Mistletoe encounters at the staff party are rarely encouraged — but they might pay off
We’re getting better at talking about the roles that gender and race play in career progression. What’s less spoken about is class or social mobility.
Hybrid working has exposed wasteful, outdated designs that one Silicon Valley boss wants to blow up
Homeworking is not just a corporate issue, it’s a chance to create a better society
The pandemic eased the scourge of the loud or smelly co-worker but is bringing new woes too
Scrutiny has made it harder to be an overt bully but subtler forms of harassment can be as destructive
Organisational change consultants explain how to fix a dysfunctional working environment
The US surgeon-general Vivek Murthy recently issued a report calling attention to an epidemic of loneliness and isolation; he warned that people’s lack of social connection was “as dangerous as smoking 15 cigarettes a day”.
The FT has spoken to managers about their own work practices and their views on legislation to protect workers’ time
Managers must take time to help ease the anxieties of a Covid generation
Now that the taboo has gone, the battle is more medical than cultural, but some companies still don’t get it
You don’t necessarily have to brag to get yourself noticed
Research tells us what works — and what doesn’t — in terms of engaging staff, at home and in person
Hybrid working helps keep staff and lowers office costs — but some pushback will continue
The new buzzword will do little to make employees feel more valued