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Culture

Uncovering the Hidden Benefits (and Dangers) of Remote Work in 2024

Remote work promised us flexibility and thrilling new lifestyles, but the day-to-day reality often brings meeting fatigue and unexpected hurdles. So, what went astray from the promise, and how can these hidden benefits optimize your experience?

Growing a Business

The Most Important Shift Hybrid Workforces Need to Thrive Is the One Most Are Ignoring

Successful hybrid work is not just about being in the office half the week.

Business News

Turns Out, All of Those 'Never-Ending' Cruises Might Come With a Big Catch — Now This Retiree Buyer Is Requesting a Refund on His $1 Million Condo

Travelers eager to board long-term residential cruise ships are facing a common problem.

Leadership

Everyone Should Be Thinking Remote-First — Here's 3 Reasons Why.

To effectively run a distributed company, you need systems and platforms that help you manage a large, remote workforce.

Business News

Report: Amazon Imposes a Harsh New Penalty for Workers Who Don't Return to the Office

New internal documents viewed by multiple outlets shed light on the strict new policy.

Business News

Inside the Strange, Secretive Rise of the 'Overemployed'

There's a whole community of professionals online who trade tips about juggling jobs on the sly. They describe themselves as "overemployed" — and remarkably, they seem to be getting away with it.

Thought Leaders

The Gender Pay Gap Is About to Widen as Companies Unknowingly Adopt This 'Men First' Work Policy

By scrapping the gains in flexible working environments made during the pandemic, firms are essentially establishing a "men first" hiring policy, whether they realize it or not. An inflexible return-to-office approach is pushing women out, which in turn fosters an environment that is even more exclusive.

Growing a Business

Is it Time to Head Back to the Office or Stay at Home? For Entrepreneurs, This Component is the Deciding Factor

Business owners and entrepreneurs are reckoning with an important question: whether or not to work from home.

Thought Leaders

Dismantling the 9 to 5 — Why Job Stacking Is the Future of Work

The rising trend of job stacking as a popular alternative to the traditional 9 to 5 work schedule, particularly among the millennials and Gen Z populations. Delve into the benefits of job stacking and discover its potential to revolutionize the American workforce by fostering greater satisfaction and autonomy.

Leadership

CEOs Are Tricking Employees Into Spending More Time In The Office — But Here's Why They're Only Fooling Themselves.

Traditionalist CEOs seem to be turning up the heat to trick employees into spending more time in the office — but at what cost?

Business News

The Widespread Return to Office Has Spiked Sales for One Fresh-Smelling Product

Deodorant sales are on the rise as people forgo remote work.

Business News

There's a Scientific Reason You and Your Colleagues Won't Stop Waving at Each Other on Zoom

The somewhat awkward gesture that took hold amid the pandemic isn't disappearing anytime soon.

Resumes & Interviewing

Employers Are Complaining They Can't Find Qualified Talent — Turns Out They Might Be the Problem.

Employers across industries bemoan the difficulty of finding qualified talent. Yet, at the same time, legions of capable workers, especially caregivers, find themselves shut out of employment altogether due to inflexible employer attitudes. The solution? Forward-looking companies need to reimagine traditional career paths to gain access to a deep well of hidden talent.

Culture

I've Managed a Remote Team for 30 Years. Here Are 6 Mistakes I See New Remote Teams Making That Will Kill Their Success.

Like it or not, remote work is here to stay. As the CEO of one of the first fully remote workplaces in the 1990s, I share six mistakes new remote teams are making that will kill their success.

Growing a Business

Prepare For This Seismic Shift in Employee Expectations — Or Say Goodbye to Your Top Talent.

If you are a business leader failing to account for this fundamental transformation in worker attitudes, prepare for a rude awakening.