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The Great Resignation—why are they leaving?

Carolina Milanesi

We have heard about the Great Resignation and the big reshuffle the pandemic has fueled. After perhaps being pushed harder and farther than ever before for the past two years,...

modern workspace

Ahead Thought Leadership

NASA is sending humans back into deep space as part of the Artemis program. The mission? Establish a first long-term presence on the Moon’s South Pole and prepare for future...

work culture

New tech, new communities

Soraya Darabi

The emerging new tech is designed to bring us closer together and what that means to an industry that’s just starting to get social. Community-enabled technology: in short, it’s tech...

remote work

There is no such thing as remote work, just work

Mike Walsh

The 2020 pandemic thrust upon us the new reality of working from home. While for more traditional corporations, remote work came as a shock, for other startups and software companies,...

workstyle

Remote work has its perks, until you want a promotion

Tom Simonite

Companies like Facebook and Twitter expect many employees to work far from headquarters after the pandemic. That calls for a change in corporate cultures. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says half...

future of retail

The pandemic is bringing us closer to our robot takeout future

Ahead Thought Leadership

“We saw that business double overnight,” startup says of UK grocery deliveries. On the morning of March 30, I set out from my home in Washington, DC, to the campus...

workstyle

The new workplace: What does it feel like?

Aruna Ravichandran

Planning is already underway for the dramatically redesigned workplace that will be our new normal from now until the day the pandemic is brought to heel. We’re already getting a...

modern workspace

Putting data to work in the workplace of the future

John Corbett

The concept of ‘a workplace’ has always been open to interpretation, however, never has its relevance been so challenged and its functionality so examined as it has in 2020. Where...

workstyle

Silicon Valley rethinks the (home) office

Arielle Pardes

Some tech companies are adjusting to the pandemic with new WFH perks and even letting employees ditch their commutes forever. FOR YEARS, TECH companies have lured talent with sweet in-office perks:...

remote work

The future of work looks like staying out of the office

Kate Cox

Dozens of studies find remote workers happy and productive. Why not let them be? It’s 2020: we finally live in the future! Or at least a future—one where broadband Internet connections and...

upskilling

Will AI take your job—or make it better?

Tom Simonite

Governments need to plan now for the day automation makes many workplace skills obsolete.  WALLY KANKOWSKI OWNS a pool repair business in Florida and likes 12 creams in his McDonald’s coffee...

workstyle

Leadership in a time of crisis and remote work

Mike Walsh

COVID-19 will not only change our way of life, it will hasten the arrival of a radical new future of work. While remote work has been a new and unexpected...

workstyle

How to design remote teams to succeed

Mike Walsh

Leaders have long enjoyed tinkering with team design. Steve Jobs was notorious for insisting that meetings should be small groups of smart people. He had no compunction about letting someone...

work culture

The future of work might actually be...good?

Paris Martineau

The robots are coming, but they will find it hard to replace human empathy and judgment, speakers say at the WIRED25 Festival.  The machines are coming for us—or at least...

upskilling

The future of work is about people, not machines

Mike Walsh

We are at the dawn of a new AI-powered age, but it is critical to understand that the next big leap in productivity won’t just come from automation – it...

employee engagement

Why now is the time to prepare for generation z?

Ahead Thought Leadership

Technological advancements, demographic shifts in the workforce and informed customers have played a major role in transforming the modern workplace for the future of work. And, where once it seemed...

remote work

How smaller cities are trying to plug America’s brain drain

Daniel Oberhaus

To offset the loss of educated workers to “superstar cities,” more places are offering perks like relocation stipends and the option to work remotely.  It was the spring of 2010...

workstyle

The “work from home” dream doesn’t work

Greg Lindsay

When siblings  Jonathan Smalley and Melanie Charlton began brainstorming a startup in her Annapolis basement in 2014, they were unwittingly following in the footsteps of Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard,...

workstyle

The impact of the gig economy on the future of work

Ahead Thought Leadership

Technology that was once disruptive has now become part of our everyday lives. It’s so pervasive that mundane tasks such as ordering a ride service or food are now done...

productivity

A $100M bet that online coaching can make a better manager

Adam Rogers

BetterUp wants to bring data to human resources and create more fulfilled employees.  The way Alexi Robichaux tells it, his online executive coaching company BetterUp didn’t start because he was...

work culture

Thumbtack tries bridging the benefits gap for gig workers

Emily Dreyfuss

As tech companies draw scrutiny over on-demand labor practices, one platform is piloting a program in which worker benefits are supported by customers.  As tech companies draw scrutiny over on-demand...

work culture

Freedom for the future of work

Ian Knowlson

250 years ago in the UK a revolution started which totally transformed the social-fabric of every nation on the planet. In 1750 only 15% of people lived in towns with...

work culture

Remote work doesn’t work, if you don’t rethink meetings

Mike Walsh

Now that we are in the midst of the world’s largest remote work experiment, it’s worth asking: how does being virtual change your approach to running a good meeting? As...


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