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How side hustles are creating happier, more creative employees

June 03, 2024

Side hustles have been on the rise for years, and with the Federal Trade Commission having announced the ban on noncompetes nationwide at the end of April, some expect this to rise further.

CHROs are leaving their high-stress roles to do part-time, fractional work

June 05, 2024

It’s an increasingly popular career move for those who feel traditional internal HR work isn't sustainable for them.

Employers boost incentives to get staff to relocate

May 31, 2024

Some 64% of companies said an employee declined relocating for work last year as attitudes have shifted in an era of new working arrangements.

Latest

WTF is human sustainability (and what role does HR play in supporting it)?

June 13, 2024

Although 89% of executives say they are advancing human sustainability, only 41% of workers agree, signaling there is more work to do.

Lack of training, guidance is significantly slowing AI adoption in the workplace

June 13, 2024

A staggering 82% of workers say their organizations have still not provided training for employees on using generative AI. 

‘A unique rebalancing phenomenon:’ The current state of the job market

June 12, 2024

U.S. job openings came in at around 8.1 million in April 2024, which means job openings are now down 35% from their 2022 peak. 

Employers extend inclusive benefits, like gender affirming care

June 12, 2024

Some 72% of employers are now offering coverage for gender-affirming care, according to a recent report from Indeed.

Inside monday.com’s North American HQ: when employees’ feedback on office design matters

June 11, 2024

Step inside monday.com’s NYC office where employee feedback shapes the workspace. Discover the perks firsthand.

Corporate volunteering programs go skills-based to boost engagement, belonging

June 11, 2024

Workers are putting their professional skills to use through volunteering programs connecting them with nonprofits in need of their expertise.

WTF Explainers

WTF is app sprawl (and how does HR get organized)?

May 23, 2024

The average knowledge worker today uses approximately 30 apps per day and will context switch close to 3000 times in a single day. This is creating an unwieldy tech problem within organizations – known as app sprawl.

WTF is an unbossed culture? (and does it really drive productivity)

May 17, 2024

It’s not the complete elimination of managers, but more about making them less hands-on and granting staff more autonomy.

WTF is hey-hanging? (and why is it stressing everyone out)

May 08, 2024

There’s a new term for a communication style that makes some workers spiral, particularly those who are Gen Z.

Special Edition
Gen Z Workforce: Reshaping Careers in the AI Era

From navigating wildly varied return-to-office policies in a post-pandemic working world in flux, to working in the shadows of AI, Gen Zers are creating a whole new workforce to suit their needs. This editorial series examines how AI will influence, reshape and evolve career development for this generation, and how exactly they’re using the tech for work.

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The Return

Editorial series

How the pandemic changed parents’ relationships with their kids and jobs

April 02, 2024

It’s been four years since Covid-19 brought the world to a halt, but the reality is that many parents are still trying to repair the serious psychological damage those early years of the pandemic had on their children. And there have been some extreme reverberations.

‘It’s a myth that men don’t do night feeds’: Confessions of a stressed out working dad

March 28, 2024

For this latest installment of WorkLife’s Confessions, in which we exchange anonymity for candor, we spoke to a working dad who is a senior executive at a global retailer, about his daily challenges.

‘Make it work for you’: Which flexible business cultures are reaping profits and retaining talent

March 25, 2024

Jasmine Dawson, svp of digital at BBC Studios, is a mother of two children (ages 2 and 7) and has made it her mission to embed flexible working into her team of 130 people — working parents and nonparents alike.

Leadership

‘More energized by their work’: How Shopify’s dual-track promotion plan is working out

March 27, 2024

Employers are seeing higher retention when successful individual contributors aren’t forced into management positions.

‘You get the union you deserve’: Middle managers need more help handling staff union efforts

March 18, 2024

In recent years white collar workers in some industries like tech have attempted to organize, putting their managers in a tricky situation.

‘Being a leader, I learned, is not easy’: The employees who left middle management

March 12, 2024

Over 40% of managers with less than two years of managerial experience are currently looking for new jobs.

Special Edition
WorkLife Awards

Company culture has never been more important for organizations looking to attract and retain the best talent and the strongest cultures are built on values that run deep throughout the organization. The WorkLife Awards will recognize the top employers and the values that make them unique.