The pandemic ushered in an era of ‘quiet quitting’ and ‘bare minimum Mondays’ but workers have since lost leverage
US workers deserve a break. It’s time for a 32-hour working week
American workers are more productive than ever, but aren’t feeling the benefit. Let’s learn from Europe and reduce our hours
Three high-profile firings cast harsh light on US TV’s workplace culture
Three big names – Tucker Carlson from Fox News, Don Lemon at CNN and the NBCUniversal CEO – were shown the door
The teabreak is back! Why a cuppa could lead to a much friendlier workplace
Having a gossip around the kettle is no longer a thing of the past. But can a brew bring antisocial workers back together?
No reward for leaning in: the workplace toll of emotional labor
Women are expected to play an impossible game: show compassion and submission while being assertive and confident
‘Hard to ignore Julie Su’: Biden’s labor secretary pick fights for confirmation
Supporters fear Su, the deputy labor secretary, might have a hard time getting the needed Senate votes as some business groups oppose her nomination
Idle no more: how automatic mouse jigglers are taking on nosy bosses
The devices have existed for years, but their popularity soared as people began working from home early in the pandemic.
‘Scanners are complicated’: why Gen Z faces workplace ‘tech shame’
They may be digital natives, but young workers were raised on user-friendly apps – and office devices are far less intuitive
Unconscious bias training is ‘nonsense’, says outgoing race relations chair
The outgoing chair of the Institute of Race Relations has decried the widespread use of “nonsense” unconscious bias training, claiming it is an obvious sidestepping of tackling racial injustice.
Pay for your own massage! How the era of extreme office perks came to an end
From free dinners and laundry to wellness centres and rides home, the lavish extras bestowed by tech companies are becoming a thing of the past
‘Don’t take it personally’: three common workplace clashes – and how to deal with them
An expert shares her strategy to prevent tensions from reaching boiling point
Top 10 novels about office jobs
The places where half of waking life unfolds for many people aren’t famous settings for drama, but writers from Muriel Spark to Dave Eggers show why they should be
There is no US labor shortage. That’s a myth
There is, however, a shortage of jobs paying sufficient wages to attract workers to fill job openings
The Zoom revolution largely benefited men. Is job sharing the way forward for women’s workplace flexibility?
With the right match of people and division of responsibilities, workplaces may well find themselves getting two minds for the price of one
A four-day week? Pick your pay? The bosses fighting to lure workers with the perfect job
From Netflix to Kickstarter, some firms are pulling out all the stops to find new recruits – and hang on to existing staff