Productivity software may have killed the watercooler, but chitchat is still the best way to grow connections in a hybrid workplace. These tips can make it less awkward.
Zoom did not set us free. But solidarity can strengthen the porous boundary between home and workplace.
To lure back workers and compete with the convenience of home, companies are offering more substantial perks and giving architects freedom to experiment.
Workplaces must undergo huge structural changes if they are to stop the exodus.
Author and labor lawyer Orly Lobel says AI can help mitigate human biases in hiring and compensation.
Asynchronous remote work has conditioned employees to communicate more informally and empathetically. Those “friendly reminders” though? Alive and well.
Working from home makes it easier to take on several full-time posts. The extra cash is nice—but simultaneous Zoom meetings can be tricky.
Nurses, retail workers, and other employees can owe thousands of dollars just for quitting their job—or getting laid off.
A battle between unions and Just Eat France sets a troubling precedent for platform workers.
Google, Amazon, and others will help permanent staff seek out-of-state care. But their many contractors remain shut out.
Whether you’re hybrid or at the home office full-time, here’s what you can do to focus your energy, connect meaningfully, and use flexibility to your advantage.
EVER SIT THERE waiting for an Amazon package to be delivered, constantly refreshing your screen to see up-to-the-minute location updates?
As a tech worker turned tech organizer, I believed the current wave of activism was the first. Then I realized I was part of an important lineage.
Companies are offering interest-free advances to people with poor credit in exchange for detailed personal data.
Over 50 years ago, they trialed “part-time telecommuting.” The pandemic-driven model has problems, but early adopters think they can be fixed.