of job hoppers who have not physically met their colleagues illustrates how emotional and personal attachments to jobs may be fraying. That has contributed to an easy-come, easy-go attitude toward workplaces and created uncertainty among employers over how to retain people they barely know."

Kellen Browning and Erin Griffith, reporters for The New York Times, writing in the newspaper’s story this week, “If You Never Met Your Co-Workers in Person, Did You Even Work There?”