COVID-19

Dimming Outlook on Global Economy Could Fuel Social Unrest: World Economic Forum

According to the Global Risks Perception Survey (GRPS), which is part of the WEF's most recent Global Risks Report (pdf), a whopping 84 percent of respondents expressed pessimism about the world outlook, with 23 percent saying they're "worried" and 61.2 percent saying they're "concerned."

The Epoch Times

The Future of Work Isn't Remote

After two years of being just faces on a screen, most of the employees at my company have returned to the office at least two days a week, and we have become a stronger, more productive team because of it.

Eric Trabold

The COVID-19 pandemic offers an opportunity to make a healthy shift in body ideals

For many, the pandemic has disrupted daily habits around eating and fitness – which makes it a prime time to shake up old assumptions about achieving an ideal body.

From delta to omicron, here's how scientists know which coronavirus variants are circulating in the US

A nationwide genomic surveillance system analyzes positive COVID-19 tests to build a picture of which variants are spreading in the population.

Lee Harrison

US Retailers Raise Prices of Discounted CCP Virus Test Kits After Agreement Ends With Biden Administration

Walmart and Kroger have both raised their prices for the BinaxNOW COVID-19 rapid tests, after an agreement with the Biden administration to sell the antigen self-test kits at a fixed price expired at the end of the year.

3 Ways Covid-19 Has Changed the Marketing World

How evolving human connections, the creation of the metaverse and the popularity of micro-influencers created disruptive and likely enduring shifts.

Austin Rotter

2022 Grammys Postponed Indefinitely Due to Omicron Surge

The Recording Academy and CBS announced the change of plans on Wednesday, noting that a new date for the event "will be announced soon."

Amanda Breen

NY Fed Develops New Index to Measure Global Supply Chain Pressure

A group of New York Fed researchers has developed a new index to measure the critical factors underlying all global economic activity-supply chains.

United and Spirit Airlines Increase Pay for Pilots and Flight Attendants to Offset Labor Shortages

The airlines announced the temporary pay bumps for select staff members on Friday.

Amanda Breen

A Hotel-Style Hybrid Work Environment May Be the Answer to the Post-Pandemic Office Question

The concept has been around since the 1990s when companies like AT&T and IBM started exploring options with open office floor plans.

David Brenton

How Tech Helped Our Clients Do Business By Devising a Strategy to Enhance Consumer Safety

Thanks to technology, we came up with a way to help our clients keep their businesses open and operating safely.

Weekly Jobless Claims Drop Below Pre-Pandemic Levels in Sign of Continued Labor Market Tightness

First-time filings for unemployment insurance fell to 198,000 for the week ending Dec. 25, the Labor Department said in a report.

The Epoch Times